Atlas Van Lines: Our Trusted Atlas Partnership

We Are an Atlas Van Lines Moving Company


Nelson Westerberg’s service delivery process is 100% controlled and managed by our people and departments. For domestic and cross-border relocation services, Nelson Westerberg enhances its vast operational capacity and processes through our agent partnership with Atlas Van Lines

–  Atlas Van Lines (AVL) is a van line owned by its agents and is the nation’s second largest van line and carrier of household goods. Atlas Van Lines Reviews are constantly ranked 5-stars.

Nelson Westerberg has historically been and continues to be one of the top revenue and quality-producing agents in the network since joining Atlas in 1960. In 2007, Nelson Westerberg performed approximately 14,000 relocations, representing approximately 10% of AVL’s total corporate household goods shipment performance.

– Past and present leadership positions held within AVL communicates to our customers that our organization plays a high level role in shaping the way Atlas (and the relocation industry) does business.

– Owned by its agents, Atlas Van Lines is the ONLY van line with an unrestricted right to self-pack and haul its shipments. John R. Westerberg, current Chairman and CEO, played a pivotal role in implementing this important policy as well as pioneering the concept of Single Source Responsibility and its offspring Self-Pack, Self-Haul in 1965.

– Nelson Westerberg is an Atlas Van Lines Agent with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.


Atlas Moving Trucks and Atlas Moving Vans

As an Atlas Van Lines agent, we can offer top-of-the-line equipment to assist with any type of relocation. We have access to Atlas moving trucks and vans, which come equipped with:

-GPS Tracking-To easily monitor cargo location while in transit.

-Lift Gates-To safely load and unload cargo.

-Air-Ride Suspension- To help ensure a smooth ride.

-Climate Control- To maintain correct temperature for your cargo, throughout your trip.

Atlas Movers

Our partnership also means we have well trained employees. Each of our movers is screened through a rigorous process, which includes drug tests and background checks. Our movers also receive on-the-job training through the Atlas Academy and are certified American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) ProMovers.

Atlas Moving Services

As an Atlas agent, we are proud to offer moving services of all kinds, including:

-Residential Moves: We move household belongings, near and far. We conduct both local and long-distance moves. Our cross state van lines conduct moves across states and from coast to coast.

-Corporate Relocation: We have moved everything from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. We have moved laboratories, medical facilities, commercial entities, and museums. Using the latest technology, we manage the many aspects of corporate moves. For example, our technologies provide detailed GPS tracking as well as inventory management. We can also provide special packing for sensitive documents.

-Military and Government Moves: Atlas proudly moves more than 13,000 military members (and their families) each year. We understand the military’s Personally Procured Move (PPM) policy. Also, we know how to complete the appropriate reimbursement documents.

-International Moves: With partner agents throughout 17 countries, Atlas has earned accreditation through FIDI (Federation of International Movers).

-Vehicle Transport: Atlas agents offer transportation of vehicles including cars, boats, motorcycles, and ATVs.

-Small Shipments: We’re equipped to move your small shipment (generally defined as an order under 5,000 pounds). If you need cargo packed and crated, we can do that, too.

-Expedited Shipments: Sometimes cargo needs to get there in a hurry. For that special order that needs to get there quick, we can make it happen.

-Long-Term Storage Solutions: Atlas agents offer secure storage facilities that follow rigorous safety standards. In fact, many facilities offer climate-controlled storage units as well as self-storage options available round-the-clock.

-Specialty Item Moving: Many moves require transportation of bulky, heavy, or delicate items. We are is prepared to move bulky items, including pianos, hot tubs, industrial machinery, and laboratory equipment. In addition, we are equipped to safely transport delicate, expensive items, like antiques, heirlooms, sensitive documents, and jewelry.

What an Atlas Partnership Means to Us

Nelson Westerberg is proud to partner with Atlas Van Lines. We have consistently been one of Atlas’ top performing agents, in both revenue and quality, since we joined forces in 1960.

There are many reasons that this partnership works so well. As a reputable moving company, Atlas Van Lines has established a deep support network of vans, freight carriers, and storage and warehouses throughout the U.S. and Canada. At Nelson Westerberg, we have our own network of moving companies throughout the U.S. Together, we have an established supply chain to get you where you need to go, safely and efficiently.

Nelson Westerberg National Network

We have five regional agencies in the United States, each working in partnership with Atlas Van Lines. We are equipped to support your move to anywhere in the United States.

We have regional offices in:

-Elk Grove Village, Illinois: Serving customers in Illinois and throughout the Midwest

-Chino Hills, California: Serving customers in California and the Pacific Northwest

-Mableton, Georgia: Serving customers in Georgia and the Southeast

-Somerville, New Jersey: Serving customers in New Jersey and in the Northeast

Stronger Together

As a proud Atlas agent, Nelson Westerberg is fully equipped to offer competitive, specialized moving services to meet your needs. There are many benefits to choosing us as an Atlas agent. Whether you need ship, air or rail freight, we can coordinate it all. If you need help handling the details of an international move, we can do that, too.

Backed by the support network, equipment, and trained movers from Atlas, we are ready to provide the best service to our customers. Know that when you book with us, our trained staff will take care of every part of your move, from initial call to final delivery. Give us a call today for a free quote.

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