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Living expatriate: cross-cultural living and culture support

Published on 10 November 2022

Becoming an expat is a major decision in the lives of your employees and a choice that they should make well-considered and carefully. For some, it might feel like an exciting adventure full of opportunities and life experiences while others might feel hesitant and guarded about an international relocation. Moving to countries with extreme cultural … Read more

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Upcoming ERC Symposium

Published on 7 October 2022

The ERC Symposium will take place again from 25 to 28 October. We look forward to attending with our colleagues from both Voerman and Eurohome and learning more about the trends and developments in our industry. There are many interesting speakers on the agenda. We also hope to meet many of our partners and new … Read more

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Update on our new building

Published on 29 September 2022

A few months ago we started the construction of our new building. A lot has already been built and we are working towards the beautiful end result. In the following video you can see what our building will look like: We would like to give you a small update on the progress. The warehouses will … Read more

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Steve Lewis, In Memoriam

Published on 31 August 2022

It is with great sadness and disbelief that we must inform you of our dear colleague, business partner and friend Steve Lewis, who yesterday suddenly passed away. Steve was 56 years old. Steve joined the Voerman Group in 2015 after a long career in the international moving industry working for some of the leading global … Read more

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Voerman and Harmony Relocation

Published on 9 September 2022

At Voerman, we commit ourselves every day to offer the highest quality to our customers. An important part of this is our partner network Harmony Relocation. Voerman is a proud member of Harmony Relocation Network. Harmony is a global network of locally owned relocation companies, upholding strong family values through generations of heritage. We are … Read more

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A day in the life of a mover

Published on 30 August 2022

At Voerman Group, many professionals work, day after day, to provide our clients with the best move and relocation management services. To give you more insights into our services, we highlight the work and tasks of our different professionals. This time: a day in the life of a mover. For our (international and domestic) moves, … Read more

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What is the 30% Tax Ruling in The Netherlands?

Published on 23 August 2022

The Netherlands has developed some specific rules and regulations around income tax for expats. Reason for this is to promote The Netherlands as a potential expat destination for high-skilled foreign professional. Broadly speaking, this ruling means that 30% of the income of the expat will not be taxed. But this ruling comes with many requirements … Read more

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A day in the life of a relocation manager

Published on 16 August 2022

At Voerman Group, many professionals work, day after day, to provide our clients with the best move and relocation management services. To give you more insights into our services, we highlight the work and tasks of our different professionals. This time: a day in the life of a relocation manager. Our relocation managers work all … Read more

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How does a relocation manager support your employees?

Published on 18 August 2022

Relocating your employees (sending one of your current employees abroad to fulfill a position in another location) has many advantages for your business. However, it is also a complex and complicated process. Not only due to practical issues (for instance applying for the right visas and work permits and the costs that come with this) … Read more

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Task list when relocating employees abroad

Published on 11 August 2022

The way we work is becoming more and more digital. That also stimulates companies to expand their business activities to other parts of Europe or the world. In some cases, due to excellent communication technologies, it is possible to work with people on the other side of the world at a distance. In other cases, … Read more

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Tips and tricks for applying for a work visa

Published on 4 August 2022

Moving abroad as an expat or relocating your employees to a branch in another country is a big step. The first main obstacle is applying for a visa and work permit. Citizens of EU countries are lucky: they can live and work in another EU country without additional visa. In all other cases, you have … Read more

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What to take in account when relocating employees abroad

Published on 21 July 2022

In a rapidly changing world where international business is becoming increasingly important, you might need to relocate employees for a short term or long-term project. But how does that work and what rules are involved when relocating employees to work abroad? This article explains crucial things to consider when you move assignees overseas. You need … Read more

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Update July

Published on 1 July 2022

In this new update we would like to give you an overview of what we have seen over the last few weeks. We will continue to keep you informed on what is going on in the international relocation industry and the impacts due to the Ukraine/Russia conflict, as this will have an influence on a lot … Read more

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What is groupage freight and is it suitable for your move?

Published on 18 July 2022

When you move abroad, you naturally want your household effects and personal items to be moved to your new home. There are several methods of moving your household goods, one of which is groupage. We explain what groupage freight entails and whether it is suitable for you. What is groupage freight? Groupage means that several … Read more

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Tips for preparing goods that go into storage

Published on 11 July 2022

When moving to another home or even another country, you might want to put some of your possessions and furniture in storage. You naturally want your valuables to be stored as safely as possible. By making the right preparations, your household goods remain safe in storage. Below please find some tips and guidelines, which may … Read more

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Voerman’s Green Heart: Sustainability is Key

Published on 7 July 2022

Sustainability is becoming more and more important for many organizations. During the summit in Glasgow in November 2021, we have seen many initiatives by governments, corporates, specific organizations, NGO’s, etcetera. Goals and promises are being made in the move to change global warming and to meet ecological challenges. The Voerman Group has taken a leading role … Read more

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A Move in the Right Direction

Published on 28 June 2022

Global Mobility is a beautiful thing. Moving talent across the world opens opportunities for both business and personal development. The recent global pandemic aside, the world has become more accessible than ever. Traveling, moving and residing in distant places have increasingly become a commodity for many organizations and their workers. But despite all the efforts … Read more

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The added value of a relocator

Published on 22 June 2022

The added value of a relocator A relocation consultant professionally assists expats with all facets of an international relocation: from immigration assistance to home search support and settling in service. Rachel Viersma is one of our relocation consultants at Eurohome Relocation Services, part of the Voerman Group. In this article she talks about her work, … Read more

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Update March

Published on 16 March 2022

In this our March update we would like to give you an overview of what we have seen over the last few weeks, starting with an update on Covid-19. We had started to see some return to normality as several countries announced plans to reduce safety measures and to reopen or relax border. Many countries … Read more

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Voerman joins the Forum for Expatriate Management – Global Mobility Conference in Amsterdam on the 8th of April 2022

Published on 7 April 2022

Voerman joins the The Forum for Expatriate Management Global Mobility Conference in Amsterdam on the 8th of April 2022 Panel discussions, roundtables, expert insight sessions and FEM’s exclusive Mobility Masterclasses are taking place in one, content-packed day: April 8, 2022. Please meet Sandra Goudswaard GMS, Marta Galano GMS® and Ashley Vane at our Voerman booth during the The Forum for Expatriate Management event.

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Pauline in the Podcast: Moving Matters

Published on 31 March 2022

Totally out of her comfort zone. Pauline Collins was invited to take part in the podcast Moving Matters and so she did. Discover more about our Partner Relations Manager, Pauline Collins and how it all started – in the Moving Industry. Listen to it now: Moving Matters Episode 42: Moving Matters with Pauline Collins of The Voerman Group (movingmatterspodcast.co.uk) … Read more

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International Women’s Day: Voerman breaks the bias

Published on 8 March 2022

Today, on International Women’s Day, we reflect on Women’s rights in both society and business. This year, the focus is on inclusion and diversity. Everyone deserves an equal chance in the labor market. The Voerman company is committed to inclusion and diversity within the organization. This is demonstrated by the fact that the overall ratio … Read more

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Update February

Published on 14 February 2022

In this new update we would like to give you an overview of what we have seen over the last few weeks. Covid-19 continues to impact all aspects of our lives and businesses and whilst we see the easing of restrictions in some countries, we are still very much living and operating within a pandemic. … Read more

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A Move in the Right Direction

Published on 10 February 2022

A Move in the Right Direction How the sustainable mobility program ecolegIT enables us to move responsibly. Global Mobility is a beautiful thing. Moving talent across the world opens opportunities for both business and personal development. The recent global pandemic aside, the world has become more accessible than ever. Traveling, moving and residing in distant … Read more

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The first edition of the Voerman Magazine is out!

