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Contract #U137.4

Graebel Van Lines

Commitments Made. Commitments Kept® For over 60 years, Graebel has set the worldwide standard for excellence in relocation. We deliver high-quality, consistent service from coast-to-coast and around the world, ensuring your total satisfaction and keeping you productive throughout your move. Regardless of your relocation needs, we will go to great lengths to deliver a smooth and cost-efficient experience. AMSA ProMover Charter Member.


Graebel Minnesota Movers/Graebel Van Lines
945 Aldrin Dr
Eagan, MN 55121

(P): 651-686-8000
(F): 651-686-6946

John Cox
(P): 651-686-8000 x2176 Direct
(P): 651-285-4844 Cell

Bethany Steinbach
(P): 847-808-3289


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

  • 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 $6.50 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.


    Graebel provides world-class on-the-ground mobility and moving services in 153 countries for the Fortune 500 and Global 100.

  • Overseas origin and destination services are performed through our trusted, decades-long partners, including companies in the Graebel Relocation Alliance and must be members of the Overseas Moving Network International (OMNI) and Fédération Internationale des Déménageurs Internationaux (FIDI).
  • Customers realize preferential service and rates from the Graebel hand-selected overseas partners in 153 countries.


    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 transferee. Home finding & apartment rental services also available through agencies partnering programs.

    Major credit cards accepted.


    Contract services are available to all University of Minnesota new hires, employees leaving the University, and University Alumni.


    Ranked the #1 relocation company in the 'HRO Today' Baker's Dozen for two consecutive years, 2011 and 2010, a feat unmatched by anyone else. Graebel has its' own relocation company.


    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.