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  • Crown rewards vaccinated employees with cash prizes ​

    Jun 14, 2021
    In a move to support the Hong Kong government's newly launched ‘Early Vaccination for All’ campaign, Crown Worldwide (HK) Limited announced on June 4 that all vaccinated employees are eligible to enter an internal lucky draw to win cash prizes.
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  • New membership criteria for Harmony ​

    Jun 11, 2021
    The Harmony Relocation Network has recently updated its membership criteria. According to Paul Bernardt, Harmony’s Managing Director, the changes have been implemented to bring the rules more into line with the needs of the current market.
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  • Plans for 2021 FIDI Conference in Vienna suspended

    Jun 10, 2021
    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create havoc across the world, FIDI has been monitoring the developments very closely.
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  • Grace takes real climate action

    Jun 10, 2021
    Following the 2019-2020 catastrophic Australian bushfires, Grace Worldwide Australia recognised the urgent need to act on climate change and has partnered with Greenfleet with the aim to completely offset carbon emissions generated by the company’s fleet. ​
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  • BGRS partners with UNLSH Mobility in new sustainability initiative

    Jun 06, 2021
    Global mobility specialist BGRS and technology company UNLSH Mobility, have announced a partnership to bring its all-new sustainability program, ecolegIT for the global mobility industry, to BGRS clients.
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  • SSAA announces new self storage standards in Hong Kong

    May 17, 2021
    The Self Storage Association Asia (SSAA) has established Asia’s first standards and certification programme for Hong Kong. The SAFE Self Storage Standards will promote regulatory compliance, best practice and accountability in the self storage industry across the region.
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  • Trünk Moves launches Lead Retargeting Program

    May 09, 2021
    US-based moving specialist Trünk Moves has announced the launch of a Lead Retargeting Program designed to enable moving companies to reassign stale or dead leads in return for a commission.
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  • Using sails and slowing down could cut ship emissions by 40%

    May 05, 2021
    Fitting sails to cargo ships and sailing more slowly could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping industry by up to 40% or possibly more as technologies improve, according to a new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
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  • Diversification for Portan in Colombia

    Apr 27, 2021
    During the COVID crisis there has been much talk about how companies that have diversified into new business areas have been better set to meet the challenges as they have come along. One good example of this is Portan in Bogotá, Colombia.
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  • Maersk service from Japan to UK, by rail

    Apr 23, 2021
    The Maersk 40ft container consignment arrived at Felixstowe, UK, on 2 March, after its departure from Yokohama, Japan in January, having crossed Russia by both land and sea.
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  • DNV supports Hapag-Lloyd’s milestone green financing

    Apr 22, 2021
    DNV, an independent assurance and risk management company, has supported Hapag-Lloyd in obtaining financing for six new containerships according to the Green Loan Principles of the Loan Market Association (LMA). DNV has verified that the transactions fulfil the requirements of the programme.
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  • Nominations for the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund

    Apr 20, 2021
    The Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund (AFWSF) is officially accepting applications for the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Program.
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  • The communication shift

    Apr 19, 2021
    Miguel Florez, General Manager, Aviomar, Colombia, has said that his business has seen a number of shifts in technology, particularly in communication, resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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  • Global health insurance provider offers referral fees to movers

    Apr 09, 2021
    Specialist international health insurance provider for expats, William Russell, has set up an introducer partnership for the moving and relocation industry enabling them to generate extra revenue through referral fees.
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  • BriefYourMarket.com acquires live chat provider Yomdel

    Mar 29, 2021
    UK-based marketing platform BriefYourMarket.com has announced the acquisition of live chat and lead generation service provider Yomdel. The company works in a number of industry sectors, including property and removals.
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  • Korean rotor sail system wins approval

    Mar 26, 2021
    Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering has received an Approval in Principle from leading classification society DNV for its eco-friendly rotor sail ship propulsion system.
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  • CoreNet predicts a hybrid working future

    Mar 24, 2021
    A new survey from CoreNet Global in Atlanta, USA, has found that post pandemic, workers will spend roughly half of the work week at the office and the remaining time either in a home office, remote location or co-working space.
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  • American Airlines introduces new services from Europe

    Mar 24, 2021
    Throughout March, American Airlines is increasing its summer schedule by restarting 10 routes to the US from airports across the UK and Europe including; Barcelona (BCN), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), London Heathrow (LHR), Madrid (MAD), Milan (MXP), Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG), and Rome (FCO). ​
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  • New insurance training course required for IAM Trusted Programme

    Mar 23, 2021
    An online training course in Liability, Transit Insurance & Claims Management, developed and sponsored by Reason Global, has been designated an ongoing credit requirement for members to retain their credentials as an IAM Trusted Moving Specialist (IAM TMS) by the International Association of Movers (IAM).
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  • Trünk Moves launches Lead Retargeting Program

    Mar 22, 2021
    US-based moving specialist Trünk Moves has announced the launch of a Lead Retargeting Program designed to enable moving companies to reassign stale or dead leads in return for a commission.
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