Published on 20 January 2022

We are very proud to announce that the first edition of the Voerman Magazine is out! In the Voerman Magazine articles are shared about what is happening within the Global Mobility Industry and within the Voerman organization. Think about topics, such as sustainability, technology and interviews with our people. A nice mix of topics. So, … Read more

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Update January

Published on 17 January 2022

Happy New Year! As we start a new year, it is a good time to look ahead, but it is also important to look back. With our monthly updates, we want to keep you informed on what is going on in the international relocation industry and the impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as this … Read more

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Voerman International celebrates National Truck Driver’s Day and puts their movers extra in the spotlight

Published on 9 December 2021

Today, we celebrate National Truck Driver’s Day in the Netherlands. On this day, we would like to give an extra thank you to all our movers for their hard work and always serving our clients. That is why, today, our movers received a lunch box and an extra gift. #DVC2021 Thank you for all your … Read more

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Voerman Ran the Rotterdam Marathon and Raised €3271,- in Fight Against Child Cancer

Published on 28 October 2021

We are very proud of our eight employees who ran the Rotterdam Marathon business run (relay race), last sunday, October 24th, and raised €3,271.- for the Princess Máxima Centre. They are extremely happy with Voerman’s contribution to their mission. The Princess Máxima Centre is dedicated to helping children fight cancer and provide them with the … Read more

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Update October 2021

Published on 21 October 2021

We would like to give you an overview of what we have seen happening over the last few weeks, especially on the freight side. We expect to be living in a “new normal” for at least the next six to seven months. Initially, we thought the impact to our industry would only be a few … Read more

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Monthly Message September

Published on 4 October 2021

Voerman has partnered with Equalture, a tool that helps companies make unbiased hiring decisions. The Voerman Group has been certified by Equalture’s Certification Program as an Innovator, as we have taken a serious effort into ensuring equal employment opportunities. Voerman is committed to equal employment opportunities and embraces inclusion & diversity amongst its employees.Chris de … Read more

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Update September

Published on 2 September 2021

In this new update, we would like to give you an overview of what we have seen happening over the last few weeks, especially on the freight side. Initially, we thought the impact of container and labor shortages and port congestion would affect our industry for only a few months, but as looks now we … Read more

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Monthly Message August

Published on 6 September 2021

Due to the success of The Voerman Feel Good Playlist, we are now launching a special ‘Summer Edition’. This playlist has all the ingredients for a happy summer feeling. Whether you are staying in the Netherlands this summer, going to the sun or still working, with these 30 songs you will be in a relaxed … Read more

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Update August

Published on 12 August 2021

In this new update, we would like to give you an overview of what we have seen happening over the last few weeks, especially on the freight side. The dynamics are changing fast so we want to keep you informed on what is going on in the international relocation industry and the impacts due to … Read more

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Voerman just became a Certified Innovator in equal opportunities in hiring

Published on 12 August 2021

Voerman is committed to equal employment opportunities and embraces inclusion & diversity amongst its employees. Voerman is a certified innovator by Equalture, an organization that strives for equal chances for everyone in the labour market. Voerman values and treats all people with dignity and respect. We aim to encourage, value and manage Equality, Diversity and … Read more

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Monthly Message July

Published on 3 August 2021

Voerman and ecolegIT have collaborated to focus on a fully sustainable relocation. ecolegIT is a program that offers a tangible product for a fully sustainable relocation; it monitors, reports and keeps track of all international relocations and the C02 emissions behaviour per international relocation in one digital dashboard. This provides great transparency of the sustainability … Read more

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Update July 2021

Published on 16 July 2021

On a frequent basis, we would like to keep you informed on what is going on in the international relocation industry and the impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this new update, we would like to give you an overview of what we have seen happening over the last few weeks, especially on the … Read more

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Update June 2021 (2)

Published on 24 June 2021

In previous updates, we have informed you of the effects in the global supply chain due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this new update, we would like to give you an overview of what we have seen happening over the last few weeks, especially on the freight side. The dynamics are changing fast so we … Read more

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Update June 2021

Published on 4 June 2021

In previous updates, we have informed you on the effects in the global supply chain due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this update, we would like to give you an overview of what we have seen happening over the last few months and what we expect in the months to come. We would like to … Read more

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Update March 2021

Published on 30 March 2021

In this update, we would like to inform you about an incident which is all over the news now. This event will further impact the global supply chain on top of the delays, shortages and price squeezes being experienced due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We would like to take you through our expectations of how … Read more

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The office crew of Voerman Russia rolls up the sleeves and helps with moving in these times of capacity issues

Published on 12 July 2021

Due to the capacity issues and difficulties in finding great movers in Russia, our employees of the office in Moscow offered to help with moving jobs. And so it happens. Our Sales Director, Dmitry Fomin, Planning, Dmitry Grabovuk, Training and Crew, Radek Safurov and Warehouse Manager, Andrey Kommisarov, are (again) all moving goods, at the … Read more

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Monthly Message May

Published on 17 June 2021

Download here the brochure for the Sneak Peek of a program that Voerman will launch soon.  

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Voerman joins the ecolegIt Program focusing on a sustainable relocation

Published on 17 June 2021

With green in the logo, Voerman International embraces sustainability. Voerman is proud to announce their collaboration with the ecolegIT Program, offering a tangible product for a fully sustainable relocation. Sustainability is a big issue on every political and media agenda. In the Global Mobility Industry environmental concerns are increasing as well, and the industry is … Read more

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Voerman wins Harmony Member Award 2020 for the third time in row

Published on 5 May 2021

We are very proud to announce that we won the Harmony Member Award 2020 for the third time in row. This award demonstrates that our partners of the Harmony Relocation Network highly value us on the following criteria: responsiveness / communication, quality of moves performed, professionalism and customer service. Thanks a lot to our Harmony … Read more

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Monthly Message April

Published on 4 May 2021

Are you ready for a little game? Just get a relaxing tea, a nice spot in the sun and solve: “The Voerman Happy Spring Puzzle”. Please let us know if you have find all the words. Good luck & Enjoy! Click here for The Voerman Puzzle

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Monthly Message March

Published on 1 April 2021

The Voerman Sharing = Caring Generator The Voerman Group cares about our fellow human-beings and society. For many years, the Voerman Group has been supporting various social projects, including: Only Friends. Only Friends  is a sports center for children with mental and/or physical disabilities and offers more than 25 different sports to approximately 800 children. … Read more

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The Voerman Group responds to the clients’ needs for digital solutions

Published on 10 March 2021

The Voerman Group is responding to new communication needs in COVID-times and has created digital solutions and virtual services for international assignees, especially in these times when in-person visits and accompanied assistance are less common. In addition to virtual relocation services, Voerman’s innovative video survey app can be used to estimate the household volume for … Read more

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Ondernemers voor ondernemers

Published on 3 March 2021

Het initiatief van de Voerman Group en het het gratis beschikbaar stellen van containers voor ondernemers die opslag nodig hebben is onder de aandacht gebracht door het RTL nieuws op 2 maart. We zijn dan ook supertrots dat ons initiatief wordt omarmd en dat we de eerste ondernemer al hebben kunnen helpen: Chocolaterie Hop & … Read more

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Voerman Group stelt containeropslag beschikbaar voor kleine ondernemers

Published on 26 February 2021

Danny van der Meer, directeur Operations Voerman Group, Marco van Herk, directeur Containerhotel, en Piet van Herk, bestuurslid van VNO-NCW regio Den Haag, stellen gezamenlijk 10 opslagcontainers beschikbaar, zonder kosten, voor een periode van 10 maanden. “Daarmee willen we ondernemers uit de directe omgeving van dienst zijn om een moeilijke periode te overbruggen. De impact … Read more

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Almost a fifty per cent growth of international shipments booked by OMNI partners

