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                  The Mover October 2019                                                                                                                                    


                The changing world of corporate moving  


The changing world of corporate moving

The changing world of corporate moving OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) is a network of some of the world’s largest and most active corporate moving companies. In this article, Ian Waters, OMNI General Manager, looks at one way in which the corporate moving world has changed dramatically in recent years: the lump sum customer.

IMA 2020: Cambodia

IMA 2020The IMA conference next year will take place in Siem Reap, Cambodia, from 28 February until 3 March.

Blockchain and other buzzwords demystified

Blockchain and Other Buzzwords Demystified Ray daSilva of Mobility Exchange unlocks some of the jargon of modern communications technology.

Is Global Mobility in fashion?

Is global mobility in fashion?According to a recent study by Sterling Lexicon, the answer is a resounding yes. The study engaged several organisations in the luxury goods sector in a panel discussion to better understand which Global Mobility (GM) trends and issues are currently impacting companies and mobility programmes.

Flying high!

Dale Collins

Steve Jordan takes a trip to one of Europe’s tallest buildings to interview Dale Collins of Graebel Companies, Inc.

Lenny’s back!

Lenny's back Lenny Madussi, who sold his company, MS Move Management in Switzerland, to Sirva in 2015, is back with his own company again. Steve Jordan took a flight to Geneva to find out more.

A good night’s kip

Hypnos sleep expert, Natalie Pennicotte-CollierAs the whole of the global moving industry heads off around the world to join in the annual conference season, here’s some good advice from the sleep and wellbeing expert at Hypnos beds, Natalie Pennicotte-Collier, to help keep the dreaded jet lag away.


White & Co Mystery Mover

Congratulations to Brian Pearson who correctly spotted Bert Waddington, BAR President in 1988, last month. This time we have a dynamic duo for you. The faces are familiar but can you remember the names? If so you stand a chance of winning the coveted White and Company Red and Black watch.


          White & Co Mystery Mover



Taming the weather

A new global partnership, lead by the UK Met Office, is aiming to make one billion people safer from the increasingly devastating effects of dramatic weather events.

Scaled back CAZ in Newcastle

Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside councils have submitted to government revised options to tackle pollution in the region, which scales back a wider Clean Air Zone (CAZ) after a public consultation revealed little enthusiasm for the plans.

Rubbish fuel

SEAT Biomethane SEAT, the Spanish vehicle manufacturer, is participating in the Life Landfill Biofuel project, which was recently approved by the European Commission.

Maritime digitalisation takes a step closer

DNV GL, the data management company, has recently opened a new base in Singapore for its Veracity industrial data platform that aims to stimulate closer collaboration in the maritime sector through the sharing of data.

Convelio expands fine art shipping service

The Mover, page 6, March 2019Convelio, the online art shipper, has launched a new platform that it claims will make the process of shipping works of art around the world much simpler and effective allowing instant online quotes, booking and tracking.

Scania UK launches golden anniversary V8

Scania UK V8 limited editionScania is launching a limited edition of 25 flagship S-series Highline tractor units in celebration of the 50th anniversary of its V8 engine.

Keith Meader retires fromKeith Meader Asian Tigers Thailand

Keith Meader, the President and Chief Operating Officer of Transpo/Asian Tigers Household Goods and Relocation Services, will be retiring at the end of November.  

Pickfords moves Royal Papworth Hospital to new, state-of-the-art facility

Pickfords Business Solutions has completed a complex relocation of the entire Royal Papworth Hospital.

FTA to provide free Brexit readiness workshops

With less than 40 days until the UK is due to leave the EU, goods vehicle operators must ensure they are fully prepared for a No-Deal Brexit. The Freight Transport Association has launched a series of free workshops, taking place in September and October.

Cartus launches Small Shipment Service

Cartus logo Cartus has launched a new service for small shipments that it claims offers faster transit times, fewer claims, exact-day delivery for eligible customers, and potential cost savings for clients.

O licence lending spells end of vehicle operations for two businesses

DVSA logo When the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) stopped a vehicle during a routine check, the officer found that it was displaying a licence disc that wasn’t in the name of the business operating the vehicle. The firm didn’t have its own O licence.

Santa Fe sells its relocation business

On 25 September the Santa Fe group announced that it had sold subsidiary Santa Fe Group Limited to Santa Fe Intressenter AB, a company controlled by Lazarus Equity Partners with support from Proventus Capital Partners.


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Don’t miss the best of IAM

With just a hint of good fortune this October issue of The Mover should be gracing your inboxes just as we gather in what the weather forecasters promise will be a stormy Chicago for the annual IAM bash.  2500 movers from every crevice of the globe meeting to chat, have a beer or three, talk business and sell their wares unashamedly.  Wonderful! What could possibly be better? 

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