Bekins Van Lines names Drivers of the Year Five drivers among best in the moving industry

Indianapolis, Ind. |

Indianapolis, Ind. – Announced recently at Wheaton’s 59th Annual Partnership Conference, five drivers were awarded Wheaton | Bekins’ top honors as Wheaton World Wide Moving | Bekins Van Lines Drivers of the Year. These awards are given to individuals who earned a Driver of the Month award from September 2012 through August 2013 and who consistently provide superior service to Wheaton | Bekins’ customers. By their excellent records in claims, customer service and safety, these drivers are among the best in the van lines’ fleet.


The 2013 winners are as follows:

Direct Lease Fleet – Robert Lindsey
Lindsey earned Direct Lease Driver of the Month in May 2013. He resides in Clinton, Miss. with his wife Pamila. Lindsey has more than 20 years of household goods experience.

Bekins Van Lines Agency Permanent Fleet – Mark Pettigrew
Pettigrew has been qualified with Bekins since October 2007 and lives in Booneville, Miss. with his wife Michelle. He drives for Boerman Moving & Storage, Inc. of Woodridge, Ill. and has more than 14 years of experience in household goods.

Bekins Van Lines Agency Intermittent Fleet – Wayne Frederick
Frederick, who drives for Mid Cal Moving & Storage Company in Stockton, Calif., qualified with Bekins in May 2012 and has more than 33 years of household goods experience. He resides in Modesto, Calif.

About Bekins Van Lines

Bekins Van Lines, Inc. is one of the world's most highly regarded providers of transportation services. Bekins is owned by Wheaton Van Lines Inc. which now owns two household goods relocation brands, Wheaton World Wide Moving and Bekins Van Lines. The van line is now the fourth largest household goods carrier. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., the Wheaton and Bekins brands offer private and corporate domestic and international household goods relocation services as well as special commodities and logistic services. The United States Military also is one of the company’s largest customers. Wheaton Van Lines, Inc. is partner to approximately 370 Wheaton and Bekins agents nationwide. To learn more, visit