Published on 5 February 2021

We are very pleased to share that Overseas Moving Network International Limited rewarded us with a Silver Award showing that Voerman International achieved plus 1,000,000 tonnage of international shipments, booked by OMNI partners, in 2019. Due to your trust in our company, we have achieved an increase of 46,6% per cent of international shipments compared … Read more

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Monthly message January

Published on 1 February 2021

The Voerman Feel Good Playlist Take a break, have a feel-good moment and listen to our playlist. Because music is a mood maker, we have created this playlist with 30 happy songs to make your (home)workday more pleasant. The Voerman Feel Good Playlist is a nice mix of ‘golden oldies’ and today’s hits with an … Read more

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COVID-19 & Brexit Update December 2020

Published on 1 December 2020

It has certainly been an interesting year for all of us, both in business and in private life. As the year is now ending, we would like to give you a 2020 year-end update on where we are as a company and what we see happening in the relocation and logistics industry. We are pleased … Read more

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Eurohome Relocation Services wins an award for customer excellence

Published on 12 November 2020

We are very proud to announce that Eurohome Relocation Services won the Aires Circle of Excellence award. With a score of 96.6% Eurohome definitely demonstrates a high level of customer satisfaction and meets Aires’ top level of customer service. Every year, Aires, a Relocation Management Company, awards its preferred partners. The quality minimum for an … Read more

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In memoriam of Edwin van de Vliet (COO Voerman Group)

Published on 26 June 2020

The Voerman family is deeply saddened by the untimely and sudden loss of our treasured colleague, Edwin van de Vliet. Last week, we bid farewell to Edwin, sharing our memories and our grief, and together finding the strength and energy to keep developing our organization. Together as a robust team, we will continue to honor … Read more

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Voerman ‘live’ at Love + Relo podcast

Published on 20 April 2020

COVID-19: “a game-changer” for the Global Mobility Industry Last night Wiebe van Bockel, CCO of the Voerman Group, was an invited guest on the new mobility podcast Love + Relo. Discussing COVID-19 changing the global mobility industry, now digital service delivery is key. How will the industry look like after COVID-19? Embracing technologies are the … Read more

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Voerman and the situation of Corona (COVID-19)

Published on 2 April 2020

The Corona (COVID-19) pandemic has an unlikely impact amongst all people and throughout organizations.  This presents enormous challenges for all of us, therefore guided by our Servant Leadership, we do our utmost to support our people in their daily lives and working conditions. Due to our safety guaranteed technical solutions, we can fully manage and … Read more

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5th of March 2020: Voerman joins the FEM Global Mobility Conference

Published on 28 February 2020

Voerman joins the FEM Global Mobility Conference in Amsterdam on 5 March 2020 Discussing the key challenges of today such as Managing post Brexit, Posted Workers Directive, Business Travellers….and currently developing Coronavirus of course. And our common concern of the future: Is Global Mobility Sustainable? Meet Shalini Voerman, Melissa Mooijman, Mitch Verbraeken and Rinze Laan … Read more

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Update Brexit: changes from the 31st of January 2020

Published on 20 December 2019

After three years of uncertainty with  the Brexit, last week, Boris Johnson won the elections with his Conservative Party with an absolute majority. It means that the Brexit is, finally, a fact from the 31st of January 2020. In the Brexit-agreement that Boris Johnson concluded with the European Union, it includes three topics that will … Read more

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(The) Floow transforms and optimizes business processes

Published on 16 December 2019

The work ‘Floow’ management system is a new technical advancement that transforms paper work flows to a digitized format that can be easily adapted during the administration process. The Voerman Group strategically uses Floow to customize client solutions and welcomed Floow over a year ago into its suite of technology solutions. Floow: … digitizes paperwork … Read more

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Voerman thanks all truck drivers on National Truck Driver Appreciation Day

Published on 13 December 2019

On the 12th of December 2019, we celebrate the ‘National Trucker Driver Apprecation Day’ in the Netherlands. During this day we show our appreciation to all truck drivers for their hard work and engagement. Voerman welcomed all drivers via the red carpet and served coffee with the delicious so-called “Haagse Kakker”. As a surprise Ms. … Read more

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Voerman receives the award Service Excellence and Transformation Award

Published on 4 November 2019

Voerman was honored to be recognized at the BGRS supplier forum held in Boston by receiving an award for “Service Excellence and Transformation” award. A big thank you to everyone involved with the BGRS account as we couldn’t have achieved this without the dedication and support of the Voerman BGRS team.

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Voerman obtains the first FIDI Academy Diamond Award in 2019

Published on 1 November 2019

We are proud to share with you that we achieved the first FIDI Academy Diamond Award in 2019. Thanks to our engaged employees with their growth mindset! Congratulations to Voerman Group on being the first company to achieve the FIDI Academy Diamond Award in 2019! This award is given in recognition for continuously driving and … Read more

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Voerman wins NEI Corporate Responsibility Award

Published on 5 November 2019

Voerman International Moving Services and Eurohome Relocation Services are pleased to announce that it has earned a Corporate Responsibility Award from NEI Global Relocation (NEI). The award recognizes a service partner in multiple categories who best demonstrates its corporate responsibility related to community involvement, philanthropy, environmental sustainability and/or corporate governance. Businesses today have a responsibility … Read more

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Employees first

Published on 12 September 2019

Voerman consciously works on sustainable employability, appreciation of the environment, the community we live in and to make its employees consciously aware of this. The paramount of success for the Voerman organization is the well-being of its employees and by this, customer satisfaction. At Voerman we look after our people, because they take care of … Read more

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Discover the new trend in moving

Published on 12 September 2019

We see a trend in decrease of moving goods; people are having less goods and less volume for shipments. Voerman responds to this trend with the initiative of a new service which is combining goods of customers in one container. This service is cost efficient and of course it is better for the climate. Furthermore, … Read more

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We hope to see you there!

Published on 12 September 2019

It is that time of the year, the period of events. Below, you find a list of the events and who is attending from the Voerman Group. We hope to see you there. 3th – 6th of October: IAM (International Association of Movers) Convention in Chicago. Attendees Voerman Group: Robert Jan Voerman, Wiebe van Bockel, … Read more

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Ready for the Brexit

Published on 30 September 2019

Brexit will affect our industry, how can we prepare for this? Read in this document how Voerman gets ready for the Brexit.    

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The essentials of the health of employees

Published on 16 July 2019

In the context of sustainable employability, HR has set itself the goal of investing preventively in the health and fitness of its employees. More specifically, we aim to include the improvement of personal vitality – the combination of health and physical and mental fitness – in the operational objectives and policy of the organization. Why? … Read more

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Introducing the first digital move experience

Published on 16 July 2019

Emoov is a unique online moving platform specifically for domestic removals, the platform offers the customer the opportunity to arrange his move digitally 24/7. Emoov is currently available for our private clients in Belgium and The Netherlands and we will shortly be offering the platform to our corporate clients. It is the intention to roll … Read more

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Voerman raises 37.569 euros for Only Friends Foundation with dinner for partners

Published on 5 April 2019

This year, the yearly FIDI event took place in Amsterdam. Voerman organized an event for its partners. The event was a boat tour, a tour and dinner at Only Friends, including an auction. Only Friends is THE sportcenter for kids and youngsters with a disability. In total, we raised 37.569 for Only Friends. “Thanks to … Read more

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Support us! Voerman attends the FIDI Cycle Race

Published on 26 March 2019

Our brave men (f.l.t.r): Edwin van de Vliet, Erik Schaareman, John Verheggen & Ivo van Holstein will join the FIDI Cycle Race, we wish them all the best and good luck! Please Support our men by donating to Operation Smile, click here for the fund and make these kids smile again!

