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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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  • 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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