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UniGroup Acquires Sterling Relocation
One of the World’s Largest Commonly Branded Network of Moving Service Providers Adds Global Relocation Solutions
ST. LOUIS (July 1, 2014) – UniGroup – parent company of United Van Lines, Mayflower Transit and other leading global relocation and transportation companies – has acquired U.K. based Sterling Relocation. The sale closed June 30.
The acquisition of Sterling provides UniGroup with a full range of relocation consulting, assignment management, immigration, destination and supply chain management services to better meet its clients’ needs. UniGroup provides Sterling with resources to expand its capabilities and service offerings. Together, UniGroup and Sterling represent one of the largest global networks of relocation and moving services with 27 regional offices and more than 1,000 local service providers in more than 180 countries on six continents.
“To fully address the needs of our corporate clients and individual assignees, we strive to provide the best overall relocation services in addition to our high-quality and well-respected moving and transportation services,” said UniGroup President Rich McClure. “Sterling provides the expertise, services and technology necessary to meet our clients’ growing needs for international relocation.”
Former owners Rupert Morley and Jeremy Beglin will continue to serve as Sterling’s president and vice president of sales and business development for UniGroup global relocation services respectively.
Sterling is a London-based global workforce mobility company. With 11 offices around the world, Sterling provides comprehensive relocation and moving services. Founded nearly 25 years ago, the company is known for providing top-tier services to a roster of global blue chip clients.
UniGroup is a $1.7 billion transportation and relocation services company with headquarters in suburban St. Louis, Mo. In addition to household goods carriers United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit, logistics company UniGroup Logistics and international workforce mobility provider UniGroup Relocation, UniGroup owns other subsidiaries that provide goods and services to professional movers.
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