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  • PAIMA 2018 – the calm before the storm

    Nov 30, 2018
    PAIMA held its annual convention and general assembly from 2-4 October - immediately before IAM.
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  • Bringing the global moving industry together

    Nov 30, 2018
    Steve Jordan interviews Chuck White who will take over from Terry Head as president of the International Association of Movers (IAM).
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  • A year for IAM

    Nov 30, 2018
    Terry Head has delivered his final State of IAM address as president of the organisation.
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  • Professional Cooperation Guidelines

    Nov 30, 2018
    IAM has adopted FIDI’s new Professional Cooperation Guidelines (PCGs) as a de facto operational standard for the international moving industry and wishes to encourage all its members to use the PCGs as the basis for their operations and training.
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  • ISO Standard for digital inventories

    Nov 30, 2018
    At the IAM convention, IAM presented ISO 17451-1:2016 ISO as the Standard for the numeric coding of inventories
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  • IAM Learning

    Nov 30, 2018
    IAM Learning is a new initiative from IAM to help all members, worldwide, provide professional training to staff at all levels.
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  • Selling your old trucks in Africa

    Nov 12, 2018
    Steve Jordan interviews Sam Trivedi from Abba’s Autos: a company specialising in the sale of used trucks to Africa where they can be used commercially without environmental restrictions.
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  • Self storage shake-up!

    Nov 12, 2018
    David Jordan interviews new entrant to the storage market ShedSpace.com to find out what it’s all about
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  • When the path to destruction has a happy ending

    Nov 12, 2018
    The word destruction usually has negative connotations, but in Europe at least, after the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), introduced in May 2018, it has suddenly become a buzzword in the corporate world.
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  • The great vanity award scam

    Nov 12, 2018
    David Jordan, The Mover’s Deputy Editor, looks at the increasing menace of fake awards and the threat they pose to the genuine article.
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  • Health insurance for assignees

    Nov 12, 2018
    Sarah Dennis, Head of International for The Health Insurance Group, says that varying rates of growth around the world mean that as employers send staff to new regions, they need to adapt to these changing trends to ensure they comply with legislation and that staff are properly supported.
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  • Back from the garden

    Nov 12, 2018
    Steve Jordan visited Russell Start, the new managing director of AGM Group, to talk about his reasons for leaving Pickfords, his 12-month garden leave and his plans for his new role.
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  • Malcolm Halley: tribute to a friend - by Steve Jordan.

    Nov 12, 2018
    A tribute to Malcolm Halley who died on 8 August, 2018.
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  • A stock answer

    Oct 29, 2018
    Honestly, I only meant it as a joke. It was the first Monday of my retirement and I had just come downstairs for breakfast. I said to the lady wife: ‘I think I’m going to change the kitchen cupboards round a bit so that they are more efficient’. It was not well received!
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  • The new heavy vehicle test – settling in and moving on

    Oct 26, 2018
    Major changes were made earlier this year to the way heavy goods vehicles in the UK are tested. Here, Gordon Thomson, Head of Vehicle Testing Policy at DVSA explains how the new testing regime is progressing and its impact on failure rates.
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  • UK removals industry activity: summer 2018

    Oct 06, 2018
    The summer period is always a critical time for the UK moving industry. The Mover asked price comparison site reallymoving.com to delve into its database to see how requests for removals quotes from around the country compare with 2017.
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  • Jobs without a degree can pay over £50,000 a year

    Oct 06, 2018
    For many young people, this time of year marks the start of university life and the beginning of an academic adventure they hope will lead to a degree and a bright future in their chosen profession.
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  • International supply chain - time to press the reset button?

    Oct 02, 2018
    An alternative look at conventions from industry consultant Mark Oakeshott.
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  • Never surrender!

    Oct 02, 2018
    Jéan Paul Meiring (JP), The Moving Company, New Zealand, has terminal cancer. In this story he gives his thoughts on the life he had led, is living and will live in the future, however long that might be.
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  • Moving Millennials

    Oct 02, 2018
    Rob O’Donnell, Vice President, Organisational Development, Aires, offers some advice on what makes millennials special and how to treat them during a relocation
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