The Changing World of Corporate Moving

OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) is a network of some of the world’s largest and most active corporate moving companies. In this article, Ian waters, OMNI General Manager, looks at one way in which the corporate moving world has changed dramatically in recent years: the lump sum customer.

Is Global Mobility in Fashion?

According to a recent study by Sterling Lexicon, the answer to this question is a resounding yes. They recently engaged with a number of organisations in the luxury goods sector to better understand which Global Mobility (GM) trends and issues are currently impacting their companies and mobility programmes. Here’s their press release… JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Representing […]

OMNI Recognises its leading members

OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) has recognised the achievements of its leading shippers with its annual tonnage awards presented at the network’s conference in Seville. Each year OMNI presents its prestigious tonnage awards to those member companies that shipped the most within the network and those that most increased their cooperation with other group members.

Graebel expands Mobility Strategy service

Graebel has expanded its consulting service that helps Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies imagine and introduce a tailored mobility strategy designed entirely around their business needs. Graebel’s Mobility Strategy Service responds to the needs of global mobility professionals who want to elevate their roles and programmes. In fact, Graebel Global Mobility Summit research found mobility professionals today spend 80% of […]

Six new companies accepted into the OMNI network

OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) has recently announced that it has accepted six new probational members into the network as they have achieved the high standards required for membership. The new members are: Kings International Removers (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town, South Africa Gerson Relocations, London, UK Freeline Movers, Islamabad, Pakistan M. Dyer & Sons, Inc., Hawaii, USA […]

Delays to UK Transfer of Residence (ToR)

OMNI Would like to thank Gerson Relocation for providing the following update…   We have received reports of delays in relation to the processing of ToR applications by UK Customs (HMRC) on household goods shipments into the UK. In the build up to the summer peak period, Gerson Relocation is advising clients and overseas partners […]

Graebel Companies, Inc. Expands Mobility Strategy Service

Mobility professionals can tap Graebel’s expertise, collaboration and hands-on tools to elevate their role and programs Denver, Colo. (June 3, 2019) – Graebel Companies, Inc., a leading provider of talent and workplace mobility solutions, today expanded its consulting service that helps Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies imagine and introduce a tailored mobility strategy designed entirely […]

Mark Oakeshott gives advice at OMNI

Mark Oakeshott, from Mark Oakeshott Consulting LLC, addressed the OMNI conference in Seville to give his slant on the market, how it’s changing and how movers can be more effective Mark Oakeshott has been involved in the moving industry all his working life.  He started with Pickfords in 1978 and stayed with the company when […]

One Year Later: 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Aires in Pittsburgh explains the actions the company took following the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that came into force at the beginning of last year. On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – H.R.1 into law. Many of the provisions took effect on January 1, 2018 and are set […]

Valparaiso Port Strike Resumes

Workers in the Chilean port of Valparaiso have resumed their strike causing significant delays for both imports and exports to the city. Protests in support of the strikes have turned increasingly violante and have also spread to other ports along the Pacific coast. The strike, which has been on and off for over a month […]

White & Company Joins Major Home-Office Steering Committee

As part of a Home Office initiative, Mario Amato, Head of Group Business Development at White & Company, was invited to join a business led steering committee. Established to develop a working settlement scheme on behalf of EU nationals, Mario was nominated by Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce CEO Paul Britton.

Tori Ferrante becomes OMNI president

Salvatore (Tori) Ferrante, from Crown Worldwide Moving & Storage in California became the president of OMNI at the network’s annual conference in Palm Beach in March.  Tori joined the OMNI board in 2015 and now takes over from Keith Meader who steps down after a two-year term in the role. OMNI is a global organisation […]

Suddath wins CIO 100 award for industry innovation

CIO from IDG today announces The Suddath Companies as a recipient of the 2018 CIO 100 Awards for its leadership in industry innovation. The prestigious annual award recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence, and celebrate the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value.

Updates to OMNI Country Guides

We have made a number of updates to our comprehensive Country Guides. Recent updates to guides include: USA, UK, Wales, England, Kuwait, Kazakhstan and Ivory Coast. We have also updated and verified visa information for all countries from Lesotho to Sao Tome and Principe. Other time-sensitive information like events and safety information is also updated regularly.

David W. Graebel Named Chairman Emeritus of Graebel Companies, Inc.

Graebel Companies, Inc., a leading provider of workforce and workplace mobility solutions for Fortune 500 and Global 1000 firms and the largest family-owned, privately held relocation company in the world, recently announced that David (Dave) W. Graebel, 88, has been named Chairman Emeritus. He had served as Chairman of the board of directors since founding […]