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Contract #U137.5

Suddath Relocation Systems/United Van Lines

Suddath Relocation Systems (formerly Barrett Moving & Storage) is part of the largest agent group of UniGroup Inc., parent company of United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit. Suddath Relocation Systems employ more than 2,100 employees nationwide and operate in 22 locations throughout the United States and more than 150 countries around the world. There are almost 500 United Van Lines agents in the United States making Suddath the largest moving company in the country. We take pride in providing the best possible service.


7100 Washington Avenue South
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

(T): 952-944-6550
(F): 952-746-6862

Dan Olson
Account Executive
(P): 952-828-7950

Katie Hambrock
Move Coordinator
(P): 952-828-7904


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

  • Discount on moving of interstate/intrastate 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.

    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.


    Suddath Relocation Systems' sister company, Suddath International, provides our international service. At Suddath International, they understand that their customers need more than a relocation provider, they need a business partner that can demonstrate real value through measurable performance, service improvement and cost management. Barrett offers just that. They are passionate about delivering world-class, international moving services through a deep understanding of all the components of a relocation, and are committed to coordinating details, meeting every challenge and focusing on what is important to their corporate clients and their valued employees.

    Services include:

    International Transportation
  • Shipment of household goods
  • Assigned move coordinator
  • Pre-move kit
  • Customs information and counseling
  • Destination information
  • Storage facilities
  • Valuation or insurance counseling

    Policy/Program Management
  • Relocation policy review and/or development
  • Policy administration
  • Dedicated, experienced account management team
  • Quality assurance program with measurable metrics
  • Online access or reporting and shipment tracking

    Additional services under Global Mobility Solutions
  • Global policy benchmark, review and development
  • Departure and home sale services
  • Cost projections
  • Candidate assessment
  • Tax and social security counseling
  • Ongoing assignment services
  • Pre-assignment trip
  • School search
  • Repatriation programs


    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.


  • Plus Relocation
    Contact: Dave Barnett
    Address: 600 Hwy 169 South, Suite 500
    Minneapolis, MN 55426
    (P): 952-512-5502

  • Lexicon Relocation
    Contact: Mike Mancini
    Address:815 S Main St
    Jacksonville, FL 32207-9050
    (P): 904-858-1255

  • Burnet Relocation
    Contact: Leslie Klassy
    Address: 7550 France Avenue South
    Edina, MN 55435-5292
    (P): 952-844-6842


    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.