OMNI COVID-19 BULLETIN – THE NETHERLANDS

Robert Voerman talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected his business what the future possibly holds We first realised we had a problem in mid-March.  The government put a lockdown in place on Sunday night and we had to quickly work out how to get everyone working from home. Of course, home working works […]

OMNI COVID-19 BULLETIN – BRAZIL

Laura Ganon from Fink in Brazil looks at the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has affected her business and lessons for the future. COVID-19 has been tough for Brazil; workers here have little choice but to use public transport and people in general aren’t too concerned about the whole community.  It’s a difficult culture. […]

OMNI COVID-19 BULLETIN – MEXICO

Wake-up Call Travelling back from Asuncion after LACMA convention was cancelled halfway was indeed a wake-up call for the global threat and seriousness of COVID-19 pandemic. Monday 16th of March first thing in the office we moved quickly to purchase and equip our teams with face masks, gloves, and antibacterial gel. Meanwhile our government and president […]

OMNI COVID-19 BULLETIN – Seoul, South Korea

Gus Sunwoo looks at the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has affected Asian Tigers South Korea and lessons for the future. It really started to kick off here on February 26th. The numbers just kept increasing every day and by March 1st we had over 1000 cases a day. It turned out that was […]

Team ARC Wins Coveted $7.2B Global Household Goods Contract

Suddath today announced that the company, together with a consortium of strategic suppliers, was awarded a multiyear contract by the U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM), valued at $7.2B for the transition period and three-year base period. The consortium, known as Team ARC, is led by American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier Group (ARC) and comprises industry leaders in the […]

COVID-19 BULLETIN: NEW ZEALAND

On the day that New Zealand begins to open its lockdown, Mark Pitcher, owner of OMNI members New Zealand Van Lines and The Moving Company, explains how his companies are getting through and some of the lessons learned.

Aires Achieves ANAB-accredited ISO 27701 Certification

Aires is pleased to announce that the company has become one of the first organizations certified in the United States to the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)-accredited ISO 27701 standard for Privacy Information Management Systems. Audits were successfully completed by A-LIGN, a leading security, privacy, and compliance provider specializing in mitigating cybersecurity risks by assessing […]

Senior Management appointments at Gosselin

During this unprecedented coronavirus emergency, Gosselin would like to bring you positive news about some senior management appointments. This Spring Gosselin celebrate 3 years since merging with DT Moving and Packimpex Moving. Gosselin have undergone many changes and a re-branding, and in the coming months as we emerge from the current pandemic, this will accelerate as […]

COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Relocation Industry

Industry Experts Weigh in on the Tough Questions  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On Wednesday, a panel of leading relocation experts discussed how global companies are handling the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic across a range of industries. Panelists shared insights on how the crisis has impacted every part of the relocation process, including real estate, transferee welfare, household […]

Gerson Relocation promotes Nikki Browne to Supply Chain & Agent Partner Relationships Manager

Gerson Relocation are delighted to announce the promotion of Nikki Browne to Supply Chain & Agent Partner Relationships Manager. With immediate effect she will be responsible for managing agent relationships for international moving and relocation services. Nikki’s role focuses on nurturing relationships with our agent partners, managing performance and costs, and ensuring service continuity worldwide.

Because it’s there

Ian Waters from OMNI argues that, for the mobility industry to continue to thrive, change needs to be more than embraced, it must be driven. When George Leigh Mallory, a British mountaineer, was asked 1923 why he wanted to be the first to climb Mount Everest he answered: ‘because it’s there’. It was that drive, that ambition that […]

Paxton International receives gift of appreciation for refugee help

North Virginia-based Paxton International has been given a gift of appreciation by the NOVA Relief Center for its long-term support of the Syrian Refugee Blanket and Coat Drive. The gift was accepted by Mary K Paxton on behalf of the company. Paxton has been actively involved in this humanitarian effort, providing a range of support including donations of […]

Suddath Announces Scott Perry as President of Moving & Logistics

Suddath have announced today the promotion of Scott Perry to President, Suddath Moving & Logistics. In this role, Perry will oversee multiple lines of business at Suddath, including interstate household goods, global logistics, commercial moving and local moving. He will have full responsibility for Suddath’s branch network and distribution center operations across the country, keeping […]