ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A. Arnold World Class Relocation, headquartered in Louisville, Ky., has been chosen as the nation’s top independent moving company for 2014 by the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA), the national trade association for the professional moving and storage industry.
The Independent Mover of the Year award, or “the Indy,” reflects AMSA’s and the industry’s commitment to outstanding performance among independent movers. Such performance may be demonstrated through innovative business methods and practices, community involvement, customer service practices, employee relations, and operations that address a current and compelling social or economic issue. The recipient is selected by a panel of industry experts.
Founded in 1905, A. Arnold World Class Relocation has grown from a local mover specializing in office and commercial moves to a worldwide relocation company with clients across the nation and around the world, operating in more than 100 countries internationally. A. Arnold has a long history of involvement in community outreach and charity, from donating trucks for local crisis relief efforts to supporting fundraising and employee volunteerism.
The company officially supports three local charities through committed support, including the Metro United Way of Louisville, the American Cancer Society-Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and the Family & Children’s Place of Louisville. Last year, A. Arnold began supporting the Move for Hunger campaign.
A. Arnold also has been recognized for its business practices. In 2013, the company was honored with the Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, which recognizes companies for their commitment to good business practices. And, A. Arnold continues to innovate, including the development of a more effective process for service authorizations that has raised revenue and improved customer satisfaction, and looks for ways to use less paper, printer ink and equipment to be more environmentally friendly.
“Any time you can be recognized for something of this magnitude it’s an honor, particularly when it comes from an organization of your peers,” said Greg Hoover, President and CEO of A. Arnold World Class Relocation. “This is a tribute to the community of people who make up A. Arnold and the way we go about doing our business. We’re very proud to be selected.”
“A. Arnold World Class Relocation continues to set high standards for the industry and provides leadership as an innovator in moving solutions,” said AMSA Acting President and CEO Scott Michael. “We salute A. Arnold for their success and support for the community, as well as their participation in the ProMover program, which helps consumers quickly identify a quality, professional mover.”
Each year AMSA recognizes the best performing and highest achieving individuals and companies in the industry. The awards program receives many impressive nominations reflecting the dedication and diversity of the business sector. Recipients have made significant contributions and enhanced the image of the moving and storage industry through hard work, dedication to customer service, and commitment to quality practices.
All awards will be presented during AMSA’s 96th Annual Education Conference & Expo in Orlando, February 8-11, 2015.