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FIDI, the leading professional association for International Household Goods Movers, has written to its members around the world to update them on the impact on the moving industry of the significant rises in energy costs.
As most of you will know the shipping industry has faced significant challenges since the start of the pandemic which has had a major impact on the cost and service levels from Shipping Lines for container shipments for relocating employees.
The British Association of Removers (BAR) have issued updated guidance (October 2021) regarding the current state of the shipping market and expectations for 2022.
The British Association of Removers (BAR) have issued updated guidance (September 2021) regarding the current state of the shipping market.
Bournes Moves has announced its acquisition of local Removals and Storage Company Robinsons of Aylesbury. The move adds strength to Bournes coverage of South East UK and brings the expertise and extensive resources of Bournes to a wider audience.
Bournes are proud to offer all clients the opportunity to incorporate sustainability into relocation services by offsetting the carbon emissions generated by household goods moves, through the ecolegIT sustainability program.
A few years ago we changed our customer satisfaction scoring system to try and find out more than just ‘if’ the assignees we relocated were happy, but also why. We wanted to know what it was about their experience that made it a positive one; what made them delighted or when they didn’t feel that way, where had we got it wrong and what could we do to fix it?
As many companies are starting to see some shoots of optimism we believe now is a great time to be reviewing and adjusting Global Mobility programmes, policies and mindset to complement some of the changes and opportunities that have arisen in the past 12 months.
The shipping industry is currently facing a range of major challenges worldwide, resulting in restricted capacity for International Container shipments. This is likely to have two major impacts on Corporate Employee Relocations and at Bournes we have been providing advanced warning to help our customers prepare as follows: