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.
Dwindling Merchant Marine fleet crimps U.S. ability to wage war
The once-mighty U.S. Merchant Marine fleet has nearly collapsed under the weight of high labor costs, zigzagging federal policies and intense competition from abroad, damaging America's position as the only country in the world able to supply and sustain a long-distance war.
Cargo hit by customs delays as Brazil officials stage new walk-out
More strikes have hit Brazilian customs offices – the National Union of Fiscal Auditors began a 30-day walk out on Monday. Day-to-day operations across all customs offices in the country will be affected by the dispute, but the union says “essential” services will continue to be provided.
Top 5 overlooked reasons for truck driver constraint
Whether you want to call it a shortage or a “driver retention” issue is semantics. There’s a “capacity crunch,” and the issue is not a new one for the trucking industry. In addition to the persistent need for more drivers within a fragmented industry, there are additional headwinds that the trucking industry faces makes trucker recruitment difficult, particularly regarding younger drivers.
Blockchain-based app can hold supply chain partners accountable for container damage
Logistics services provider TCompanies’ newest venture, Photo Equipment Interchange Receipt (PEIR), is an app for logistics companies that aims to digitalize the process of recording damage to containers and trailers. The PEIR app’s interface allows those handling freight at transition points in the supply chain to snap photos of the state of the container or trailer and store the files in the blockchain-encrypted app.
Trucking market acceleration still heading up
A large majority of freight transportation and logistics industry stakeholders, including shippers, motor carriers, 3PLs, brokers, and others, continue to marvel at the overall state of market conditions, especially in the trucking sector.
The Portal's May/Jun Issue: THE MIDDLE EAST
- HEADLINES / Terry R. Head
- What Spring Has Sprung
- PORTAL FOCUS: THE MIDDLE EAST
- War and Peace: A Region of Peril and Promise / Joyce Dexter
- Contributors: Bliss Corporation • La Levantine • GIFCO • Transclal • Infinity Pack & Ship • Jordanian Coast Cargo • Darwish Logistics • DHL Global Forwarding • Paxton International • Move One Logistics • Innovation Mobility • AGS • Interem • Intemove Egypt • ISS Worldwide Movers • Attica Movers S.A.
- IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP)
- Military/Government Update
- DP3 on the Cusp of a New Chapter / Charles L. White
- IAM Looking Back
- 1978: Competitive Rate Program Changes in the International Moving Industry / Rick Curry
- Executive Suite
- Understanding Data Analytics in the Moving Industry / Ray da Silva
- Global Movers and GDPR: What You Need to Know / Sebastien Deschamps
- Unpaid Invoice Compensation Payments for RPP in 2017 / Brian Limperopulos
- The Rise of Aggregators: How Movers Can Fight Back / Matthew Woodley
- From Brussels to Bangui and Back Again / Anne Van Giles
- Short-Paying Invoices: Is it Ethical? / Rick Curry and Brian Limperopulos
- Small Business
- How Small Businesses Can Compete with Large Companies / Roumen Todorov
- The Struggles of Finding Labor / Jason Hopkins
- Washington Update / Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers, PACE, LLC