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  • Calling All HR & Mobility Managers

    Feb 20, 2014
    The 2014 Santa Fe Global Mobility Survey is in full swing again with HR and Mobility Managers invited to take part. If your company is working in the corporate mobility business maybe you might like to invite your clients to take part.
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  • Voerman employee runs for the Olympics

    Feb 20, 2014
    Yury Sokolov, an employee from Voerman in Russia, has been honoured with the task of being one of the relay of Olympic torch bearers for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
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  • No more moth balls

    Feb 17, 2014
    A recent newsletter from the Self Storage Association addressed a concern from Trading Standards that some self storage businesses could still be offering moth balls containing naphthalene to their customers for protecting items, especially clothes, while in store.
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  • EU transport ministers call for tighter cabotage rules

    Feb 12, 2014
    French minister, Frédéric Cuvillier, has written to EC transport commissioner, Siim Kallas, demanding that he "take measures as soon as possible" to address infringements of cabotage regulations in the sector.
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  • Intermovers Malaysia runner-up in sustainability competition

    Feb 12, 2014
    Intermovers Malaysia was short-listed in the annual Sustainability Awards for Supply Chain & Logistics.
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  • US credit history woes for expats

    Jan 28, 2014
    The United States welcomes over 200,000 foreign national assignees every year in managerial, technical and consulting professions. And while their skills, talents, families and belongings all make the trip safely, their credit-worthiness doesn’t travel – and it is costing them and their employers a fortune.
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  • €10bn for Norwegian roads and tunnels

    Jan 23, 2014
    The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens vegvesen) plans to invest €10 billion (NOK 80 bn) in road building and tunnel upgrades from 2014-17, according to its new investment plan for the period.
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  • New app combats truck parking area shortage

    Jan 23, 2014
    PTV Group, the transport software specialist, has launched a free web-based search application to help truck drivers find suitable parking places.
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  • No slow sailing for P3 carriers

    Jan 23, 2014
    Although most ocean carriers are predicting more slow sailing, P3’s members Maersk Line, MSC and CMA CGM intend to maintain and even improve average vessel speeds in their recently announced schedules.
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  • Pickfords wins at European EMMAs

    Jan 21, 2014
    Pickfords has won the coveted trophy for the International Moving Company of the Year in the European EMMA awards this year hosted by the Forum for Expatriate Management.
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  • EC – Professional Training FAQ Document

    Jan 21, 2014
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  • Free Bouncy Castle and BBQ trailer for charity hire

    Jan 20, 2014
    World Moving & Storage of Auckland, New Zealand has acquired two brand new bouncy castles and a BBQ trailer that will be available to the local community in support of fundraising events free of charge.
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  • New technologies against Danish traffic jams

    Jan 20, 2014
    The city of Aarhus in Denmark is utilising BLIP Systems’ technology (a mix of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth) as an important weapon in the fight against traffic jams.
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  • China is number one for expats (except the smog)

    Jan 20, 2014
    A survey by HSBC Holdings has ranked China as number one among 37 countries as the top destination for expats edging out Germany, Singapore and the Cayman Islands.
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  • IMC Bangkok kicks off the conference season

    Jan 20, 2014
    International Movers Convention kicks off the international convention year with its third five star event in Bangkok 26-29 March. As always the event promises to put people together for business and entertainment in a way achieved by no other conference in the mobility industry.
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  • New EU White Paper tackles alternative fuel infrastructure

    Jan 20, 2014
    The European Parliament is discussing a ‘Directive on the Deployment of Alternative Fuels Infrastructure’. The initial proposal from the Commission aims to ensure that member states deploy a minimum number charging points for electric vehicles.
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  • CROW KILLS

    Jan 09, 2014
    Researchers for the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority found over 200 dead crows near greater Boston recently, and there was concern that they may have died from Avian Flu.
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  • France gives in to ecotax protestors

    Jan 06, 2014
    In what must have been a humiliating climb down, the French government suspended the unpopular ‘ecotax’ that would have imposed new levies on all vehicles over 3.5 tonnes operating in France. It was due to come into force in January 2014 and would have raised an estimated 800 million euros in tax revenue.
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  • TEAM Announces Support for Plan and Project Saksham

    Dec 19, 2013
    Team Relocations has recently announced a three-year commitment to a major fund raising initiative in support of Plan, the UK headquartered global children’s charity. Founded over more than 75 years ago, Plan is one of the oldest and largest children's development organisations in the world.
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  • Williams Moving & Storage alive and well!

    Dec 19, 2013
    Williams Moving & Storage in Canada wishes to make its customers and agents aware that, although it has recently closed its branches in Kamloops, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta to gain operational efficiencies, the company itself is alive and well and thriving in nine western Canadian cities.
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