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The Mover will be available online via PageSuite, a state-of-the-art market-leading platform that transforms the way The Mover appears on screen and makes viewing and navigating the magazine even easier.  This is a major step forward in The Mover’s development and will significantly increase the magazine’s already extensive readership around the world.

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The future of container shipping

The future of container shipping

A new report, Container shipping: the next 50 years, has been issued by consultants McKinsey.  It predicts a period of disruption for the shipping industry and the potential demise of freight forwarding.

Two years of the extended
Panama Canal

Two years of the extended Panama Canal

The Panama Canal has passed its two year anniversary since expansion, the largest enhancement project in the waterway's 103-year history.


Ten things you need toTen things you need to know about your back
know about back pain

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy tells you ten things you need to know about your back.

Making moving work in BruneiPatrice Faivre

Steve Jordan talks to Patrice Faivre of Intermovers in Brunei to learn more about this tiny country and why, exactly, he's there.

The Master Removers GroupCharles Rickards and Anthony Ward Thomas

David Jordan, The Mover’s Deputy Editor, finds out a little more about a new moving group that has emerged in recent years and is inviting new partners to join.

Understanding the Professional
Cooperation Guidelines
Understanding the Professional Cooperation Guidelines (MailChimp)

IAM and FIDI have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on the use of the FIDI Professional Cooperation Guidelines.  Ray DaSilva from IAM explains what this means and what the benefits are for the industry.

SMEs struggle with
global mobility
 SMEs struggle with global mobility

Peter Sewell, Regional Director at Crown World Mobility, warns that some SMEs might run into trouble if they expand internationally too quickly.


Steve Jordan, Editor of The Mover, gives an overview of the stories appearing in the September issue.


The White & Co Mystery Mover

Nobody spotted the beautiful Fanny Sterckx from Transworld in Belgium last month (shame), mind you it probably wasn't her best side!  So how about a straight-on view this time.  Send in his or her name to stand a change of winning this month's White and Company Red and Black Watch.  Answers please to


UK government launches Road to Zero Strategy for ultra-low emission vehicles

The UK government has confirmed its ambition that at least half of new cars will be ultra-low emission by 2030.

Companies fined for low pay

Andrew Griffith

The UK government fined 239 companies last year for paying their staff less than the minimum wage.

Driver CPC training through BAR

Stephen Thorp
The British Association of Removers (BAR) has developed a series of Driver CPC courses for BAR members and non-members alike.

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering is new UKWA president

Baroness Mcintosh
The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has announced that its new honorary president is Anne McIntosh - Baroness McIntosh of Pickering.

Backhouse Jones and the RHA take on truck cartel

Backhouse Jones, in conjunction with Addleshaw Goddard, have lodged a ground-breaking legal action with the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) on behalf of the Road Haulage Association (RHA).

New to BIFA Board

Susanne Oud

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has announced that Susanne Oud has joined its Board of Directors, replacing Roy Baker who has stepped down having been on the trade association's Board since 2005.

Abels Moving Services appoints Diane Hayden as customer service manager

Diane Hayden

Diane Hayden has been appointed customer service manager at Abels Moving Services in the UK. She will be responsible for delivering first-line client consultation services.

Crown World Mobility announces new senior leadership structure

Crown World Mobility has announced a refocussed senior leadership structure. Liana Ciatto has been named VP of account management, while Nick Sutton has accepted the position of VP of global business development.
Nick Sutton VP of Global Business Development
Liana Ciatto VP of Account ManagementPaula Kupka VP of Customer Experience

Armstrong Moving of Toronto joins Harmony

Derek Duffy
On July 1, 2018 Armstrong Moving of Toronto announced its membership of the Harmony Relocation Network.

EU safety proposals welcomed by IAM RoadSmart

Neil Greig
A new package of EU transport proposals that promise to revolutionise road safety in coming years has been welcomed by the UK’s biggest road safety charity IAM RoadSmart.

Sarah Jones: criminologist, chicken farmer, and container company boss.

Sarah Jones
Mr Box Director Sarah Jones had a varied career before joining the Ipswich-based container company and discovering her true vocation: this is her story.

New dedicated incident line for reporting cross-channel migrant trouble

Following more reports of gangs in northern France trying to get on board UK-bound lorries, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) is urging truck operators to report migrant trouble to a dedicated incident line.

X2 appoints Nacora for insurance services

X2 Group, the global freight network for independent freight forwarders, logistics companies and service providers in the transportation industry has chosen Nacora International Insurance Brokers as global strategic partner for its cargo insurance services.

Another 33 UK local authorities must clean up their air

DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) and the Department of Transport have now released the supplement to the UK plan for tackling roadside NOx consultation, adding a further 33 local authorities to the 27 already tasked to clean up their air.

ADLV wants increased licence checks for high-risk drivers

Mark Sugden
The Association for Driving Licence Verification (ADLV) is urging fleet managers to increase the frequency of driving licence checks for high-risk drivers.

Santa Fe focusses on people

Peter Ferrigno
Santa Fe Relocation has recently appointed Peter Ferrigno as group director – strategy and people. Peter adds the ‘people’ role to his former responsibility for ‘strategy’ as he joins the Global Leadership Team.

Roeland Delfgaauw joins the PAIMA Board

Roeland Delfgaauw
Roeland Delfgaauw from Trafimar in Mexico has become a member of the Board of PAIMA (Pan American International Movers Association).

FIDI and IAM announce collaboration on professional guidelines

Jessie Van Sas (left)  and Terry Head
On 25 June, 2018 FIDI and IAM announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on the use of the FIDI Professional Cooperation Guidelines (PCGs).

Allt i Transport is merging with G-Moving

Per Hanssen
Allt i Transport & Spedition AB (AiT) is acquiring G Moving, a part of G-Solutions (Global Freight Solutions AB) and STL Group in Gothenburg.

Pause for thought

Tony Allen: And finally...
It had just turned 11:30 pm on a dark and humid night. We were driving back from a jazz concert in Tunbridge Wells with our friends Mike and Dawn and full of the joys of a very entertaining evening.

Don Queeney helps America remember

Don Queeney with WAA Teaching Trailer
Don Queeney, owner of Virginia-based Hampton Roads Moving and Storage, an agent of Arpin Van Lines, is helping Wreaths Across America, in its mission to ‘Remember, Honour and Teach’ by modifying a 48-foot trailer for use as a mobile educational theatre.

Keeping it in the family

Russell and Danielle
Deputy Editor David Jordan takes a trip down the M1 to Luton to visit Stephens Removals, one of Bedfordshire’s oldest family run moving companies.

UK house price rises level off amid lacklustre sales

The housing market is expected to remain lacklustre while consumer spending is being squeezed
The Nationwide reported that house prices rose 0.5% month-on-month in June, after falling in three of the previous four months.

New appointments at Cartus

ElisaJeff Sullaway
Cartus Corporation has announced two new appointments. Jeffrey Sullaway has become its director of global accounts; and Elisa DeMeglio is the new director of digital marketing and content development.

GRS receives two Stevies

BGRS has received awards in two categories at the American Business Awards, otherwise known as the Stevies.

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