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  • Our European connection

    Jan 14, 2014
    The moving industry is full of people like Tony Richman. People who were born into the business, joined the family firm when they left school, did every job that there was to do and ended up, inevitably perhaps, running the company. That part of Tony’s story is not unusual. What came next, is extraordinary. Steve Jordan caught up with the moving industry’s European connection to find out more.
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  • Canada: The two per cent giant

    Jan 14, 2014
    Did you know that Canada takes up 2% of the planet Earth’s land surface? Yet it has one of the world’s lowest population densities at 9 people per square mile? It’s a land of wonderful and beautiful contradictions.
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  • The longest journey - By Steve Jordan

    Dec 19, 2013
    The Mover Magazine's Christmas story
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  • Vive Les Differences

    Dec 17, 2013
    Ex-pat American, Jennifer Sloan is the General Manager at European Relocation Services, based in Marseilles and Paris, France. The Mover Magazine caught up with her to talk about some of the differences she’s found working and living in Europe over the last 20 years.
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  • My ‘First’ Expo - The Movers and Storers Show 2013 - By Ed Roberts

    Dec 17, 2013
    Sometimes ordinary men have great responsibility thrust upon them. I think that’s how the saying goes. Whilst quote mangling is my thing, I also enjoy sneaking out of my comfort zones on a regular basis. One such recent occasion was when I attended the Movers and Storers Show 2013 at Silverstone Race Circuit a few weeks ago.
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  • Win the customer not the argument

    Dec 17, 2013
    However well you run your business it is inevitable that from time to time a customer will find a reason to complain. Some, perhaps most, managers see complaints as negative and sometimes view them simply as an attempt by the customer to get a reduction in the price or some other kind of compensation. By David Jordan
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  • Slim chance of UK housing market bubble

    Dec 17, 2013
    According to the Ernst & Young ITEM Club, the chances of the UK experiencing a housing bubble as a result of the government’s Help to Buy Mortgage Guarantee Scheme are slim.
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  • Building quality - An interview with Michael Gerson, by Steve Jordan

    Dec 17, 2013
    For some reason I was expecting Michael Gerson not to be working from the old company offices in darkest Whetstone when I booked the appointment for, what was for me, one of the key interviews of my journalistic life.
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  • The Mover Conference Part 1 - Introduction and Keynote speaker

    Dec 17, 2013
    Delegates from a wide cross section of the moving industry gathered at Silverstone’s brand new multi-million pound exhibition and banqueting centre on 21-22 October for The Mover magazine’s first conference.
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  • The Mover Conference Part 1 - Making more profit; VOSA; AIM; Generating leads

    Dec 17, 2013
    After David Jordan's introduction there was a lively session focussed on ways of increasing profitability by offering additional services that don't require capital investment. These are some of the topics discussed.
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  • What will power the trucks of the future?

    Nov 21, 2013
    Since Rudolph Diesel invented his compression-ignition engine in 1897, it’s been through a technological transformation. But despite efficiency and power gains the original principle remains the same and the chemistry remains inescapable: we are still burning a fossil fuel to make a reciprocating engine work.
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  • UniGroup Worldwide UTS rebrand announced.

    Nov 21, 2013
    UniGroup Relocation Network’s global managing director Paul Bernardt took time out to update The Mover with some important changes and benefits that its new rebrand will bring to its members and clients.
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  • Egypt: Surviving in unsettled times

    Nov 21, 2013
    Sherif Gabriel, 24, is the Marketing and Operations Executive at Intermove Egypt in Cairo. Established in 1991, the company is owned by his father, Wassim Gabriel, 52. Sherif spoke enthusiastically to us about his love for the industry, the company’s heritage, the removals trade in Egypt and Intermove Egypt’s plans for the future.
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  • Lacey’s of Bembridge

    Nov 21, 2013
    Lacey’s Removals on the Isle of Wight has been run by three generations of the same family since it was first established back in 1924. In recent years it’s been Craig Lacey holding the reins.
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  • Australia Part 3 - Queensland Calling; Bob Nuss and the Snake; Allied Pickfords Australia

    Nov 15, 2013
    Tony and Majella Oro are the owners of what is arguably Australia’s oldest removals firm, Whybirds Removals incorporating Whybirds International.
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  • Australia Part 2: OSS new warehouse in Sydney; Mr Eternity; Getting to know Australia

    Nov 15, 2013
    OSS World Wide Movers Australia has just celebrated the official opening of its new Sydney office and storage depot.
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  • Australia Part 1: The Lucky Country

    Nov 15, 2013
    ‘The Lucky Country’ – Australia has come a long way. In the 200 or so years since the first European settlers dropped anchor in Sydney Harbour in 1788, the country has progressed from being a British prison colony to a world leader in resource production. By Ed Roberts
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  • FLT regulation changes - What they mean for you?

    Nov 15, 2013
    Earlier this year, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) issued its long-awaited update to fork lift truck safety guidelines entitled: Rider-operated lift trucks. Operator training and safe use. Approved Code of Practice and Guidance (L117). By Owen Delaney, Technical Manager, Fork Lift Truck Association
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  • The new company pension rules and what they mean to you

    Nov 15, 2013
    Last year the government introduced legislation designed to encourage employees to start saving for their retirement. The scheme, known as Auto Enrolment, requires companies to provide and contribute to a pension for their employees, and there are penalties for those who do not comply. The Mover asked Dena Al-Dossary, Work Place Pensions Co-ordinator for financial advisers the Charles Derby Group to explain what the new rules mean and how they affect your business.
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  • Work in Progress with Army Ants

    Nov 15, 2013
    It was back in 2011 that The Mover first reported on Anthony Walmsley, a young man just starting out in the business with his company Army Ants in Preston. Two years later, Steve Jordan braved the M6 to see how he is getting on building his business despite tough trading conditions.
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