The new agreement is an important step in furthering our alignment between SIRVA and our agent network
Westmont, IL (Vocus) June 16, 2010
Allied Van Lines, one of the world’s largest moving companies and a subsidiary of SIRVA, Inc., has reached an agreement with the Agent Association Board and Contract Committee to offer a three-year contract extension to its member agents across the U.S. The announcement was made at the recently held Annual Association meeting by Mike Wolfe, president of SIRVA Global Moving Networks, and Tom Oakley, president of the Allied Agent Association and president of Atlas Transfer and Storage Company, a Poway, Calif. based moving company.
“The new agreement is an important step in furthering our alignment between SIRVA and our agent network,” said Wolfe. “The agreement will give us the platform needed to support our agents in their efforts to grow and prosper.”
Bill Lyon, general manager of Allied Van Lines, is confident that the new contract provides a platform for agent and van line growth in the years to come. “We are committed to ensure our van line agents have a strong foundation in which to operate their businesses. The goal is to foster an environment where agents can continue to invest in the Allied brand in areas of capacity, quality and our customers.”
Oakley affirms the support of the association’s Board of Directors. “We are pleased with the agreement and believe this represents a further commitment to agent and van line cooperation in support of our customers.”
About Allied Van Lines
Established in 1928, Allied Van Lines, with more than 400 agent locations in North America, is an experienced leader in household goods moving and specialized transportation services. Allied is one of the world’s largest moving companies and one of the established global brands of SIRVA, Inc., a leader in providing relocation services to corporations, consumers and governments around the world. For more information about Allied Van Lines, visit http://www.allied.com.
A leading worldwide provider of relocation and moving solutions, SIRVA, Inc. (http://www.sirva.com) provides more than 300,000 relocations per year to corporations, government employees, and individual consumers. The Company delivers the best mobility experience at the lowest total cost to relocate through complete management of the global supply chain, the world’s leading global operations, industry-leading risk management processes, and full accountability and transparency of all costs. SIRVA’s brands include Allied, Allied International, Allied Pickfords, Allied Special Products, DJK Residential, Global, northAmerican, northAmerican International, SIRVA Mortgage, SIRVA Relocation, SIRVA Move Management, SIRVA Global Relocation, Inc. and SIRVA Settlement.
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