Tina Borba of Crown Worldwide Moving & Storage Promoted to Vice President of International Services

Crown Worldwide Moving & Storage announced today that Tina Borba has been promoted to the position of Vice President of International Services effective immediately.

“Tina truly embodies what it means to be a leader within our Crown-Armstrong family,” said Tori Ferrante, Crown’s President and CEO. “Over the years, she has created genuine and lasting relationships with our overseas agents and valued customers. It has been rewarding for me to watch her grow and develop the skills that make her such an effective leader today.”

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New guidelines for containerized cargo into Nigeria

Following the outcome of the sensitization workshop on revised import and export guidelines in Nigeria recently organized by the Federal Ministry of Finance, we wish to draw your attention to the revised guideline which requires that all containerized import cargo destined for Nigeria must be palletized.
This new guideline is applicable for all Nigerian bound cargo departing from various origin ports as from the 1st of January 2018.

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Grace launches “Grace Gives” program

Grace Gives 2017 is a program designed to recognise and give back to five deserving community groups and award five deserving groups with a $10,000 grant to go towards their local community.

Sub categories include groups that: Focus on marginalised, excluded or disadvantaged communities; Create relationships and environments where people are empowered; Actively involve people and communities; Build inclusiveness; and Involve approaches that are likely to bring about solutions to complex problems.

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Updates to OMNI country guides

We have made a number of updates to our comprehensive Country Guides.
Recent updates to guides include: Gibraltar, Trinidad and Tobago, Montserrat, Gambia, Georgia, Dominican Republic, Tanzania, Moldova, Grenada and Thailand
We have also updated and verified visa information for all countries from Saudi Arabia to Zimbabwe. Other time-sensitive information like events and safety information is also updated regularly.
We are continuously adding new content, and are in the process of expanding existing guides to include even more useful information.
Please take the time to look over these guides as we are sure you’ll find them useful.

 

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 and grow the numbers of the country’s rare and endangered mascot. Customers who move to New Zealand with John Mason will receive a photo and be kept up to date with the kiwi’s progress.

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Suddath announces new philanthropic partnership with Smiles Foundation

Suddath® is proud to announce a new philanthropic partnership with Smiles Foundation, a non-profit organization which provides free dental care and preventative health education to children in the Dominican Republic. Based out of Canada, the Smiles Foundation was formed over 30 years ago, when founder Elina Katsman traveled to the Dominican Republic and witnessed first-hand the urgent need for dental treatment.

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The changing shape of relocation trends

The US workforce is changing and, with it, so are the ways in which employees are being relocated for companies across the United States, according to a recent survey by Cartus: Relocation Policy and Practices Survey.  The report examines the responses of 141 mobility managers representing more than 10 million employees. While the overall survey explores trends in how companies are supporting home sale for transferring employees, responding to a growing rental population, and developing intern programmes, the primary finding is the identification of a changing pattern in employee relocation, in which an increasing demand for flexibility is translating into different types of work transfers.

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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 Chinese calendar, and achieving that lofty goal will be significantly aided by ATM.

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