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5 reasons to use video surveys in your business

Video surveys are proving increasingly popular in the removals industry. In this article, Damien Seaman from Buzzmove – which launched their Gobuzzsurvey video solution earlier this year – explores the benefits of the new technology.


There’s no App for that

A look at the role of technology by Jon Harman, Global Account Manager – CORT Destination Services

EuRA in Warsaw

A report from the EuRA annual conference in Warsaw, By Dominic Tidey

Protecting yourself against the cyber threat

Editor Steve Jordan's guide to the types of cyber threats facing businesses, and how best to protect them.

No one cares about your logo

A logo is not a sales proposition, so don’t use it like one, according to freelance graphic designer Simon Taylor.
A logo is not a sales proposition, so don’t use it like one, according to freelance graphic designer Simon Taylor.
A logo is not a sales proposition, so don’t use it like one, according to freelance graphic designer Simon Taylor.
A logo is not a sales proposition, so don’t use it like one, according to freelance graphic designer Simon Taylor.

A glimpse into the future?

3D printing has started penetrating into new markets such as electronics, biomedical, pharmaceuticals, food, education and construction. How long will it be before consumer and household goods are included in this list? 

From moving antiques to moving prime ministers

Deputy Editor David Jordan takes a trip to West London to find out how Stephen Morris went from being an antiques dealer to running one of London’s most respected moving companies.

5 reasons to use video surveys in your business

Buzzmove’s Damien Seaman gives five reasons why movers need to adopt video survey technology.


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


Well done to Edwin Ooms from New World in Chicago who correctly spotted a very youthful Facundo Urtubey from Liftvan Argentina last month. Facundo had just won a golf competition, hence the beaming smile. This time we have another smiler – but who could it be? Answers please to for a chance to win the White and Company Red and Black watch.


RHA Launches Funded Legal Action Against the Truck Cartel

The Road Haulage Association is now giving UK haulage and logistics firms (whether or not they are RHA members) the chance to sign up to its legal action for compensation against truck manufacturers found guilty of illegal price fixing.

Seminar could save your business

It’s not usual in life or business for victims to be penalised, but when it’s related to the new General Data Protection Legislation (GDPR) that comes into law next year, that’s exactly what’s going to happen. Get it wrong and you could lose your business.

Somali piracy on the increase

Independent, specialist risk consultancy, Control Risks, recorded 17 incidents of piracy and armed robbery attempts off the Horn of Africa by Somali pirate groups so far in 2017. This increase demonstrates the renewed intent of Somali pirates to target ships operating in the region.   

A new chapter for Doree Bonner International

Kelerbay Limited trading as The Doree Bonner International Group has announced that Mr Amin Amiri, the founder and CEO of his investment vehicle a2e Industries, has completed a substantial investment in Kelerbay.

Arpin Strong Golf Tournament raises $31,000 for charity

The Arpin Charitable Fund has announced that its Fourth Annual Arpin Strong Golf Tournament, held at the New England Country Club in Bellingham, Massachusetts in June, has successfully raised $31,000 for charity.

Sharon Hack joins the Bishop’s Move International Team

Bishop’s Move has announced the appointment of Sharon Hack as international move manager, based at its new head office in Surbiton, Surrey.

Arpin Group promotes Karen Bannon to marketing manager

Karen Bannon has been promoted to marketing manager at Arpin Group. Karen will be responsible for developing Arpin’s annual marketing plan and corporate branding strategies in coordination with divisional stakeholders.

Life goes on

Tony Allen's monthly topical column.

Software to reduce demurrage charges

Portrix Logistic Software (PLS) is developing a software application that promises an end to the headache of managing Demurrage and Detention (D&D) charges.

French government imposes €40 driver fee

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says the new French government’s decision to charge a €40 fee for every worker operating in France on a temporary basis and employed by a foreign company is a restrictive practice which will severely affect the ability of UK truck operators to work effectively in Europe.

Scania appoints Nigel Jones as regional executive director

Long-serving Scania member of staff, Nigel Jones, has been appointed regional executive director – south west for Scania (Great Britain) Limited.

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Artificial racket

Walk into any modern office today and the silence is deafening.  There was a time when the term ‘busy office’ was the norm with rooms filled with enthusiastic telephone chatter and banter between staff.  Now, it’s gone.  Today everyone is working online, a telephone conversation is a rarity, the only sound is a constant, gentle, keyboard clatter and the occasional sigh or groan when the ‘spinning thing’ reappears or something crashes.  

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