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MovePro in Action

Published on 1 November 2018

At the Voerman Group, we are entirely focused on the essential role that technology and innovation play in the global mobility and relocation industry, both for the needs of today and the needs of the future. This is why we continuously prioritize development of new applications and solutions that better serve our needs and the … Read more

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Business Intelligence Dashboard

Published on 1 November 2018

Voerman works with Business Intelligence dashboards to get more insight into the data concerning our business. I’m convinced that we need this information to continue to improve our performance, focus on the right topics and create a total strategy to stay ahead. Predictive analytics is the future, also for the mobility industry and our company … Read more

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Transition Rule 30% ruling

Published on 16 October 2018

In accordance with the 30% ruling, the ministry of Finance introduced a transition rule of the 30% facility. This decision is made for the group of expats who could no longer make use of the ruling in 2019 or 2020, these expats would be surprised with a direct change of the 30% facility. The initial proposal … Read more

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Eurohome Czech Republic won an award

Published on 18 October 2018

The Gold Excellence award is the highest Destination Service supplier partner award presented by Sterling and Lexicon. The Eurohome Czech Republic team were awarded the prize for excellence in executing a client specific group relocation project to Prague, Czech Republic. Sterling management commented that Eurohome team’s efforts, in developing and creating a standardized set of … Read more

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Cycle Run 2018 – Love Syndrom

Published on 12 July 2018

Voerman was honored to take part in the charity bike ride “Bicycle Summer” held in Suzdal, Russia on the 7th of July. More than 100 people showed up for this fun and fantastic event organized by the charity organizations “Downside Up” and “Love syndrome” in an effort to support people with Down Syndrome.  Voerman Russia … Read more

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Wiebe in Shell Magazine

Published on 1 August 2018

Wiebe van Bockel, Chief Commercial Officer of Voerman Group, was interviewed by Shell for their magazine Shell Venster and edition  about connecting companies. Wiebe shares information about the moving industry and the changes taking place within the world of global mobility. Please read the article here (in Dutch) in Shell Venster: http://wqd.nl/25Tc        

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VoermanTomTom Sailing BBQ

Published on 12 July 2018

Voerman organized a BBQ for the employees of TomTom, Voerman and Eurohome to get to know each other. The event took place at the sailing boat of Sander Droog, Business Development Manager of Voerman. Sander prepared a very nice BBQ for all the ladies. It was a great opportunity to get to know eachother in … Read more

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Vive la Prague

Published on 17 July 2018

Voerman joined in celebrating French Independence Day at the annual French Embassy party on July 12th. The fair was attended by over 1000 dignitaries and guests, including our own French employee and Business Development Manager, Emmanuel Cassassolles (pictured with the French ambassador the Honorable M. Roland Galharague). Voerman was a proud sponsor of the event … Read more

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Annual RusPrix award

Published on 24 July 2018

“In the Netherlands, it is common that people with Down syndrome to have a job. In Russia, unfortunately, this is not the case.” This was part of the heartfelt message expressed by Voerman Russia Country Manager Dennis Van Diemen when received an award at the annual RusPrix Awards held in Noodwijk Aan Zee this past … Read more

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Book your groupage online

Published on 24 July 2018

We are excited to announce the launch of anew application created specifically for international groupage shipments of household goods. The app, which is offered through our groupage specific moving company Transpack, gives clients sending goods from the Netherlands the ability to quickly and easily get a price estimate for shipments to several popular destinations around the … Read more

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Supporting Hockey Dreams Foundation

Published on 5 June 2018

The Voerman Group is grateful for the privilege we have been given to do business in our many locations in Africa. Along with this privilege, our charity The Voerman Foundation has the opportunity to humbly give something back to the local people in each of these locations by supporting charitable organizations that embody our goal … Read more

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Tenancy management made easy

Published on 5 June 2018

Tenancy management is a destination service that provides value   equally for our corporate clients as well as the individual expat on assignment. Rather than being potentially overwhelmed by the   time sensitive organization of ongoing rental payments, fluctuating utility bills, day-to-day repairs, and keeping track of lease extension dates, both the expat and our corporate clients … Read more

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Russian resilience

Published on 5 June 2018

In the face of economic challenges, Russian resilience and resourcefulness leads to a cultural shift Russia has gone through many changes over the past years and will likely face many more changes in the years to come. Russia is now used to this new, challenging economic reality with EU restrictions, but the Russian business community … Read more

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30% Ruling Reduced to 5 Years

Published on 30 April 2018

In April of 2018, the Dutch government announced a proposal to reduce the maximum term of the 30%-ruling from eight years to five years.

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Gregory

Published on 19 April 2018

On March 21st we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. It is as a day which provides us the opportunity to stop and appreciate these very special people among us and the journey they take. One such person we have in our world is Gregory at our Voerman branch in Moscow. Gregory joined our team in … Read more

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Shortlisted for Relocate Awards

Published on 19 April 2018

Voerman is very proud to have been shortlisted for Best International Removals Provider for the upcoming Relocate Awards. This prestigious award by Relocate Global gives recognition to those working in the relocation and moving sector. Relocate Global is an independent publisher for the relocation industry and brings together corporate HR and suppliers active in the field … Read more

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Voerman Prague welcomes four move coordinators

Published on 3 April 2018

Voerman’s office in the Czech Republic is proud to welcome four excellent new Move Coordinators to the household goods moving department. Coming from four very unique and varied backgrounds, the new hires all bring a fantastic set of skills and a tremendous level of positive energy to the office and we couldn’t be happier to … Read more

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The transporter Voerman

Published on 7 February 2014

Kuehne and Nagel is the official logistical partner of the Scottish Olympics. But Voerman International from The Hague also has an important carrier role.

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History UTS Harmony

Published on 15 February 2016

Globalization greatly influenced the moving industry and many changes occurred since the end of the 1980s. Due to the continual process of worldwide economic, political and cultural integration, organizations and their production facilities have spread worldwide. Driven by international trade, a growing number of organizations developed the need for service providers that could assist with … Read more

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ULSI in the Spotlight

Published on 16 February 2016

In the latest edition of the Belafonte Luxury Magazine, a 6-page article was published that creative bureau ULSI, part of the Voerman Group, is much more than a moving company.|

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VoermanGroup Innovating

Published on 23 June 2015

Voerman Group Innovating for the Future This week I had an interesting conversation with a client. We discussed the trends we see today and how we looked at this 20 years’ back. At that time we had the movie ‘Back to the Future’ and we had a ‘House of the Future’ in The Netherlands. If … Read more

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Japan announces increasing rates due to port congestion United States

Published on 12 February 2015

Due to the port congestion in the United States there is a knock-on effect in the air freight cargo. This is causing delays at some destinations. The problem extends beyond the West Coast and effects the entire US. As a result, all airlines have risen their air freight rates. There is no airline providing normal … Read more

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Moving forward

Published on 2 March 2015

Relocating the Mobility Industry – from offline to online and beyond The mobility industry generally still operates according to the work processes and procedures set half a century ago. IT has become much more important, but the core way of service delivery hasn’t changed that dramatically yet. The mobility industry is organized with a few … Read more

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Measuring Customer Happiness

Published on 24 June 2015

Measuring Customer Happiness We have come from an era of being the expert and offering expert information. This was what clients wanted and needed. However, we are now transforming our approach and evolving into an organization that puts the customer relationship at the center of our operations. We are focusing on how our customers feel … Read more

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Rembrandt Hotel Amsterdam

Published on 26 June 2015

Rembrandt Hotel Amsterdam   ULSI was trusted with the installation of over 100 guestrooms and the public areas for the Rembrandt Hotel Amsterdam. The hotel was fully restyled and refurnished to meet the client needs in modern times. In a tight time schedule of 3 months the total project was finished. Curious of what else … Read more

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2015 Global Mobility Report Russia

Published on 29 June 2015

Eurohome Relocation Services has published its ‘2015 Global Mobility Report – Russia’ following the success of its 2014 inaugural report. The information and statistics in the report were gathered from a large number of local Russian and multi-national companies with a corporate presence in Russia.

