Eric Galioto of Hilldrup Is Named Mayflower Transits Van Operator of the Year

Stafford, VA – (March 14, 2023) – Eric Galioto of Hilldrup out of Stafford, Virginia, was awarded Mayflower’s Van Operator of the Year for the Household Goods East region. The award recognizes Galioto’s excellent performance in the areas of customer service and safety. Mayflower’s President and CEO Jason Mills alongside Chairman of the Board of Directors Charles W. McDaniel presented the award at the Company’s recent Learning Conference held in St. Louis.   

For the last 30 years, Galioto has dedicated his life to the trucking industry. With his keen eye for detail and mind for innovative ideas, Galioto finds success in creating a smooth experience for all customers. He mentions his favorite part of the job is being able to see the most beautiful parts of the country and the chance to meet nice people.  

 “I feel every customer deserves the best and to be treated like VIP,” Galioto said. He limits his distractions while on the roads by focusing on his GPS for directions and silences the radio to better hear his truck.  

“The secret to our exceptional service is the van operators in our network,” Jason Mills said. “Here at Mayflower, we don’t underestimate the effort, professionalism and dedication of drivers. We are privileged to honor Eric Galioto for their unwavering commitment and customer service with the 2022 Van Operator of the Year award.” 

Galioto resides in Georgia where he is loyal to fan to the Atlanta Falcons.

There are more than 1,300 driving professionals in the Mayflower network, and Galioto was one of the 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  

Hilldrup is a family-owned moving, storage, relocation and logistics 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 moves families and businesses domestically and internationally, in addition to offering logistics services to meet the needs of its clients, which includes Fortune 100 companies, federal government agencies and universities. For more information on Hilldrup’s services, please visit

About Mayflower 

Mayflower is America’s most recognized and trusted moving company offering a full range of moving services. With headquarters in suburban St. Louis, Mayflower maintains a network of 200 affiliated agencies. For more information about Mayflower and its services, visit: visit or find us on social @MayflowerMoving or @MayflowerMovingCompany.

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