Barrett Moving & Storage/United Van Lines
Barrett Moving & Storage operates under Suddath Companies and they are the largest agent of UniGroup Inc., parent
company of United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit. They employ more than 1,500 employees nationwide and operate in 19
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 them the largest moving company in the country. They pride themselves in providing
the best possible service.
7100 Washington Avenue South
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Contract Period: February 1, 2012 - December 31, 2014
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.
At Barrett and 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.
Shipment of household goods
Assigned move coordinator
Customs information and counseling
Valuation or insurance counseling
Relocation policy review and/or development
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
Tax and social security counseling
Ongoing assignment services
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
Credit cards accepted.
Contract services are available to all University of Minnesota new hires, retirees, employees leaving the University &
BARRETT REALTY/RELOCATION FIRMS
Contact: Dave Barnett
Address: 600 Hwy 169 South, Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55426
Contact: Mike Mancini
Address:815 S Main St
Jacksonville, FL 32207-9050
Contact: Leslie Klassy
Address: 7550 France Avenue South
Edina, MN 55435-5292
UNIVERSITY RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
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.
(P) 612-626-0775 or 800-227-8636
Or visit RAPs website at http://www.umn.edu/ohr/rap/.