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The people of Voerman make the difference

Published on 3 March 2011

Moving to new living environments means much more than just the transfer of furniture. Whether it is your own move or it concerns the relocation of an employee, the people of Voerman know as no other how to deal with the emotions that can play a role in such a radical process. Emotions are a … Read more

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The Voerman Group today announced the launch of the new corporate website

Published on 2 May 2011

Piet van Herk, CEO of the Voerman Group today announced that it has launched the completely revamped corporate website which reflects the Company’s international image. The new corporate website has been redesigned to deliver information on the company more effectively and clearly, to all stakeholders – investors, analysts, media, customers, partners and consumers. The new … Read more

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Long Combination Vehicles (LCVs) allowed in The Netherlands

Published on 14 June 2011

Dutch Government has made the decision to allow extra long and extra heavy vehicles on the road in the Netherlands. Having made this decision, The Netherlands take a leading role in Europe, that still mostly prohibits the use of these type of vehicles. Extensive testing has shown that the LCVs contribute to better use of … Read more

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Voerman launching Africa Desk

Published on 16 June 2011

After a year of preparations and planning, we are happy to launch the Voerman Africa Desk, based in our Head office in The Hague.

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Blockchain

Published on 15 February 2018

Enhancing the moving and relocation experience and improving cost and efficiency through the use of Blockchain technology Blockchain is the exciting new development in the world of high-tech that has captured the attention of The Voerman Group as we seek out the latest in technology to increase efficiency and improve the experience of our clients. … Read more

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Gold Career Award

Published on 19 May 2011

For the second time, the Voerman Group has been awarded with the Golden Career Award. This certificate is awarded by the FIDI Global Alliance to those companies that invest in training of their staff in the international moving industry. The prize was awarded to Piet van Herk at the annual FIDI Convention, held in Lisbon.

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The Voerman Group is awarded with the ISO 14001:2004 certification

Published on 22 June 2011

The Voerman Group has been awarded ISO 14001 Environmental Management System accreditation. This internationally recognized environmental standard demonstrates that the Voerman Group is fully committed to reducing its impact on the environment as well as operating in accordance with relevant environmental laws and regulations. Awareness of environmental issues has grown over the past years and … Read more

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Voerman introduces environmentally friendly crates

Published on 12 July 2011

Voerman has again taken a new and important step, which undoubtedly will be followed by many colleagues in the international removal industry. With immediate effect, the use of wooden packing materials will be banned and Voerman will switch entirely to the use of cardboard boxes and crates. This measure applies to the default lift vans … Read more

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Dutch company biggest mover in Russia

Published on 15 July 2011

Moscow – During the International Economic Forum last month in Saint Petersburg, the Russian paradox came forward again: while, in the eyes of the Kremlin, the outside world is still hesitant to invest in Russia – legal uncertainty, corruption, as well as doubts about the immediate political future of the country would still work repellent –  a large … Read more

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Voerman logistic partner for the Moscow City Race

Published on 21 July 2011

Moscow July 17, the fourth time of the famous Moscow City Race in Moscow was a huge success with no fewer than 300.000 racing fans lined the streets of Moscow to cheer on the drivers. On the opening gala the embassy of Singapore hosted the Singapore race night where Voerman Moscow arranged the logistic part. … Read more

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Voerman attending 49th IAM Convention in Denver

Published on 7 September 2011

Every year the International Association of Movers (IAM) organizes a convention where international movers from all over the world attend. This year the 49th conference will be held in Denver, Colorado from September 12 to 15. Voerman will attend this “Mile High City” nestled amid the Rocky Mountains with their own booth. This year’s conference … Read more

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Ven2-4cancer 2011… Voerman @ the Top

Published on 22 September 2012

2011 September, 19th. Organized for the third time by the international organization ‘ven2-4cancer’ . With 360 participants at the start, 11 colleagues of the Voerman Company started  this challenge in order to raise as much money as possible to support cancer recovery. With its motto: ‘Never Ever Quit’ our Voerman team managed to finish 17 … Read more

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Voerman International at the “i am not a tourist” Expat Fair

Published on 10 October 2011

Sunday the 23rd of October, Voerman International will be present for the 7th time at the well visited Expat Fair in the “Beurs van Berlage” A historical environment where over 80 companies participate to be of advise to Expats on different areas like moving, employment, social activities and so on. The 2011 edition of this … Read more

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FIDI Audit Voerman Prague

Published on 12 October 2011

On September 29, 2011, Voerman Prague was delighted to invite Ms. Tatiana Andries of Ernst & Young Belgium to perform an Audit in order to get FIDI FAIM Accreditated. This was a much exited moment as this was the first visit for an audit for the Prague Office. Therefore Quality Manager René Postma of the … Read more

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Sailing with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation

Published on 19 October 2011

On June 24, 2011, the Dutch-Russian Centre for Trade Promotion (NRCH), sponsored by Voerman, hosted the NRCH Networking event on the IJsselmeer, called “Sailing with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation”. This year the NRCH sailed the impressive topsail schooner “The Willem Barentz”. After the opening speech of Bernard Zonneveld, chairman of the NRCH, H.E. Roman … Read more

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Eurohome Relocation Services is shortlisted as best European destination services provider

Published on 3 November 2011

The 2011 European EMMA shortlist of the Forum of Expatriate Management (FEM) has been published. With its head office in The Netherlands, Eurohome Relocation Services is nominated this year as the only Dutch relocation company. The EMMA awards are perceived as one of the highest points of recognition in the international relocation industry. Eurohome is … Read more

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Long Russian National Holiday

Published on 10 November 2014

Tip: Due to the long Russian National Holiday in January (1st till 10th) you will have to pay special attention with shipments from and to Russia. During December and January as St. Petersburg port, border crossings and Russian customs are extremely busy before and just after holiday period. You really want to avoid that shipments … Read more

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UTS Quality Award

Published on 13 May 2013

Voerman has won the UTS Quality Award during the UTS meeting in Munich. This award is a symbol of overall quality on an international scale, recognizing service quality, communication, responsiveness and ethical standards, amongst other criteria. It is granted annually to the top performing company amongst the 100+ UniGroup Worldwide UTS shareholders covering 130 locations … Read more

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Duration and Price Adjustment of Sea Freight

Published on 14 January 2014

Transportation of container shipments by sea is becoming increasingly unclear, unpredictable, and more expensive. The transit and waiting times are also increasing. The Voerman Group recognizes the importance of providing insight into the cause of this situation in order to manage expectations. Everyone who moves with Voerman will receive an extensive explanation of the situation … Read more

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2014 – Right here, Right now

Published on 27 January 2014

The optimism is slowly coming back in the economies around the world and this will also have an impact on the Voerman Group. As people start talking less on recession, downturn, cut backs or crisis, this will encourage foreign investment, domestic home sale and companies going back on the entrepreneurial path. This is all happening … Read more

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Global Mobility Report 2014

Published on 3 February 2014

Eurohome Relocation Services, part of the Voerman Group, has published its 2014 Global Mobility Report on Russia. This report provides an update on the ever changing market that Russia represents. With new insights on today’s business and an outlook on tomorrow, the report summarizes what ‘Global Mobility’ means for multinationals in Russia. The report was … Read more

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Security and traffic related measures during the nuclear summit

Published on 4 March 2014

On 24 and 25 March the Netherlands will welcome 58 world leaders, 5,000 delegates and 3,000 journalists to the Nuclear Security Summit (NSS), the largest gathering of its kind ever held in this country. To ensure that everything runs smoothly and safely, certain security- and traffic-related measures will have to be taken. The authorities are … Read more

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Delays Russian and Ukraine border

Published on 17 March 2014

Currently there is a territorial dispute between Russia and Ukraine, which has impacted on the transport of personal effects and other goods between both countries. There are some difficulties experienced by Russian and Ukrainian transport companies crossing the Russian/Ukraine border. This is causing delays. Border entries from other countries to and from Ukraine and Russia are … Read more

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Update Russian Ukraine Border

Published on 4 April 2014

The customs situation between the Russian-Ukrain border still remains fluid. However there are some trucks crossing the border with minimal problems. The difficulties experienced at the early stage of this dispute seem to have abated. This is though a volatile situation which could change without notice. The other border crossings into Russia and Ukraine remains … Read more

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Heat Embargo Pets

Published on 11 July 2014

When you are relocating with pets in the summer season, it is important to check in advance if the flight is not marked with a heat embargo. Heat embargos are temperature restrictions imposed by airlines to ensure that pets are not exposed to temperature extremities at either origin or destination airport. The embargo for a … Read more

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The World Cup Hockey Photo Album is here!

