Updater Wins American Moving & Storage Association Summit Award
Summit Award Recognizes Outstanding Service & Support by Updater for the Moving & Storage Industry
February 14, 2018
ALEXANDRIA/NEW YORK — The American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA), the trade association representing the nation’s moving and storage companies, today announced that Updater (ASX: UPD) has been named the 2017 Summit Award Winner. The Summit Award is the moving industry’s most prestigious supplier recognition as the honoree is selected directly from customer nominations.
This is the first time Updater has won the Summit Award and only the third time a technology company has won. In 2017, Updater also acquired past Summit Award winners, IGC Software (2015) and Asset Controls, Inc. (2013). This honor comes directly from clients and partners, and underscores Updater’s widespread acceptance and trust across the industry.
“AMSA Summit Award winners are known for innovation and dedication to serving moving and storage companies – all of the elements that make for a truly great partner,” said David Greenberg, Updater founder and CEO. “It’s an honor to be recognized for the positive impact we’re making in our industry: helping moving companies operate at maximum efficiency and deliver unparalleled customer experiences.”
“Congratulations to Updater for this well-deserved honor and achievement. They have earned their reputation for excellence as a supplier to the moving and storage industry,” said Scott Michael, AMSA president and CEO. “Updater has been an outstanding innovator in offering a one-stop shop for consumers to organize and complete their move, and for moving companies to streamline the moving process for their customers.”
AMSA members who nominated Updater for this award had this to say about the company:
- “Updater has been a great resource for our customers! Their team is great to work with and they are always striving for improvement.”
- “All of our customers who have used Updater have positive feedback with it. They all say it makes their move go much smoother.”
- “Updater is a terrific tool for our clients that takes some of the stress out of moving. By providing Updater, our clients truly realize that we are not just a moving company, but a partner that will help them get through the moving process.”
The Summit Award reflects AMSA’s and the industry’s recognition of outstanding performance among suppliers that may be demonstrated through strong leadership, visionary thinking, customer service practices, and development of an innovative product or service. In addition, award recipients have engaged in actions to benefit consumers and the industry, enhance the image of the industry, and addressed a current and compelling social or economic issue. The winner is selected from nominations by a panel of AMSA members
More information about the AMSA Awards at ProMover.org/Awards.
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.
Updater (ASX:UPD) is the nation’s first relocation technology platform designed to make moving easier for the 45 million Americans that relocate every year. Updater helps users seamlessly update accounts and records, transfer utilities and digital services, find and book a reputable moving company, forward mail and more. From real estate brokerages to multifamily and relocation companies, Updater’s proprietary relocation technology platform has become an industry standard, enabling a personalized and trusted all-in-one app for the relocation process. Headquartered in New York City, Updater was named one of Crain’s 2016 Best Places to Work in NYC, ranking as the highest rated tech company on the list. Updater has raised nearly $100 million from leading investors, including SoftBank Capital, IA Ventures, Commerce Ventures, and Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of REALTORS®. For more information, please visit Updater.com.