IAM Membership: Moving Forward, Together
The International Association of Movers represents more than 2,000 companies in over 170 countries. More than movers, these companies are partners and innovators in the delivery of moving, forwarding, shipping, logistics and related services. IAM affiliation increasingly signifies strength, trust, diversity, ethics, reliability and accountability.
Brexit Bulletin: Team May Hits Back
Brexit negotiations have yet to formally begin, but U.K. lawmakers are already balking at the European Union’s position. Senior Conservatives are hitting back against claims from Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, made in a Bloomberg interview yesterday, that Britain should be charged about 60 billion euros when it leaves the EU.
Kenyan standard-gauge railway to start trial operation in March
Construction of the $US 3.8bn 472km Mombasa - Nairobi standard-gauge railway (SGR) is due to be completed in March by China Railway and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), which has a 10-year concession to operate the line, to allow test running to begin in preparation for the start of train operation in June.
Mumbai Port’s staff strength to halve by 2021; operating profit to rise
Mumbai Port, the country’s biggest state-owned port, will see its staff strength halve by 2021 as large number of employees are due for retirement. With the port having no plans of fresh hiring to replace the retired employees, it is gearing up for a strong operating profit in the coming years. As on March 31, 2016, Mumbai Port has a staff strength of 10,364 employees.
Photos Reveal Fire Damage Aboard APL Austria in South Africa
The salvage of the APL Austria has entered the mop-up phase after a major fire broke out in one of the vessel’s cargo holds as it was off Port Elizabeth in South Africa. The fire started in one of the cargo holds of Liberian-flagged vessel on Sunday while the ship was some 30 miles off the coast of South Africa, headed west to the Indian Ocean. Overnight on Sunday the vessel was brought to the nearby port of Ngqura where firefighting continued for several days.
White House to Issue New Travel Order
After criticizing the “bad decision” he got from an appeals court panel last week, President Trump said in a press conference today that he will issue a new executive order on travel next week. It appears that instead of pursuing the issue through litigation, Trump will issue a new directive which he said will conform to the legal ruling handed down by the courts. “The new order is going to be very much tailored to what I consider to be a very bad decision,” Trump said. “We can tailor the order to that decision and get just about everything, in some ways more.”
The Portal's Jan/Feb Issue: The Best Person For The Job
HEADLINES / Terry R. Head
- Optimistically Uncertain
PORTAL FOCUS: THE BEST PERSON FOR THE JOB
- The Best Fit, the Best Team / Joyce Dexter
- From Job Applicant to Jedi Master / Elad Gur-Arie
- Employees: The Company Cornerstone / Aivars Usans
ILN MEMBER PROFILE
- Gradlyn: Moving Everything from Ants to Elephants / Joyce Dexter
- Steve Jordan: The Force Behind The Mover / Joyce Dexter
IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP)
- Mentor Match Profile: Ben Scheiner, Managing Director, Global Relocations
- What’s in Store for DOD Moving in 2017? / Charles L. White
- Preventing and Resolving Shipping Disputes / Jennifer M. Gartlan
IAM Looking Back
- The Kingpak Decision / Rick Curry
- IAM Code of Ethics Procedures
- Know the Rules So Your Claims Will Be Approved: Updated RPP Operating Rules & Regulations
- The Box That Talks / Daniele Piani
Movers Doing Good
Washington Update / Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers, PACE, LLC