Dial-A-Move Relocation Services of Aberdeen, S.D., Wins AMSA’s Enterprise Award
March 15, 2019
ALEXANDRIA, VA — Dial-A-Move Relocation Services of Aberdeen, S.D., has been named the winner of the 2018 Enterprise Award, presented to an outstanding small independent mover by the American Moving & Storage Association. The company has shown a commitment to high standards by earning ProMover certification for the company. Dial-A-Move Relocation will be honored during the AMSA 2019 Education Conference & Expo in Houston, Texas, on March 26.
The Enterprise Award reflects AMSA’s and the industry’s commitment to recognizing outstanding performance among small, independent movers, which can be demonstrated in a variety of ways, including community service, employee relations, innovative operations, and exceptional customer service practices. The award honors AMSA mover members with less than $3 million in annual gross revenues and fewer than 25 employees, as selected by a panel of industry experts.
Dial-A-Move has always been a family-owned and operated business since inception, now with all three of the Wood brothers a part of the company. “Dial-A-Move has some amazing people who have become like brothers, but I know the steps we have taken to help recruit potential employees, and then develop a more consistent training and review process with them, has been a major area of focus for us in the past year,” said Paige Wood, who works for the company and whose husband Barry is one of the owners.
She added, “With the competitive market for finding employees, and the increase in sales with opening additional locations, we have seen some challenging though positive times in our business recently.” Creating a “mock apartment” for training purposes has helped Dial-A-Move ensure proper training before new employees set foot on an actual job site, boosting their confidence in their abilities, and the customers’ confidence that they are receiving a professional level of service.
“Being recognized by AMSA is not only an honor for us personally, but it is also a great drawing card for potential clients and employees. Clients will feel more confident in the level of service they will receive with Dial-A-Move, and potential employees will feel more confident in making a career investment with our organization,” said Barry Wood.
“Congratulations to Dial-A-Move for their amazing success as an enterprising small mover that is making a big impact in their community,” said Scott Michael, president and CEO of the American Moving & Storage Association. “Dial-A-Move has set high standards for the rest of the industry, and I am proud to see them honored for their success and innovation.”
Each year AMSA recognizes the industry’s best performing and highest achieving individuals and companies. More information about the AMSA Awards at Moving.org.
The American Moving & Storage Association, home of the ProMover certification program, is the national trade association representing the nation’s moving and storage companies, which provide household goods moving services, specialized transportation for sensitive freight such as computers and trade show exhibits, and warehouse storage services. The association has approximately 3,500 members, including domestic and international companies and industry suppliers, and supports programs and activities that promote consumer protection, professional development, safety, and operational efficiency. Find out more at ProMover.org and Moving.org.