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  • This has got to stop by Steve Jordan, Editor

    Jul 07, 2015
    We have all seen the mayhem that was caused by the French strikers who held the transport industry and the whole of the travelling public to ransom. Some of you were caught in it yourselves. In my opinion this is unacceptable. It’s time we acted.
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  • As they like it

    Jul 06, 2015
    Steve Jordan dropped in to meet Ingrams of Bishop Auckland and the two brothers who run it, Malcolm and Ian Ingram. It’s not your average moving company, but it’s the way they like it.
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  • Moving to The Next Level

    Jul 06, 2015
    Mark Ratcliffe and Andy Pearson have set up a new company called The Next Level. It has been created to help small moving companies become bigger by focussing on the practical side of what they do.
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  • Relationships not price

    Jul 06, 2015
    When every other company seems to be talking price, some Australians are discovering a point of difference to grow business. Brett Epstein from Hire A Mover explains how you can stand out without cutting prices.
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  • Move Assured: an affordable trade organisation for smaller movers

    Jul 06, 2015
    In just a little over 18 months John Sargant has built his trade organisation Move Assured into a network of 55 removal companies covering much of the UK.
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  • The Movers and Storers Show 2015

    Jul 06, 2015
    The Movers and Storers Show returns to Silverstone on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 September. This event, established in 2008, remains the UK’s biggest trade show for the removals and storage sector.
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  • AS24: single source for fuel, tolls, VAT and fleet management

    Jul 06, 2015
    AS24 bills itself as being the No.1 network for HGVs across Europe. With 750 service stations throughout the continent, it’s probably true.
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  • The boys done magnificent!

    Jul 06, 2015
    A totally biased report of the Santa Fe football tournament by Steve Jordan, Football Manager.
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  • EuRA convention in Porto

    Jun 16, 2015
    Over six hundred of the world’s finest mobility experts gathered at the Sheraton Hotel in the charming town of Porto in Portugal for the 2015 EuRA conference in April. It was an overload of information from the great and the good of the industry, all valuable but too much to comprehend at one sitting. For this reason The Mover will be including reports from EuRA in the next few issues: medicine a spoon at a time!
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  • UK clearance of European shipments in jeopardy

    Jun 16, 2015
    A recent notice issued by HMRC (Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs) in the UK appears to suggest that moving companies may no longer be able to customs clear household goods through the UK, for delivery elsewhere in Europe.
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  • Phishing with supply chains

    Jun 16, 2015
    Typically, criminals will be searching for the easiest way into your data systems – but have you ever considered if the weak link lies within your supply chain? By James Moore, Senior Security Consultant for Phish’d at MWR InfoSecurity
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  • Globe moving: a brand not a logo

    Jun 16, 2015
    Globe Moving & Storage Co Pvt Ltd in Bangalore, India has a new identity. Steve Jordan caught up with its Director, Ajit Venkatesh, at the FIDI conference in Cape Town to find out more.
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  • Becoming FIDI president

    Jun 16, 2015
    Rob Chipman is CEO of Asian Tigers in Hong Kong and, in April, became FIDI president. The day after his inauguration, Rob made time to talk to Steve Jordan about the presidency, its challenges and how he feels about leading the organisation.
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  • Louis Le Roux retires

    Jun 16, 2015
    Louis Le Roux is retiring. Steve Jordan caught up with him for a chat to find out why.
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  • EUROMOVERS in Barcelona

    Jun 16, 2015
    It was in the stunning Catalan capital city of Barcelona that EUROMOVERS International held its eleventh annual conference with the wacky street artists in Las Ramblas and the inspired Gaudi architecture as its backdrop.
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  • The European Union at work: is it transparent?

    May 18, 2015
    With the UK General Election in May, deliberations over EU membership continue to be an important discussion issue. Tony Richman shares his thoughts on the European Union based on his many years of lobbying activities.
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  • Tribute to a friend

    May 18, 2015
    Edward Kenneth Philp (Ted) died peacefully at home on 17 March, 2015 just a few weeks after his wife, Doreen, had also passed away. Ted was 89 years old. He and Doreen had been married for over 61 years.
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  • Moveware: suits you Sir!

    May 18, 2015
    It wasn’t many years ago that computerised management systems for removals companies was considered to be unachievable. There are just too many variables: customers, destinations, types of job, materials, staff. Today, however, there are lots of systems out there all, to a greater or lesser degree, have mastered the problem. The choice of system is largely down to price, usability and what the system will do.
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  • The speakers at the FIDI Conference 2015 and Reason Global sponsors the FIDI fun run

    May 18, 2015
    Tom Ansley - Down memory lane; Guy Lundy - Africa rising; Rev Mpho Tutu - Small things can change the world; Reason Global sponsors the FIDI fun run.
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  • FIDI Cape Town: A report on the FIDI conference, by Steve Jordan

    May 18, 2015
    The FIDI conference is the biggest single gathering of the moving industry in the world, except IAM. It’s a maelstrom of over 500 people, a logistical nightmare, a commercial cauldron. What is amazing, is that the show ever gets on the road at all. But it does, and its success is a testimony to the dedication of the team at FIDI who work very hard all year to make it that way.
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