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  • Where have all the characters gone?

    Mar 16, 2015
    Many say that the moving industry doesn’t have the same old characters it used to have in days gone by. Steve Jordan speculates as to why that might be.
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  • "There must be a better way ..."

    Mar 16, 2015
    During the hundreds of interviews I have conducted in the last 20 years there is one name that has come up time and again as someone who has influenced people: George Taylor. I thought I should go to see him. By Steve Jordan
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  • The way forward for sales leads in the moving industry

    Feb 17, 2015
    Ian Thomas, Operations Director of Ship-Stuff.com, looks at the development of the sales leads industry for movers and considers what the future might hold.
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  • The truth about conveyancing

    Feb 17, 2015
    Following her article in The Mover in January, Bethany de Montjoie Rudolf CFILEx Soc Legal Services Consultant at De Montjoie Consulting Ltd tries to explain why conveyancing lawyers are not complete idiots.
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  • Extra profit for no extra work

    Feb 17, 2015
    Jonny Griffith from Currencies Direct explains how you can make extra money, for no extra work, and keep your customers happy too, just by making a simple recommendation ... even if you don’t win the removal job. Interested?
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  • Geoff Pygall – a man of the industry

    Feb 17, 2015
    Geoffrey Frederick Pygall died, just before midnight, on New Year’s Eve at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon from multiple organ failure. He was 87.
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  • Arrowpak International: a family business with worldwide connections

    Feb 17, 2015
    In a little over three decades Arrowpak International has grown from a small family business into a global organisation with worldwide connections. Deputy Editor David Jordan interviewed director Terry Cobbin at their HQ in Suffolk.
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  • The cheque’s in the post

    Feb 17, 2015
    If there were such a thing as a top-ten chart of business lies ‘the cheque’s in the post’ would almost certainly be number one. By David Jordan.
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  • Learning to serve customers

    Jan 15, 2015
    Sarah Young and Georgina Fisk from Reason Global are studying for their ACII qualifications. But how does this benefit customers? Sarah and Georgie explain.
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  • Self storage success for family business

    Jan 15, 2015
    The UK's self storage industry has enjoyed spectacular growth during the last 10 years and is now - according to the Self Storage Association - worth in the region of £355m per year. While the market is still dominated by large multi-centre companies, smaller independent operators are popping up across the country to get their share of the action. The Mover's Deputy Editor David Jordan visited St Johns Self Storage in Leicester - two and a half years after it opened - to see how things are going.
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  • The Conveyancing conundrum

    Jan 15, 2015
    Bethany de Montjoie Rudolf CFILEx Soc Legal Services Consultant at De Montjoie Consulting Ltd brings a little clarity to the conveyancing process and why it feels like the perfect storm.
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  • Shipping alliances: are they good for movers?

    Jan 15, 2015
    There was a time when there was a wide choice of shipping lines for every destination. If you didn’t like the service from one - the scheduling, the transit time, the quality of equipment or even the telephone manner - you could switch with ease.
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  • Global Mobility: The Big Three Challenges - Part 1

    Jan 15, 2015
    Controlling costs, housing, and compliance: the big three for mobility.
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  • Global Mobility: The big three challenges - Part 2

    Jan 15, 2015
    Compliance – a necessary evil?
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  • The answer to a mover's prayers

    Jan 15, 2015
    It’s been said many times, in many businesses across the globe, that everything would be fine, were it not for the customers. It’s always they who cause the problems. Without customers making unreasonable demands on you, life would be a dream. Well, if you have ever said that, it just might be that a company in Germany could be the answer to your prayers.
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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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