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.
Blockade backlash: Qatar to ‘expedite’ launch of new routes as Doha airfreight surges
Qatar Airways will “expedite” the launch of new routes in response to the ongoing blockade by Saudi Arabia and other Arabian Gulf and North African countries, the carrier’s CEO, Akbar al Baker, told Bloomberg earlier this week.
Cosco is to buy OOCL – 'almost a done deal' says insider
China’s Cosco Shipping may be about to announce that it is to acquire Hong Kong-based carrier OOCL. An insider source has told The Loadstar a takeover of the container arm of Tung family-led Orient Overseas International (OOIL) is “almost a done deal”.
APM Terminals to lay off 160 jobs at Gothenburg terminal in Sweden
Global port operator APM Terminals has unveiled a plan to cut 160 positions at its facility in Gothenburg, Sweden. The decision follows several labour disruptions that led to a drop in container volumes at the terminal by 25% last year. Discussions relating to the proposed layoffs are expected to be completed within the next few months.
Fitch: Container Shipping Freight Rates Rise, Capacity Still Key
Container shipping companies have benefited from a modest increase in freight rates since the start of the year, but a sustainable recovery in the container market will only be achieved by reaching a viable supply/demand balance through capacity cuts, Fitch Ratings says.
World’s First Remotely-Controlled Commercial Vessel Put to the Test in Copenhagen
Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have demonstrated what is believed to be the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel, Svitzer Hermod, in Copenhagen, Denmark, Rolls-Royce said Tuesday.
The Portal's May/Jun Issue: RISING STARS, BIG IDEAS
Headlines / Terry R. Head
- Here’s Hoping…
PORTAL FOCUS: RISING STARS, BIG IDEAS
- The Industry’s Young Innovators / Joyce Dexter
- Contributors featured:
- Gregorio Martinez, Mudinmar
- Alex Kiefer, Frey & Klein International
- Jimmy Bruzzese, The Swiss Moving Company
- Morgana Somers, Paxton International
- Adam Lowy, Move for Hunger
- Francesco Argirò, Bliss Corporation
- A Workshop for New Ideas / Francesco Argirò
- IAM-YP: Grooming Young Members for Industry Leadership / Brian Limperopulos
IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP): Supporting the Industry’s Rising Stars
- Lisbon, Portugal: Out of the Volcanic Ashes, a Vibrant City / Fabio Manuel
- New York City: The Capital of the World / Samir Shah
- SDDC Open Season Update / Charles L. White
IAM Looking Back
- The 1970s and the Evolution of Liftvans / Rick Curry
- A Framework for Ethical Decisionmaking
Movers Doing Good
- Runner’s High: Raising Money for Charity in the London Virgin Money Marathon / Calvin Tickner
Washington Update / Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers, PACE, LLC