Allied Van Lines Announces 2013 Agent of the Year Award

Vancouver-Based Quality Move Management Earns Prestigious Agent of the Year Award

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Allied Van Lines, Inc., one of the world's largest moving companies and a subsidiary of SIRVA, Inc., is pleased to announce Quality Move Management, Inc. (QMM) of Vancouver, Canada has been awarded the prestigious 2013 Canadian Agent of the Year award.

This award is given annually to the Canadian Allied agent that continuously provides outstanding customer service and experiences growth in all aspects of their household goods moving business. Qualifying agents must have excellent quality and customer satisfaction scores along with a superior safety record. They must also demonstrate a significant increase in both hauling and booking volume year over year.

"I'm positively thrilled at this latest recognition for our team. There is no question that we have absolute commitment to exceeding customer expectations," said Kevin St. George, president & CEO of Quality Move Management, Inc. "It's quite a feat to have been able to grow our business at the rate we did last year while reducing claims costs and continuing to improve our overall customer satisfaction. We couldn't have accomplished this without the ongoing commitment and support of the Allied Canadian network. I'm grateful to our entire team and friends at Allied."

As well, Lesli Bertoli, vice president and general manager of Allied Van Lines says "In the Canadian market, QMM continues to be one of our most recognized agents. The Agent of the Year award demonstrates that they continue to lead with the excellent service, quality and customer service that consumers can expect from Allied Van Lines."

Quality Move Management, Inc. has offices and warehouses in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton and specializes in corporate moving services as well as local, long-distance, and overseas consumer moving. For more information about Quality Move Management, please visit http://www.QMM.com.

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. 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, 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 http://www.sirva.com.

Media Contacts

Kevin St. George
Quality Move Management
(604)-952-3657
kstgeorge@qmm.com

SOURCE Allied Van Lines, Inc.

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