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The MATT Cloud gives movers free access to destination rates worldwide

MATT Moving Systems is opening up its unique online quoting platform to users, through its new, free, cloud-based service: The MATT Cloud.


Keeping the customers happy

Deputy Editor David Jordan takes a road trip to rural Lincolnshire to meet Mark Harris, the man behind the famous Maxi Mover low loader.


Ten years of The Movers & Storers Show

Reflections on ten years of staging The Movers and Storers Show, by show organiser, Charlotte Parslow.

Marine Transport International pilots blockchain technology

A successful pilot programme delivered by logistics technology company Marine Transport International (MTI) has demonstrated that the logistics industry will see improved connectivity, efficiency and security thanks to blockchain technology.

Move24 … the way ahead?

Steve Jordan reflects on the offering of Move24 that seems to have become a driving force in the European moving industry in the last 18 months.

The passing of a gentleman

An obituary for Niall Mackay of Gerson Relocation.

Living in the shadow

Steve Jordan talks to Joseph Song in Seoul about living and working in the shadow of the Kim Jong-un threat.

The MATT Cloud gives movers free access to destination rates worldwide

MATT Moving Systems is opening up its unique online quoting platform to users, through its new, free, cloud-based service: The MATT Cloud.


Steve Jordan, Editor of The Mover, gives an overview of the stories appearing in the October issue.


Congratulations to Joseph Song who spotted Peter Naylor from Tippet Richardson in last month's photo. He also correctly identified himself and Anil Mithal in shot too. Well done! This time there's just one face to name. Who do you think this is? E-mail your answer to for a chance of winning the White and Company Red and Black watch.


Pickfords voted ‘Most Innovative Removals Company 2017’ by CV Magazine

Pickfords has recently been voted the Winner of the Technology Innovator Awards 2017 by CV Magazine.

Fernanda Viana joins GInter

GInter (Granero International) in Brazil has announced the appointment of Fernanda Viana as the company’s international sales manager.

Arpin earns EU-US Privacy Shield status

Arpin International Group has obtained approval from the United States Department of Commerce for the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework.

Britannia Leatherbarrows’ staff take to two wheels

Leatherbarrows is now offering its staff members a government approved cycle scheme that allows them to purchase a bike through their wages.

Jordan & Jarrett makes hay at the Kent County Show

In the glorious Kent countryside and basking sunshine, Jordan & Jarrett the local Canterbury branch of Doree Bonner and Doree Bonner Dartford attended the Kent County Show in Detling during July as both a sponsor and exhibitor.

Pick up the pieces

Tony Allen's monthly topical column.

Ecolighting opens new online shop

Leicestershire-based commercial and industrial lighting specialist Lutterworth Ecolighting Ltd has upgraded its website to enable customers to view and order its products online. 

A third of UK drivers still flouting mobile phone laws

A new study for Kwik Fit has shown that despite high profile government and police campaigns increased fines and penalty points, many motorists are still flouting the law by using their mobile phones while driving.

FTA calls on HGV drivers to send photographs of rest areas

The Freight Transport Association is calling for evidence from road users to help highlight the inconsistency in standards of rest facilities available across the UK.

HGVs exempt from M6 toll increase

Goods vehicles are exempt from the recent toll increase on the Midlands Expressway.

Young people can’t afford to drive

According to research carried out by automotive consumer website, the number of 17-year-olds in the UK taking their driving test has fallen by 100,000 over the past decade.

Make Brexit transitional arrangements a priority, says FTA 

Finally, the Logistics Message on Brexit is Being Heard says FTAThe Freight Transport Association is today (9 October, 2017) urging British and EU negotiators who are meeting in Brussels to heed the warnings from traders and logistics operators on both sides of the Channel, that post-Brexit arrangements will need time and effort if the continued smooth passage of trade is to be established.

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As I write this I have just finished checking my travel itinerary for my trip to Long Beach for the PAIMA and IAM conferences.  Long Beach, I don’t particularly care for (despite the Queen Mary, which is magnificent) but I confess to always being a little excited on the eve of a convention.

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