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, […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Aires is pleased to announce the promotion of Barbara Zuendt Overbay to the role of Vice President, Operations. In this new role, Barbara will have oversight of Aires’ Operations teams globally. She currently manages Aires’ Northeast Region teams; this promotion will increase her responsibility to include all U.S. offices as well as the company’s operations […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Nuss Relocations Australia is proud to announce that it has attained ISO27001 certification. An integral part of their commitment to the management of information security has been their successful attainment of ISO 27001 certification. This certification is the latest addition to their suite of ISO related achievements.
Rolf Lamers of Kings International in Cape Town looks at the ways in which Covid-19 has affected his business and lessons for the future. It’s amazing how quickly us humans re-invent ourselves. Only a few months ago we had never heard of Zoom, now most of us spend most of our days talking to […]
Gerson Relocation Ltd is pleased to announce that it has acquired the business and assets of Dijkshoorn Euromovers B.V., a leading moving services provider based in the Netherlands. The acquisition of the Dijkshoorn business will expand Gerson Relocation’s European service and support capabilities, consistent with the company’s strategy to meet the needs of their clients and allow the […]
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Suddath®has won the titles of ‘Best Moving Company’ and ‘Best Place to Work’ in the 2020 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 local places, businesses and people.
Kenneth Egelrud from Alfa Quality Moving in Sweden looks at the ways in which Covid-19 has affected his business and lessons for the future. The Swedish government took a rather different approach to handling the Covid-19 crisis than most. Rather than shut down completely it took a more light-handed attitude, advising people what to do […]
Suddath announced today that it was once again recognized for its excellence across the board with an ISO 9001 recertification, the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system (QMS). Suddath received high marks in a yearly audit required to maintain the certification based on a set of international quality management and assurance standards, which are based […]