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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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  • OMNI in Zambia

    May 18, 2015
    OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) held its annual conference at the end of March, this time at the stunningly beautiful Victoria Falls in Zambia. Despite OMNI’s reputation for holding extraordinary conferences for its members, many of the delegates agreed that 2015 could well have been the best in the organisation’s 30-year history.
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  • Blurred lines

    May 18, 2015
    After 50 years in the moving business, Crown Relocations in the UK is blurring the lines between corporate and migrant service. Steve Jordan talked to John Morris to find out how.
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  • Block and Marine insurance … are you really covered?

    May 18, 2015
    All removal companies need to have adequate insurance to protect themselves and their customers if the unthinkable happens. But how can you be sure insurance for your customers’ goods in storage and transit, will pay out if disaster strikes? Dan Reynolds of Reason Global explains how they make sure you have the right cover in place.
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  • Tony Allen: And finally …

    Apr 16, 2015
    Things ain’t what they used to be!
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  • FEDEMAC Summit to be held in Riga

    Apr 16, 2015
    The first ever annual summit meeting held by FEDEMAC will take place in Riga, Latvia on 18 September, 2015. The Summit will discuss the issues faced by the European moving industry as a result of legislation emanating from the European Union.
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  • Walking with Zac

    Apr 16, 2015
    An interview with Tony Allen, by Steve Jordan
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  • The mystery of success

    Apr 16, 2015
    A visit to Movecorp, one of the industry’s thriving upstarts, by Steve Jordan
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  • Bigger better Panama Canal by 2016

    Apr 16, 2015
    Bigger ships will be taking advantage of a bigger Panama Canal when the expansion work is completed next year.
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