With the absence of physical contact and proximity being limited to six-foot distances, grieving people will miss out on the important psychological aspects of touch and physical presence, exacerbating the grieving process. Many will be at home alone. So your words matter more than ever.
In a welcome sign for the French moving industry, the government has given the green light to authorize people to travel more than 100 km to visit new homes or rental properties. The re-authorization of visits and removals throughout France when they cannot be postponed is seen as a further relaxing in restrictions that have badly affected the moving industry in the country.
Air freight rates out of China have continued to fall, although not at the pace they rose. New figures for the past week from the TAC Index and Freight Investor Services (FIS) show China to Europe down $0.59, while China to the US is down $0.23.
The federal government, through Decree 493, has extended the period of compulsory quarantine throughout the country until 7 June. It was also reported that the quarantine will be strictly enforced in the area with the highest number of cases, the city of Buenos Aires and the suburban area of Buenos Aires province. The rest of the country has considerably lowered the rate of cases and therefore each province will be able to gradually ease the restrictions for the productive activities of its territory.
The stop-movement order in effect for military families on permanent change-of-station moves, originally set to run through June 30, will be lifted in stages, with some installations to begin accepting transfers immediately, Pentagon officials said Tuesday.
Cold water is being poured on any optimistic outlook by some ocean carriers for a speedy recovery of the container industry from the impact of Covid-19. In his latest assessment of the market, Bimcos chief analyst, Peter Sand, said the current economic situation provides no hope for a short-term recovery.
At first, the home moving process can look rather daunting – it’s not only overly expensive but the mere thought of having to entrust your valuable possessions to complete strangers is enough to send shivers down your spine.