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  • Tony allen: And finally... A potpourri

    Sep 20, 2021
    Writers are constantly searching for the perfect opening sentence. I read somewhere that once you’ve found this initial panacea, the rest is plain sailing. Whether or not I’ve achieved this is something you must decide, but I spy choppy seas ahead!
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  • Shippers stunned as long-term rates surge by almost 30% in a month

    Sep 08, 2021
    July saw the container shipping industry enter uncharted water, as long-term contracted rates surged by their largest ever monthly increase, climbing by close to one third.
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  • Shipping in crisis

    Sep 06, 2021
    Steve Jordan talks to Harm Meierdirks, Managing Director of freight forwarder Carl Hartmann, about the current, and debilitating crisis in shipping that has created eye-watering price hikes and delays in recent months.
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  • The evolution of lead generation

    Sep 03, 2021
    Marco Maruccia has started a new lead generation company. It’s called ReloAdvisor. Steve Jordan spoke to him to find out a little more and to establish what is different about his new venture.
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  • Bill Cain: Putting on your best hat

    Sep 03, 2021
    Steve Jordan chats to Bill Cain about starting something new, making people feel good and hats.
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  • IAM: The big issues

    Sep 03, 2021
    As IAM (International Association of Movers) runs up to its second COVID-affected annual conference, Steve Jordan talks to Brian Limperopulos, the organisation’s vice president, about the plans for the event and the key issues in the industry today.
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  • Breaking free from the supply chain mentality

    Sep 03, 2021
    Thoughts from Larry Kruger, Customer Development, McWilliams Moving & Storage, Ontario, Canada, on resetting the moving industry post-pandemic.
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  • Pandemic exposes underfunded cyber defences

    Sep 03, 2021
    Adopting to new working practices, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, has businesses exposed to more and increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks and brought underfunded cyber defences into the spotlight, according to the EY Global Information Security Survey 2021 (GISS).
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  • Robby Wogan: Together through technology

    Sep 03, 2021
    Steve Jordan talks to Robby Wogan about his company’s new assignment management software and how it has the potential to bring the industry together as never before.
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  • Mitigating the effects of COVID-19 for overseas staff

    Aug 18, 2021
    Global health insurance specialist Towergate Health & Protection is warning UK employers with workers overseas not to underestimate the severity of the COVID pandemic and the impact this will have on their health and wellbeing and what they can do to mitigate the effects.
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  • How international pet transport to Australia has changed because of COVID-19

    Aug 17, 2021
    Australia is one of the few countries that responded swiftly and effectively to the outbreak of COVID-19 from China and is also one of the few nations that is largely free of the virus.
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  • Where did people move abroad in 2020-21?

    Aug 13, 2021
    International relocations brand MoveHub.com reviewed 89,000 international relocations between March 2020 and March 2021 to see how the pandemic has affected international moves.
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  • Chips with everything ​

    Aug 13, 2021
    The headline in my newspaper laconically announced ‘World Shortage of Chips’.
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  • Workforce & Global Mobility trends post COVID-19

    Aug 06, 2021
    As we begin to see an exit out of the global pandemic what have we learned, adopted, and innovated within our industry? Lucinda Burman, from relocation company, Cornerstone, looks at the key trends for the rest of 2021 and beyond.
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  • The secrets of fine art relocation

    Aug 06, 2021
    Business Moves Group’s Managing Director Rachel Houghton gives an insight into the challenges and rewards of fine art relocation.
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  • IAM is back in October

    Aug 06, 2021
    IAM (International Association of Movers) is planning a full-scale annual meeting and expo for 2021 from 13-16 October in Orlando, Florida.
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  • Getting to grips with sustainability

    Aug 06, 2021
    An interview with Paul Barnes, who has recently launched Inspire Global Mobility Consulting, aiming to help corporations and their suppliers smooth their business operations and get to grips with sustainability and the ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) agenda.
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  • Future vehicles and future fuels

    Aug 06, 2021
    Steve Jordan heads off to the Future of Logistics show to try to find out what vehicles we will all be running in years to come.
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  • FEDESSA Conference & Trade Show 2021

    Aug 06, 2021
    The FEDESSA Conference is back and ready for networking between hundreds of self storage owners, operators, suppliers and investors. Everything needed for a self storage business, all in one place.
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  • Moving to Europe, post Brexit, made easy

    Aug 06, 2021
    Before 2021, it was simple to move goods from the UK into Europe, and back again. Come 1 Jan, however, everything changed.
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