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.

Jill Porter-Scott, PHR, SHRM-CP, Has Joined Aires as Director of PeopleX

Aires is pleased to announce that Jill Porter-Scott, PHR, SHRM-CP, has joined the company as Director of PeopleX. This group, named for its mission of creating a world class people experience, manages Aires’ human resources functions. In her role, Jill will be focused primarily on benefits, culture, and inclusion, leading the PeopleX team and assuming […]

Jéan Paul (JP) Meiring 1974 – 2021

Dear OMNI Colleagues. It is with regret that we share the following message from Mark Pitcher at The Moving Company, relating to the passing of JP Meiring. Our condolences go out to JP’s friends and family at this sad time. It is with a heavy heart that we announce JP lost his fight he has […]

OMNI Spotlight On… Gerson Relocation

Steve Jordan speaks to Mark Costa-Rising, Group Sales and Marketing Director, AGM Group, about Gerson Relocation: a probationer member of OMNI and a company with a rich history. It was back in 1961 that Michael Gerson founded his eponymous company. It grew quickly and developed a name and reputation that was synonymous with quality. In fact, during the 1980s, […]

OMNI Spotlight on… Clover Group

Clover Group is the new Probationer member of OMNI in Venezuela.  Steve Jordan interviewed Holly Rincon about the company and the difficulties of doing business in a country suffering from political turmoil. Clover Group was started back in 1964 by Luis Alfredo Rincon who soon became well known in the moving industry.  Although the company […]

Mario Martinez

The OMNI Board and office staff wish to express their sincerest condolences on the passing of Mario Martinez, President of Security International Moving in Peru, who passed away on the 4th of March. Mario was a much loved member of the association and will be deeply missed.

Luis Holst Echeverria leaves Mudanzas Mundiales Mobility

Mudanzas Mundiales have advised that Luis Holst Echeverría, Mobility Manager, is no longer working with them. “During the 9 years that he worked in the company, he performed first as Quality Improvement Engineer,  before overseeing the pricing unit, until his final appointment as Mobility Manager.” said Carlos José Zuniga, President. 

Women in the Trucking Industry

Since its earliest days, the trucking industry has been dominated by men – viewed as the only ones suitable for the “rough and tough” lifestyle, lifting heavy loads and long hours on the road. This stereotype is becoming a relic as a growing number of women work as professional truck drivers in the United States. […]

OMNI Spotlight on… JK Moving Services

Steve Jordan interviews Chuck Kuhn, from JK Moving Services in Sterling, Virginia—near Dulles Airport, to learn about the company he started at just 16 years of age that is now the largest independent moving company in North America. So, what were you doing when you were 16? Chuck Kuhn was starting a moving company.  I […]

OMNI Spotlight on… The Paxton Companies

Steve Jordan puts the spotlight on new OMNI Probationer member Paxton to learn more about the company’s long history in the international moving industry and why it joined the network. When Fredrick D. Paxton founded a furniture moving business in Washington D.C. way back in 1901 using mules and donkeys as the motive power, he […]

OMNI spotlight on… Freeline Movers

Freeline Movers – Leading the way in Pakistan Freeline Movers is OMNI’s new Probationer in Pakistan. Here, Steve Jordan talks to the owner, Alamgir Shah, about Business development, since he started it in 1988. It was April 10 1988, a memorable day in Pakistan’s history. Just before 10am, an army ammunition depot located in a densely-populated area […]

OMNI Spotlight on— Vinelli & Scotto

Vinelli & Scotto in Italy joined OMNI as a Probationer in 2019.  Here, Steve Jordan talks to joint owner Renata Busettini about the company run by herself and her sister Laura, and it’s somewhat unusual history. Vinelli & Scotto is an old company.  It was started in 1890 by Francesco Vinelli who soon joined forces […]

Bobby Bartle Promoted to the Role of General Counsel with Aires

Aires is pleased to announce the promotion of Bobby Bartle to the role of General Counsel. In this new role, he will lead the legal function at Aires by providing legal advice to the entire organization as well as key stakeholders and executives. Among other responsibilities, the position will focus on contract drafting and negotiation […]

OMNI spotlight on… Kings International

Kings International is the new Probationer member of OMNI in South Africa.  Steve Jordan interviewed Rolf Lamers, the company’s Managing Director in Cape Town, to find out a little more about the company’s past and present. Kings Transport was originally formed in Cape Town in 1923 by ‘Old Man’ King, as Rolf affectionately refers to […]

OMNI COVID-19 BULLETIN – The Philippines & Indonesia

Gerry Lane looks at the ways in which COVID-19 has affected his businesses and, perhaps, offers a little inspiration as the world changes. It is the beginning of November 2020 and Virginia and I are spending some time in Sydney, Australia.  The fact is that the Philippines, where we live most of the time, has […]

OMNI COVID-19 BULLETIN – USA

Joleen Lauffer, Executive Vice President at Aires in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, looks at the ways in which COVID-19 has affected her business and lessons for the future. We have around 600 people working at Aires, so when many of them started working from home early this year we had to work really hard to make […]