Joëlle Castro receives France’s highest honour

On 22 October 2019, Joëlle Castro, Director of Mobilitas, was presented with the award Chevalier of the Legion of Honour by the French government. The Legion of Honour is the highest French decoration and one of the most famous in the world. For two centuries, it has been presented on behalf of the French Head […]

Suddath Appoints Jana Lowenstein as Director of Business Development

Industry veteran will lead Suddath business development in the Midwest. Suddath, have announced the appointment of Jana Lowenstein as director of business development in the Midwestern United States. In this new role, Lowenstein will focus on marketing Suddath’s global and domestic transportation products and services, along with driving continued growth.

Ward Van Lines closed on 21st October

Following the events of recent days, Ward Van Lines in Chile has advised it will not be open for business on Monday 21st October. This is to ensure the safety of their staff and customers. They hope to reopen on the 22nd should the situation improve.

Suddath Voted 2019 Best Moving Company and Best Place to Work

 Suddath is proud to have won the titles of ‘Best Moving Company’ and ‘Best Place to Work’ in the Bold City Best competition, hosted by the Florida Times Union. Bold City Best is an annual competition that gives people in the Jacksonville community the opportunity to vote for their favorite people, places and businesses in more than 150 categories.

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.