ILN Newsletter - June 2018

June 14, 2018

In this Issue:

  • ILN Business Session at the 2018 IAM Annual Meeting
  • ILN Most Term on IAM Mobility Exchange
  • Welcome New ILN Members
  • Logistics News


ILN Business Session at the 2018 IAM Annual Meeting


Block out your schedule for this important meeting on October 7 from 4 - 6 pm. There will be Networking, Education, and a look at how the IAM Mobility Exchange is invigorating the IAM Logistics Network (ILN).


For the education, we will highlight and discuss logistics opportunities in disaster relief and humanitarian aid logistics. While it may look good to your customers if you are involved in this work, you may not understand that this is a massive business requiring logistics services providers like ILN Members. More details will be forthcoming including speakers but be sure to save time in your schedule to learn about this potential area of diversification for your business.


To register for the Annual Meeting, please go to the Annual Meeting website.


ILN Most Term on IAM Mobility Exchange


By now, ILN Members should know about the unique dashboard feature available in the IAM Mobility Exchange (IAMX) that allows validated users to access aggregated search term information and analytics from the Directory. This year’s data reveals that “ILN Member Company” is the most searched term on the directory. Other notable top 10 searches include “Validated” and “Logistic Services Company”.


To access the IAMX Dashboard, make sure you have validated your company’s listing on Mobility Exchange and that you are logged into the site.


Are you an ILN member but have yet to validate your listing for free? If so, you are missing out on the opportunity to appear in the results for these highly searched terms. Furthermore, you can gain access to this dashboard by validating your listing. Validate today!



Welcome New ILN Members


The IAM Logistics Network is happy to welcome its new members. For a complete list of this year's new ILN members please visit the ILN website.



Logistics News


How China's Belt And Road Just Got A Big Boost From Europe's TIR Convention

(Forbes) In 2016, China became a member of the UN’s TIR Convention, which enables transporters to ship goods through 73 partner countries by truck with just a single customs inspection, but it wasn’t until this month that their participation officially went into effect. READ MORE


Demand growth strengthens in April

(Air Cargo World) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released April figures on growth in demand for air freight that are sunnier than anticipated. With 2017’s numbers setting a high bar, April of 2018 has continued the positive trend, even by comparison to last year’s figures. READ MORE


MIA named Best Airport in North America for cargo logistics

(American Journal of Transportation) On May 15, Miami International Airport was named Best Airport in North America at the 2018 Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain (AFLAS) Awards ceremony in Shanghai, in recognition of its excellence in the global air cargo sector over the past year. READ MORE


Emergency Fuel Surcharges Create a 'Crisis Point'

(Supply Chain Dive) The imposition of "emergency fuel surcharges" by ocean carriers has created a crisis point in the industry, as shippers decry "cartel era" policies and carriers defend their right to mitigate costs. READ MORE