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.
ELD violations won’t ding carriers’ CSA scores until April, FMCSA announces
Carriers who are hit with citations for non-compliance with FMCSA’s electronic logging device mandate will not have points recorded against them in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability carrier scoring system, safety officials said today at a public hearing in Birmingham, Ala. It was previously announced that those drivers also will not be put out of service during that period.
U.S. Navy Joins Puerto Rico Sealift Effort
At Joint Base Charleston in South Carolina, the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command is facilitating a small-scale domestic sealift to bring utility trucks, front end loaders, portable living quarters and other much-needed supplies to Puerto Rico. The ro/ro USNS Brittin will make six voyages to and from the island over the course of the next several weeks.
What to expect from Tesla’s big electric truck reveal
Tesla is set to take the lid off its electric truck tomorrow for the first time, after months of teasing the big rig. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is still doing some teasing of his own, posting to his Instagram account a short video clip of the truck all draped in shadow — but we’re still going to learn a lot tomorrow. Here’s a quick breakdown of what we know, what we think we know and what gaps we hope Tesla will fill at its big unveiling.
Could Driverless Tech Mean Thousands of Trucking Jobs Lost? Probably Not
One of the most in-demand and stable jobs in Ohio could face major changes as the industry develops new automated, driverless technology. The technology is coming, according to researchers and trucking industry experts. But they also debate whether or not drivers could lose jobs or how their role behind the wheel might change.
Uber Plans Self-Driving, Long-Haul Trucks on the Road ‘in the Near Future’
Uber is working on a fleet of self-driving semi-trucks, but it won’t completely replacing traditional drivers, the company said. In a post on Medium on Nov. 14, Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group, the company’s self-driving car wing based in Pittsburgh, laid out its vision for the future of long-haul trucking.
The Portal's Sep/Oct Issue: IAM 55TH ANNUAL MEETING
- HEADLINES / Terry R. Head
- We Are One!
- Portal Focus: IAM 55TH ANNUAL MEETING
- Meet the Candidates • 2017 Hall of Honor Inductees • Knowledge Lab Schedule • Things to See and Do in Long Beach • Help IAM Set a World Record! • Thank-You to Our Sponsors
- IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP)
- Annual Meeting Schedule, Long Beach, California
- Happy Planet Special Edition: Germany
Berlin (Jessica Deutschmann) • Bremen (Sonja Riegert and Philipp Lange) • Stuttgart (Sara Krenske) • Cologne (Köln) (Thorsten Koch) • Mountainbikepark Pfälzerwald (Sascha Graf)
- Military/Government Update
- IAM Annual Meeting U.S. Goverment Program Is Shaping Up / Charles L. White
- IAM Governing Member Profile: Goldenway International Pets & Live Animals
- IAM Looking Back
- Building Blocks of the HHGFAA/IAM Organization / Rick Curry
- PORTAL FOCUS: HOW DO YOU GREEN?
- The Industry’s Many Shades of Green / Joyce Dexter
Appenzeller-Transpack GmbH • Express Transports, S.A. • Boonma • Transclal Fine Arts Ltd. • Mudanzas Clara del Rey • The Swiss Moving Company • NEDRAC, Inc. • Paxton International • Rosebrock • Packways India • Moveware
- Packways India: Where Green Is an Organizational Value / Nikhil Ohri
- Executive Suite
- The Portal Special Report: The Annual Meeting / William Kohudic
- The Future of International Removals: Feedback from Experts / Daniele Piani
- Movers Doing Good
- Washington Update / Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers, PACE, LLC