Moving the Botero horse

Pioneer Movers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia have recently completed the relocation of a 11½-foot statue of a horse.  The statue, by world-famous Colombian artist Fernando Botero, was moved from the lobby of Genting Grand at Resorts of World Genting to the lobby of the Crockfords Hotel, Genting Highland. It took a crew of eight from Pioneer Movers, including the boss, …

Thomas Juchum

EUROMOVERS conference postponed until 2022

EUROMOVERS Worldwide Alliance has regretfully announced the postponement of its annual conference, scheduled to take place in Portugal in May, until spring 2022. This is the second time the conference has had to be re-scheduled due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. General Manager Thomas Juchum said, “Sadly the threat of Covid-19 has not disappeared, quite the contrary, and is having a …

EUROMOVERS International renames and relocates to Germany

EUROMOVERS International has announced a change to its legal form to that of a European Cooperative (Societas Cooperativa Europaea). The new SCE is now fully established and can operate throughout the European Economic Area, including the European Economic Community.  The organization also has a new name, EUROMOVERS Worldwide Alliance SCE mbH. In 2019 the Board of Directors of EUROMOVERS International …

DKV BOX EUROPE toll pilot starts in Italy

DKV Euro Service has begun the pilot phase in Italy for its Europe-wide toll solution, DKV BOX EUROPE: the pilot phase for the DKV BOX ITALIA for nationally operating hauliers in Italy started in the autumn of 2020. Now with DKV BOX EUROPE and DKV BOX ITALIA, the mobility service provider will expand its range of products for all vehicles …

Rene van Valen to lead Gerson Relocation BV

Rene van Valen has joined Gerson Relocation as general manager for the Netherlands. Gerson Relocation BV recently acquired Dijkshoorn and Rene will lead both companies in the local and international markets. Before joining Gerson’s he was international general manager of Van der Ent Group for four and a half years. Rene’s relocation industry career spans 25 years, during which he …

Stacy Draper takes on security at Atlas

Atlas World Group, the parent company of Atlas Van Lines, Inc, has announced the appointment of Stacy Draper as chief security officer of Atlas Van Lines. Most recently, Stacy was the chief information security officer at the University of Southern Indiana.  In her new role, Stacy will be responsible for the ongoing development and execution of the security, privacy, and …

Milan’s Euromoving 2000 joins Phoenix Relocation Group

Euromoving 2000 has announced a merger with the Phoenix Relocation Group SRL.  The Milan-based company joined the Group on 30 September, 2020. Phoenix Relocation Group co-owner Massimiliano Lorenzo Vantini has been appointed CEO of Euromoving 2000 and will serve as network manager for the whole Group. Euromoving 2000’s former CEO Luigi Briotti will remain with the company as president and …

Gerson Relocation acquires Dijkshoorn in the Netherlands

Gerson Relocation Ltd, part of the AGM Group of companies, has announced its acquisition of the business and assets of Dijkshoorn Euromovers BV, a leading moving services provider based in the Netherlands. The acquisition of the Dutch business will expand Gerson Relocation’s European service and support capabilities, in line with the company’s strategy to meet the needs of its clients …

US military HHG contract on hold

American Roll On Roll Off Carrier Group (ARC) of Parsippany, New Jersey has lost the $20 billion contract to handle household moves for the US military over the next decade that was awarded in April 2020.  The company may, however, still have the opportunity to bid again for the contract. The US Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) that awards the contract has …

Sydney port imposes congestion charges

The port of Sydney has imposed congestion charges as the container parks are full and vessels wait for days to be berthed. The congestion has been caused by industrial action at three of the port’s terminals: DP World, Patrick and Hutchinson.  The terminals have remained open but have been suffering from overtime restrictions.  Even after the disputes are resolved the …