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.
The benefits of freight visibility
Many drivers perceive freight visibility software, or load tracking, as another way to limit their control and freedom out on the road. Fleet owners, as well, can be skeptical about allowing an outside party to know where their trucks and drivers are. It can be seen as a liability, a safety or even a security issue. But what about the unknown benefits of load visibility?
Singapore remains world’s maritime capital for 2017
MPA Singapore announced that the country has once again clinched the top position, in Menon’s Leading Maritime Capitals of the World Report (“Menon Report”).
Port of Calais Reports Record High in Freight Truck Traffic
One of the busiest ports linking France and the UK has reported a large upswing in freight vehicles passing through on its cross Channel routes. A renewed upsurge in haulage traffic has been confirmed in the first three months of 2017 and allowed the Port of Calais to realise the best quarter in its history through an absolute record for the month of March and the passage of 181,005 cargo units which used the Calais port facilities. The number of heavy goods vessels crossing through the French port grew by 11.2% compared to the first trimester of 2016, with 507,850 heavy goods vessels passing through the port.
Shanghai port, world's busiest, grapples with traffic congestion
The world's busiest container port, Yangshan in China's business hub of Shanghai, is battling severe congestion wrought by dense fog, higher-than-usual volumes and the aftermath of a shake-up in shipping alliances, ocean carriers and port officials say. More than 100 container vessels are now waiting outside the port, where the average waiting time at berth last week went up 6.2 percent, to 18.2 hours, versus the previous week.
Cordero to run Port of Long Beach as executive director
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has tapped former Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero as executive director of the Port of Long Beach.
The Portal's Mar/Apr Issue: Eastern Europe
- HEADLINES / Terry R. Head
- That Was Then ... Now Is Wow!
- PORTAL FOCUS: EASTERN EUROPE
Eastern Promises: How Movers Seized Their Moment / Joyce Dexter
- Gosselin Mobility
- Voerman Russia
- M&TM Freight
- InterNational Moving Services Ltd.—IMS
- Lynden International
- Credo Movers Croatia
- FF International Movers
- Universal Express
- CDD Relocation
- The Leff Group
- IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP)
- Helsinki: Finland’s Jewel on the Baltic / Juhana Eskela
- Military/Government Update
- What’s on the Radar for the DOD Moving Program? / Charles L. White
- IAM Looking Back
- Through Government Bill of Lading (TGBL) versus Direct Procurement Method / Rick Curry
- Movers Doing Good
- Washington Update / Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers, PACE, LLC