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Why parcel drones and droids could trigger the return of the highwayman.


What was all the fuss about SOLAS?

What was all the fuss about SOLAS?

The new SOLAS regulations came into force in July 2016, so have they caused the uproar in the industry that was prophesied?
The new SOLAS regulations came into force in July 2016, so have they caused the uproar in the industry that was prophesied?
The new SOLAS regulations came into force in July 2016, so have they caused the uproar in the industry that was prophesied?

EDITOR'S PICKS

The density dilemma

FIDI discusses the relevance of the 6.5 density factor for household goods in the modern world.

European Commission publishes settlement decision on truck cartel case

On 6 April, the European Commission published its non-confidential version of the settlement decision in the EU truck cartel case.

The future of global mobility

Peggy Smith, President and CEO of Worldwide ERC, hosted a panel discussion at the FIDI conference to look at the future of global mobility.

The risk that paid off

Steve Jordan talks to Ed Wickman of Wickman Worldwide Services in Fishers, Indiana, as the company celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Saving costs in a world of economic uncertainty

Lisa Johnson, Global Practice Leader, Crown World Mobility, explains how to reduce costs in global mobility.

What was all the fuss about SOLAS?

The new SOLAS regulations came into force in July 2016, so have they caused the uproar in the industry that was prophesied?

Stand and deliver!

Why parcel drones and droids could trigger the return of the highwayman.

LATEST ISSUE


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

THE WHITE & CO MYSTERY MOVER COMPETITION - JUNE



Congratulations to Ted Prior for spotting Ed Van Bodegraven with Torbin Hollingsworth and Carl Cock-Johnson last month. Ted’s been out of the moving industry for a while but is still having a grand time as a toastmaster, red jacket and all. This time we are back to one face: but who’s been caught by surprise here? Answers to: editor@themover.co.uk for a chance at winning the White and Company Red and Black watch.

LATEST NEWS

TruTac combines tracking, remote downloading and tacho analysis

Coventry-based transport software specialist TruTac has entered the tracking and telematics market with its latest innovation - TruLocation.

Time to say thanks

Michele Preshaw from Irishrelo in Belfast was the lucky winner of the White and Company Red and Black watch last month.

HCR receives cyber award

In February 2016, HCR from Basingstoke was awarded the Cyber Essentials certification for the security of its IT network. More recently the company has received an additional award - Cyber Essentials Plus - which further proves its compliance to the scheme.

US$600,000 contract for La Rosa Del Monte

La Rosa Del Monte in Puerto Rico has recently landed a US$600,000 contract to provide the complete relocation of the US Court House Ron de LUGO Federal Building in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

Roberto Granero dies

The Granero Group in Brazil has advised of the recent death of the company’s President, Roberto Granero, following a long battle against cancer.

UK warehouse shortage

According to warehouse broker Bis Henderson Space, the market for warehousing in the United Kingdom is, if not in crisis, certainly facing some major challenges.

Driver killed in Calais due to migrant action


The RHA reports that a driver has been killed this morning (20 June, 2017) as a result of action by migrants near Calais.

Voxme Virtual Survey launched

Voxme Software Inc has recently launched Voxme V Survey, a cloud-based virtual survey application to help professional surveyors conduct accurate surveys without the need to physically visit the customer’s house.

Toll4Europe to become a single source for European tolls

T-Systems International GmbH, Daimler AG and DKV EURO SERVICE GmbH + Co KG have founded a joint venture company for the development and provision of the European Electronic Toll Service (EETS) for vehicles with more than 3.5 t. 

Pickfords relocates Covent Garden Flower Market

Pickfords Business Solutions recently worked with Covent Garden Flower Market to transport tens of thousands of plants, flowers and sundries to a new location in Nine Elms.

£300 fee to take your ‘dirty’ truck into London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s announcement last month that the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) charge for non-compliant vehicles will be introduced in April 2019 will come as a bitter blow to many in the removals industry.

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EDITOR'S BLOG

The end is nigh for social media


I write this in the shadow of the terrorist attack in Manchester.  Within minutes of the attack there were postings on Facebook with false reports of missing children and other seemingly-intentional hoaxes. Disgusting! 


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