SIRVA® Van Lines Recognized for Excellence in Customer Service and Safety

Feb 25, 2016, 08:30 ET from SIRVA, Inc.

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SIRVA, Inc., a leading provider of global mobility services delivering integrated relocation and moving solutions for multi-national corporations, consumers and governments, today announced its van lines, Allied® & northAmerican®, were recognized with awards from the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA).

Moving & Storage Agent of the Year Service Excellence Award
University Moving & Storage, a northAmerican Van Lines agent, was honored with AMSA's most prestigious annual award for its excellent customer satisfaction, commitment to quality and support for the local community. University, one of the few certified woman owned businesses in the moving industry, is the third northAmerican agent to receive this honor in the past five years.

Van Operator of the Year for Household Goods
Terrance Hocking, a northAmerican Van Lines driver with Beltmann Group, was recognized for outstanding safety, and reliable and customer-oriented household goods transport by truck. Hocking is an owner/operator who has been driving with northAmerican Van Lines for the past 21 years and has driven more than 1.4 million miles in a commercial motor vehicle while not recording a single accident or moving violation.

Rookie of the Year
William "Brandon" Caldwell, an Allied Van Lines driver with Atlas Transfer & Storage, was recognized for his outstanding safety record, driving history and customer service performance. With over 370,000 miles logged in a commercial vehicle, Caldwell ranks in the top 15 percent of the Allied Van Lines fleet and has earned the Allied Master Mover designation and the Allied 4-Year Safe Driving Award.

"We're honored that our agent and driver family across both van lines have been recognized as the best in the industry," said Bill Lyon, President, SIRVA Moving Networks. "Whether we are moving individuals for professional or personal reasons, our goal is to deliver a high-quality and stress free move each time."

To learn more about SIRVA, call 1.800.341.5648/ +44 1793 619 555/ +852 2104 6668 or visit

About SIRVA, Inc.

SIRVA is a leading partner for corporations to outsource their mobility needs, relocating and moving their executives and staff globally. SIRVA offers an extensive portfolio of mobility services across approximately 170 countries providing an end-to-end solution to deliver an enhanced mobility experience and program control and security for customers.

SIRVA has a portfolio of well-known and recognizable brands including Allied, northAmerican, SMARTBOX, and Allied Pickfords. For more information please visit

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. Voted as America's Most Recommended Moving Company for 2015 by Women's Choice Awards, 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 North American Van Lines, Inc.

North American Van Lines, Inc., established in 1933, is a subsidiary of SIRVA Inc., a leader in providing relocation solutions to a well-established and diverse customer base around the world. The van line, with headquarters in Fort Wayne, IN, and more than 500 agents, handles corporate, government, military and private relocations and operates in the U.S., Canada and more than 100 countries worldwide. North American is a proud supporter of Habitat for Humanity ReStore Resale Outlets and the Gary Sinise Foundation. Information on the company can be found on the Internet at

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