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Contract #U137.1

Action Moving Services, Inc./Atlas Van Lines

Action Moving Services is an agent and stockholder of Atlas Van Lines. Action consistently and currently holds every quality award given by Atlas Van Lines. Action continually places in the top 10% of all agents in hauling performance and sales achievement. This requires an overall rating of 4.5 or higher, with 5 being the best.


12400 Washburn Avenue South
Burnsville, MN 55337

(T): 800-328-3803
(F): 952-894-0020

Eric Everson
Vice President Sales
(P): 952-641-6563

Michelle Drkula
Relocation Coordinator
(P): 952-641-6578


Contract Period: January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2015

  • Discount on moving of interstate household goods.
  • Discount on storage.
  • Full replacement insurance is provided at no charge. Maximum liability shall be $6.00 times the weight of the shipment in pounds up to a maximum of $100,000.
  • Flat rate automobile prices.
  • SMART VAULT Containerized Shipping - Available with 28-day use of container at no charge. Delivery anywhere in the US within 10 days. SMART VAULTS are stored at $2.00 per day after the 28 free days are used.

    This contract does NOT apply to campus moves (moving of campus property).

    Note: For campus office & lab equipment moving, go to U-wide Contract site and see Moving - Office, Lab Equipment & Furniture in the Products & Services section.


    Action Moving Services is recognized by AMSA (American Moving and Storage Association) as a Certified Registered International Mover (RIM). They are also members of the IAM (International Association of Movers), with members worldwide. All members of the IAM have to meet stringent standards. Rest assured, when you work with Action Moving Services and the IAM members around the globe, your goods will be handled safely and securely.

    Eric Everson
    Vice President Sales
    (P): 952-641-6563

    Adam Trygstad
    (P): 800-328-3803
    (P): 952-641-6564


    If the move is reimbursable by the University, the contract vendor will invoice the transferee's department. If the move is not reimbursable by the University, payment is on a COD basis. Agencies will supply pre-moving information packets to each appointee. Home finding & apartment rental services also available through agencies partnering programs.

    Credit cards accepted.


    Contract services are available to all University of Minnesota new hires, retirees, employees leaving the University & University alumni.


    The following firms provide Property Management, Travel Assistance, Needs Assessments, Homefinding Assistance, Temporary Living Assistance, Mortgage Assistance, Temporary Domestic Assignments, and Visa/Immigration Assistance.

  • Coldwell Banker - Burnet Relocation
    Contact: Leslie Klassy
    Address: 7550 France Avenue, Suite 300
    Edina, MN 55435
    (P): 952-844-6842
    (E): LRKlassy@CBURNET.COM

  • Edina Realty Corporate Services
    Contact: Irene Wright, Director
    Address:6800 France Avenue South, Suite 640
    Edina, MN 55435
    (P): 952-928-5860

  • Plus Relocation
    Contact: Stacey Myhro
    Address: 600 Hwy 169 South, Suite 550
    Minneapolis, MN 55426
    (P): 952-593-2748


    Another information resource available for candidates & new hires is the University Relocation Assistance Program (RAP). RAP provides information about the University & the Twin Cities helping to ease individual & families transition to the metropolitan area. RAPs services include tailored information packets, personalized assistance from the RAP staff to address specific concerns & questions, spouse/partner employment assistance, & assistance in recruitment for diversity.

    Contact Information:
    Mary Everley
    (P) 612-626-0775 or 800-227-8636

    Or visit RAPs website at

    The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.