Published on 14 July 2014

In June, 2014, the World Cup Hockey Tournament took place in the Hague. During the two week event, 17 photographers captured images of all the activities including the games and side events. The result is a beautiful, 104 page World Cup Hockey photo album. A special edition of this wonderful remembrance was presented to Voerman … Read more

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Travel restrictions related to ebola

Published on 8 August 2014

Some governments give a negative travel advice to countries where there is an outbreak of the Ebola virus. On July 31, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control updated a travel advisory urging all U.S. residents to avoid all but essential travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. The Canadian, British, and Australian governments have likewise … Read more

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Voerman introduces food box

Published on 11 August 2014

When people move to a new home, they often throw out perfectly fine food, because they do not want to take it with them. Such a waste! We came up with a smart and wonderful solution. We contacted the Dutch food banks and asked them if they were interested in working together. They were. The … Read more

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Sanctions Russia and the West

Published on 15 August 2014

At this moment there are sanctions between Russia and the West. At present our industry can keep on working normally. At the border, there are longer waiting times because of a 100% custom check. In the short term this can increase the transit time and costs. If there are any changes or increased costs we … Read more

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Toys to lend at Heppie

Published on 3 November 2014

Toys-bank Heppie is already 1 year up-and running in Roosendaal and ever since February they have found their own spot at the St. Josephstraat 14a. The concept of collecting toys for poor children as proven to be a real success! Many children now have the ability to actually play with their own toys at home. … Read more

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Change of custom rules household goods

Published on 15 December 2014

Per the 1st of January 2015, the customs rules and regulations will change for importing household goods into The Netherlands. Although customs still requires immigrants to provide them with the basic information, it is no longer necessary to apply for the so called “Vrijstelling Verhuisgoederen” (import permit). This means that it is now possible to send all … Read more

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Interview with Sanne Redeker of Voerman International

Published on 8 January 2013

As a woman in a man’s world you stand out How long have you been working on the Zuidas? For years! Many clients of our company, Voerman International Moving Company and Euro Home Relocation Services, are based on the Zuidas. We are an international mover and we often move expatriates. In the 80s and 90s … Read more

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2013 – Do not assume

Published on 3 April 2013

The 1st Quarter of 2013 started as we expected. We have a couple of interesting projects which started in Q1, but will have more effect on the 2nd half results of this year. The current market circumstances remain difficult in Western Europe and we see a rather flat market place on both the relocation as … Read more

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Meeting on spirituality and leadership

Published on 19 April 2013

On 3 April this year I attended a meeting on spirituality and leadership. A lecture held by Professor Sharda Nandram. Prof Nandram (lady) studied both psychology and economics and looks at how you can combine the soft side (psychology) and the hard side (economics) together. Spirituality is a very broad term and everyone takes his … Read more

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Can you ever fully prepare yourself?

Published on 9 April 2013

When relocating to another country, you want to prepare yourself as much as possible. And so did Wim and Marjan, a Dutch couple who moved over to the beautiful island of Curacao in the summer of 2011. Wim accepted a job as a pastor in one of the local churches. And while Wim was saying … Read more

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Royal honor for Mr and Mrs van Bockel

Published on 26 April 2013

This year, Mr and Mrs. van Bockel both received the Royal honor from the Order of Orange-Nassau, (Dutch: Orde van Oranje-Nassau) a military and civil Dutch order of chivalry. Tiede van Bockel, working at Voerman International and his wife have earned special merits for society and deserve appreciation and recognition from society for the special … Read more

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A true Servant Leader!

Published on 17 May 2013

Our colleague Kelvan from CrownVan in Taiwan has a most excellent relationship with the local immigration services office. Recently, 2 of our Dutch colleagues paid him a visit and after he picked them up from the airport, he indicated that “he had to stop by the immigration office because a very important customer was in … Read more

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Restored buildings on curacao

Published on 21 May 2013

As an account manager you always try to keep up with new developments and innovations. Because I annually stay a couple of days on Curacao to visit our regular accounts and agents, I see a lot of changes on this beautiful island. In the district Scharloo there are dilapidated buildings but also beautifully restored buildings … Read more

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Voerman attends international moving convention in Amsterdam

Published on 24 May 2013

From 16 till the 18th of May over 150 moving companies from all over the world gathered in our nations Capital. Under the inspiring name of YMCA ( Young Movers Convention Amsterdam) the convention was deemed to be a great success! Representing Voerman where Job van Ede (Voerman Prague) and Matthieu Odijk (Voerman The Hague) … Read more

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Voerman attends international moving convention in Amsterdam

Published on 24 May 2013

From 16 till the 18th of May over 150 moving companies from all over the world gathered in our nations Capital. Under the inspiring name of YMCA ( Young Movers Convention Amsterdam) the convention was deemed to be a great success! Representing Voerman where Job van Ede (Voerman Prague) and Matthieu Odijk (Voerman The Hague) … Read more

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An overview of the expatriate market

Published on 12 June 2013

The number of worldwide expatriates continues to increase. But what exactly defines an expatriate? And how do expatriates differ from the rest of the population? The word expatriate derives from the Medieval Latin expatriatus, which is the past participle of expatriare (to leave one’s own country). According to this definition, expatriates are people who have … Read more

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A Happy Landing

Published on 18 July 2013

Relocating to another country is quite another story then spending some time in that same country for holidays. In the last case, you normally need not to worry about your hotel accommodation, the things you want to do & see and what to bring – as this is all included in your preparations. When settling … Read more

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DSP takes care of all removal issues

Published on 18 June 2013

We are about to move abroad and our expatriating company is offering of the assistance of a DSP. What is a DSP and what can we expect from them? DSP stands for Destination Services Provider. This is a company which offers support to expats in all sorts of matters which might arise when moving to … Read more

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Voerman International helps dream come true

Published on 4 July 2013

The Foundation for Mentally and Social Welfare Handicapped Netherlands (SWGN) selected in cooperation with the centers for people with intellectual and multiple disabilities for the project: “Make The Dream Come True”. From 16 to 18 April 400 mentally disabled people and their companions traveled to Disneyland Paris. They enjoyed their visit and their dream has … Read more

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Voerman and the fight against cancer

Published on 6 August 2013

This year we will challenge the famous Tour de France Mountain: the Mont Ventoux. Together with almost 1000 participants we strive to collect a large sum of money for the research and treatment of cancer. Unfortunately we are all too familiar with this disease. One out of three people are diagnosed with cancer at a … Read more

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Half year update Voerman Group

Published on 16 August 2013

The third quarter, an important one, of 2013 has begun. In the months July, August and September, 40 percent of the total yearly turnover will be generated. In the second quarter of this year we managed to stay on the right track regarding budget targets. We see that some of the results of our traditional … Read more

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Stedelijk museum AABC network

Published on 17 September 2013

The 16th of September the AABC invited their members to come to the Stedelijk museum for a private tour and afternoon networking at this unique location. The AABC network is a professional networking organization whose main purpose is to help improve contacts between Dutch and American Businesses. The club consists primarily of American and Dutch … Read more

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Breakfast meeting at the WTC Almere

Published on 24 September 2013

At the 11th of September I visited a breakfast meeting at the WTC tower in Almere. A memorable day as it was exact 10 years ago the WTC twin towers in New York were bombed by a terrorist group.

