OMNI have been informed that the strikes affecting Valparaiso port have now ended. Apparently an agreement has now been signed between port workers and the Ministry of Labour which should ensure that operations return to normal soon. Thanks again to Sylvia Garcia at Ward Van Lines.
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 […]
Ever wondered why shipments into Yangshan Port in China attract such high haulage fees? Jason Will from Asian Tigers Mobility China clears up the confusion in this great little article. Please click here to download Jason’s story.
OMNI would like to thank Luis Silva at Unipack SA, Chile for providing the following update to the Chilean customs requirements… NEW CUSTOMS REGULATIONS FOR AIR SHIPMENTS Please be advised that due new Chilean Customs regulations, the import procedure was changed for all the AIR SHIPMENTS weighting 300 kilos or more with immediately effect. Thorough […]
OMNI Member GInter of Sao Paulo, Brazil has been as the top supplier to the Cartus Global Network in the “All Things Moving” category. Robson Granero and Patrick Ohara received the award at the recent Cartus Conference in Seatlle, WA. Many congratulations to all at GInter!
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.
Aires is pleased to announce the new Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) designations obtained from Worldwide ERC® by 13 employees. All candidates who prepared for this year’s certification successfully passed the exam, taking Aires total number to CRP-designated employees to 137. “At Aires, we value lifelong learning and the achievement of goals, and each year we […]
OMNI would like to thank Natasha at Orbit Moving & Storage in Cyprus for providing the following information: Any appliances that do not have the CE markings on them should not be shipped to Cyprus as the Customs officials in the Republic of Cyprus may confiscate them, should they be found. Also note that all […]
Aires is pleased to announce that Rob O’Donnell, PHR, has joined the company as Vice President of Organizational Development. In his role, Rob will be responsible for leading the Human Resources department at Aires and work to decrease organizational effort while increasing positive results, growing Aires’ return on management. Mr. O’Donnell brings more than 30 […]
Graebel Companies, Inc., a leading provider of talent and workplace mobility solutions for Fortune 500 and Global 1000 firms, has established London as its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters, affirming its current and growing presence in the region for the past decade.
Salvatore (Tori) Ferrante, from Crown Worldwide Moving & Storage in California became the president of OMNI at the network’s annual conference in Palm Beach in March. Tori joined the OMNI board in 2015 and now takes over from Keith Meader who steps down after a two-year term in the role. OMNI is a global organisation […]
CIO from IDG today announces The Suddath Companies as a recipient of the 2018 CIO 100 Awards for its leadership in industry innovation. The prestigious annual award recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence, and celebrate the innovative use of technology to deliver genuine business value.
Copenhagen based Aspire Mobility Group is pleased to welcome Sara Lyrum Kronkjaer back into the leadership team of the Group after a five years interim period with a local competitor. In her new position as Director, Group International Pricing, Sara will assume the leadership for the further development and consolidation of the Group’s worldwide moving […]
Joleen Lauffer, Executive VP of Aires, presented at the OMNI conference with an RMC’s view on the rise of the lump-sum market, the reasons for its growth and some of the opportunities in offers to movers.
As part of their efforts of continuing to add value to their customers and trading partners, Canal Movers & Logistics Corp., has obtained the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) certification, becoming the first international moving company in Latin America and the Caribbean to achieve this. AEO is a global accreditation program from the World Customs Organization […]
Justin Taylor, the managing director of Graphitas in the UK, returned to the OMNI conference after his successful digital media presentation in the Seychelles to deliver the second instalment on how to market your company online. This time he focused on targeting through Facebook.
TheMIGroup’s humble beginnings date back to the late 1970’s, back when the concept of “globalization” was just starting to ripple through the international business community. Company founder, Bryan Bennett saw the opportunity in this shifting climate, and set out to start his own specialist international household goods moving company.
Larry Matthews, CRP, has joined Aires as a Global Account Manager based in the Gulf Coast Regional Office
Aires is pleased to announce that Larry Matthews, CRP, has joined the company as a Global Account Manager based in the Gulf Coast Regional Office. In his role, Larry will be responsible for developing Aires’ regional sales and finding solutions to meet client needs through collaboration, partnership, and understanding their culture.
We have made a number of updates to our comprehensive Country Guides. Recent updates to guides include: Florida, California, Arkansas, Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Arizona, Alaska and Colorado. We have also updated and verified visa information for all countries from St Vincent and Grenadines to Zimbabwe. Other time-sensitive information like events and safety information is also updated regularly.
Aires is pleased to announce that Fiona Williams, GMS, has joined the company as Director, Strategic Solutions for the EMEA and APAC regions. In her role, Fiona will be responsible for growing Aires’ regional sales and account management initiatives.