It is with great sadness that we inform you about the unexpected passing of our beloved colleague Marcel Boer. Marcel, aged 47 was diagnosed with cancer only a few days before he died on 15 April 2020.
This year the IMA conference (International Mobility Alliance) took place in the beautiful city of Siem Reap, Cambodia. Our partner relations manager, Jessica Deutschmann, was present and documented her experiences.
Patrick Goutoule and his travel companion, Marianne, took a trip from France to Mongolia in a 1975 Citroën Deux-Chevaux (2CV). The engine gave out on the way back near Warsaw, and they called on Gosselin to bring the car back to France.
The merger of Gosselin and DT Moving, with offices in Paris and London, was completed in 2017. High time to meet the colleagues in the United Kingdom. We take a peek behind the scenes - over a cup of tea of course - and meet a moving team that combines years of expertise with current trends. Welcome to Britain.
Gosselin is very pleased to welcome Lennert de Jong as Manager European Services. Lennert joined the international moving company on July, 1 and will primarily be working from our BeNeLux offices whilst keeping a close eye on the global groupage opportunities in the ports of Antwerp and Rotterdam.
Gosselin is very pleased to welcome Jessica Deutschmann as Partner Relations Manager, representing our Gosselin moving services network throughout Europe and the Caucasus. Jessica joined Gosselin July 1 in this new role which comes along with heavy travelling activities. Her home-base is Berlin, Germany where Jessica has spent the past 14 years with a fellow FIDI agent in different roles.
From their office in Kiev, a team of six employees serves a country that has a population four times that of Belgium and is nearly as large as France. “We can guarantee customers a safe, fast and carefree process, even for the most complex moving projects,” according to managing director Vlad Vasylenko.
Niko Pirosmani never could have known that his works would travel the entire continent after his death. Destitute at the time of his passing one hundred years ago, the Georgian artist’s work is now worth millions. Pirosmani didn’t achieve international recognition until after his death, inspiring greats such as Picasso.
Last week, Gosselin launched its new learning management system Bridge with a week-long teaser campaign. From 15 February, employees from all branches in the moving division can complete courses and trainings from their desk.
There's a new FIDI kid on the block. Recently, Gosselin The Netherlands achieved the prestigious FAIM certificate from FIDI. Gosselin The Netherlands is ready and excited for the new year. The team remains at your service and is eager to provide you with their high-quality DSP services and alike.
As a specialist in moving works of art, it takes a lot to surprise us here at Gosselin Mobility. This time, our team in Italy wasn’t focusing on medieval masters, but on modern works from differently abled artists from Rome. At the initiative of the Community of Sant’Egidio, these artists were given an exposition in New York.
Every now and then, Gosselin receives a request to move unusual objects. Recently, our team in Italy moved a statue of the murdered Archbishop Óscar Arnulfo Romero from El Salvador to Rome. Stefania Petrocchi and Roberta Tanzi were responsible for ensuring the move at destination went off without a hitch.
Gosselin Mobility is active in 34 countries, and this means just as many different cultures and stories. In this edition, we drink coffee in Paris and tea in Tbilisi to find out more. Even though the two offices are 3,500 kilometers apart as the crow flies, there is so much that connects them, such as great wine for example.
Gosselin Mobility works closely with over 450 moving agents from every corner of the globe. Dennis van den Bussche is one of these ‘faces’ who is in daily contact with these agents. Our pricing specialist tells us more over a cup of coffee.
When you move, you are not only relocating your closet and kitchen table, you’re moving your entire life. In order to ensure this all goes smoothly, it’s best to call in a professional. You will recognize these companies by the FIDI certificate. Gosselin Mobility Belgium is one of the companies that bears this quality seal.
Coincidence or not? Many movers also happen to be expats who have seen a considerable part of the world during their travels. An interview with Rory Lautenbach about living, quality of life and finding happiness in South Africa and England.
Even as a teenager, Gian Lorenzo Bernini spent his free time working with a hammer, chisel and block of marble. Over 300 years after his death, this prodigy of the Baroque movement is still highly praised by art aficionados from every corner of the world. Gosselin Mobility is currently taking part of Bernini’s oeuvre on a unique journey to a few of these very corners.
Coincidence or not? Many of Gosselin’s employees also happen to be expats who have seen a considerable part of the world during their travels. An interview with Olivier Ravon about living, quality of life and finding happiness in France and Romania.
This past April, Italians and Brazilians got to know each other better during the ‘Between Friends’ event held at the Brazilian embassy in Rome. For Gosselin Mobility Italy, the lively five-day event marked the beginning of a new phase in its relationship with Brazilian diplomats.
In January and March, 60 colleagues travelled twice from their respective home cities to meet in Antwerp for two-day training courses. Ernst Jörg, father of COO Marcel, took the initiative to provide the trainings, get to know everyone and forge new bonds.
When it comes to moving diplomats, Gosselin Mobility has a few dozen years of experience to fall back on. Luc Premereur, sales director for diplomatic services in Belgium, and move coordinators Jill Van de Weyer and Tonnie De Coninck tell us more.