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Meet MAIA, global mobility’s first intelligent chatbot

MoveAssist International has created MAIA, the first intelligent chatbot designed to make life easier for employees on assignment and the in-house mobility teams that assist them.

In a world where the explosion of data is already becoming a huge challenge, the big questions are how do you get it under control and how can you derive benefit from it? John Culkin from Crown Records Management, offers advice.
In a world where the explosion of data is already becoming a huge challenge, the big questions are how do you get it under control and how can you derive benefit from it? John Culkin from Crown Records Management, offers advice.

Mark Muss - reborn

Mark Muss has joined Packimpex in Geneva. It’s his first change of employer for over 20 years. As he prepared to get to grips with his new role, Steve Jordan spoke to him about his continuing ambition in the industry that has been a way of life for him since schooldays.

Data breach: Keeping sensitive data secure

Yahoo’s cyber security breach has thrown the subject of online security into the headlines once more.


Yahoo’s cyber security breach has thrown the subject of online security into the headlines once more.

How did the Brexit vote affect the UK property market?

Paula Higgins, CEO of HomeOwners Alliance gives her view on how the UK housing market is performing post Brexit referendum.

Going places!

Deputy Editor David Jordan visits Hemel Hempstead to meet two of the industry’s youngest entrepreneurs.

Steve Jordan talks to Gerry Lane about his Irish project
Steve Jordan talks to Gerry Lane about his Irish project
Steve Jordan talks to Gerry Lane about his Irish project

Challenges of a trailing spouse

Nicola Meier has advice on ways to tackle the challenges faced by the trailing spouse during and after the relocation process

 

Bringing the Best of Britain & Europe Down-Under

How Kieran O’Hara of Palmers in Australia benefitted from the 2016 conference season.

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Steve Jordan, Editor of The Mover magazine, gives an overview of the stories appearing in the November 2016 issue.

THE WHITE & CO MYSTERY MOVER COMPETITION - DECEMBER



Who could possibly mistake David Trenchard and the long-missed Brian Mitchell, past BAR general secretary, who died far too young in August 1996? Well many of you got it right but it was Mark Penticost from Trafalgar Cases who was the first out of the hat. This time we travel to the USA again. It’s an old picture but the lady in question doesn’t look a day older today. Can you put a name to the face? Answers to editor@themover.co.uk. The winner will receive a White and Company Red and Black watch.

 

LATEST NEWS

IOR rewarded for corporate responsibility

IOR Global Services has recently been presented with the NEI Global Relocation’s Corporate Responsibility Award.

London Mayor’s five-star safety plan

The ‘five-star truck safety plan’, announced by the Mayor of London at the beginning of October, has been described as a much more targeted approach and a step in the right direction by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), but the organisation also said industry will need time to adapt.

Masons Moving Group optimistic post Brexit

Masons Moving Group, believes strongly in the future of European removals industry, to the point that they have just invested in two new build vehicles.

Graebel becomes a signatory member of the UNGC

Graebel Relocation was recently named a signatory member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world's largest corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative.

Buzzmove raises £6 million super-seed funding

Leading UK-based online price comparison and booking platform Buzzmove has announced a £6 million super-seed funding round led by White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd.

New apprenticeship levy: all businesses will need to act

Paul Mander of Penningtons Manches LLC explains the implications for business of the new apprenticeship levy

CPC for warehouse managers

In collaboration with Logistics Learning Alliance (LLA), the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) has developed and launched a new Warehouse Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).

Arpin Group chooses Dow Jones Risk and Compliance service

Arpin Group has contracted Dow Jones Risk and Compliance to enhance its anti-bribery, anti-corruption and third-party due diligence compliance screening and monitoring program as the company grows its global supply chain.

Meet two veg!

Tony Allen's topical monthly column.

Agility raises £7000 for BLESMA

Agility GRMS hosted its annual golf day on 14 September raising more than £7000 in ​​​support of the British Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association (BLESMA).

Harsch, The Art of Moving Forward, acquires Transdem SA

Harsch The Art of Moving Forward, has announced its acquisition on 1 October of Lausanne-based Transdem SA.

Pickfords' John Hooper retires after 40 years of business moves

Last year, after more than 40 years in the moving business John Hooper, Business Moving Technical Sales Manager for Pickfords, decided to retire.

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EDITOR'S BLOG

Death of a salesman


Well that might be a bit dramatic, but he’s certainly not feeling well right now if the chat at IAM last month was anything to go by.  Moving estimators, salesmen, surveyors, whatever you choose to call them would have been forgiven for assuming that their job at least was never going to be taken by a robot.  Sorry folks.  They are here. And not a squeaky voice or a ray gun in sight.  


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