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  • Fleet operators should look for bargains after Brexit vote

    Aug 16, 2016
    The vote has been counted, the UK will be leaving the EU and this has a range of implications for anyone managing vehicles.
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  • Britain’s Strongest Removalist Contest launched at The Movers & Storers Show

    Aug 12, 2016
    This is a story about a great idea that very nearly didn’t happen. About modern business, red tape and financial challenges. And about how if a group of people really, really want to make something happen, they probably can, by Charlotte Parslow of Animo Events, organisers of The Movers & Storers Show.
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  • Confusion as Movinga’s founders resign

    Aug 12, 2016
    As we go to press there is still very little hard information about the future of online moving company Movinga following the resignation of its founders Bastian Knutzen and Chris Maslowski in June.
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  • BAR Conference 2016 a sell-out success

    Aug 12, 2016
    This year’s BAR Conference held at the Pullman London Hotel 19-21 May managed to maintain the successful tradition of an all-round high quality annual event.
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  • Guidance on implementing SOLAS

    Aug 12, 2016
    On 1 July, 2016 the amendments to the SOLAS (International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) regulations came into force requiring all shippers to provide a Verified Gross Mass (VGM) for each container.
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  • GSF says unjustified VGM charges are unacceptable

    Aug 12, 2016
    The Global Shippers’ Forum has said that there is no justification for carriers and terminal operators to apply any charge for a shipper making an accurate VGM declaration under the new SOLAS regulations that came into force on 1 July, 2016.
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  • Will Brexit mean ‘Highway to hell’ or ‘On the sunny side of the street’ for movers?

    Aug 12, 2016
    Tony Richman, gives his thoughts on BREXIT and its affect on the UK moving industry
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  • Shining stars

    Aug 12, 2016
    The Mover has frequently interviewed luminaries from the industry who have provided their unique insight into the developments that made the industry what it is today. By contrast, here two of the industry’s shining stars, Dennis Westerholm and Sara Lyrum Kronkjaer, both of Alfa Quality Moving, give their thoughts on the rapidly changing industry and what the future might hold.
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  • Dress code and appearance

    Aug 12, 2016
    Stories have recently appeared in the news about a receptionist who was sent home from work for apparently refusing to wear high heels. According to Acas, The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, it’s not just high heels that are causing uniform grievances. Here is Acas’ advice.
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  • You're having a laugh - maybe!

    Aug 09, 2016
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  • Volvo Trucks’ new concept truck cuts fuel consumption by more than 30%

    Jul 31, 2016
    Volvo Trucks’ new concept vehicle shows how it is possible to drastically boost productivity in long-haul operations. Among the secrets behind these remarkable fuel savings are aerodynamic design and lower kerb weight.
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  • Telesales: getting past the dreaded gatekeeper

    Jul 22, 2016
    Darren Frostick, Director of Leading Edge Marketing Solutions, gives his tips on how to overcome one of the greatest barriers to telesales marketing: the gatekeeper.
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  • Boardroom no good for ideas

    Jul 18, 2016
    The British no longer have their best ideas while sitting in the boardroom – or even when having that ‘watercooler moment’ according to a new poll of office workers.
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  • Latest approved ATFs

    Jul 15, 2016
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  • Motor insurance … would your insurers pay out?

    Jul 12, 2016
    We all need motor insurance, but how can you be sure your insurers will pay out if disaster strikes and that the policy you have is suitable for your business? Dan Reynolds, Account Executive at specialist insurance broker Reason Global explained how they make sure their customers have the right level of cover in place.
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  • Leading with operations

    Jul 12, 2016
    Premier International Movers, Lisbon started from nothing just 12 years ago. Steve Jordan caught up with director Luis Amorim to find out his story.
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  • Cultural differences in business

    Jul 12, 2016
    Alyssa Bantle, Global Curriculum Manager, Intercultural & Language Training, Crown World Mobility offers tips for avoiding faux pas when working abroad.
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  • Tales of BAR, Eurovan and FIDI

    Jul 12, 2016
    Michael Scott has been a major figure in the international moving industry for most of the last 50 years. As well as running a successful moving company, he was chairman of the BAR Overseas Group, president of BAR, a founder of Eurovan and director of FIDI. Steve Jordan met him at his home in Surrey for a chat.
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  • EuRA Conference Malta 2016

    Jul 12, 2016
    EuRA held its annual conference in Malta in May. It turned out to be the biggest ever with 680 guests from over 55 countries. Here, Dominic Tidey, EuRA COO, provides his report.
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  • Teamwork International Movers – the first ten years

    Jul 12, 2016
    It is now ten years since Lars Lemche launched his fledgling company, Teamwork International Moving, from a small office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Despite his Danish roots, Lars had spent most of his working life in Brazil’s international moving industry and risen through the ranks to sales director of one of the country’s major players.
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