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SImple corporate pricing, no RFPs, no audits


An alternative to auditing: this might be the holy grail for many corporate movers. In this story Steve Jordan talks to PricePoint, a US-based company that just might have the answer. For many, it already has.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Remembering Peter NaylorPeter Naylor

Peter Naylor, best known for his leadership of Tippet Richardson in Canada, died on Thursday, 16 August resulting from complications from having suffered a stroke the previous week. The Naylor family has been a respected thread of Tippet-Richardson since 1927.

Let there be lightLet there be light


Ron Waddling from Tippet Richardson in Canada explains how Peter Naylor helped provide electricity to the village of Atorkor in Ghana.

Moving MillennialsMoving millennials


Rob O’Donnell, Vice President, Organisational Development, Aires, offers some advice on what makes millennials special and how to treat them during a relocation

Terry Head: the next chapterTerry Head

At the end of December this year, Terry Head, IAM’s charismatic president (International Association of Movers), will retire from the role. Steve Jordan spoke to him to get his thoughts after 50 years in the industry and 21 years working with the world’s largest moving association.

International supply chain -International supply chain -time to hit the reset button?

time to press the reset button?


An alternative look at conventions from industry consultant Mark Oakeshott.

Never surrender!Never surrender!

Jéan Paul Meiring, The Moving Company, New Zealand, has terminal cancer. In this story he gives his thoughts on the life he had led, is living and will live in the future, however long that might be.

Simple corporate pricing,
no RFPs, no auditsSimple corporate pricing, no RFPs, no audits


 An alternative to auditing: this might be the holy grail for many corporate movers. In this story Steve Jordan talks to PricePoint, a US-based company that just might have the answer. For many, it already has.

LATEST ISSUE


Steve Jordan, Editor of The Mover, gives an overview of the stories appearing in the October issue.

THE WHITE & CO MYSTERY MOVER COMPETITION - OCTOBER 2018

The White and Co Mystery Mover October 2018

The smiling faces of Pierre Manara, Kehrli + Older and Debbie Sue, Crown seemed to elude you last time so this month it’s really easy. No excuses this time. If you know who either (or both) of these gentlemen are, e-mail your answer to editor@themover.co.uk for a chance at winning the beautiful White and Company Red and Black watch.

LATEST NEWS

New crackdown on reckless directors

Greg Clark
In a new crackdown announced in August by UK Business Secretary Greg Clark, directors who dissolve companies to avoid paying workers or pensions could face hefty fines or be disqualified from running a business.

Thumbs up from UKWA for ‘No Deal’ guidelines

Peter Ward
UKWA – the United Kingdom Warehousing Association – has welcomed the government’s recently published guidance for British businesses on trading with the EU in the event that a Brexit deal cannot be reached.

Jobs without a degree can pay over £50,000 a year

jobs
For many young people, this time of year marks the start of university life and the beginning of an academic adventure they hope will lead to a degree and a bright future in their chosen profession.

Matthew James Global Relocations buys four new Maxi Movers

Matthew James Removals
Matthew James Global Relocations Ltd has recently taken delivery of four new low loader Luton vans from Maxi Mover.

Dwellworks expands in China

dwellworks
Dwellworks has announced the expansion of its APAC services with the acquisition in July of Ark Relocation, a Destination Services Provider (DSP) in China.

Discover transport’s future


Self-driving and electric vehicles, drone technology, Wi-Fi connectivity, artificial intelligence and more: the world around us is changing fast, and the transport industry is in the thick of it.

Employers to provide itemized payslips


On 8 February, 2018 a new statute was laid before Parliament: The Employment Rights Act 1996 (Itemised Pay Statement) (Amendment) Order 2018.

Asian Tigers Mobility China opens oin Nanjing

Jason Lin Guillaume Lacape
Asian Tigers Mobility China has announced the opening of its new office in Nanjing on 20 August, 2018.

New guidelines for autonomous ships

Caption: The first commercial autonomous vessels are due to launch in the next several years.
As digitalization continues to reshape the maritime industry, the first commercial autonomous vessels are due to launch in the next several years. To help build a safety culture around these new technologies, DNV GL has released a new class guideline covering autonomous and remotely operated ships.

More truck parking at Ashford needed


Although pleased that Ashford International Truck Stop, which services commercial traffic to and from mainland Europe, is to increase its capacity from 390 to 650 spaces, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) is concerned that there’s still not enough being done to solve the lorry parking crisis.

New tachograph download service from Mandata

Mandata
A new digital tachograph download service, which significantly improves the systemised capture of driver and vehicle tacho data, has been launched by transport management technology specialist, Mandata Ltd.

Marco Maruccia joins Move4U

Marco Maruccia
Marco Maruccia has joined Move4U Moving Technology as the company’s vice president of sales for Europe. Marco will lead the company’s sales efforts across Europe. He will report directly to Joggie Taute, CEO of Move4U.

Webbs International Removals SL joins FEDEM

Webbs truck
Webbs International Removals SL has announced its membership of Spanish removal group Federación Española de Empresas de Mudanzas (FEDEM).

Paul Felton takes over at the MTC

Paul Felton
Paul Felton has taken over from Moore Shanks as the manager of MTC (Movers Trading Club) – now MTC Ltd - in the UK.

A cultural affair for Burke Bros

CBL Mr and Mrs Burke at QEH
With decades of experience in international moving and close associations with Latin America, Gary Burke, Managing Director of Burke Bros Moving Group, was pleased to be invited to a concert of Brazilian music by the Brazilian Embassy and the Latin American and Caribbean Cultural Society.

Doree Bonner wins top SIRVA award

Doree Bonner
At the recent SIRVA Global Network Supplier Conference, the Doree Bonner International Group were awarded the prestigious Customer’s Choice Award for Europe.

Latest TwentyCi report released

TwentyCi report
TwentyCi has recently issued its property and Homeowner Report featuring data and analysis for the whole of the UK property market.

Continuing the Naylor dynasty in Canada

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They say that if a family company gets past its third generation, it will last forever. The principle is that the second generation follows father and is under his watchful eye, but the grandchildren do what they do by choice.

Arpin Strong golf tournament raises $27,000 for charity

Arpin Golf
The Arpin Charitable Fund has announced that its Fifth Annual Arpin Strong Golf Tournament, held at the New England Country Club in Bellingham, Massachusetts, has successfully raised $27,479 for charity.

Dame Kelly Holmes to host UK freight industry awards

Dame Kelly Holmes
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has chosen double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes as the host for its annual Freight Service Awards competition.

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EDITOR'S BLOG

Tell me your stories at IAM

We have an unusual front cover this month, it’s sporting a removals van.  Well, four of them actually.  That’s very rare for us. Regular readers and advertisers will know that you can’t buy the front cover of The Mover, no way.  It’s not for sale. The way to get top billing is to send in the best photo.  Simple really.  Well done Matt.

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