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  • Moving with the girls

    Aug 18, 2014
    Have you ever had a customer asking for a female crew? Most movers have had the request at some stage. The usual answer is no. But now, a new company in London is offering that service, not only to its own customers but to members of the trade. Steve Jordan went along to the famous White Hart Lane in Tottenham, to find out more.
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  • London’s historic Cart Marking ceremony 2014

    Aug 18, 2014
    The annual Cart Marking ceremony took place at London’s Guildhall Yard on a very sunny 16th of July.
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  • UniGroup acquires Sterling Relocation

    Aug 18, 2014
    UniGroup – parent company of United Van Lines, Mayflower Transit and other leading global relocation and transportation companies – has acquired UK-based Sterling Relocation. The sale closed June 30.
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  • How to get the most out of press advertising

    Aug 18, 2014
    All businesses need to market themselves, and even though new and innovative alternative marketing methods have emerged in recent years, press advertising remains an effective means of getting information about products and services in front of the right people. By Simon Taylor, freelance Graphic Designer.
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  • Holland’s UK connection

    Aug 18, 2014
    Henneken International Removals is one of the oldest removal companies in the Netherlands. It was founded in 1870 and remained a family business until 2001 when the company was sold and changed its direction. Steve Jordan interviewed its Director, Lauwrens de Jong, to find out more.
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  • Turning moving upside down

    Aug 18, 2014
    If you have ever met Fred Delahaye you will remember. He’s not the kind of chap who fades into the background. He’s smart, cool, steeped in the moving industry, and a free spirit. Steve Jordan joined him for a little shared inspiration.
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  • 40 years and still breathing

    Aug 18, 2014
    Steve Jordan looks at his time in the moving industry and reflects on what was - and what might have been.
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  • EUROMOVERS celebrates the first 10 years at Rome conference

    Jul 17, 2014
    The Hotel Leonardo De Vinci in Rome was the venue for the 2014 EUROMOVERS conference. Unlike any other event in the moving calendar, when you walk in it really does feel as if you have been invited to join a family celebration.
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  • The EuRA Conference 2014 - David Jordan reports from Edinburgh

    Jul 17, 2014
    Like every capital city, Edinburgh has an atmosphere all of its own. As the train pulled in to Waverley station I snatched my first view of the castle, its granite walls clinging to the extinct volcano where it has dominated the skyline for the better part of a thousand years. Edinburgh is truly an historic, enigmatic city, an exciting venue for the 2014 EuRA conference.
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  • Into Africa

    Jul 17, 2014
    According to Executing Growth, EY’s 2014 Africa Attractiveness Survey, Africa’s share of global foreign direct investment (FDI) projects has reached the highest level in a decade. Where investment goes, people follow, so the global mobility industry should sit up and take notice.
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  • The surprising story of a ‘quiet’ man

    Jul 17, 2014
    Many will remember Roy Yearly as the quiet man who worked diligently as BAR’s General Secretary Brian Mitchell’s assistant during the 1980s and early 90s. But there was another side to Roy’s life that few beyond his immediate circle could scarcely have imagined.
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  • Britannia Conference 2014

    Jul 17, 2014
    Last year’s Britannia Conference was held in Monaco, and topping it was always going to be a massive challenge. As a result, the group completely changed tack for the 2014 event, which took place 9-12 May at the Pomme d’Or Hotel in St Helier, Jersey.
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  • Gen Y employees are not hanging around

    Jul 17, 2014
    According to research by the London Business School (LBS), in partnership with Deloitte, most Generation Y employees have no plans to stay with their employers for more than five years. The implication is that employers need to revise their offerings if they are to retain young talent.
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  • Do shipping lines care about reliability?

    Jul 17, 2014
    It is no secret that container operators are currently fixated on cost savings, but the latest data on ship reliability report from Drewry, supply chain advisors, suggests that carriers are worryingly neglecting the product offering to their customers.
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  • The Little Colossus – Hong Kong

    Jun 16, 2014
    Hong Kong is one of the most eye-catching and vibrant places on Earth. A land of great food, awesome sights, warm evenings, skyscrapers and famous movie stars – Hong Kong is lively enough to awaken the dead. By Ed Roberts.
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  • More road tolls for Europe?

    Jun 16, 2014
    In a recent speech at the Transport Business Summit in Brussels, European Commission Vice President Siim Kallas predicted that more road tolls would be the way forward to ensuring the right transport infrastructure for Europe’s future.
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  • FIDI Conference 2014 - The 35 Club, East of Eden and Racing the Dragon

    Jun 16, 2014
    Hear about the changes to the FIDI 35 Club, the East of Eden night hosted by FIDI Asia and the very entertaining dragon boat racing.
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  • FIDI Conference – a view from the sidelines by Steve Jordan

    Jun 16, 2014
    The FIDI Conference 2014 was held in Singapore and, as far as I could tell, was a great success. Around 630 delegates attended (up on last year), the hotel was both beautiful and practical, the food excellent and the dash from one business meeting to another just as relentless as always.
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  • The OMNI Conference 2014 - Business in Paradise

    Jun 16, 2014
    The serenity of the OMNI conference at the W Retreat in Bali presented a sharp contrast with the frenetic activity at FIDI in Singapore for those entitled to attend.
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  • Momentous already expanding with three new arrivals

    Jun 16, 2014
    Last month The Mover featured Paul Evans' purchase of Momentous that took place in March this year. Expansion is already underway with three new influential industry arrivals to the business.
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