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Understanding cultural differences as India gains prominence on the world stage



As India moves up the World Bank 'Ease of Doing Business Index' and Google continues its push into the region, companies are urged to consider cultural difference. Here, Crown World Mobility offers some tips to help meetings and negotiations go smoothly.

The Tesla Semi is due to be launched next year in the USA.
The Tesla Semi is due to be launched next year in the USA.
The Tesla Semi is due to be launched next year in the USA.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Taking the plunge

Steve Jordan interviews Mark Herrington after he left Pickfords to start something new.

Facebook for Moving Companies: A Best Practices Guide

Matthew Woodley from New Zealand Van Lines looks at how Facebook advertising can work for moving companies.

Business for sale

Dominic Marlow from The Business Board explains what you need to do when the time comes to sell your business.

 

GDPR: Don’t leave planning to the last minute

Paula Tighe from law firm Wright Hassall explains why moving companies shouldn’t leave planning for GDPR until the very last minute.

Shipping industry vulnerable to cyber attacks

Gadi Binness, CEO of RelocationInsurance.com and LogisticsInsurance.com, looks at some of the dangers of high-tech shipping.




Ray DaSilva from IAM’s Mobility Exchange explains IAMX, a universal directory for the mobility industry.
Ray DaSilva from IAM’s Mobility Exchange explains IAMX, a universal directory for the mobility industry.
Ray DaSilva from IAM’s Mobility Exchange explains IAMX, a universal directory for the mobility industry.
Ray DaSilva from IAM’s Mobility Exchange explains IAMX, a universal directory for the mobility industry.

On the conference trail

A quick guide to the when, where and how of the industry’s main conferences in the coming year.

 

Understanding cultural differences as India gains prominence on the world stage

As India moves up the World Bank 'Ease of Doing Business Index' and Google continues its push into the region, companies are urged to consider cultural difference. Here, Crown World Mobility offers some tips to help meetings and negotiations go smoothly.

LATEST ISSUE



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

THE WHITE & CO MYSTERY MOVER COMPETITION - FEBRUARY



Thanks to all those who took part last month and congratulations to David Bunting who spotted Bert Waddington and Alan Maxted - both Past Presidents of the BAR (1988 and 1990). David was president himself in 2005. This month it’s much more difficult. Or is it? Answers to editor@themover.co.uk for a chance at winning the White and Company Red and Black watch.

LATEST NEWS

Colin Batt Removals wins best customer service award

Ashford-based Colin Batt Removals has won the Customer Service Award for 2017 from Business Awards Kent.

Severn Tolls reduced

Last month the toll on the bridges across the Severn estuary in the UK fell to £5.60 from £6.70 for car drivers, £11.20 from £13.40 for van operators and £16.70 from £20.00 for Large Goods Vehicles

Rob Whitehouse appointed to business development at Cartus

Cartus Corporation has announced the appointment of Rob Whitehurst as senior vice president of Americas, strategic business development.

Movers & Storers Show a success for first-timer PALLITE

While PALLITE has had success with several commercial movers in recent years, last November’s Movers & Storers Show was the first time the company had had the opportunity to fully immerse itself in the world of the moving industry.

LACMA Convention 2018

San Juan, Puerto Rico will be the location of the next LACMA convention, to take place February 26-March 1, 2018, at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel.

Drivers using social media greatest danger

IAM RoadSmart’s third annual Safety Culture Survey has found that for the third year running their biggest worries are: people updating social media or sending text messages while driving; drink or drug driving; and mobile phone use. 

Nicola’s back!


David Jordan interviews Nicola Mason as she returns to the moving industry as general manager for U-Move Group.

Are We Losing Control?

Tony Allen's topical monthly column.

Cyber Essentials Plus – prove your commitment to cyber security

Matt Rhodes from Quiss Technology suggests how you can prove to your clients that you have done all you can to protect against a cyber attack.

Electric vans from Mercedes

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive.

Peter Sewell wins at EMMAs

On Friday, 10 November, the winners of the 2017 FEM EMEA EMMAs were announced at a glittering gala dinner at the InterContinental London - The O2.

New president and chairman for CAM

The Canadian Association of Movers (CAM) has a new chairman and a new president.

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There are some things we appreciate more than others: getting a good WiFi signal is always welcome; a polite child; an empty road.  Other things we take for granted: the lights work; air travel; and our own good health. 

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