CHICAGO, Nov. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SIRVA, Inc., an industry-leading global relocation provider whose portfolio of brands includes two well-known and recognizable moving providers, Allied and northAmerican, recognized their agents at the Annual Agent Convention on October 24-26 in Austin, Texas with international moving awards.
The most prestigious award is International Agent of the Year which recognizes the moving agent that provides outstanding customer service and experiences the most growth in all aspects of their household goods international moving business. Qualifying agents must have excellent quality and customer satisfaction scores along with a superior claims and safety record. They must also demonstrate a significant increase in booking volume year over year. Each of SIRVA's moving brands - Allied and northAmerican -recognized their top international agent performer. This year, the winners are Allied International San Francisco of Hayward, California and northAmerican agent Palmer Moving & Storage of Warren, Michigan. "We are thrilled at a three-peat win of this Award. There is no question that we have absolute commitment to exceeding customer expectations," said Anthony Vukovic, VP of international moving at Allied International San Francisco. "It's quite a feat to move someone internationally and to do it with such care and quality to garner consistently high customer satisfaction scores. We couldn't have accomplished this without the ongoing commitment and support of our team and SIRVA, as well as the Allied network." "We are honored to once again receive this prestigious International Agent of the Year award. It is a tribute to the commitment of our entire northAmerican service network around the world to deliver world-class service. It is this enduring commitment and compassion that is the cornerstone of our success, and I am extremely grateful for their support," said Jeff Palmer, President of Palmer Moving & Storage. "There is no question that both Allied International San Francisco and Palmer Moving & Storage have set the highest standard for exceptional service in international moving for their respective van lines," said Bob Thomas, VP and General Manager of International Moving for SIRVA Worldwide. "We are proud to recognize these agents who have mastered the complexities of international moving and who maintain the necessary knowledge of foreign regulations in order to make customers feel comfortable and safe about an important milestone in their life. Congratulations to Allied International of San Francisco and Palmer Moving & Storage for achieving such a high level of success." Other International awards announced include: