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  • The Movers and Storers Show - Part 2

    Dec 15, 2014
    Moving day mayhem debate and Paul Evans shares his experiences.
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  • Movers and Storers Show 2014 - Part 1

    Dec 11, 2014
    Silverstone’s futuristic Wing building was again the venue for this year’s Movers and Storers Show on 21-22 October.
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  • For comfort - a Christmas story, by Steve Jordan

    Dec 11, 2014
    The cat didn’t know what all the fuss was about. It never did. It happened just the same every year at this time. Humans! Pah! They have no idea.
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  • Michael Cramer on European transport

    Dec 11, 2014
    During his opening hearing at the European Parliament Michael Cramer MEP, the new Chairman of the European Parliament’s Transport Committee (TRAN) called for, “A holistic and ambitious EU transport policy that reconciles mobility, climate protection and job creation.”
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  • Changing the industry

    Dec 11, 2014
    If you are in the removals business, your life has been touched by Roy Church; you probably don’t know it, but it has, I assure you. Every now and then someone comes along who changes things, permanently. Roy is such a man. By Steve Jordan.
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  • IAM - the first time

    Dec 11, 2014
    20-year-old Milli Dale joined Burke Bros three years ago as an apprentice. Little did she know that she’d soon be travelling the world representing the company. Here’s her newcomers-eye view of the world’s biggest moving event.
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  • Direct Vision lorries would save hundreds of lives

    Nov 17, 2014
    A longer, more aerodynamic cab with better vision for lorry drivers could save the lives of hundreds of cyclists and pedestrians, according to a new study by academics at Loughborough University’s Design School.
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  • McCrorys wins case against NGRS

    Nov 17, 2014
    On 22 September, 2014, McCrorys Removals Ltd. of Nottingham won its case against the National Guild of Removers (NGRS) in the Milton Keynes County Court.
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  • Moving for the ladies

    Nov 17, 2014
    What started as a social gathering on LinkedIn three years ago is developing into a tour de force for women working in the international moving industry. LIMA (Ladies in Moving), has the backing of IAM and has already recruited over 200 members worldwide. Steve Jordan offers a male view.
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  • FEDESSA in Stockholm

    Nov 17, 2014
    On 1 October over 380 self storage owners, managers, investors and suppliers descended on Stockholm for the annual FEDESSA European Self Storage Conference and Trade Show. Report by Rennie Schafer, Chief Executive Officer of the Self Storage Association Ltd.
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  • Business report IAM 2014

    Nov 17, 2014
    Steve Jordan attended the IAM conference in Orlando for The Mover. The opening presentation summarised new initiatives and events from the world’s largest moving organisation. Here are the highlights.
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  • Reflections on IAM

    Nov 17, 2014
    There are plenty who will criticise IAM. Many of those criticisms are valid. But I will not be joining their number. On the contrary, I’m a fan. By Steve Jordan
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  • The VV-Plane: Transport revolution?

    Nov 17, 2014
    On 26 September, 2014, The Mover was invited to witness the inaugural flight of a revolutionary new concept in long distance transport that could solve the problem of delivering household goods to remote locations: the VV-Plane. Here is Steve Jordan’s take on what could be the most dramatic shift in transport since the invention of the railways.
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  • Death of an eccentric

    Oct 06, 2014
    Klaus Zapf, the German millionaire, founder and co-owner of moving company Zapf Umzuge in Germany died unexpectedly of a heart attack on 20 August, 2014 while on honeymoon with his third wife. He was 62.
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  • Lars Lykke Iversen to retire next year

    Oct 06, 2014
    In addition to reporting strong performance for the first 6 months of 2014 the Santa Fe Group announced the news that its CEO Lars Lykke Iversen would retire in 2015 based on a structured succession plan as the company looks forward to implementing the next stage of its business plan.
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  • 20 years on the acquisition trail

    Oct 06, 2014
    It has been 20 years since Geoff Watson and Gordon Lyall bought Doree Bonner. In that time the company has grown beyond recognition. As the company slips quietly into its 3rd decade under their stewardship, Steve Jordan stopped by the group headquarters in Dartford to see how they did it and what the future holds.
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  • Whole Vehicle Type Approval is here!

    Oct 06, 2014
    On 29 October all commercial vehicles produced in the EU will require Whole Vehicle Type Approval. Steve Jordan spoke to Steve Thomson of Essex Bodies to find out what the industry is doing to help its customers.
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  • Success against the tide

    Oct 06, 2014
    A profile of EMS as it thrives in London’s international moving metropolis. By Steve Jordan
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  • Buzzmove consults the whole UK moving industry

    Oct 06, 2014
    Buzzmove, a lead generation and price comparison company for the UK moving industry, has launched an industry consultation programme and opened up its service to all UK moving companies.
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  • Growing organisation for women in moving

    Sep 18, 2014
    LIMA (Ladies in Moving Association) is a rapidly growing organisation, formed in 2012 after the IAM conference in Washington DC, intended to provide support for women who move to a different country because of their husbands’ new assignments.
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