RELO Direct Receives Andeavor Award for Extraordinary Performance

– Recognition given for RELO Direct’s contributions to company’s relocation program. –


CHICAGO (September 18, 2018) – RELO Direct®, Inc. received the Innovation and Value Delivery Award from Andeavor (NYSE: ANDV) at its annual Supplier Recognition Awards event, held September 16 in San Antonio, Texas. The awards recognize service providers in a variety of categories based on outstanding performance that is in alignment with Andeavor’s Guiding Principles.

RELO Direct®, LeadingRE’s full-service relocation management company, was recognized for its role in partnering with Andeavor’s Human Resources team to redesign the company’s relocation program to meet the changing needs of its employees and ensure the organization offers best-in-class programs for talent management and employee mobility.

In presenting the award, Andeavor Vice President, Talent Acquisition Tim James said, “We appreciate RELO Direct’s consultative approach in identifying opportunities for cost savings and always sharing market trends. RELO Direct’s program design allowed us to achieve a significant cost savings in 12 months, a period where we experienced a significant increase in relocation activity.”

Accepting the award on behalf of RELO Direct® were Vice President, Client Relations Jamie Dotoratos   and Director, Client Support Services Oliver Dubester.

“It was a pleasure working with the Andeavor Human Resources team to help them develop a relocation program that provides employees with the best possible service, while achieving cost savings and operational efficiencies,” said RELO Direct® President/CEO Bob Portale. “Receiving this award in recognition of the results we achieved together is especially gratifying.”

Andeavor Executive Vice President, Operations CJ Warner explains the importance of the awards.  “Quality contractor work is of vital importance to Andeavor’s success, and we are both proud and gratified to be able to honor the best of the best at this year’s supplier recognition awards. Their partnership and contributions are a key ingredient to what we have achieved this year, and we appreciate this opportunity to celebrate together,” Warner said.

RELO Direct® has worked with Andeavor since 2012, providing a full range of program management services. To learn more about RELO Direct®, visit


About RELO Direct®, Inc.
Chicago-based RELO Direct® ( is a full-service global mobility management company that puts thought leadership into action. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of program management, departure, destination and global relocation services to support clients with employees on the move. With a history dating back to 1992, RELO Direct® helps people move with confidence, security, and appreciation for their employer. RELO Direct’s parent company is Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the market-leading network of independent residential brokerages in over 70 countries, with 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates producing over 1.1 million transactions valued at $372 billion annually.

About Andeavor
Andeavor is a premier, highly integrated marketing, logistics and refining company. Andeavor’s retail marketing system includes approximately 3,330 stations marketed under multiple well-known fuel brands, including ARCO®, SUPERAMERICA®, Shell®, Exxon(TM), Mobil(TM), Tesoro®, USA Gasoline(TM) and Giant®. It also has ownership in Andeavor Logistics LP (NYSE: ANDX) and its non-economic general partner. Andeavor operates 10 refineries with a combined capacity of approximately 1.2 million barrels per day in the mid-continent and western United States.