Berger Transfer & Storage, Inc./Allied Van Lines
Berger is a full service, multifaceted transportation company that provides household goods moving and warehousing,
office and industrial relocations, special product shipping, commercial storage, asset management, and trade show
Contract Period: January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2014
Discount on moving of interstate/intrastate household goods.
Discount on storage-in-transit (SIT). Maximum period of storage-in-transit is 180 days.
Full replacement insurance is provided at no charge. Maximum liability shall be $5.00 times the weight of the shipment
in pounds up to a maximum of $100,000.
Auto contract rates available upon request.
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.
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 &
BERGER REALTY/RELOCATION FIRMS
For Home Finding:
Mary Lou Cohen
For International Moves:
Allied Van Lines International/Minneapolis-St. Paul
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/.