Resources & Publications

IAM communicates with its members and stakeholders using every medium. The most frequent communications are through the bi-weekly e-Portal newsletter, the bi-weekly eGov/Mil newsletter (and companion blog on the IAM Social Cafe), the IAM-YP On the Move newsletter, and through e-Blasts when the information is need-to-know for the membership.

Our website communications, including IAMovers.org and the Annual Meeting website, strive to answer all members' questions about the Association and its products and services; provide industry news and a calendar of events; and up-to-date information about membership services.

As you go through the items listed here, one product we are very proud of is one that members also contribute to: the Shipper Guides. These country-specific customs guides are constantly updated, and much of the information comes from IAM’s Core Members Management Board and other members who inform us of changes in their areas of the world.

Write for The Portal

The Portal regularly builds issues around themes, some of which are suggested by IAM members. Past topics popular among our readers include Women in the Industry, Family-Owned Businesses, Couples in Charge, Member Milestones, Logistics, Containers and Packaging, and Travel Tips. Themes and submission guidelines for upcoming issues are announced in The Portal, via email, and on the website. We welcome your theme ideas and article submissions.

For announcements on upcoming themes to which you can contribute, sign up for IAM’s ePortal distribution list.

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The Portal Magazine

Latest Issue: The Portal - Sep/Oct 2018

Issue Highlights:

HEADLINES / Terry R. Head

  • It’s a Generational Thing
PORTAL FOCUS: IAM 56TH ANNUAL MEETING
  • Meet the Candidates • IAM 56th Annual Meeting Sponsors • IAM Hall of Honor 2018 Inductees • 2018 Knowledge Lab Sessions • 2018 Knowledge Lab Presenters • IAM 56th Annual Meeting Exhibitors

IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP)

  • Meet the Candidates
  • Moving and IAM and Us / Amit Chawla
  • Finding Qualified YPs Using IAMX
  • Selling Goals, Realizing Dreams / Joyce DexterContributors: John Appenzeller • Fábio Manuel • Abhilash Nair • Aakanksha Bhargava • Andrea Argirò • Amit Thakker • Nirav Thakker • John Liam Willmott • Philibert Challan Belval • Gemma Hendry • Michael S. Czarnecki • Wendy Olave • Christina Fild • Marina Semenova • Irina Yakimenko • Selvakumar • Jennifer Smith • Raymundo Ruales • Grego Martínez

Military/Government Update

  • Government Program at IAM’s 56th Annual Meeting / Charles L. White

IAM Looking Back

  • 1980: More Changes Come to a Regulated Industry / Rick Curry

IAM Mobility Exchange

  • The Benefits of IAMX Validation / Ray daSilva

TechNotes

  • Moving Forward with Move Technology / Miranda Walker
  • Voerman Uneils Groupage Rates App / Florine Arkenbout

Executive Suite

  • Accomplishing Results Through Employee Engagement / Aankanksha Bhargava
  • International Moving Supply Chain: Is it Time to Press the Reset Button? / Mark Oakeshott

Washington Update / Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers, PACE, LLC

Video Spotlight

Social media and mobile devices are the new normal. Are you ready?

Coming Up in The Portal

In every issue of The Portal, we invite our authors to share their experiences, success stories, learning experiences, and vision with others in the moving and forwarding industry. In addition to our regular columns, feature articles for each issue are united by a central theme.

Visit our Coming Up In The Portal page to read about upcoming themes and deadlines for the next issue of the magazine, and return often, as it will change regularly.

Our Guidelines for Submitting page details regular columns to which you may submit articles and news, as well as our submission guidelines and instructions.

Our Editorial Calendar will give you a glance further into the themes of future issues.

 

Send your submission to both janet.seely@iamovers.org AND joycedexter47@comcast.net.

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