Jacob Rasmussen rejoins Aspire Mobility Group A/S

Aspire Mobility Group in Denmark has announced the appointment of Jacob Rasmussen as Director of Moving Services. The announcement marks Jacob’s return to the Aspire Mobility Group having left the company in 2011 to work for a major international competitor. Jacob takes over the role from Sara Lyrum who has recently been appointed Group Director […]

Philippa Robinson elected to OMNI Board

Philippa Robinson has joined the OMNI Board. She was officially voted to the position by the OMNI membership at the network’s annual conference in Seville in April. Philippa, and her brother Anthony, are the fourth generation to run the family business Robinsons Relocation in the UK. The company was started in 1895 by her great […]

Significant delays at Valparaiso port, Chile

Please be aware that, as a result of an ongoing strike by customs employees, there are significant delays for both import and export at Valparaiso port, Chile. Meetings are scheduled to discuss workers’ concerns and hopefully an agreement will be reached soon. Thanks to Sylvia Garcia at Ward Van Lines for the update. ***UPDATE*** 03/12/18 – […]

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 […]