Strikes in Brazil

OMNI would like to thank Laura Ganon at Fink Mobility for providing the following information about two strikes in Brazil. Customs strike: the go-slow strike that has been happening for several months in Brazil has now  intensified. Customs clearance is still being done but very slowly also affecting port charges. Truckers strike: truckers have began […]

Tori Ferrante becomes OMNI president

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 […]

Graebel takes Platinum at OMNI Conference

Graebel Movers International has won the Platinum award for the most tonnage shipped through the OMNI network during 2017.  The US relocation management company has been the leading shipper in OMNI for many years outstripping all other member companies by a significant margin.

OMNI Conference, 2018 – A Summary

The annual OMNI conference took place in Palm Beach, Florida from 19-22 March 2018. The OMNI conference is open to all OMNI members and provides a forum for the owners and CEOs of the world’s leading mobility companies to share experiences and learn from each other.

Mark Olsen Presents at OMNI Annual Conference

OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) held its annual conference this week at the Four Seasons Hotel, Palm Beach, Florida from the 19th through the 22nd. OMNI invited Parsifal CEO, Mark Olsen, to an informative interview session as a pioneer and market leader in relocation technology and audits. Interviewer Nigel Saunders (Nuss Relocations) provided Mr. Olsen […]

Graebel Companies, Inc. Expands With Regional Operations Center in Phoenix

Graebel Companies, Inc., a leading provider of workforce and workplace mobility solutions for Fortune 500 and Global 1000 firms, has expanded with a new regional operations center in Phoenix. The office, which has been serving national and multinational clients for several months, is a full-service center, including operations, supplier development and corporate training.  

Updates to OMNI country guides

We have made a number of updates to our comprehensive Country Guides. Recent updates to guides include: Scotland, Northern Ireland and Jordan. We have also updated and verified visa information for all countries from Denmark to Lebanon. Other time-sensitive information like events and safety information is also updated regularly.

Business as usual

Canadian corporation, AMJ Campbell Inc., announced that it would not be renewing its licensing agreement with the international franchisee doing business under the name ‘1776963 Ontario Inc.’. This will be effective December 31, 2017.

John Mason helps to save the Kiwi

John Mason International has partnered with Kiwis for Kiwi, the New Zealand charity that is helping to protect its national bird, which is at risk of extinction. The company will be supporting a kiwi bird for every family it moves to New Zealand. The promise of adopting a kiwi is a move that could help protect […]

The Asian Tigers Mobility is proud to announce joining forces with the WWF Singapore (World Wide Fund for Nature) to provide financial support for the T2X project.  T2X stands for doubling the number of tigers living in the wild by the year 2022.  That will be the next Year of the Tiger according to the […]

Strikes and service interruptions in Venezuela

Juerg Degenmann, General Manager of Mudanzas Internacionales Global in Venezuela, has advised of a worsening situation in his country including strikes and service interruptions. Juerg writes: As you already know, the situation in Venezuela is getting worse every day. Our country has become a constant scene of atrocities where the government has taken the social […]

Aires wins gold at the Stevies

Aires has announced that its SpringBoard, self-service, lump-sum management tool has won the Gold Stevie American Business Award in the ‘New Product or Service of the Year – Software – Cloud Application/Service’ category. Winners were determined by the average scores of more than 190 professionals worldwide in a two-month judging process. Aires’ SpringBoard tool was […]

Glenn Stephenson joins Mudanzas Gou

Mudanzas Gou in Mexico has recently appointed Glenn Stephenson as Director of Client Relations. Glenn began his career in the international relocation industry with The Viking Corporation in St. Thomas, USVI in 1977. From there, Glenn joined NorthAmerican International holding positions in Cairo, Egypt and returning to the headquarters office of North American Van Lines […]

Santos strike intensified

The port strike in Santos, Brazil, has intensified this week with the introduction of ‘Red Light Week’ until 16 December.  During this period, import cargoes will be retained in the terminals and the export shipments will undergo physical and documentary inspections.

OMNI agrees to scrap mandatory FAIM membership criteria

The main business to be completed at the Miami Beach meeting was to discuss and agree changes to the OMNI rules including the mandatory requirement for OMNI members to have FAIM.  Des Stickland, OMNI Treasurer explained the proposed rule changes and the reasons for them.  At a subsequent vote during the AGM the members accepted […]

SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN COLOMBIA

OMNI would like to thank Miguel Florez of Aviomar for providing the following information… The following communication is to inform that due to the rainy season we’re having in Colombia (the highest in the last 30 years according to IDEAM), both urban and rural areas have been seriously affected, leaving thousands of victims and homeless […]