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.
Hapag-Lloyd, CSAV holding merger talks
Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV said they "are currently maintaining discussions if a possible business combination or any other form of association would be of mutual interest."
Ocean Freight Under Scrutiny as Container Shipping Groups Watched by EU and US Antitrust Bodies
In two hugely significant moves this week on opposite sides of the Atlantic we are seeing international regulators once again seeking signs of antitrust activity within the container shipping market. Once again, we witness antitrust bodies in the EU and America studying what the freight carriers view as perfectly normal commercial behaviour.
US Secretary of Transportation Foxx visits Port of Oakland
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx made his first official West Coast port visit at the Port of Oakland Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Secretary Foxx was provided a tour and briefing of regional transportation priorities including Port of Oakland infrastructure projects.
Port Traffic Edges Up Again in October in Long Beach: Holiday import ‘peak season’ sees strong growth
Containerized cargo continued its upward trend at the Port of Long Beach in October, with volume rising 8.7 percent compared to the same month one year ago as the annual three-month “peak season” for imports drew to a close.
Lufthansa moves closer to paperless airfreight
The electronic Consignment Security Declaration (eCSD) has been officially recognized by the German Federal Aviation Office for transport from Germany. The aim of introducing the eCSD is to provide evidence in electronic format that suitable measures have been applied to avoid risks in the transport of airfreight and airmail.
The Portal's Sept./Oct. Issue: Travel Tips, Tricks & Adventures
This issue of The Portal magazine previews IAM's 51st Annual Meeting, including: the schedule of events, bios of Executive Committee election candidates, and a guide on what to do and where to go in Vancouver. IAM members also share tips for comfortable and safe travel — as well as some adventure.
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Background of IAM Standards Development
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