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4 Technology Trends from the Moving Industry

4 Technology Trends from the Moving Industry
Ray Inskip, February 25, 2019

In recent years technology has been a hot topic across the relocation services sectors, the moving industry is no exception. High-tech innovations are improving service quality and efficiency for moving companies and customers alike, on a local scale and globally.

Here are 4 ‘smart moving’ technology trends available not just to moving companies but also to relocating clients themselves as part of the moving package. The 4 AI options which I describe below are designed to make the whole process of moving simpler, easier and more cost-effective for all parties…

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Moving Reindeer Without Magical Assistance

Moving Reindeer Without Magical Assistance
Lucy Owen, December 14, 2018

At this festive time of year, there is increased demand for the transport of domesticated reindeer throughout the UK. If only the reality of ‘reindeer-moving’ was as simple as Santa gallivanting around the globe on his sleigh! If you thought general airport security was complicated (especially at Christmas), wait until you learn the reality of the process required to move reindeer without magical assistance.

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US Moving Trends Of 2018

US Moving Trends Of 2018
Daniel Barker, November 27, 2018

The American Market

Household goods moving services in the USA consist of residential, commercial and warehousing services all operating within the relocation market. The USA’s population of over 327 million people spans over nearly 10 million km2; as a result the US household goods moving market is a constantly growing and shifting powerhouse. With steady increases over the past 5 years, the industry has grown by 2.4% to boast a revenue of $18 billion in 2018. 

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Reflections on the 56th Annual IAM Conference

Reflections on the 56th Annual IAM Conference
Ray Inskip, October 30, 2018

Sixth attendance

I had the pleasure of attending this year’s IAM conference in Washington DC, with my colleague Daniel Barker. This was the organisation’s 56th annual conference meeting (as well as my sixth year of attendance). The conference is historically held in excellent locations across the US and Canada and this year was hosted by the stunning Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Centre.

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UK Removals Trends Of 2018

UK Removals Trends Of 2018
Katie Smith, September 20, 2018

Rental Moves

For previous generations home ownership was considered a rite of passage and likely outcome for most British people…These days for lots of individuals, owning their own property is either a pipe dream (due to inflation of property prices) or other accommodation options appear more favourable. Generation rent is producing more mobile ‘ready-to-move’ customers than ever before, which may be viewed as a positive for the household goods moving industry.

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Reasons to ditch the DIY and hire a Removals company

Reasons to ditch the DIY and hire a Removals company
Gabriella Vianello, February 21, 2018

After months of home searching, property viewings and offer negotiations you have finally secured your dream home! However, before you can get settled in, you need to deal with the challenges that come with packing up and moving your possessions from A to B. Although it may be tempting to save a few pennies and take packing into your own hands, it is wise to enlist the help of a Household Goods Moving provider to support you along the way; by employing a removals firm you can ensure that you:

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Removals Suffering From the House Price Hike

Removals Suffering From the House Price Hike
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, October 15, 2014

House prices have risen dramatically throughout the country. With homeowners also put under the stress and strain of increased interest rates and stamp duty, the property market has slowed considerably. But what does this mean for the removals industry? And could this ‘property bubble’ be about to burst?

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Categories: Domestic, Property Market

Peak Removals Issues: How to Cope

Peak Removals Issues: How to Cope
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, September 24, 2014

Removals is without a doubt a seasonal industry. Peaks and troughs in business are inevitable, but it is a daily struggle for removals companies to mange their businesses in such a changeable environment. We’ve put together a list of possibilities for keeping a removals workforce strong without breaking the bank.

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Categories: Domestic, International

Moving in Central London

Moving in Central London
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, July 16, 2014

Central London is to removers as the Antarctic is to explorers; exceedingly challenging. In a city where there is always traffic, one way systems, narrow side streets, difficult building access and various vehicle restrictions, moving the contents of a house or flat requires considerable logistical creativity.

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Categories: Domestic