Matco Moving Solutions Acquires I-Care Office Solutions of Edmonton Strengthens Position in the Commercial Moving Market

Matco Moving Solutions, a fully integrated provider of residential and commercial domestic and international moving services, household goods relocation and warehousing, has acquired I-Care Office Solutions of Edmonton, Alberta. The purchase adds to Matco's growing commercial relocation business and provides Matco entry into the office systems installation and reconfiguration markets.

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Duqm container terminal to be ready by 2019-end

A new container terminal at Duqm port, which will have an annual capacity to handle two million twenty-foot equivalent units (TUEs), will be ready by the end of 2019, according to a top-level port official. “We are now building the platform, rail, and warehouses. By the end of 2018, we will order the big equipment, including cranes, for the port,” Reggy Vermeulen, chief executive officer of the Port of Duqm, told the Times of Oman in an exclusive interview.

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Airfreight rates up on 2017 levels in February

Airfreight rates on major transpacific, Asia-Europe and translatlantic routes continued to track ahead of 2017 levels in February, despite demand slackening off. The latest figures from TAC Index show that February airfreight rates on services from Hong Kong to North America increased by 42.5% year on year to $3.62 per kg. This increase reflects demand statistics reported by Asian airlines in the first part of the year.

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How to Protect Floors and Carpets When Moving

Protecting your floors and carpets during the relocation process is very important because if you fail to guarantee that floor protection, then there’s a higher chance of property damage on the day of the move.

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Arpin Van Lines’ Agents Earn Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Two Arpin Van Lines’ Agents have earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service ratings and reviews on Angie’s List in 2017. The winners are Charles Wood & Son Moving & Storage, Inc. of Melville, NY; and Star International Movers of Sterling, Va.

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Terry Head Stepping Down as IAM Presidet; Charles White Stepping Up

IAM is officially announcing that Terry Head has formally confirmed that he plans to step down as IAM president at the end of 2018 or during the early weeks of 2019. The IAM Executive Committee is pleased to further advise that IAM Senior Vice President Charles “Chuck” White has already been confirmed to succeed Head in the role.

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Cameroon: Operations to effectively start at Kribi deep water port soon

“We’ve come to Kribi for a large concertation between actors of external trade and to take initial steps towards the effective start of operations at Kribi deep-water port.” These were the words of Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo’o, minister of transport, at the end of a meeting organized in the city from February 15-16, 2018. It was organized to install the actors of the future port community.

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