Robert J. Fitzgerald Named Van Operator of the Year

Recognized for Outstanding Performance in Service and Safety

Nov 10, 2015 – Robert J. Fitzgerald from Hilldrup Moving & Storage, Stafford, Virginia, was awarded United Van Lines’ Household Goods Van Operator of the Year for the category of more than 50,000 miles. The award recognizes Fitzgerald’s outstanding performance in the areas of customer service and safety. United Van Lines Chairman Dan McCollister and CEO Jim Powers presented the award to Fitzgerald at the company’s recent convention in Scottsdale, Arizona. During the 12-month qualifying period, Fitzgerald drove nearly 73,000 miles and maintained a perfect safety rating. He also had an impressive customer service rating. Fitzgerald lives in Corona, California, and has driven for Hilldrup for 21 years. His favorite part of the job is to move first time customers or those who had bad experiences in the past, so he can show them how it should be done. He credits his agency and his hard work for his success.

About Hilldrup

Hilldrup is a family-owned moving and storage company started in 1903. Today, Hilldrup is one of the largest and most honored agency groups in the entire industry, and operates facilities in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida with its corporate office in Stafford, Virginia. Hilldrup was recently recognized by United Van Lines as a top producer in 2015 in residential, national account and international sales. In addition, the company is the only United Van Lines agent to be honored with winning the prestigious Customer Choice Award 21 times. Hilldrup also won the 2009 Moving and Storage Agent of the Year – Service Excellence Award given by the American Moving and Storage Association. For more information on Hilldrup’s services, please visit

About United

United Van Lines is America’s #1 Mover®. United Van Lines offers a full range of moving solutions from do-it-yourself to full-service. With headquarters in suburban St. Louis, United Van Lines maintains a network of 400 affiliated agencies. For more information about United Van Lines visit


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