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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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  • Retaining your best people

    Oct 08, 2013
    James Malia, Managing Director of P&MM Employee Benefits, explains what is on offer to help companies keep their best staff from moving on, and why they should be investing more in employee benefits.
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  • Shedding the weight

    Oct 08, 2013
    In the intensely competitive world of moving, every commercial advantage, every efficiency can give you the edge. Here, Steve Jordan interviews Bespoke Bodies from Warrington, a company that believes its ultra-lightweight bodies can reduce costs and increase payload to help you make more money.
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  • Britannia Conference 2013

    Oct 08, 2013
    The 2013 Britannia Conference held at the Marriott hotel in Port du Monaco in April was a great success despite the heavy rain that persisted for most of the four-day event.
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  • Luck and hard graft in perfect balance

    Oct 08, 2013
    An interview with Jenny and Timon Thorncroft of JT Relocations, by Ed Roberts
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  • Rennie Schafer: Meet the SSA’s new CEO

    Oct 08, 2013
    The Mover Magazine was eager to catch up with one of its key speakers from the upcoming Mover Conference 2013 in October. The Self Storage Association’s (SSA) new UK CEO – Rennie Schafer - took time out of his busy schedule to talk about the future, industry changes and what benefits the organisation can bring to its members.
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  • Moving in the Black Mountains

    Sep 12, 2013
    I met father and son team Anthony and Adam Keil from ATK Removals in Hereford, 22 miles away from their base in the picturesque town of Hay-on-Wye, which straddles the border between England and Wales in the Black Mountains. By David Jordan
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  • Feeding the workers

    Sep 12, 2013
    Raymond Dobbe from World Moving & Storage in New Zealand, recently spotted an interesting problem with his workforce and developed an equally innovative solution.
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