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.
"Cautious Optimism" as Piracy Numbers Decline
On Thursday, consulting firm Dryad Maritime said that there is cause for cautious optimism regarding maritime crime and piracy, with the latest Q3 numbers showing a significant reduction of activity in hotspot regions: the Gulf of Guinea, Southeast Asia and the high risk area off Somalia all saw a marked decline in reported crime over the last three months.
Hanjin Shipping asset sale under way
The ‘for sale’ sign has officially been placed up at Korean line Hanjin Shipping today after the local court approved a plan to sell off part of the company’s assets, Korea Herald reports. Sources told the Korean newspaper that the court has approved the sale of its Asia-US route along with manpower, vessels, and 10 overseas operations.
Ethiopia declares state of emergency after months of protests
The Ethiopian government on Sunday declared a six-month nationwide state of emergency following months of anti-government protests. It is the first time since the ruling party came to power 25 years ago that a state of emergency has been put in place in Ethiopia.
FMCSA Issues Final Rule to Assist Current and Former Military Personnel in Obtaining Commercial Driver’s Licenses
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a final rule amending its commercial driver’s license regulations to ease the transition of military personnel into civilian careers driving commercial motor vehicles by simplifying the process of obtaining a commercial learner’s permit or CDL.
Logistics Hotspots in the U.S.: Nine That Shine
As U.S. manufacturers and distributors continue to expand their operations, they often look for under-the-radar places—cities and areas that have either recently emerged as logistics and distribution center hubs, or are about to—as they consider the long-term effects of their developments.
The Portal's Jul/Aug Issue: Odd Jobs
PORTAL FOCUS: IAM 54th ANNUAL MEETING
- HEADLINES / Terry R. Head
- Sell or Cell: How’s That Spelled?
- Meet the Candidates
- IAM By-Law Amendments and/or Revisions
- Notice of Proposed IAM-YP By-law Amendments and/or Revisions
- Knowledge Lab: Tentative Schedule
- Knowledge Lab Presenters
- The Future Foretold
- IAM Hall of Honor Inductees
- Parades and Food ... and All That Jazz
- IAM Annual Meeting Exhibitors
- IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP)
- Military/Government Update / Charles L. White
- TRENDS IN MARKETING & MESSAGING
- From “First Date” to Customer for Life / Joyce Dexter
- FIDI’s Focus on Content / Jesse Van Sas
- Modern Communication Tools That Can Help Your Business Grow / Maia Marchionatto
- Engage the Customer to Close the Sale / Nikhil Ohri
- Portal to Asia / Rob Faraone
- Risk Management
- The Insurance Act of 2015: What Does it Mean? / John Luker
- Trade Credit Insurance: Who Needs It and How It Works / Kelly Moran
- Maritime/Ocean Shipping
- You May Need to be Registered or Licensed with the FMC / Brian Limperopulos
- C-TPAT: The Value of the “P” / Laura May Carmack
- IAM Looking Back
- Landmark Decision: ICC Approves Operations of Exempt Freight Forwarders / Rick Curry
- Executive Suite
- Know the Legalities of Your Business and Industry / Ajithkumar
- Movers Doing Good