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  • Mike Reason: a big man and a big character

    Mar 10, 2016
    Mike Reason, one of the founding members of Reason Global Insurance and known to many throughout the moving industry, has died.
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  • Tilbury to help shippers obtain VGM

    Mar 10, 2016
    At a seminar on 3 February, held by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport at the offices of Holman Fenwick Willan LLP in London, Jamie Frater, Senior Asset Manager London Container Terminal, Tilbury confirmed that LCT will not be turning customers’ containers away, even if they do not have a Verified Gross Mass (VGM) after the deadline on 1 July, 2016.
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  • Life after Britannia

    Mar 10, 2016
    By Steve Jordan. It was over four years ago that I last interviewed what was then Britannia Squab in Warwickshire. Since then a lot has changed. I was intrigued to find out what and why.
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  • Moving in the blood

    Mar 10, 2016
    There are many family businesses in the international moving business, but few, perhaps, as successful as The Paxton Companies from Washington DC. Steve Jordan caught up with Freddy Paxton, the company’s chief marketing officer, to find out more.
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  • No VGM - no Load. Will you be ready in July?

    Mar 10, 2016
    On 1 July 2016 every container loaded onto a vessel will need a Verified Gross Mass (VGM) certificate. Here, Steve Jordan speaks to John Trenchard of APM Terminals to find out what his part of the supply chain is doing to help.
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  • Ignorant, insolvent or unreasonable – which are you?

    Mar 10, 2016
    Do your trade customers take an age to pay you? They do! Have you ever wondered why? Here, Steve Jordan suggests that the old accounting rules just don’t apply in today’s financial environment.
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  • Will ‘She’s RHA’ woo women into the transport industry?

    Mar 10, 2016
    Nikki Gee from The Mover magazine voices her opinion on the latest idea from the RHA.
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  • Fit for Purpose?

    Feb 28, 2016
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  • Supreme Court ruling good news for landlords

    Feb 12, 2016
    When Marks & Spencer chose to take advantage of a break date in its lease it expected to recover the portion of the rent paid that related to the period after the break date. In a recent case - Marks & Spencer v BNP Paribas - the Supreme Court disagreed. Edward Cooper, from Taylor Wessing Professional Services explains.
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  • Graham Puddephatt – back in the business

    Feb 09, 2016
    Graham Puddephatt has returned to the moving business having become an Appointed Representative (AR) with Leeds-based insurance broker Gauntlet Risk Management Ltd specialising in the removals and storage sectors.
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  • The importance of online reviews

    Feb 07, 2016
    By Colin Martinho, marketing Head for Buzzmove
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  • How to recruit and retain telesales people

    Feb 07, 2016
    Many companies have sales leads that need to be followed up by telephone. But how do you find the right people to make the calls? Here, Darren Frostick, a director of Leading Edge Market Solutions - a company that supplies leads to clients in the removals, office fit-out and telecoms industries about companies planning to relocate - gives his advice on how to recruit effective telesales staff.
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  • Making FIDI more meaningful for members

    Feb 07, 2016
    Jesse van Sas is the new general manager at FIDI. Only a few months ago he had no idea where his career choice was going to take him. But now, he’s heading up one of the industry’s greatest and most respected networks. Steve Jordan caught up with him for a chat.
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  • Container Weight Verification: the insurance implications

    Feb 07, 2016
    Although The Mover published an in-depth article on container weighing regulations in December 2015, we believe the subject to be of such importance that a further reminder is justified. Here Matthew Gore looks at the subject again and includes his comments on the insurance implications of the new regulation.
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  • New O Licence guidance

    Feb 07, 2016
    In mid December 2015 the Senior Traffic Commissioner for Great Britain, Beverly Bell released revised statutory documents relating to Operator’s Licensing. Ruth Waring from Labyrinth Logistics Consulting Ltd advises commercial vehicle operators to acquaint themselves with the revised guidance.
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  • The Household Moving Company – from bedroom broker to Ireland’s newest FIDI member

    Feb 07, 2016
    The Household Moving Company was founded in Dublin by Brian Carroll in 2004.
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  • Companies need to be even more vigilant on compliance in 2016

    Feb 07, 2016
    According to EY, companies need to be even more careful about compliance issues in 2016 and its Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS) has announced its top fraud and corruption trends. 
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  • My round I think!

    Jan 31, 2016
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  • A Talent to Amuse!

    Jan 07, 2016
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  • So, what’s your best deal then?

    Jan 07, 2016
    A man walks into a shop and asks, “Do you have any Mars Bars mate?” The shop keeper hands him one and asks for 65p. The man says, “Is that the best you can do, ‘cos I’ve got a few more to look at?” – It’s an old joke, and a ridiculous scenario –or is it? By Stephen Whitton.
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