Thursday, June 5, 2008

Scott Ogden Joins Bekins A-1 Movers

The current Chairman of the American Moving & Storage Association, the national trade association for the moving industry, and a 37 year veteran of the moving industry, including tenures as President of two major Van Lines, will be joining Bekins A-1 on June 16, 2008.

A-1 Chairman David A. Caruso and President Terrence G. Kostoff made the announcement noting that Scott’s “outstanding reputation in the industry will be invaluable in our quest for continued and even greater opportunities and growth.”

“Scott’s initial focus will be to head up Pinnacle Acquisition Group, formed recently to seek opportunities for growth via purchasing moving companies that will blend in with our business mix and objectives.”

Bekins A-1 Movers is the largest agent for The Bekins Holding Corp., has been providing quality household goods relocation services since 1982. More information on Bekins A-1 Movers can be found on the company’s website at, or by contacting Beverly A. Jones, Assistant to the President.

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Bekins A-1 has grown to become Bekins Van Lines' largest agency family with 19 full-service locations around the country. Bekins A-1 Agency Family of Movers have developed a proven commitment to service excellence for our customers.
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Dircks hires Rich Reinert

Dircks Moving, Logistics and Real Estate has the following personnel addition:

Rich Reinert has been hired as a National Account Manager.

Rich comes to Dircks with several years of sales and sales management experience in the moving industry. He had spent the past 5 years with McCollister's Transportation Group in Phoenix and the previous 11 years at Atlantic Atlas.