House prices fall across Europe

RE/MAX Europe, the real estate network represented by over 30,000 agents and 2,400 offices in 40 countries, has recently released its Q3 European Housing Insights Report. The report – which leverages RE/MAX Europe data and regional insights – shows that the buyer’s market in Europe is continuing to intensify and that property energy efficiency is becoming a top factor in …

Your vehicles can help clean the air

A new technique, Clean Air by Resysten, is set to make a significant impact on air quality by harnessing nano technology to capture NOx emissions in the air and transform them into harmless oxygen O2 and nitrogen gas N2.  NOx is one of the major greenhouse gasses, less abundant than CO2 but, according to the  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change …

Suddath rejoins Atlas

Atlas® Van Lines has announced that Suddath Moving & Storage LLC has rejoined as an Atlas Agent. Atlas Van Lines, the largest subsidiary of Atlas® World Group, is owned by its Agents. Suddath, headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, serves corporate, military, and consumer customers domestically and internationally. With 15 locations and an extensive domestic and global partner network, Suddath Moving & …

Record draft accepted at Felixstowe

The Mumbai Maersk has set a new record for the deepest draft vessel to call at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe in the UK. The 20,568 TEU capacity ship arrived on 11 November from Bremerhaven with a draft of 16.8 metres and sailed 24 hours later with a draft of 17.0 metres. The record was set just four weeks after …

Harm Meierdirks dies aged 56

Harm Meierdirks, Chairman of the Overseas Shippers Association (OSA) and Director of Carl Hartman, has died, aged just 56.  He had been diagnosed with two inoperable brain tumours in March last year and, despite several rounds of chemotherapy and radiation, he passed away on 30 December, 2023. He leaves behind his wife Janine and two sons Jakob and Jannis. As …

Van den Eijnden – by Royal Appointment

On the 125th anniversary of its foundation, Gebr. Van den Eijnden in The Netherlands was awarded the right to use the Royal Coat of Arms by the Dutch King Willem-Alexander.  The company will now be able to claim “By appointment to the court of the Netherlands”.  The certificate was presented to the company’s director Peter Lauret by deputy mayor Mieke …

4 Ways to use SEO to beat your competitors

In the fast-paced world of digital marketing, establishing a robust online presence for your moving company is no longer optional; it’s essential. Whether you’re a local moving company or a large van line, the way you navigate the digital landscape can significantly impact your success. Below is a list of four ways to use search engine optimization (SEO) to grow …

New hub in Malaga for Hakotrans 

Hakotrans International Movers has announced its relocation to a new hub in Málaga after nearly 25 years of being located in Mijas. The company said that its shift to Málaga represents not just a change in location but a strategic evolution as a response to the growth and expansion in recent years and its commitment to excellence. The new facilities …

Notabrownbox inspires greener moving

Gosselin has unveiled what it claims to be ‘the world’s most eco-friendly moving box’. The box is called Notabrownbox.  It’s an unbranded moving box made from high-quality recycled cardboard that can be reused up to four times.  The aim is to encourage moving companies to use these unbranded boxes to help make the moving process more sustainable.  It is a …

Britons retiring abroad again after Brexit

New research from overseas property consultants highlights that Brits are coming to terms with post-Brexit restrictions, applying for visas and retiring to favourite European destinations in ever greater numbers.   The experts at Your Overseas Home have released new data which shows a return to pre-Brexit levels of interest in retiring to Mediterranean and southern European hotspots.  After ‘freedom of movement’ …