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Teamwork International Movers – the first ten years




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.

EDITOR'S PICKS

EuRA Conference Malta 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.

 

Cultural differences in business

Alyssa Bantle, Global Curriculum Manager, Intercultural & Language Training, Crown World Mobility offers tips for avoiding faux pas when working abroad.

Leading with operations

Premier International Movers, Lisbon started from nothing just 12 years ago. Steve Jordan caught up with director Luis Amorim to find out his story.

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

Tales of BAR, Eurovan and FIDI


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.

 


Covering Africa

The AGS Group is set to become the first removals company in the world to have full operations in 51 countries in Africa and will shortly open in Eritrea, South Sudan, and Seychelles to complete the network. 

EUROMOVERS in Helsinki

EUROMOVERS held its annual conference and AGM in May in Helsinki: a beautiful location for what was an excellent conference. Steve Jordan, Editor of The Mover, was the facilitator.

Teamwork International Movers – the first ten years

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.

LATEST ISSUE



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

THE WHITE & CO MYSTERY MOVER COMPETITION - JULY



Last month we said that nobody had spotted Frank Grace in the competition but Jesse van Sas from FIDI came in with a late entry and won the prize. Well done Jesse. This month it was Arthur Drewry from Taylor International in Canada who correctly identified Terry Head from IAM in the days when he had hair. Congratulations Arthur, you are this month’s winner. Does anyone recognise the chap on the right (without the beard) this time? If you do you could win the White and Company Red and Black watch. Answers please to editor@themover.co.uk.

LATEST NEWS

Simply Shredding network grows to 79 UK branches

In a little under four years, security shredding company Simply Shredding has grown its national network to 79 branches.

DKV extends toll paying network in Russia

In May, DKV extended its toll paying network in Russia. It is now also possible to settle toll-routes to Estonia, Latvia and Belarus in the Pskov region.

Worldwide Movers Africa opens in Khartoum

Worldwide Movers Africa has announced the opening of its newest branch, in Khartoum, Sudan. 

U Can Store It unveils new brand image

Aldridge and West Bromwich-based self storage specialist U Can Store It has launched a new brand image and website, as demand for storage space continues to grow.

RHA busting the myths about self-employed drivers

The Road Haulage Association has been myth-busting in a campaign to improve compliance with tax law relating to lorry drivers.


The Road Haulage Association has been myth-busting in a campaign to improve compliance with tax law relating to lorry drivers.
The Road Haulage Association has been myth-busting in a campaign to improve compliance with tax law relating to lorry drivers.

Telesales: getting past the dreaded gatekeeper

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.

Landmark national scheme targets rogue fork truck traders

The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) has revealed details of Fork Truck Watchdog, its landmark scheme to tackle mis-selling, poor standards and rogue trading in the materials handling marketplace.

Ward Van Lines offers new customer air miles scheme

Chilean moving company Ward Van Lines has teamed up with Latin America airlines LATAM to offer a new air miles scheme for its customers. 

Company solves driver shortage by promoting from within

Northamptonshire-based Metro Removals’ driver Dean Walker has become the first employee to pass his Class 2 driver training with the company.


Boardroom no good for ideas

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.

Commodity status for container freight?

With ultra-low container rates, multiple operators teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, and adversarial relationships developing between those shipping goods and the carriers, Xeneta believes the entire container industry must evolve.

FTA launches new transport manager qualifications

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched new qualifications for fleet managers with the aim of professionalising the industry and creating a clear career path for the role.

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The nation decides


Well, 52% of it did anyway.  The UK has voted to leave the European Union and plans are already underway to ‘Make it so’: as Jean-Luc Picard would have said.   .  


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