Moving Month: Mover Highlight Alisons Relocations Inc.
Alisons Relocations, Inc. is a woman-owned, family-operated independent Alaska-based Van Line that provides services to commercial consumers, National Accounts, RMC's, private, and government shippers. Owner and founder Alison McDaniel started her moving business out of her home in 1997. Like many small business owners, she began operations with just one other person, herself and one mover and a storage unit. In the early days, Alisons Relocation's target market was primarily local moves and LTL's. As the years progressed, she saw a shift in the customer's requests and began to offer several levels of services to her customers, from Do-It-Yourself to White Glove Full Service relocations. There was a need for personalized moving services, and Alisons Relocations found its niche in the market by providing tailored relocation experiences to each customer. Alisons rapidly became a respected full-service moving company in the eyes of the community and industry colleagues. Today, Alisons moves more than 1500 families every year, in and out of Alaska, with a 20,000 sq ft. warehouse and employs over 40 staff, including her husband, two daughters, sons-in-law, and grandsons. They truly are a family ran business. Alisons remains steadfast in its commitment to delivering unparalleled value and personalized relocation services while making each moving experience seamless.
Alison is committed to the industry and holds memberships and positions with IAM and its Ethics Committee, ATA's MSC Member and its Recruiting Committee, US Dab, NCMS-National Council of Moving Associations, IAM Governing Member, and the Alaska Movers Association.
When asked why she likes being a part of the moving and storage industry, Alison replied, "the day-to-day customer relations, the industry partnerships and their relationships, and being in a service orientated industry.”
The American Trucking Associations' (ATA) Moving & Storage Conference is grateful to Alison and her team for representing this invaluable industry and upholding the highest industry standards as a member of our community and an ATA ProMover.