The Portal Magazine

The International Association of Movers magazine, The Portal, is truly a global publication. Read by thousands around the world and mailed to more than 170 countries six times a year, The Portal Magazine is our members' premier information, advertising and communications resource. For earlier versions of The Portal, see the archives below.

Latest Issue: The Portal - Jan/Feb 2019

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Issue Highlights:
  • WHITE NOISE / Charles L. White
    • Looking Ahead to a Promising Future
  • PORTAL FOCUS: IAM’S NEW PRESIDENT
    • Chuck White: Poised to “Hit the Ground Running” / Joyce Dexter
  • SENSITIVE SHIPMENTS AND LOGISTICAL CHALLENGES
    • From Art to Yachts: Lucrative Niches for Movers / Joyce Dexter
    • Contributors: 1877 Stein • DeWitt Move Worldwide • FF International Movers • Interstate • Felix Relocations • Red Wolf Global Ltd • Voxme Software, Inc.
    • Cataloging an Artist’s Estate / Max Kreynin
  • IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP)
  • Military/Government Update
    • Government & Military Program Review / Daniel J. Bradley
  • IAM Looking Back
    • 1978–1982: MTMC, RDDs, Service, Ocean Freight and Membershp / Rick Curry
  • IAM Mobility Exchange
    • Momentum Builds for IAM Mobility Exchange / Ray daSilva
  • IAM Learning
    • Building on the Foundation of Another Successful Program / Ray daSilva
  • Maritime/Ocean Shipping
    • A Look at Shanghai’s US$12 Billion Port / Jason Will
  • Movers Doing Good
  • Executive Suite
    • Why Non-Competition Agreements Are Bad for Business / Joe Singleton
    • In Search of Greener Solutions for Movers / Guillaume Rochman
    • Saudi Arabia: A Movers’s Perspective / Ammar Almani
    • The 2,000-Year-Old Secret of Japanese Success in One Word / Martin Giles
  • PORTAL PROFILE
    • Mondial Movers International: A Dutch Powerhouse with Local Roots / Joyce Dexter
  • Washington Update / Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers, PACE, LLC

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2017

2016

2015

2014

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2013

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2012

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2011

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2010

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2009

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2008

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2007

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2006

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2005

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2002

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2000

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