Mayflower Van Operator of the Year: Gary Eaves

Apr 2, 2019ST. LOUIS – Gary Eaves, Dircks Moving & Logistics, Phoenix, Arizona, was awarded Mayflower Transit’s Household Goods West Van Operator of the Year. The award recognizes his outstanding performance in the areas of customer service and safety. Mayflower Chairman Barry Vaughn and President and CEO Marc Rogers presented the award to Eaves at the company’s recent conference in St. Louis.

Eaves has nearly 50 years in the industry and estimates he’s driven more than three million miles in his career. Eaves said, “I believe my success is because of hard work, putting in the time and effort to do my very best every day, and having the discipline and desire to satisfy every customer.”

Eaves resides in Drakesville, Iowa. For a video of Eaves, please visit Mayflower Transit’s YouTube site at:

There are more than 1,800 drivers in the Mayflower system, and Eaves was one of three winners this year. The van operator of the year began in the 1990s 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.

Gary Eaves, Dircks Moving & Logistics, Phoenix, Arizona, recently received the Mayflower Van Operator of the Year Award at Mayflower’s national sales and operations conference, held in St. Louis. Pictured: Gary Eaves and his wife Donna Eaves.

About Dircks Moving & Logistics

For more than 28 years, Dircks Moving & Logistics has been the Arizona movers customers can trust to ensure every piece of their home or business is handled with the utmost care. When you choose Dircks, you’re not just working with a company. You’re working with people who stay with you every step of the way. From local residential and office moves to state-to-state or overseas relocation, personal storage to commercial storage, Dircks delivers peace of mind so you can focus on more important things—like spending time with your family or running your business. For more information visit:

About Mayflower

Mayflower is America’s most recognized and trusted moving company. Mayflower offers 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 Transit and its services, visit:

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