New World Van Lines, headquartered in Chicago, has been chosen as the nation’s top independent moving company for 2013 by the American Moving & Storage Association.

The Independent Mover of the Year award is presented to reflect AMSA’s and the industry’s commitment to outstanding performance among independent movers.  Such performance may be demonstrated through innovative business methods and practices, community involvement, customer service practices, employee relations, and operations that address a current and compelling social or economic issue. The recipient is selected by a panel of industry experts.

In 1919, Economy Moving & Transfer Company was founded by Michael Marx.  In 1955, his son Edward purchased the company, and after industry deregulation in 1982, formed New World Van Lines. 

Today, New World has 15 locations across the United States, with international offices in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and Shanghai, China, providing, interstate, international and local moves to corporate accounts, relocation management companies and the federal government.