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Countdown to the Movers & Storers Show 2016



Organiser Keith Merrett explains what’s in store for visitors to this year’s show.
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.

EDITOR'S PICKS

The newly expanded Panama Canal officially opened for business on 26 June with the appropriately named MV Cosco Shipping Panama making the inaugural transit through the 80km waterway.

Shine a light on dark data - and utilise its hidden value

In a world where the explosion of data is already becoming a huge challenge, the big questions are how do you get it under control and how can you derive benefit from it? John Culkin from Crown Records Management, offers advice.

In a world where the explosion of data is already becoming a huge challenge, the big questions are how do you get it under control and how can you derive benefit from it? John Culkin from Crown Records Management, offers advice.
In a world where the explosion of data is already becoming a huge challenge, the big questions are how do you get it under control and how can you derive benefit from it? John Culkin from Crown Records Management, offers advice.

Virtual home search from Crown

Crown World Mobility is set to offer assignees virtual home searches, part of a significant strategic global investment in IT.

In search of talent

Todd Watson is one of the moving industry’s young, high performers. But what makes his business successful and what does he think are the biggest challenges for the industry? Steve Jordan interviewed him to find out.

Schepens: living up to the promise

It was a warm day as I pointed my trusty Nissan down the M3 to visit Schepens International in Hampshire. I knew nothing about the company but just had a feeling that they had a story to tell. I was right.

Steve Jordan talks to Gerry Lane about his Irish project
Steve Jordan talks to Gerry Lane about his Irish project
Steve Jordan talks to Gerry Lane about his Irish project

When the relo stops


Taking an international assignment is tough. For the spouse, and the children, it’s often even tougher. But there is a service that can help. What’s more, it’s one that you can earn from. Interested …?

Countdown to the Movers & Storers Show 2016

Organiser Keith Merrett explains what’s in store for visitors to this year’s show.

 

LATEST ISSUE



Steve Jordan, Editor of The Mover magazine, gives an overview of the stories appearing in the September 2016 issue.

THE WHITE & CO MYSTERY MOVER COMPETITION - SEPTEMBER



Fancy nobody spotting the ever-radiant Susie Bär (now Susie Bär-von Verschuer) from Fermont in Germany last month. Thanks to all those who tried and got it wrong. This month it’s easier – sort of. Who is pictured here? The man on the left is easy and might be enough for you to win on his own, but who is he talking to? That’s the tie breaker! The first correct answer out of the hat will win the now famous White and Company Red and Black watch. Answers please to editor@themover.co.uk.

 

LATEST NEWS

Worldwide ERC inducts Matt Spinolo into its Hall of Leaders

Matt Spinolo of Cartus has been inducted into the Worldwide ERC Hall of Leaders.  This is the highest honour in the organisation’s service award recognition programme.  

DKV helps with French minimum wage formalities

The French government now requires foreign, non-self-employed truck drivers whose journeys start or end in France, to carry proof that they are in receipt of the French minimum wage.

Harrow Green launched new training initiative

Harrow Green Ltd has recently introduced nationally recognised qualifications from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)for its operational teams. The company says the initiative is already delivering strong results with benefits for both the staff and the company.

Clockwork Removals Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Clockwork Removals and Storage is celebrating its 20th anniversary this summer.

Triple passes for Arpin employees

Arpin Group has announced that three of its employees have earned their Certified Relocation Professional (CRP(R)) designations through Worldwide ERC(R)

 

Bishop's wins at ARP

Bishop's Move has won the trophy for the Removal Company of the Year at the annual ARP (Association of Relocation Professionals) awards.

Brexit Implications on UK Employment Law

The votes are in and we have a historic result with a seismic impact on the UK. The referendum has been a hotly contested campaign on both sides of the debate but now that the UK is leaving the EU, what implications will there be on UK employment law?

PHS Teacrate sells materials direct to consumers online

PHS Teacrate has recently relaunched its packaging website www.teacratepackaging.co.uk to sell materials direct to consumers and small businesses.

Geuer International awarded ISO 27001 accreditation

Münster-based Geuer International has successfully undergone a certification audit for its Information Security Management and has been awarded ISO 27001 accreditation.

BMB Removals chooses PPS for Travis Perkins project

BMB Removals from Northampton has worked with PPS Crate Hire on a new commercial project for Travis Perkins, one of the UK’s leading suppliers to the construction and building industry. 

European commission fines truck manufacturers for breaking antitrust rules

The European Commission has found that MAN, Volvo/Renault, Daimler, Iveco, and DAF broke EU antitrust rules.

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EDITOR'S BLOG

Never too old to learn


The Movers and Storers Show is just around the corner.  We have a preview in this issue.  This year my brother, David, and I will be hosting the ‘Learning Zone’.  We haven’t done it for a while and I am delighted to be back again.    


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