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  • Volvo leads the electric truck market in Europe

    Feb 21, 2022
    New statistics show that Volvo Trucks was the market leader for heavy all-electric trucks in Europe in 2021 with a market share of 42%. The company took orders, including letters of intent, for more than 1,100 electric trucks worldwide.
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  • Leading the change from pen and paper to digital inventories ​

    Feb 21, 2022
    Venice van den Berg, Product Manager at one of Europe’s leading moving software providers, Move4U, has brought a different perspective to the challenge of introducing new working methods to an industry that has not always been willing to embrace change.
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  • Alexanders celebrates success at the West London Business Awards

    Feb 17, 2022
    London-based Alexanders Removals & Storage won no less than four accolades at the West London Business Awards held at Twickenham stadium on 10 February. The gala event was hosted by former British tennis player Annabel Croft.
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  • Help AMS support children’s literacy in Africa

    Feb 16, 2022
    Africa Mobility Services (AMS) is marking its 10th year in operation with a new initiative aimed at helping children in Africa with their literacy studies.
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  • Alastair Stewart dies aged 96

    Feb 16, 2022
    Sir Alastair ​Robin ‘3rd Baronet and 9th Laird of Strathgarry’ Stewart, died peacefully, aged 96, on Sunday, 13 February at home in Walters Cottage with his beloved wife Patricia and his daughters Judith, Lucy and Catherine beside him.
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  • RHA welcomes pause to smart motorway roll-out

    Feb 16, 2022
    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has welcomed The Department for Transport’s decision to pause the roll-out of all-lane smart motorways in the UK.
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  • Altair Global appoints new vice president of global consulting services

    Feb 16, 2022
    Altair Global, has announced the appointment of Sarah DeHayes as vice president of global consulting services.
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  • Michelle Beiter joins Suddath as chief people officer

    Feb 14, 2022
    Michelle Beiter has joined Suddath as its new chief people officer (CPO). Michelle most recently served as vice president of HR with ODW Logistics.
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  • BGRS adds Juneteenth as a federal holiday for US employees

    Feb 14, 2022
    BGRS has declared Juneteenth, 19 July, also known as Emancipation Day, as a paid company holiday. All BGRS US offices will be closed in observance of the newest federal holiday that was introduced by President Joe Biden on Thursday, June 17, 2021.
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  • IMA heads to Phuket

    Feb 14, 2022
    The IMA (International Mobility Alliance) Conference will take place from 29 March - 2 April, 2022 at the Phuket Marriott Resort & Spa, Merlin Beach, Phuket, Thailand. This will be the first IMA conference since Cambodia two years ago.
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  • A generational problem

    Feb 14, 2022
    What ever happened to those good old days? You know, wake up in the morning, light a fire, nip out and kill a dinosaur for breakfast and then sit around amusing the family by whittling away at a large branch of a tree to form a cudgel to be used against the tribe of Neanderthals down the road before they become extinct.
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  • Practical sustainability advice for movers

    Feb 10, 2022
    At The Movers and Storers Show in November, Charlotte Parslow from Britannia Movers International offered some advice to moving companies on how to operate in a more environmentally sustainable way.
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  • Doing Good at Pound Gates

    Feb 10, 2022
    Neil Matthews, Relationship Manager for Pound Gates Chartered Insurance Brokers explains the approach taken by the company to supporting charitable causes both locally and overseas, the benefits the initiatives bring and how other organisations can get involved with their own fundraising activities.
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  • Joleen Lauffer becomes president of Aires

    Feb 10, 2022
    Aires in Pittsburgh, USA has announced the promotion of Joleen Lauffer to become the company’s president. Current President, Jeff Wangler, will continue with Aires as chief executive officer.
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  • New removal tech company simplifies inventories

    Feb 10, 2022
    Kika, an inventory-focused moving technology company founded in 2020, has launched its new platform designed to simplify the inventory workflow.
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  • Aires wins ethics award for the third time

    Feb 10, 2022
    Aires in Pittsburgh, USA, has announced that it has been awarded the Torch Award for Ethics by the Better Business Bureau of Western Pennsylvania for the third time.
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  • DVSA clamps down on number plate tampering

    Feb 10, 2022
    Truck operators in the UK who tamper with their vehicles’ number plates in an attempt to avoid identification are to be targeted by DVSA (Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency).
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  • 2021 – A great year for shipping lines

    Feb 08, 2022
    A global survey published by Container xChange in December showed that the majority of the container logistics industry (75%) is rethinking its logistics strategy for 2022.
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  • New Atlas website for the private market

    Feb 08, 2022
    Atlas Van Lines in the USA has launched a new website aimed at increasing its visibility with the important and growing private customer market.
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  • Vaccine-or-test requirement ditched in USA

    Feb 07, 2022
    American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) President and CEO Chris Spear has confirmed that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has withdrawn its vaccine-or-test emergency temporary standard (ETS).
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