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.
China eases cabotage rules for five more ports
Five more Chinese ports can now allow access to overseas-flagged vessels entering China's cabotage box shipping trade. Tianjin port; Jiangyin Port Area in Fuzhou; Haicang Port Area in Xiamen; Mawan, Chiwan, and Shekou port areas in West Shenzhen port; and Nansha port in Guangzhou all now have the government green light to host coastal trade routes between them and other Chinese sea ports to ship containers deployed in foreign trade and carried by Chinese-owned or -controlled tonnage, according to plans disclosed by the Chinese state council on 20 April.
Iran in Gulf of Aden to combat pirates: Sayyari
Iran’s Navy Commander Rear-Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Saturday that Iranian Navy's 34th fleet of warships was present in the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea and Bab el-Mandab based on international rules and upon a request by International Maritime Organization to combat any sort of maritime terrorism. The Islamic Republic’s Navy is patrolling around the northern Indian Ocean in full might and in accordance with the international regulations, he added.
Pacific Ports Agreement Clears FMC Review
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced today that after review it voted unanimously to allow the Pacific Ports Operational Improvements Agreement (FMC Agreement No. 201227) to become effective on April 17, 2015. The Commission’s review included evaluation of information received from the agreement parties in response to questions raised by staff and Commissioners during the review period; removal of agreement authority to address Commission concerns, including proposed authority to impose fees and charges on third parties; as well as consideration of public comments submitted on the Agreement.
CN to invest $US 410m in western Canada
Canadian National (CN) announced on April 16 that it has launched a $C 500m ($US 410m) programme of infrastructure enhancements with the aim of accommodating rising freight traffic on feeder lines in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.
Truck driver shortage threatens intermodal growth
The truck driver shortage was supposed to push freight from the highways to intermodal rail, but now that shortage may be the biggest threat to intermodal growth. Drayage truck drivers are increasingly hard to find, and that hurts intermodal service even when trains run on time, speakers at the NASSTRAC Shippers Conference said.
The Portal's Mar/Apr Issue: Relocation & Destination Services
- When Getting Your Customers There Is Just Half the Job / Joyce Dexter Companies Featured:
- Aspire Mobility Group
- Packways India
- Emerald Relocation Services Pvt Ltd.
- SIRVA Relocation Japan
- Asian Tigers Mobility
- S.P.I. Packers
- Transworld International
- Perfecting the Move: How Enhanced Relocations Can Help Win the Talent War / Matt Bradford
- Joining the Global Mobility Revolution / Anne Van Gils
- When Serving Customers, Nothing Is Impossible / Woody Zobel
- Relocation and Destination Services : Some Nuts and Bolts / Janine Barnes
- World Mobility Perspectives: 2015 Global Mobility Trends
- IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP)
- Military/Government Update - DP3 2015 Peak Season Preview / Charles L. White
- Peak Season: Special Advertising Section
- Portal to Asia - Destination Services in Asia and the Middle East / Rob Faraone
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