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Mac’s Truck Sales – the road to success




Deputy Editor David Jordan visited Mac’s Truck Sales at its impressive new premises on the outskirts of Huddersfield.


EDITOR'S PICKS

De Haan – eight generations of family ownership

There are very few family owned companies anywhere in the world that have survived into their eighth generation, but OMNI member De Haan can proudly claim to be one of them.

Business as usual

Canadian corporation, AMJ Campbell Inc., announced that it would not be renewing its licensing agreement with the international franchisee doing business under the name ‘1776963 Ontario Inc.’. This will be effective December 31, 2017.

Gap-year managers

Lisa Johnson from Crown World Mobility tells how international assignments are being sold to young talent as ‘adventure moves’.

 

World’s first autonomous electric ship

The world’s first autonomous electric container ship, Yara Birkeland is due to begin operating in the latter half of 2018 according to its Norwegian builders Kongsberg.

Don’t compete, collaborate

Ray DaSilva from IAM’s Mobility Exchange explains IAMX, a universal directory for the mobility industry.




Ray DaSilva from IAM’s Mobility Exchange explains IAMX, a universal directory for the mobility industry.
Ray DaSilva from IAM’s Mobility Exchange explains IAMX, a universal directory for the mobility industry.
Ray DaSilva from IAM’s Mobility Exchange explains IAMX, a universal directory for the mobility industry.
Ray DaSilva from IAM’s Mobility Exchange explains IAMX, a universal directory for the mobility industry.

Electric HGV from Tesla

The Tesla Semi is due to be launched next year in the USA.

 

Mac’s Truck Sales – the road to success

Deputy Editor David Jordan visited Mac’s Truck Sales at its impressive new premises on the outskirts of Huddersfield.

LATEST ISSUE



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

THE WHITE & CO MYSTERY MOVER COMPETITION - JANUARY



Identifying Ray Slemmings from C. Bain of Upminster proved very tricky for most of you last month. Only a few got it right including our winner, Chris Marshall from Bishop’s Move (then again he is Ray’s nephew!). Ray was a true gentleman who is no longer with us. He was also a loyal supporter of BAR and the Secretary of the BAR East Met Area. This time we have a pair of likely lads to identify. Two names please to editor@themover.co.uk for a chance at winning the White and Company Red and Black Watch

LATEST NEWS

Celebrating 90 years of friendly moving

During the IAM convention in Long Beach, Tippet-Richardson invited friends and industry colleagues to a series of events to celebrate the company’s 90 years in business.

Bishop’s Move Exeter stores poppies for Royal British Legion

When Bishop’s Move Exeter Manager, Mark Neave, was approached by the Royal British Legion to help store poppies for the Poppy Appeal, he was delighted to help. 

Halloween horror for truck drivers

The night of 31 October, 2017 was a horror story for truck drivers in the south of England, not just because it was Halloween: the Ashford Truck Stop in Kent was full, with over 200 trucks turned away.

Time to end congestion at Heathrow’s cargo centre

Lord Deighton, Non-Executive Director of Heathrow airport, has recently launched a new plan to minimise the impact of emissions caused by freight vehicles around the airport. 

Obituary: Quinn Bell

On Wednesday, 18 October, 2017 Steve Suddath, Chairman of The Suddath Companies, announced the death of Quinn Bell. Quinn had been with the company since 1968 and its president and CEO.

A cleaner London, but not at any price

The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is warning that the London economy risks being damaged by the new 'Toxin Tax' and the planned Ultra Low Emission Zone imposed by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

Impressions of IAM

Menno Martens, Head of Surveying at Gobuzzsurvey, reports on his experience of attending the IAM convention.

New head of Crown Relocations

Crown Worldwide has appointed Sherry Liu as head of Crown Relocations; the company’s domestic and international relocations service for private customers.

Proposed changes to the Highway Code 

DfT consultation - amendments to the Highway CodeThe Department for Transport is asking for views on proposed changes to the Highway Code that would allow the use of remote control parking and motorway assist.  

 

Top quality for Store & Secure

The Bournemouth and Basingstoke Store & Secure facilities have recently gained the British Quality Standard BS EN 15696:2008. 

Brexit must be transitional

A group representing a wide range of industries has urged EU and UK Brexit negotiators to put legal certainty and predictability for business and trade at the top of their negotiating agenda.

New appointments at Bishop’s Move

Bishop’s Move has announced the appointment of Mark Neave as branch manager of Bishop’s Move Exeter and South West operation. 

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EDITOR'S BLOG

Thoughts about little things


The start of the new year has us all looking towards the future.  Some might be contemplating a new venture, others might be planning retirement or wondering how to hold the business together for another year.  But I started thinking at a much smaller level.

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