Graebel Companies, Inc. Raises the Bar on Mobile Employee Experience with Exceptional Experience Journey Map

launched an interactive Mobile Employee Experience Journey Map that focuses on creating exceptional experiences for clients and their employees. The new online tool will help mobility managers better understand that relocation is more than just a physical move from point A to point B, and instead includes moments before, during and after that impact the mobile employee experience and ultimately, broader business objectives.

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Verhuizingen Meys becomes part of the Gosselin Group

Marc Smet (CEO of Gosselin Group) and Erik Meys (CEO of Verhuizingen Meys) reached an agreement in principle for the acquisition of Verhuizingen Meys and Meys Vastgoed based in Brasschaat by the Gosselin Group (Deurne). The employees and assets will be acquired by Gosselin and will fall under the Gosselin Group’s international moves division.

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Graebel Launches new Education Hub

Graebel Companies, Inc. today launched its new talent mobility web experience. The interactive online space serves as a community and educational hub for learning and self-education where visitors will gain insights on talent mobility and learn more about Graebel’s strategic support for corporate global mobility programs and mobile employees.

“The new web experience was designed with the entire global mobility community in mind; anyone and everyone can find something of value on it,” said Bill Graebel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Graebel Companies, Inc. “Our goal was to create a global mobility gathering place, one that aims to educate and inform through engaging pages, worthwhile content and a personalized experience for everyone, whether they’re new to the industry or a veteran.”

Graebel is committed to people-first mobility, which puts people at the heart of every interaction by taking the time to understand clearly and to care deeply about what matters most to them, so that they can ultimately grow purposefully. This people-first approach is reflected throughout the site, as back-end technology creates tailored and exceptional experiences with each visit, just like Graebel team members provide with every human interaction.

Important new features include:
  • Comprehensive Mobility Program Health Assessment: A free, all-inclusive assessment with downloadable results for users to identify the current state of their talent mobility program and find areas where they may be able to improve.
  • Immersive Exceptional Experience Journey Map: An engaging online experience that takes users through exceptional moments of the relocation process with Graebel.
  • Personalized Insights Section: The redesigned Insights section will provide the same valuable content and information, but now will be tailored to what each visitor is most interested in, suggesting content specific to their needs.
  • Enhanced Workplace Mobility SiteThis creates a dedicated site for workplace relocation projects.
  • User-Friendly Chatbot: This non-invasive, friendly guide gives visitors the option of a frictionless, more personable way to connect, which will offer to answer people’s questions and quickly direct them to contacts or useful resources on the site.

Canal Movers and Logistics celebrates 20 years of success

Panama’s largest international moving company, Canal Movers and Logistics Corp., celebrated its 20 th anniversary in August with a special Mass to give thanks for the company’s success followed by refreshments for all its employees.

Canal Movers was founded in 2001 by Walter and Analisa Laffitte and has grown from a humble start-up business with three individuals working in a small office, into the highly respected international company it is today.

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Martina Burke joins Gerson Relocation as Head of Operations

Gerson Relocation is pleased to announce the appointment of Martina Burke as Head of Operations.

Martina has a proven track record within the international removals and relocation industry making her the ideal candidate to help drive the continued expansion of Gerson Relocation. Her wealth of  experience with working with agents and managing operations, plus exceptional attention to detail, will help to ensure that our customers receive the best quality customer service.

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Italian port workers strike over Covid “Green Pass”

From Friday 15th October the Green Pass – a certificate showing that people have been vaccinated, tested negative or recovered from covid-19 – will be compulsory for all workers, in both the public and private sectors, in a move affecting around 23 million people

Port workers in Trieste and Genoa plan to stage indefinite blocking protests at both ports from October 15th. The purpose of this action is to press the Italian Government to quit the rule to make the Green Pass mandatory for all workers in Italy from October 15th.

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Brytor open new branch in Halifax

Brytor are pleased to announce the opening of their new branch in Halifax, Eastern Canada to meet the growing demands of their customers.

Contact details for the new branch are:
130 John Savage Avenue, Darmouth, Nova Scotia
Phone: 1-902-707-4460
Email: Mark@ims.brytor.ca

With this new location for office and warehouse, Brytor have expanded the reach of theirr services in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

Congratulations to everyone at Brytor.

Robinsons Relocation Ltd – A Clarification…

Following the recent announcement that UK moving company Bournes has acquired Robinsons of Aylesbury,  OMNI would like to clarify that Robinsons of Aylesbury is a completely separate company to OMNI member company Robinsons Relocation Ltd, and there has never been any connection or association with Robinsons Relocation Ltd.

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Connectivity problems at Ward Van Lines

OMNI have been advised that Ward Van Lines are experiencing some connectivity problems which is affecting their ability to respond by phone and email.

They are hoping to have this resolved as soon as possible, and thank you in advance for your patience.

THE ART OF TRANSPORTATION

In May, FINK Mobility carried out the international logistics of Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto, transporting his pieces to GAMeC Bergamo, in Italy. As FINK always tries to meet the demands of artists, this time it was no different.

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Aires and KPMG Awarded Best Partnership Between Two Service Providers by the Forum for Expatriate Management

Aires and KPMG are pleased to announce that their organizations have jointly been awarded Best Partnership Between Two Service Providers by the Forum for Expatriate Management at the EMEA Expatriate Management & Mobility Awards (EMMAs). The companies were awarded for a client systems integration project that created efficiencies for global mobility teams and their assignees.

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Hasenkamp provides vaccines to employees

Vaccination doses for 750 employees and relatives.

Hasenkamp offers its employees and their relatives the opportunity to be vaccinated at the workplace. So far, vaccine doses for 750 people have been ordered and are to be vaccinated by the end of May. In this way, Hasenkamp is not only taking responsibility for its own employees, but also for its customers.