Swing earns Stephen F. Burns Extra Mile Award

Indianapolis, Ind. |

Indianapolis, Ind. – Announced recently at the Wheaton | Bekins 59th Annual Partnership Conference, Rex Swing, Vice President of Government Services & Industry Affairs for Wheaton | Bekins, was awarded the Stephen F. Burns Extra Mile Award.


The Extra Mile Award was introduced in 2000 to acknowledge an agent, driver or corporate employee who performs the extraordinary every day. In 2011, Wheaton renamed the award to the Stephen F. Burns Extra Mile Award in honor of its Chairman of the Board. Award winner’s attributes include unselfish contributions
to the Wheaton | Bekins system and adherence to the company’s mission and values: Treat everyone honestly, fairly and professionally.


“Rex’s 40 years of experience allows him to know exactly what needs to be done and he quietly goes about it without fanfare, drama or direction from others,” said Wheaton CEO Mark Kirschner. “His dedication to our van line has helped us grow our military business and achieve consistent revenue growth. Rex is well
respected within our industry and he’s personally been my “go-to” person over the years. Without fail, his support, advice and insight have been invaluable. I am honored to recognize Rex for this award.”

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 www.bekins.com.