OMNI World Series with Derrick Young of BGRS

On Thursday 8th October, OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) held the first of its World Series virtual meetings online. The purpose of the series of meetings, that OMNI intends to maintain at least until face-to-face meetings are again possible, is to bring members together for network updates and to further the educational aims of the organisation.

OMNI COVID-19 BULLETIN – AUSTRALIA

Steve Alves from Kent in Australia looks at the ways in which COVID-19 has affected his business and lessons for the future. We have 13 offices in 12 cities in Australia, each with different degrees of lockdown status. Victoria, of course, has suffered more than other states and, at the time of writing, is still […]

Suddath Announces Jira Sansom as General Manager Dallas

Suddath today announced Jira Sansom as the new general manager for its Dallas-Fort Worth branch. Sansom is a motivated leader with over 20 years of experience in operations and logistics. He joins Suddath with a wealth of distribution experience and leadership standards from some of the most well-known brands in the U.S. Before joining Suddath, […]

OMNI COVID-19 BULLETIN – THE NETHERLANDS

Wouter Hijzen, Managing Director of De Haan in The Netherlands, looks at the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has affected his business and lessons for the future COVID-19 is not the first crisis we’ve seen since our company was formed in 1777. It probably won’t be the last either. The first contract we signed was with the Emperor Napoleon […]

OMNI COVID-19 BULLETIN – INDIA

Al Mithal looks at the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has affected his business and lessons for the future. It’s been approaching three months since India went into one of the strictest lockdowns seen anywhere in the world and, for me, the strain is beginning to tell.  Not so much for the business, which […]

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 […]