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.
Freight Operations Partially Resume at the Port of Durban
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has announced that marine operations at the Port of Durban have partially resumed following disruptions caused by heavy storms on Tuesday, 10 October 2017, that saw several ships break loose from their mooring and run aground.
Schiphol freighter sector dealt blow as 'local rule' for slots is rejected
Low-cost airlines have rejected proposals for a ‘local rule’ at Schiphol airport that would have given priority to freighter operators as the hub faces a shortage of slots. The airport is nearing its slot limit for the year of 500,000 and as a result is having to limit the number of aircraft calls, with freighters looking most likely to lose out because of the ad-hoc nature of their services. Slot restrictions for freighter aircraft are likely to continue next year, with estimates suggesting 10.5% of freighter calls could be turned away in 2018 compared with 2017.
Cyber researchers reveal serious Wi-Fi security flaw
Researchers on Monday disclosed a serious security flaw in the encryption standard that protects tens of millions of consumer, business and government Wi-Fi networks — a hole they said could allow hackers to intercept sensitive traffic, tamper with websites or install malware or ransomware.
Delays in Lagos operations due to heavy traffic congestion
AGS Nigeria Lagos wishes to inform you of the increase of road congestion around the Apapa area at the port of Lagos. This congestion, which is caused by a combination of factors (road deterioration during the rainy season, construction at the harbour and increased port activity) contributed to increased transport costs and delays in operations.
Outlook Gloomy for Container Shipping as Rates Continue to Slide
Container spot rates from Asia to North Europe slumped below $700 per teu last week, losing a further 3.9% in value. They now stand at $686 per teu, while for Mediterranean ports, rates slid 5.8% to $652 per teu. In January freight rates per teu for both were in excess of $1,000.
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