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.
FMCSA Outlines New Data Model to Be Tested in September
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officials have withdrawn a slate of proposed “enhancements” to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program’s Safety Management System to make way for a small-scale test in September of a new statistical data model intended to better identify high-risk carriers.
Spot Truckload Rates Continue to Soar Amid Record Demand
Capacity shortfalls combined with increased demand for truckload shipments are continuing to boost spot rates to record levels, according to DAT Solutions, which also said in what is an atypical trend, spot rates now are exceeding long-term contract rates.
Shippers rushing to beat tariffs? Port of Oakland reports record imports
To witness the buildup to a brewing trade war between the U.S. and China, look no farther than the Port Oakland, where shipping traffic has been heating up along with the rhetoric over President Trump’s tariffs. The port reported that import volume reached a record high last month, possibly due to shippers rushing to beat import tariffs that kicked in this month.
Several U.S. Carriers Fine-Tune Compensation in Face of Driver Shortage
The second quarter brought a number of increases in driver compensation as the driver shortage continued to impact carriers’ ability to transport loads.
Multiple ship groundings and collisions send Suez Canal into chaos
Egypt’s Suez Canal, one of the busiest waterways in the world, is experiencing traffic mayhem after a series of ships grounded or collided in its waters in the space of two days. The canal is currently struggling to bring operations back to normal, with local media reporting that five vessels were involved in the accident, which eventually led to a standstill on Sunday.
The Portal's Jul/Aug Issue: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
- HEADLINES / Terry R. Head
- Bet on Winners and Maximize Your ROI
- PORTAL FOCUS: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
- Focusing on the Future ... with a Little Help from the Fund / Joyce Dexter
- Contributors: Briana Hawkins • Margaret Bodalski • Michael Simons • Ashley Saunders • Federico Presta • Susan Alvarez • Chasity King • Elad Gur-Arie • Emily Workman Tuttle • Daniel Piani • Katerina Mishustina • Kylie Mimnaugh
- IAM ANNUAL MEETING PREVIEW
- Leave Outdated Systems and Handwritten Inventories Behind / Erik Petterson and Brian Limperopulos
- Annual Meeting Program: An Sneak Peek
- IAM Here2Help: A Running Start at the IAM 56th Annual Meeting / Walt Penuik
- IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP)
- Young Movers Sample Belgian Hospitality at 2018 YMC / Anne Van Gils
- Military/Government Update
- Daniel J. Bradley Joins IAM Staff, and Update on MyMove / Charles L. White
- IAM Looking Back
- 1979: The End of a Decade of Change for the Military Program / Rick Curry
- IAM Mobility Exchange
- Understanding Data Analytics in the Moving Industry, Part II: Google Analytics / Ray da Silva
- Maritime/Ocean Shipping
- Executive Suite
- FIDI and IAM Collaborate on Professional Cooperation Guidelines / Brian Limperopulos
- Movers Doing Good
- Speed to Value (S2V): A Multidimensional Approach to Realizing
- Value in the Back Office / Roberta Tamburrino
- Washington Update / Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers, PACE, LLC