Yokohama System Mover joins the OMNI network

Yokohama System Mover has been accepted as a Probationer member of OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) at the organisation’s recent Annual General Meeting.  This means that the company takes its position as the third member company in Japan alongside Asian Tigers and Yamatane Overseas Moving.

OMNI comes top in sustainability at the EMMAs

OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) has announced that it has become the winner of this year’s Best Global Mobility Sustainability Initiative of the Year award at the EMMA awards for the EMEA region, presented by the Forum for Expatriate Management.  The award was given jointly to OMNI and Johan de Kam, trainer, academic and consultant […]

OMNI workshop looks towards zero-emission transport

OMNI  held the latest in its series of Sustainability Workshops in September, hosted by trainer, academic and consultant Johan de Kam.  This was the fourth in the series of six such events that will run into early 2023. All workshops throughout 2022 have been open to both OMNI and FIDI members.

Asian Tigers transitions in Indonesia

On 13 October 2022, Gerry Lane, founder and owner of Asian Tigers Indonesia, signed a Management Buyout (MBO) agreement with Bill Lloyd, long-term Managing Director of the company. The agreement will become effective from 1 January 2023 and the gradual buyout will commence from that date.  Bill has earned a solid reputation both with customers […]

Remembering Steve Lewis

The family of Steve Lewis would like to invite his industry friends to join them in Cardiff on Friday 21st October to celebrate his life.  If it is not possible for you to travel to Cardiff, we hope to arrange a live link, or a recording of the celebration.  Please RSVP to pcollins@voerman.com by Friday […]

HM Queen Elizabeth 1926 – 2022.

The management and Board of OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) wishes to express their profound sadness at the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.  Throughout her reign of over 70 years, she commanded absolute respect whilst showing kindness, compassion and understanding to everyone she met. In so many nations around the world she was […]

Steve Lewis dies aged 56

The Voerman Group has announced, with great sadness and disbelief, the passing of Steve Lewis, a dear friend and colleague, who died yesterday (30 August). Steve was 56 years old. Steve joined the Voerman Group in 2015 after a long career in the international moving industry working for some of the leading global companies. Throughout […]

Roeland Delfgaauw joins Mudanzas Gou in Mexico

Roeland Delfgaauw joins Gou in Mexico The Gou Group has announced the appointment of Roeland Delfgaauw as its Commercial Director. Roeland brings 25 years of experience in the moving industry and is a familiar face to many as he frequently attended many industry conferences and has been a PAIMA Board member. Roeland will be responsible […]

Graebel launches new DEI consulting service

Entrenched in global cultures and charged with enabling a highly engaged workforce, mobility professionals are ideally suited to inspire, guide and even lead organisation-wide DEI initiatives. That’s why Graebel Companies, Inc., has launched Graebel® DEI Consulting Services. With Graebel’s guidance, built from years of DEI mobility experience and its people-first philosophy, global mobility professionals can structure and […]

Eric Lim to enter the IAM Hall of Honor

Asian Tigers Singapore has revealed that its Chairman, Eric Lim, has been selected to enter the International Association of Movers (IAM) Hall of Honor.  This prestigious award is in recognition of Eric’s many contributions over his 47 years in the moving industry.

Return to customs normality in Costa Rica

  OMNI Member Grupo Mudanzas Mundiales in Costa Rica has announced that as of Friday the 24th of June the Virtual Tax Administration (ATV) and Information Technology for Customs Control (TICA)  platforms of the Costa Rican Ministry of Finance are restoring their usual service.

Asian Tigers and Silk Relo are first with D&I Standard

  Asian Tigers Singapore, and its sister company, Silk Relo, have become the first companies in the international relocation industry to have earned certification from the Human Resource Standards Institute in alignment with International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 30415:2021: Human resource management (HRM) – Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) standards.

Gerson Relocation BV appoints new operational director

Gerson Relocation BV appoints new operational director   Gerson Relocation BV has announced the appointment of Marco Bongers as operational director.  Marco’s primary role is to oversee the operational matters for all corporate, private and trade customers.  He will also be focussing on the development of trade business and building these relationships.

Andrew Meadowcroft promoted at Aires

Andrew Meadowcroft promoted at Aires Aires in the USA has announced the promotion of Andrew Meadowcroft to Vice President of Customer Experience. In this new role, he will oversee all strategic client services as they relate to people, process, and technology while ensuring global consistency in the corporate customer experience. Among other responsibilities, the position […]

Asian Tigers China appoints Simon Shrubsole

Asian Tigers China (mainland) has announced the appointment of Simon Shrubsole to the position of General Manager for Asian Tigers Beijing, effective from 30 May 2022. Simon has worked in the moving industry since 2009 and is a fluent German speaker. Simon replaces Wilson Fan who steps down to focus on his EMBA studies. Photo: […]

OMNI continues sustainability workshop programme

OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) has delivered its second online sustainability workshop which, as this is an issue that affects the whole industry, was also open to and attended by FIDI affiliates and staff. The event took place twice, for the benefit of different time zones, on 25 May 2022, and was hosted as previously […]

OMNI Tonnage Awards 2022

  OMNI (Overseas Moving Network International) presented its annual tonnage awards at a specially arranged ceremony in Cannes immediately prior to the FIDI conference. The awards celebrate the exchange of tonnage through the OMNI network and honour both those companies that contributed the most and those that have increased their contributions significantly during the previous […]