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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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  • CHAPS change makes movers work longer

    Jan 07, 2016
    The Bank of England has announced an extension to the working day for the Clearing House Automated Payment System (CHAPS), the UK’s high-value payment system used by the major banks to transfer funds including money for property sales. The new longer hours will be introduced in summer 2016 meaning that transactions can take place up to 6 o’clock in the evening.
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  • Striking out in Dubai

    Jan 07, 2016
    Albert Lopez, known the world over as the group vice president for Interem in Dubai, has taken a leap of faith: he’s started his own business in the vibrant city, Innovation Mobility. As with any new business, he’s looking for support from his friends and partners around the world.
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  • EU encourages the development of Platooning

    Jan 07, 2016
    The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) has recently joined more 10,000 experts to explore the potential of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) technology. From the perspective of Europe’s heavy-duty vehicle manufacturers, developments in the field of truck platooning are among the most promising ITS innovations.
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  • How to get the best results from telesales leads

    Jan 07, 2016
    Every company has sales leads that need to be followed up. But what’s the best way to develop a systematic approach to turning those leads into paying customers? 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 run a successful campaign and get the best return on your investment.
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  • Material Damage and Business Interruption Insurance … do you have the right cover?

    Jan 07, 2016
    How can you be sure your business would survive in the event of a catastrophe? Could you keep trading until things get back to normal? Dan Reynolds, Account Executive at specialist insurance broker Reason Global explains how he makes sure customers have the right level of cover in place.
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  • From pig farming to B flat. A tribute to Colin Gordon

    Jan 07, 2016
    At age 75, Colin Gordon has decided to retire from the moving business.  Steve Jordan caught up with him in his company’s meeting room at the IAM convention, to chat about old times, and what the future holds for this beacon of the international moving industry.
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  • Global hotspots: where your customers will move to in the future

    Jan 03, 2016
    International moving companies need to plan ahead by looking at where people might be moving to in years to come. In this article Lamudi, a global property portal that focusses exclusively on emerging markets, looks at where the megacities of the world might be in the future and, therefore, where people will be moving to.
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  • Rising demand and bigger ships driving container port investment boom

    Dec 27, 2015
    Rising global container port demand and ever larger vessels are driving terminal operators to make significant investments in additional capacity, according to the Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Report 2015 published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
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  • Agility moves 2000 British service personnel in 12 weeks

    Dec 16, 2015
    At the end of June 2015, after 18 months of planning, Agility GRMS embarked on a record breaking challenge
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  • European Customs: are you ready for the change?

    Dec 13, 2015
    It could easily be the biggest storm that has hit the shipment of household goods to Europe this century. When Article 123 of EC Regulation 1186/2009 becomes effective on 1 February, 2016 everything changes.
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  • FEDEMAC speaks to IAM

    Dec 13, 2015
    Gabriella Dimitrova, Head of European Affairs for FEDEMAC, spoke at the Core Members meeting at IAM to describe the work of FEDEMAC and to encourage the greatest possible cooperation within the moving industry worldwide.
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  • IAM in San Diego

    Dec 13, 2015
    A remarkable convention in a remarkable city. By Steve Jordan.
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  • FEDESSA European Conference & Trade Show 2015

    Dec 13, 2015
    On the 6th October, self storage owners, managers, investors and suppliers, made the trip to the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam for the annual FEDESSA European Conference & Trade Show. By Rennie Schafer, Chief Executive Officer at SSAUK and FEDESSA.
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