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.
Vietnam: Foreign shipping lines must now publicise fees
Foreign shipping lines will have to publicise charges, surcharges of freight services for containerised goods, and port service charges from July 1, 2017. The decree is expected to make the shipping market more transparent, ease the fee burden on Vietnamese import-export firms, and promote healthy competition.
Industry calls for action to prevent decline in UK shipping
All sides of the British shipping industry came together at the House of Commons on 20 March 2017 to make a united call for urgent government action to prevent catastrophic further decline of the UK merchant fleet and the country’s seafaring skills base.
Inland Freight Container Terminal Goes from Strength to Strength
An inland container storage facility in Teesside has reported record growth over the last year. The £2.6 million Tees Riverside Intermodal Park was part of a £12.5 million investment plan that logistics firm AV Dawson embarked on from 2012 to 2015 to develop its 100 acre freight and logistics terminal in Middlesbrough. The container terminal, which has been operational since 2013, has now reached over 300 units in storage, which continues to grow each month.
Heathrow makes its case in countdown to Brexit
Heathrow Airport Limited has reiterated the importance of the gateway to the UK’s international trade capability, as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to activate Article 50, which will officially trigger the process of the country’s withdrawal from the EU. The operator of the UK’s biggest and busiest air cargo hub has also once again pointed to the value of a new runway to the country’s future economic success.
Increase in drone accidents prompt new restrictions in Canada
The Canadian government has instituted new temporary, on year rules that prevent the use of recreational drones near airports, garnering praise from private- and public-sector stakeholders in the air transport business. In addition to clearly marking their devices, drone operators in Canada are now forbidden from flying higher than 90 meters, within 75 meters of buildings and “within 9 kilometers of the center of any airport, heliport, aerodrome or water aerodrome, where aircraft take off and land.”
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