Atlas Van Lines Inc.

By: Bubbajunk.com


A company known for integrity, quality and solutions in the worldwide transportation of people, products, and lifestyles: Atlas Van Lines Inc owes its conception to a group of 33 entrepreneurs in transfer and storage formed an alliance to better serve customers and enable one another's success in the year 1948.
 
They were the self-decided owners, adopting this as their golden rule of business philosophy when they established Atlas Van Lines headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. The company is a subsidiary of Atlas World Group which is the second-largest interstate motor carrier in the U.S. and the fastest-growing major carrier in the industry. Nearly 600 Atlas agents own and operate the equipment and warehouses required for providing the company's services. Atlas transports household goods between states and between the United States and Canada as well as special products; which may include exhibits, fine art, store fixtures, electronics and other high value goods.
 
Agents of Atlas Van Lines often seek qualified laborers for full-time and temporary positions. The physical requirements include the ability to perform activities associated with the moving of household goods, extensive bending, reaching, lifting and carrying heavy objects. Everything happens according to schedule.
 
Atlas prides itself in helping its professional Owner-Operators build successful and long lasting careers with incomparable benefits like Weekly Settlements, Direct Deposit, Free Cargo Liability Insurance, Mileage-Based Toll Allowance, Cell Phone Allowance, Tractor Purchase Program, and Fuel & Mileage Taxes Filed. Additional allowances Atlas makes for its employees include a relocation benefit, which can be as important as considerations for retirement and insurance. Atlas has the experience to help one get the most for the transportation dollar with its understanding of the significant tax advantages that are available to the company and employees. The company even helps with home and educational choices for your family in terms of giving information and assistance with school locating, complete home search and home sale programs, spousal assistance and elder care – a company that holds its employees and their needs in high regard.
 
It comes as no surprise, therefore when one hears that over the last ten years; income from all operations has more than doubled, exceeding $900 million in 2005 and that Atlas Van Lines is now the second-largest carrier of household goods and the third-largest van line in the industry.