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 […]

Grace launches “Grace Gives” program

Grace Gives 2017 is a program designed to recognise and give back to five deserving community groups and award five deserving groups with a $10,000 grant to go towards their local community. Sub categories include groups that: Focus on marginalised, excluded or disadvantaged communities; Create relationships and environments where people are empowered; Actively involve people […]

OMNI 2016 conference in Florence

    The 2016 OMNI conference 15-18 April in Florence enjoyed a high turnout with attendance over 40% up on previous years.  Delegates were no doubt attracted by the location and venue, the Westin Excelsior in the centre of the city on the banks of the Arno river, and by the opportunity to spend quality […]

OMNI welcomes Michael McDaniel back to speak at Florence conference

  The keynote speaker at the 2016 OMNI conference – to be held at the stylish, five-star Westin Excelsior hotel in Florence, Italy from 15-19 April – will be lawyer Michael McDaniel from the Law Offices of Countryman & McDaniel.  Michael addressed the OMNI conference in Bali two years ago and his extraordinary presentation was […]