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Toys-bank Heppie opens in Roosendaal!

Published on 18 October 2013

Being able to play is of major importance for children and helps them in growing up and their development. And besides that, playing is just a lot of fun! Unfortunately, 1 out of 9 children is raised in poverty where no money is available to spend on toys. Also in the area of Roosendaal (Western … Read more

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Global Mobility News

Published on 23 October 2013

There are some positive trends in the relocations market both globally and in Russia. Despite Russia being a complex destination due to linguistic and cultural barriers, Russia’s economy has rebounded more strongly and quickly post-2008 due to high oil and commodity prices and places Russia high in many multinational lists as an area for expansion. … Read more

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Russian Insights

Published on 20 November 2013

In the final calendar leg before the upcoming Winter Olympics that will be held in Sochi, Russia, one question that arises frequently is the ease of traveling to Russia. Russian authorities envision Sochi as a growing hotspot for winter tourism. And with Russia more and more frequently hosting international events (the 2018 FIFA World Cup … Read more

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Eurohome is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherman Pereira

Published on 12 June 2013

Eurohome, a subsidiary of the Voerman Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Sherman Pereira as Russian Country Manager. Sherman’s appointment brings 20 years of removal and relocation experience to the Moscow team. Eurohome Relocation Services has been assisting expats in Moscow for the past 10 years with a growing list of relocation services … Read more

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Today the Voerman Group launched its new brand Goedkoopverhuizen.nl

Published on 8 March 2012

Today the Voerman Group launched its new brand Goedkoopverhuizen.nl. This website aims for the domestic removal market in The Netherlands. Last year we worked hard on this website. It’s not only new for us, it’s one of the most innovating concepts in the moving industry in the last few years. We put a lot of … Read more

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U.S. Port Strike: be aware for potential delays and additional costs

Published on 19 December 2012

The major steamship lines have announced a potential increase, effective January 1 2013, in the event of a strike, lockout, slowdown, or congestion at U.S. ports. Unfortunately the negotiations between labor and management have been unsuccessful. To remain price competitive the charges will not be added to the rates, however it may be assessed by … Read more

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The Voerman Group & the International Butlers: true Servant Leaders

Published on 10 December 2012

The International Butler Academy in Valkenburg is a unique, exclusive and professional Butling and house management school. They have the finest butler service training and are the best recruitment institute in the world. Their services consist of staff training, staff recruitment as well as their specialized consulting services. Sandra Goudswaard was given the opportunity to … Read more

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Voerman Group opened a special Africa Desk – Paul en Simone

Published on 22 October 2012

The Africa Service Desk is based in the Netherlands, to service the existing business in the whole of Africa and give the possibility for 24/7 communication and support. The team serves as a communication & knowledge hub, providing administrative assistance as well. Africa Desk has services in both relocation (destination & immigration support) as well … Read more

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Moving to… the northern tip of Norway

Published on 24 February 2012

It’s no news that Voerman moves people all around the world. However there are a few places where we do not often come. The northern tip of Norway is one of them. Extreme cold and 24 hours a day darkness are typical for January in Norway. And what do you do when embassy staff from … Read more

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Preparing for the Olympics

Published on 29 February 2012

Some Key Facts: Olympic Games will be held between 27th July – 12th August 2012 Paralympic Games will be held between 29th August – 9th September 2012 5.3 million visitors are expected in London during this time 20 million trips will be made by spectators (80% by rail) Impact on Transport: We anticipate that journey … Read more

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Voerman supporting Ed Muyres in running for charity

Published on 21 March 2012

I share the dream of Alpe d’Huzes that cancer isn’t a lethal disease but chronicle in the future. If you share this dream, just like me, please support this initiative. I attend to this wonderful event and would like to ask you to support me with a contribution. Please let your heart speak, life is … Read more

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Certified GMS specialists

Published on 10 April 2012

End of February two members of the team of Eurohome Relocation Services, Bianca Blankestein and Marije Peddemors visited London to finalize the last ERC modules. With finalizing this training they were able to attend the final exam to become certified GMS specialists GMS. The Employment Relcocation Council (ERC) is an organization which gives a platform … Read more

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AEO Certificate for Voerman International

Published on 27 April 2012

On April 19, Robert Jan Voerman and Nathan ten Have of Voerman International were presented with the Authorized Economic Operator certificate by the Dutch Customs. This will place Voerman International in a select group of companies who may benefit from preferred status with Customs, which in turn is beneficial for customers whose goods are being … Read more

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Looking back on the first quarter of 2012

Published on 25 May 2012

The first 4 months of 2012 are over and the most important conferences in our industry are being held. The most frequently attended congress is that of FIDI Global Alliance, the umbrella organisation in the field of international relocation.

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Looking back at the first quarter of 2012

Published on 25 May 2012

The first 4 months of 2012 have passed and in this industry the most important conferences have passed. The busiest convention is that of FIDI Global Alliance, the umbrella organization in the field of international relocation. The congress was held in Boston and there were over 600 people from more than 75 countries. A good … Read more

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Course Logistics for Russia

Published on 19 June 2012

One – day interactive course. This course is tackling the day to day problems one may meet with documents, certificates and customs. International teachers in this sector will guide you. This course is interactive and if successful, you will receive a certificate at the end. The course lasts one full day and is bilingual. Minimum … Read more

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Voerman aims on winning at the Winter Games in Russia

Published on 25 June 2012

The Hague / Sochi – Moving company Voerman International will open a new branch in Sochi, Russia, to profit from the Olympic Winter Games that will be held there beginning 2014. The company is a worldwide player in the international moving, packing, relocation and storage business. ‘We are aiming to be the logistical partner for … Read more

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Voerman Russia shows face on a billboard

Published on 27 June 2012

Voerman International in Russia has recently placed 2 billboards on the highways towards 2 major airports in Moscow: Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo. The billboards were placed on 1 June 2012. our colleagues at the Moscow office have not received any reactions from the public yet, but it’s only been a few weeks since they have been … Read more

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First six months of the year

Published on 3 August 2012

Looking back to the first six months of this year we are, despite of the poor economic situation around us, satisfied. The first months in our industry is always the lesser period of the year, because most activities take place in the second half of the year. The total global volume of international household goods … Read more

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Voerman International Launches Customer Portals

Published on 10 October 2012

From the 1st of October 2012 Voerman International launched a personalized portal for all its customers. With the “Customer Portal”, the customer has access to the tracking page to see the shipment details such as estimated time of inspection, the packing and loading of the personal property, but also when the boat departures, arrives and … Read more

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Project “A Safety Conscious Company” started successfully

Published on 3 October 2012

With two Master classes on the 6th and 13th of September, the project “A Safety Conscious Company” of Gezond Transport started successfully. In a good and relaxed atmosphere the directors of nine companies in the transport and logistics sector came together on both days to be inspired about safety awareness.  Despite all the efforts in … Read more

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Maintaining growth in a challenging market place

Published on 4 December 2012

It has been an interesting year – to say the least. Market circumstances have been difficult in Western Europe and the traditional business has decreased overall in all markets. In Eastern Europe we have seen a slightly positive market place and especially in Russia we have been able to make the next steps in growing … Read more

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New Online Platform for Transpack

Published on 15 June 2016

As of now, the customs regulations in the UK have changed, which brings a number of issues to how goods cross EU borders. Our colleagues at Transpack Shipping Services have found a solution – our new online platform – that will save you from all troubles concerning your group shipments into EU member states. This … Read more

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New Office Moscow

Published on 17 May 2016

We are proud to announce that Voerman Russia has a new location. The office space, as well as the warehouse we had until now has served us perfectly for six years, but our business is growing and it’s time for a new challenge! Our new premises in TechnoPark Rumyantsevo include a state of the art … Read more

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Voerman Moscow Selected as Supplier for US Embassy

Published on 16 May 2016

Voerman International Moscow has been selected by the US Embassy as one of three suppliers of HHG services in Russia. The tender includes packing, unpacking, storage, import and export HHG moves between Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Antwerp.

