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  • Like father, like son

    Apr 14, 2016
    Marcel Jörg now runs Packimpex in Switzerland, the company his father, Ernst, founded in 1977. Steve Jordan spoke to him to find out a little more about the company and what it’s like to follow in his father’s footsteps.
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  • Making money from Standards

    Apr 14, 2016
    It was in the late 1970s that business first came across BS 5750, the forerunner of ISO 9001. Since then British and ISO Standards have provided a continuous underpinning of business life. But what is the real benefit of Standards? In particular, how can movers make more money by having recognised accreditations? Steve Jordan talked to Chris Waymouth of QSS to find out.
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  • Fred Hoult – a canny lad

    Apr 14, 2016
    It’s a long way from apprentice fitter to Vice Lord Lieutenant of Tyne & Wear. But Fred Hoult made the journey and became one of the moving industry’s elder statesmen in the process. He worked hard, had some help from family and friends, and some luck along the way. Steve Jordan went to see him to hear his story.
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  • Global mobility conference in London

    Apr 14, 2016
    The annual Corporate Relocation Conference & Exhibition took place in February at the Hotel Russell in Bloomsbury London with attendance from relocation specialists eager to learn about the latest industry developments, meet suppliers and get together to swap ideas.
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  • Bring me sunshine

    Apr 14, 2016
    Deputy Editor David Jordan braved the cold English winter weather to visit the company that has helped thousands of people move to sunnier climes.
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  • Improve toilet facilities for truckers, says The Mover

    Apr 14, 2016
    The Mover is backing a campaign to improve and increase the number of toilets for HGV drivers and crews in the UK.
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  • And Finally ... ‘Tis Folly to be Wise?

    Apr 08, 2016
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  • Your Comments

    Apr 06, 2016
    We asked you for your response to some of the stories we publish in The Mover. Here are some of your comments
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  • The communication illusion

    Apr 04, 2016
    In the communication age, have we lost the art of communication? Steve Jordan thinks, perhaps, we might have. Facebook does not constitute a PR campaign – whatever you might think.
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  • Stay ahead in records management

    Apr 01, 2016
    The records management voice is still not being heard loudly enough in the boardroom but in 2016 things are about to change and, according to Mike Dunleavy of Crown Records Management, there has never been a better time for UK businesses to act.
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  • How to make your warehouse more environmentally friendly

    Mar 30, 2016
    Linde Aftersales offers tips for improving green credentials while also boosting your bottom line.
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  • A picture that tells a story

    Mar 28, 2016
    This removals van is negotiating the Bealach nam Bo (Pass of the Cattle) that leads to and from Applecross, one of Scotland’s most isolated villages.
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  • Keeping track of telesales – what do I need?

    Mar 23, 2016
    Telesales remains one of the most effective ways of communicating with prospective customers and making the most out of sales leads. Here Darren Frostick, Director of Leading Edge Market Solutions - a company that supplies information to clients in the removals, office fit-out and telecoms industries about companies planning to relocate - gives his advice on how to keep track of your telesales campaign.
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  • New benefits for advertisers in the Mover

    Mar 15, 2016
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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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