Features

  • The Mover’s shiny new website has gone live today!

    Jul 07, 2020
    It’s been completely redesigned to give it a fresh new look and make it even easier to navigate.
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  • Tony Allen: And finally ... Is living worth the risk?

    Jul 02, 2020
    If you were to spend your life living in a padded cell, you’d probably never break a leg, or for that matter never get run over by a bus. But would such a life really be worth living?
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  • Editor's column: Some good news

    Jul 01, 2020
    I heard some very heartening news yesterday. While conducting an interview I was told that many in the industry have taken to paying suppliers much faster than usual. This includes corporations paying movers and agent-agent transactions too. Great news. Last month I was banging on about that very subject and hoping that the industry would work together to get through the crisis. It appears people are doing just that. Marvellous!
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  • The front lines of workforce mobility

    Jun 29, 2020
    Lynda Lescault, CRP, GMS, Director, Global Accounts for Dwellworks LLC, pays tribute to the work of the DSP especially during the COVID-19 pandemic
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  • Foreign Exchange Explained

    Jun 29, 2020
    It is surprising how many businesses in our industry are unaware of the potential risk of exchange rate volatility, particularly if they make or receive regular international payments.
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  • CubeMonk in the US may bring back market share to professional movers

    Jun 29, 2020
    CubeMonk, a new system for moving household goods and other valuable commodities around the USA has been launched by its founder, Dan Cunningham. The intention is to allow moving companies to regain market share by providing a fast and economic method of moving small loads around the country, challenging the old van line system.
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  • Moving the military, an interview with Mike Brannigan, CEO of Suddath

    Jun 29, 2020
    Steve Jordan interviews Mike Brannigan, CEO of Suddath in the USA, one of the companies forming the ARC consortium that has won the US military household goods moving contract.
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  • What happened to buzzsurvey? An interview with CEO, Becky Downing

    Jun 29, 2020
    Steve Jordan talks to Becky Downing, CEO of buzzsurvey, following the restructuring of the company at a time when virtual surveys in the moving industry are booming.
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  • Powering the recovery: an interview with Wiebe van Bockel from Voerman in the Netherlands

    Jun 29, 2020
    Steve Jordan talks to Wiebe van Bockel from Voerman in the Netherlands about the lessons we need to learn from COVID-19 and how the moving industry might look in the future.
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  • Will WFH really become the new normal? David Jordan, Deputy Editor of The Mover, investigates

    Jun 29, 2020
    Working from home has long been a goal for some. Now, this has become a reality for workers across the globe much faster and more comprehensively than they ever thought possible. But does the reality live up to the dream long term? David Jordan, Deputy Editor of The Mover, investigates.
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  • Tony Allen: And finally... A cut above!

    Jun 23, 2020
    I could kick myself! Two days before the ‘lockdown’ I should - and could - have had my haircut but I decided against it. Big mistake I’m afraid, as almost a whole month later I’m now beginning to bare a resemblance to Dolly Parton - with two major exceptions I hasten to point out.
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  • Tales from the Front - or the Back to be more accurate!

    Jun 23, 2020
    A Flying Visit - During World War II, East Grinstead was the home of the fabled Guinea Pig Club founded as a consequence of the pioneering plastic surgery work by Sir Archie McIndoe for badly burned airman.
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  • Making home working work

    Jun 23, 2020
    Given the requirement for social distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus, employees working from home has suddenly become a necessity in most industries. Here, Nick Howes from Leadership Management International UK offers some tips on how to make it work for you.
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  • Taking control of comms during COVID-19

    Jun 23, 2020
    It is obvious that the current quarantine situation cannot be compared to any previously announced pandemics or crises - this time, the world is shutting down completely. The situation is going to lead to hardly measurable consequences not only for individuals, but also for businesses.
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  • Through adversity we create strength

    Jun 23, 2020
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  • Paradise lost … is the dream finally over for Hong Kong's expats? By David Jordan

    Jun 23, 2020
    It was once the dream-posting for expats keen to further their careers in the booming heart of the Tiger economy. The reality now is very different. Rioting and pro-democracy protests that dragged on throughout much of the summer of 2019 took their toll and expats are leaving the territory in ever increasing numbers.
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  • The time for video surveys is here

    Jun 23, 2020
    Of course, video surveys have been here for a long time but, it seems, treated with some scepticism by many of the traditionalists in the moving industry. How can it be possible to get the cube right by looking through a screen, and how can you build a rapport with the client remotely?
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  • The power of clean shoes

    Jun 23, 2020
    In a career spanning three decades, Mark Jeffery was one of the industry’s leading salesmen with the trust and respect of the HR departments of many of London’s biggest corporate accounts. Steve Jordan spoke to him to find out a little more about those days on the front line and to see what advice he has for today’s sales professionals.
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  • Unprecedented – overused or understated?

    Jun 23, 2020
    Just today, as I write these lines, my family and I have been counting the number of times we have heard the word “unprecedented”. It has been at least 43 times, and we stopped counting just a while ago when we turned off the news.
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  • Training success for Grace

    Jun 23, 2020
    Grace in Australia recently commissioned a new business training system, SAP Litmos, to enhance its training offering to its staff. The project has been a great success.
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