Hilldrup's Johnny Abbott Named United Van Operator of the Year

Johnny Abbott, van operator for Hilldrup, Stafford, Virginia, recently received the United Van Lines 2019 Van Operator of the Year Award for the east region at United’s national sales and operations conference, held in St. Louis. Pictured left to right: United Van Lines President and CEO Marc Rogers, Abbott, Alice Abbott and United Van Lines Chairman Barry Vaughn.

ST. LOUIS (April 2, 2019) – Johnny Abbott from Hilldrup, Stafford, Virginia, was awarded United Van Lines’ Household Goods Van Operator of the Year Award for the east region. The award recognizes Abbott’s outstanding performance in the areas of customer service and safety. United Van Lines Chairman Barry Vaughn and President and CEO Marc Rogers presented the award to Abbott at the company’s recent conference in St. Louis.

In his 40 years in the industry, Abbott has driven approximately 2.8 million miles. Abbott said, “Success in this industry depends largely upon safe driving practices, patience and trusting your instincts.”

Abbott resides in Danville, Virginia. For a video of Abbott, please visit United Van Lines’ YouTube site at: https://youtu.be/7N96YRicfDA

There are more than 4,300 drivers in the United Van Lines system, and Abbott was one of three winners this year. The van operator of the year began in the late 1970s to recognize the men and women who sacrifice so much for a life on the road and who help other families through one of the most stressful times in their lives.

About Hilldrup

Since 1903, Hilldrup has focused on making moving simple for our customers. The company offers local, long distance and international moving options for individuals, corporations and government agencies. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Hilldrup’s commitment to quality and integrity remains the guiding principle. Whether working with local movers, international experts or any customer service professionals, the goal is always the same: be the best at what we do, and success will follow. For more information visit: Hilldrup.com

About United

United Van Lines is America’s #1 Mover®. United Van Lines offers a full range of moving solutions. With headquarters in suburban St. Louis, United Van Lines maintains a network of 300 affiliated agencies. For more information about United Van Lines visit: UnitedVanLines.com