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  • The five driving forces behind driverless trucks

    Sep 02, 2015
    The introduction of driverless vehicles may be nothing more than science fiction in some people’s minds, but the reality is technology giants across the globe, such as Google, are investing heavily in developing the concept which shows it is closer to reality than people think. By Richard Newbold.
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  • A moving experience on Everest

    Sep 02, 2015
    Andrew Elliman, Group Sales Director at AGS 360 Relocations, is no stranger to adventure, from climbing in the Himalayas to trekking across Iceland, Andrew has done it all. But in April 2015 while attempting to break a Guinness World Record on Everest, Andrew was to face his greatest challenge, a challenge that almost cost him his life.
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  • Cart Marking at Guildhall

    Sep 02, 2015
    Readers from overseas (and some from the UK) may well wonder what on earth this article is about. Cart marking in London? What’s that got to do with the moving industry? Well, nothing – and everything. Steve Jordan explains.
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  • Learning the ropes in Prague

    Sep 02, 2015
    Ewen Extier is the Branch Manager for AGS Movers in Prague. He’s new to the industry so Steve Jordan caught up with him to talk about his first impressions of this unique business.
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  • This is the 21st Century – Not the 17th!

    Aug 05, 2015
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  • Looking to the future

    Aug 05, 2015
    Ray Hammond predicts the future at the EuRA conference in April in his ‘Key drivers for the future’ speech. By Sophie Neal.
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  • Relocation through a child’s eyes

    Aug 05, 2015
    It was on 11 June in Boston that a young man, Max Cormier, had a life changing experience. At the tender age of 12 he presented the results of his own survey into the reactions of children to the trauma of relocation to the annual meeting of the New England Relocation Association (NERA).
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  • MoveCorp hit with £19,500 after finding 13 clandestines in truck

    Aug 05, 2015
    With increasing numbers of illegal immigrants attempting to board lorries in Calais and other Channel ports, James Tennant, Managing Director of Walsall-based removers MoveCorp Ltd. is urging other removal companies to make sure their checking procedures are fit for purpose and are adhered to by their drivers.
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  • 2015 Britannia Conference

    Aug 05, 2015
    By Gavin McCarthy, Sales Director, Britannia Movers International
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  • Branding basics By Simon Taylor, freelance Graphic Designer

    Aug 05, 2015
    In a world where effective marketing can be the difference between success and failure, branding is a key element, and it's only likely to become more important.
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  • This has got to stop by Steve Jordan, Editor

    Jul 07, 2015
    We have all seen the mayhem that was caused by the French strikers who held the transport industry and the whole of the travelling public to ransom. Some of you were caught in it yourselves. In my opinion this is unacceptable. It’s time we acted.
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  • As they like it

    Jul 06, 2015
    Steve Jordan dropped in to meet Ingrams of Bishop Auckland and the two brothers who run it, Malcolm and Ian Ingram. It’s not your average moving company, but it’s the way they like it.
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  • Moving to The Next Level

    Jul 06, 2015
    Mark Ratcliffe and Andy Pearson have set up a new company called The Next Level. It has been created to help small moving companies become bigger by focussing on the practical side of what they do.
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  • Relationships not price

    Jul 06, 2015
    When every other company seems to be talking price, some Australians are discovering a point of difference to grow business. Brett Epstein from Hire A Mover explains how you can stand out without cutting prices.
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  • Move Assured: an affordable trade organisation for smaller movers

    Jul 06, 2015
    In just a little over 18 months John Sargant has built his trade organisation Move Assured into a network of 55 removal companies covering much of the UK.
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  • The Movers and Storers Show 2015

    Jul 06, 2015
    The Movers and Storers Show returns to Silverstone on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 September. This event, established in 2008, remains the UK’s biggest trade show for the removals and storage sector.
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  • AS24: single source for fuel, tolls, VAT and fleet management

    Jul 06, 2015
    AS24 bills itself as being the No.1 network for HGVs across Europe. With 750 service stations throughout the continent, it’s probably true.
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  • The boys done magnificent!

    Jul 06, 2015
    A totally biased report of the Santa Fe football tournament by Steve Jordan, Football Manager.
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  • EuRA convention in Porto

    Jun 16, 2015
    Over six hundred of the world’s finest mobility experts gathered at the Sheraton Hotel in the charming town of Porto in Portugal for the 2015 EuRA conference in April. It was an overload of information from the great and the good of the industry, all valuable but too much to comprehend at one sitting. For this reason The Mover will be including reports from EuRA in the next few issues: medicine a spoon at a time!
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  • UK clearance of European shipments in jeopardy

    Jun 16, 2015
    A recent notice issued by HMRC (Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs) in the UK appears to suggest that moving companies may no longer be able to customs clear household goods through the UK, for delivery elsewhere in Europe.
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