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  • On the conference trail

    Feb 13, 2018
    It seems that, if movers really tried, they could spend almost all their working lives attending conferences around the world. This season, however, has been disrupted by changes to venues causing a knock-on effect. A volcano in Bali, unrest in Rio and hurricane Maria all conspired to throw the diary into disarray and create plenty of headaches for the organisers. It’s all sorted now though – we hope. Here, is a summary of the major ones.
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  • Are We Losing Control?

    Feb 11, 2018
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  • Nicola’s back!

    Feb 11, 2018
    David Jordan interviews Nicola Mason as she returns to the moving industry as general manager for U-Move Group.
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  • Cyber Essentials Plus – prove your commitment to cyber security

    Feb 08, 2018
    Matt Rhodes from Quiss Technology suggests how you can prove to your clients that you have done all you can to protect against a cyber attack.
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  • The Movers & Storers Show 2017 – a successful two days

    Jan 29, 2018
    More than 750 people from the UK and overseas visited the Movers & Storers Show last November, helping to make it one of the best shows in the event’s ten-year history.
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  • GDPR – getting ready for May 2018

    Jan 23, 2018
    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will replace the Data Protection Act on 25 May and will affect all businesses, large and small. Speaking at the Movers & Storers Show, James Backhouse from Backhouse Jones Solicitors gave a taste of what the new rules will mean and how businesses must prepare if hefty fines are to be avoided.
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  • Electric HGV from Tesla

    Jan 16, 2018
    The Tesla Semi is due to be launched next year in the USA.
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  • Don’t compete, collaborate

    Jan 16, 2018
    Ray DaSilva from IAM’s Mobility Exchange explains IAMX, a universal directory for the mobility industry.
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  • World’s first autonomous electric ship

    Jan 16, 2018
    The world’s first autonomous electric container ship, Yara Birkeland is due to begin operating in the latter half of 2018 according to its Norwegian builders Kongsberg.
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  • Gap-year managers

    Jan 16, 2018
    The number of gap-year managers is on the rise with international assignments being turned into ‘adventure moves’ to attract young talent. Lisa Johnson, Global Practice Leader (Consulting Services) from Crown World Mobility tells the story.
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  • Business as usual

    Jan 16, 2018
    Canadian corporation, AMJ Campbell Inc., announced that it would not be renewing its licensing agreement with the international franchisee doing business under the name ‘1776963 Ontario Inc.’. This was effective from December 31, 2017.
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  • De Haan – eight generations of family ownership

    Jan 16, 2018
    There are very few family owned companies anywhere in the world that have survived into their eighth generation, but OMNI member De Haan can proudly claim to be one of them.
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  • Mac’s Truck Sales – the road to success

    Jan 16, 2018
    Last August Mac’s Truck Sales moved to its smart new factory on the outskirts of Huddersfield. Deputy Editor David Jordan took a trip to Yorkshire to meet its founder Alex McDade to find out how the business grew from a one-man operation to become one of the largest suppliers of used removals trucks in the UK.
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  • Impressions of IAM

    Jan 10, 2018
    Menno Martens, Head of Surveying at Gobuzzsurvey, reports on his experience of attending the IAM convention.
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  • Comfort and joy!

    Dec 26, 2017
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  • Starting again in Puerto Rico

    Dec 14, 2017
    Steve Jordan interviews Neftaly Rodriguez from La Rosa Del Monte and Aida Robles from Rodi Cargo, both in Puerto Rico, just three weeks after Maria destroyed their island home
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  • PAIMA conference 2017

    Dec 14, 2017
    The 33rd annual PAIMA conference took place in October, a few days before IAM, at the Hyatt in Long Beach. It really is one of the friendliest conferences on the circuit and the PAIMA bunch always seem to have a fabulous time. By Steve Jordan
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  • IAM Conference 2017

    Dec 14, 2017
    In October 2017, IAM held its annual conference in Long Beach, California. Here Will Kohudic, Marketing and Communications Manager for the International Association of Movers, reports on the proceedings.
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  • New kid on the block

    Dec 14, 2017
    Steve Jordan talks to Patricia Jade Ooi about her new industry conference in Bangkok - IMA
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  • Avoiding trouble at the Christmas party

    Dec 14, 2017
    Tina Chandler, employment lawyer at leading UK law firm Wright Hassall warns that while no-one wants to play the Grinch, it is worth reminding employees that they still represent their organisation, even when they are enjoying a few festive beverages at the work Christmas party.
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