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.
Shippers hit by trucker shortage and bad weather pushing up transport costs
Shippers are fearing for their bottom lines amid claims the US truck driver shortage will intensify after a year in which hurricanes and high demand drove up rates.
JD Logistics launches JD Logistics launches domestic rail freight pilot program in China rail freight pilot program
JD Logistics has confirmed a new type of collaboration with a competing mode of transportation. Together with the China Railway Corporation, JD is piloting a same-day, door-to-door white glove delivery service for high-end goods, utilizing domestic trains for long-distance transportation.
Container lines look anew at Asian trades
Apparently in response to market demand, the end of 2017 and the first couple of weeks of the year have seen the launch of a flurry of new and enhanced services from several key lines on intra-Asia and China-Southeast and South Asia routes in particular.
Senate confirms rail, truck agency administrators
The U.S. Senate confirmed Ronald Batory as administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration and Ray Martinez as administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Flying messengers of love
Hardly any other flower is as sought-after as the rose on the forthcoming day of lovers: to ensure that the millions of declarations of affection will not have to go without the scent of the long-stemmed symbol of love, Lufthansa Cargo is currently flying entire freighters filled with beautiful roses. All in all, Lufthansa’s cargo arm will transport some 800 tonnes of these delicate goods this year. This equates to around the load capacity of eleven flights with MD-11 freighters.
The Portal's Jan/Feb Issue: IN A PREVIOUS LIFE ...
- HEADLINES / Terry R. Head
- Remembering a Proud but Humble Man
- PORTAL FOCUS: IN A PREVIOUS LIFE ...
- Contributors: Mario M. Amato, Nancy Billingsley, Gadi Binness, Doris Bourne, Austen G. Chamberlain, Thomas Colucci, Anish Dsouza, Johanna Lindström, Abhilash Nair, Brenda Naylor, Boris Populoh, Ramiro Quiros, Carl Weaver, Eric Wildhaber, Woody Zobel
- IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP)
- IAM Establishes a New Scholarship Honoring Jackie Agner
- Recruiting the Next Generation of Movers / Yvonne Toegel
- YMC2018: A Gathering You Don’t Want to Miss!
- Military/Government Update
- A Review: 20 Key Issues from 2017 / Charles L. White
- Friend of Industry Donna M. Jack Retires
- IAM Governing Member Profile: Execu-move
- IAM Looking Back
- 1978: What a Year! / Rick Curry
- Portal Profile
- Brytor International Moving Transitions to New Ownership / Joyce Dexter
- Going Green
- Executive Suite
- The Portal Special Report: Participation, Value and Satisfaction / William Kohudic
- Movers Doing Good
- Washington Update / Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers, PACE, LLC