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Getting in shape with Voerman International

Published on 1 May 2017

Most people can get behind the idea that health, happiness, and productivity at work are related concepts, and are to everybody’s benefit. Voerman International Netherlands seized the opportunity to incorporate all three — with a corporate wellness program – a first ever for the company. During three months, professional weight consultant and health Coach Auke … Read more

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The evolution of our Branch in Prague

Published on 30 March 2017

Wiegert joined Voerman 2,5 years ago, with a background in Operations Management, Finance and HR. “I was really used to working in Rotterdam – the Port to be precise – where a multicultural environment prevailed.

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A Year of Choices

Published on 13 March 2017

2017 had not even started and we knew this would be an interesting year, to say the least. During the next two years, we expect to see the first major changes in the global mobility industry & logistics industry, with a disruption of the traditional ways the moving and relocation domains had previously functioned. Technological … Read more

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25 Years Voerman Russia

Published on 10 October 2016

Prominent guests, flutes of champagne, an exquisite feast, all topped off by spectacular decorations and astonishing surprises – Voerman International celebrated the advent of its 25th Anniversary on the Russian market. Another surprising addition to the evening was the cultural program, which was held secret until the very last moment – The grand performance of … Read more

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Happy News From our Branch in the Czech Republic

Published on 20 September 2016

The International School of Prague is one of the most popular and biggest international schools in the capital. For the past 24 years, at the beginning of each school year, an Information Fair and Barbecue is organized for all families connected to this school, where various companies present their products and services. Voerman CZ has … Read more

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Two important dates

Published on 21 July 2016

In 2016, Voerman International has two important dates to celebrate – our 30th Anniversary in The Netherlands and 25th Anniversary in Russia. Today, Voerman has grown to become a group of companies who all in their own way deliver benefit to the international relocation business and other mobility needs. Collaboration with entrepreneurs, client-orientation and service, … Read more

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A mutual friendship that spans over 20 years

Published on 19 July 2016

Dear Jeroen Nicolaas Ketting, thank you for your nice review of our company. We also cherish our mutual friendship that spans over 20 years and are always happy to serve you! Our Team wishes you good luck in all of your beginnings! (And if you do decide to move again, you know where to find … Read more

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Belt and Road Initiative

Published on 14 July 2016

The Voerman Group supports the Belt and Road Initiative* and sponsored the “19th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region”, which was held on July 4th, 2016 at the Maritime Museum in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The event included an informative seminar and dinner with many networking opportunities. *The Belt and Road … Read more

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Voerman Russia Importer 2015

Published on 27 June 2016

Voerman Russia Importer of the Year 2015 We’re proud to announce that Voerman International Moscow Ltd has received the prestigious ‘Importer of the Year 2015’ award according to the commodity group Foreign Economic Activity Commodity Nomenclature (FEACN) of the Customs Union. Voerman International ranked as one of the top 20 importers in the Russian Federation … Read more

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Ride for the Roses

Published on 25 June 2016

To support the fight against cancer, Voerman will be participating in the 18th edition of the Ride for the Roses on 6th September 2015. Employees will be riding 100 km. in the epic event and receive a rose at the end of the run. The rose is a symbol for a new day for everybody. … Read more

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RusPrix Award 2016

Published on 23 June 2016

The annual RusPrix Award took place on Friday, 24 June, in the Netherlands. For the 13th time, prizes were awarded to organizations and individuals that have made significant contributions to the development of Russian-Dutch business, cultural and economic relations. This year, Voerman was one of the main sponsors of the event. With this event, the … Read more

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New Sparks that Light the Change

Published on 15 June 2016

At Voerman, we have a program to encourage new talents throughout all divisions within the Group. The ambition to keep improving our performance has brought the idea to life.   Motivation and determination that new people often project, always bring fresh and interesting ideas; newly hired talents are always eager to change rusty old habits. … Read more

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Maasvlakte2

Published on 20 April 2016

Voerman organized an event for business relations to join us on a tour to Maasvlakte2 Futureland in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. We visited the Princess Alexia Port, where the Pioneering Spirit is currently phased out and experienced the great height of the colossal container cranes. After the ferry-cruise back at the office, it was noted as … Read more

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Downside Up

Published on 17 April 2016

On April 17th, ‪Voerman‬ Russia participated in the mini-football spring tournament, organized by ‪‎DownSideUp‬ – the charity in support of children with Down Syndrome. Like each year, apart from our financial contribution for the kids, our company also provided support with transportation.‬‬‬‬‬‬ 16 Teams participated in a tense game that lasted over 5 hours on … Read more

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Harmony Shareholder’s Awards

Published on 13 April 2016

During the Harmony Relocation Network Shareholders Convention, held in April, ‎Voerman‬ received two Member Award prizes. Each year, all member companies (approximately 150) can select who, in their view, is the best member company in various segments. We are proud to announce that Voerman International B.V. won the first prize (last year we came in … Read more

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Solas

Published on 12 April 2016

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) to require, as a condition for loading a packed container onto a ship for export, that the containers have a verified weight. The new rules on container weighing went into effect internationally on July 1, 2016. Detailed information about rules … Read more

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Contract VW Russia

Published on 10 February 2016

Voerman Russia signs contract with Volkswagen Group Russia Voerman Russia is proud announce that we are on the final stage of signing a contract with Volkswagen Group Russia. On February 2, our colleagues Tatiana Shovkun and Dmitry Fomin travelled to the city of Kaluga to finalize the deal. Contract details were thoroughly discussed, as well … Read more

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Rebranding to Harmony

Published on 11 January 2016

As of 2016, UTS has been rebranded to Harmony Relocation Network. The name Harmony is symbolic of our cooperative global network, putting people first in everything we do by providing for our corporate clients, their transferees as well as our members and employees. Harmony combines the best of local heritages and a global presence, going … Read more

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Voerman Open CZ

Published on 14 October 2015

In conjunction with opening the beautiful new offices in Prague, Voerman Czech Republic launched the first golf tournament Voerman Open 2015. This was well attended by corporate clients and agents. Ben Ivory of Graebel commented: “It was an enjoyable day with greatly motivated players and I look forward to the next tournament”.

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Voerman Czech Office Grand Opening

Published on 7 October 2015

Voerman Czech Office Grand Opening. September 10, 2015, Voerman UTS Prague, Modletice 85 ‘Voerman Czech On The Move’ is the slogan that captures the next step for the Voerman Group, which is growing its business in the Czech Republic. With gratitude to the many clients who have trusted Voerman to deliver great relocation and moving … Read more

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Innovating for the future

Published on 10 August 2015

When we talk to our clients and prospective clients, we see a big trend ahead of us. We call this market disruption. Over the past decades, we have relocated our clients in much of the same way and we think that’s about to change drastically in the years to come. We expect that the trend … Read more

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2015 Global Mobility Report Russia

Published on 29 June 2015

2015 Global Mobility Report – Russia Eurohome Relocation Services has published its ‘2015 Global Mobility Report – Russia’ following the success of its 2014 inaugural report. The information and statistics in the report were gathered from a large number of local Russian and multi-national companies with a corporate presence in Russia. This year’s report is … Read more

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Voerman Russia in preparation for the Winter Olympics

Published on 23 December 2011

Voerman Russia, based in Moscow and represented by Region Director Dennis van Diemen and Sales Director Dmitry Fomin, gave his presentation in December in preparation to the planning commitee for the Winter Olympics in Russia.

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