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  • Oded Carmi elected to IAM Executive Committee

    Nov 20, 2020
    At the recent 58th Annual International Association of Movers’ (IAM) meeting, Mr Oded Carmi, President of DN Van Lines, was voted into the IAM Executive Committee as a Governing Member-at Large for a one-year term. The IAM Executive Committee is the governing body of the International Association of Movers.
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  • Scania launches its first production electric truck range

    Nov 18, 2020
    Scania has recently launched its first production range of electric trucks, a milestone in the company's journey to a more sustainable transport system. The vehicles in the new range – a fully electric truck and a high-performance plug-in hybrid – focus initially on urban applications, but Scania believes long-distance electrified trucks will soon follow.
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  • Mister Tacho clarifies WTD drivers’ hours rules

    Nov 18, 2020
    Transport consultant and re-seller of TruTac’s compliance control software, Mister Tacho Ltd, has clarified the position regarding WTD (Working Time Directive) regulations and highlighted the benefits of using reliable compliance software to keep operators on the right side of the law. ​
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  • More time needed for DVS and LEZ

    Nov 17, 2020
    Following the announcement by Transport for London (TfL) on 28 September that the enforcement of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and the tightening of the London-wide Low Emission Zone (LEZ) will be implemented on 1 March, 2021, Natalie Chapman, Logistics UK’s Head of Urban Policy has expressed concern that the impact of introducing the schemes during the COVID-19 pandemic would have a detrimental effect on the haulage industry.
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  • New website for Sterling Lexicon

    Nov 17, 2020
    Sterling Lexicon has launched its enhanced website, sterlinglexicon.com, designed to provide a personalised experience for visitors, customers and partners around the world.
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  • New law insists you must support insolvent customers

    Nov 16, 2020
    Lindsay Ellis from Wright Hassall solicitors based in Warwickshire, UK, looks at legislation that may prevent a company terminating the supply of services, or demanding the payment of outstanding charges, if a customer becomes insolvent.
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  • Transport for London announces new adaptive traffic control system

    Nov 14, 2020
    Siemens Mobility Limited and Transport for London (TfL) have announced the launch of Sitraffic FUSION, an all-new adaptive traffic control solution.
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  • FIDI and PAIMA cooperate with PCG

    Nov 14, 2020
    The FIDI Global Alliance and Pan American International Movers Association (PAIMA) have announced that they are to collaborate on the FIDI Professional Cooperation Guidelines (PCGs). Representatives of the associations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the use of the PCGs on 1 October 2020.
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  • Cost of moving home in UK plummets by almost 40%

    Nov 14, 2020
    The cost of moving home in the UK has plummeted by 39% from £10,911 before the stamp duty holiday came into effect on 8 July, 2020 to £6,669 after, saving the average person buying and selling a home in the UK £4,242, according to reallymoving’s annual Cost of Moving research, released on 28 September, 2020.
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  • Law firm calls for stamp duty holiday extension

    Nov 14, 2020
    Property law firm Collyer Bristow has urged the government to extend the stamp duty holiday beyond 31 March, 2021 to allow properties that have exchanged, but are yet to complete, to qualify.
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  • Business needs action not task forces, says Logistics UK

    Nov 12, 2020
    With only a short time remaining until the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December, business group Logistics UK has reacted with incredulity at the UK government’s announcement of a Business Task Force to help firms prepare for the UK's final break with the EU, at such a late stage in the process.
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  • Gerson Relocation acquires Dijkshoorn in the Netherlands

    Nov 12, 2020
    Gerson Relocation Ltd, part of the AGM Group of companies, has announced its acquisition of the business and assets of Dijkshoorn Euromovers BV, a leading moving services provider based in the Netherlands.
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  • EMS wins prestigious Graebel quality achievement award

    Nov 12, 2020
    London-based Elite Moving Systems (EMS) was declared the winner of the Graebel Award for Superior Quality Achievement at the 2020 Graebel Partner Alliance Conference.
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  • Mover Editor Steve Jordan asks, "Where do we go from here?"

    Nov 09, 2020
    Steve Jordan speculates on what movers could do in the future as traditional markets change and makes a plea for more creative thinking.
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  • Employees willing to relocate despite COVID-19

    Nov 09, 2020
    Eric House from Worldwide ERC explains how research exploring global employee sentiment shows how employees are feeling about their future prospects, revealing that US employees are still interested in relocation, despite the challenges.
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  • EUROMOVERS virtual meeting success

    Nov 09, 2020
    On Friday, 2 October, EUROMOVERS held its virtual meeting, which was a bit like a mini conference, with around 40 members taking part. This was the first time that the group had tried a meeting on this scale in a virtual setting. It was a great success.
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  • Making self storage work in Asia

    Nov 09, 2020
    Asia is a burgeoning market for the self storage industry with a population of over 4.6 billion people, many of whom are still to be awakened to the concept of self storage. Not surprisingly the region has been called the ‘Sleeping Giant’ by many industry pundits keen to tap into this potentially gigantic market.
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  • Joining to be stronger: changes at AMSA and ATA

    Nov 09, 2020
    AMSA (American Moving and Storage Association) is dissolving, with the membership to be given the opportunity to become part of the new Moving and Storage Conference of the ATA (American Trucking Associations).
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  • OMNI World Series with Derrick Young of BGRS

    Nov 09, 2020
    On Thursday, 8 October, OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) held the first of its World Series virtual meetings online.
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  • Fuel cell technology for ships

    Nov 09, 2020
    New and flexible fuel cell technology can reduce emissions from shipping by 40 to 100%. Partners from shipping, R&D and oil and gas are now constructing a pilot system that can use different types of fuel.
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