FIDI is a Belgium-based international organisation, established to promote the ‘Agent to Agent’ concept in international removals. Our membership of FIDI offers clients assurance of financial stability and quality service. This organisation developed and supervises the FAIM Quality Control programme. Based on the ISO principle, FAIM is an industry-specific quality initiative, providing a recognised standard for removals companies worldwide. New Zealand Van Lines is proud to have been the First company in the New Zealand Removals Industry to have attained accreditation, a further illustration of our commitment to quality. Our Chairman, Mr Errol Gardiner is currently serving on the Board as a past president.
Headquartered in London with approximately 200 shareholders comprising the finest independent moving companies around the world. Founded in 1987 OMNI has as its fundamental criteria the requirement for excellence, ethics, financial security and professionalism. New Zealand Van Lines is proud to be New Zealand’s only founding member. Our Chairman, Mr Errol Gardiner, is a past director of OMNI.
Based in the United States the IAM (International Association of Movers) boasts a membership of over 1800 companies from some 160 countries, and provides total global reach.
The BAR (British Association of Removers) is a UK Association which has been operating for over 100 years and has a strong international arm to which New Zealand Van Lines belongs due to the significant volumes of household removals between our two countries.
The NZOMA (New Zealand Overseas Movers Association) is a national organisation, exclusive to FIDI members, which sets professional standards and leadership for the New Zealand international moving industry. Our Chairman Errol Gardiner is a past president.
SAIMI (South African International Movers Association) represents the quality FIDI affiliated moving companies of South Africa, the majority of whom entrust their New Zealand-bound shipments to New Zealand Van Lines.
The Worldwide ERC is an international services industry trade group with a membership of some 12,000 mobility specialists worldwide.