Allied Van Lines Names 2011 Award Winners

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Allied hosts its 2011 agent award ceremony in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Allied Van Lines Names 2011 Award Winners

Allied Van Lines, Inc., one of the world’s largest moving companies and a subsidiary of SIRVA, Inc., recognized agents who have excelled in network performance in key areas over the past year. These awards were presented at the 2011 Allied National Convention, held October 3-6, 2011 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

“Agents are the lifeblood to the success for our business. The national convention allows us to be able to reconnect with each other and look ahead to our future,” said Bill Lyon, general manager of Allied Van Lines. “Most importantly, it allows us to be able to recognize agents who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to our customers and brand in front of their peers, which is always an exciting time.”

Agents were rewarded for their performance and were scored based on key areas including: safety, hauling, sales, quality and service. The overall award winner was Siracusa Moving & Storage, who won Allied’s 2010-2011 agent of the year award for their outstanding performance in all areas of moving service delivery. Below is a list of other award winners.

Allied Award Recipients
Allied Special Products Awards:
Outstanding Sales Achievement – Federal Warehouse Company, East Peoria, IL
Salesperson of the Year – Tom Magee, Siracusa Moving & Storage Inc, New Britain, CT
Driver of the Year – Philip Kaul, Behrens Moving & Storage, Oak Creek, WI
Agent of the Year – Clemmer Moving & Storage, Telford, PA

Safety Awards:
Safety Award – Quality Move Management; Ryan Moving & Storage, Inc., Pittsburg, PA; Blanchette Moving & Storage Co.

Government/Military Awards:
Customer Quality Award: Military Overall Services – A-1 Moving and Storage Inc., Rolla MO
– A-1 Moving and Storage Inc., Rolla MO
Customer Quality Award/Military “Packing Services” – North Coast Moving & Storage Company, Bellevue, WA
Customer Quality Award/Military “Destination Services” – A-1 Moving and Storage Inc., Rolla MO
Most Improved Government Booker Award – Mills Van Lines, Burlington, NJ and Strongsville, OH
Government Agent of the Year – Simonik Transportation & Warehousing Group, LLC.

Quality Awards:
Rising Star – Coleman American Moving Services, Inc., Valparaiso, FL; Security Storage & Van Co. of Newport News, VA, Inc., Newport News, VA; Peasley Transfer & Storage Co., Boise, ID; Hansen Brothers Transfer & Storage Co., Inc., Newcastle WA
Customer For Life Award – Mills Van Lines, Inc., Strongsville, OH; Morse Moving & Storage, Inc., Traverse City, MI; Blanchette Moving & Storage Co., Lewiston, ME; Farley Brothers of Lancaster, Inc., Lancaster, CA; Stuart Moving Services, Stuart, FL

Sales & Hauling Awards:
Outstanding Sales Achievement – Berger Transfer & Storage, Inc. Roseville, MN
Most Improved Booker – Coleman American Moving Services, Inc., Fairburn, GA
Consumer Salesperson of the Year – Tim Granata, Reebie Storage and Moving Company, Franklin Park, IL
Biggest Growth Consumer Salesperson of the Year – Alan Wolf, Golden Gate Moving and Storage, Concord, CA
Consumer Agent of the Year – Berger Transfer and Storage, Roseville, MN
Corporate Account Salesperson of the Year – Brad Koch, Rose Moving & Storage, Belleville, MI
Corporate Agent of the Year – Mills Van Lines, Strongsville, OH
Outstanding Hauler – Berger Transfer and Storage, Roseville, MN
Most Improved Hauler – Berger Transfer & Storage, Roseville, MN

Driver of the Year – Josh Neuman, Atlas Transfer & Storage, Poway, CA

Agent of the Year 2010-2011: Siracusa Moving & Storage, New Britain, CT

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 Allied Van Lines, Inc., U.S. DOT No. 076235

About SIRVA, Inc.
SIRVA, Inc. is a leading provider of relocation solutions to a well-established and diverse customer base around the world. The Company handles all aspects of relocation, including home purchase and home sale services, household goods moving, mortgage services, and home closing and settlement services. SIRVA conducts more than 300,000 relocations per year, transferring corporate and government employees in addition to individual consumers. SIRVA’s well-recognized brands include Allied, Allied International, Allied Pickfords, Allied Special Products, DJK Residential, Global, northAmerican, northAmerican International, SIRVA Mortgage, SIRVA Move Management, SIRVA Relocation and SIRVA Settlement. More information about SIRVA can be found on the Company's Web site at


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