Oct 11, 2019
— The IAM-Young Professionals continued its progression toward being a more mission-driven and philanthropic organization, in addition to its historically strong and valuable networking purpose. With over 50 percent of the YP members in attendance, they had a strong presence throughout the four-day event of the IAM 57th Annual Meeting and Expo in Chicago, and used their platform as a force for team building, philanthropy, and environmental stewardship.
Oct 11, 2019
— On Thursday, October 3, IAM convened key stakeholders from the global moving and mobility industry at the IAM Annual Meeting & Expo to drive the adoption and development of industry standards. Specifying effective standards and rules for how shipment data is organized, shared, and treated will enable technology companies to provide this transparency to partners who have also adopted these standards.
Oct 9, 2019
— U.S. Transportation Command is pressing ahead with the much-disputed plan to have a single company in charge of shipping household goods for permanent change-of-station moves, Army Gen. Stephen Lyons said. "There are a number of wickets to get through first," but the plan is workable despite opposition from many of the firms already in the business, Lyons said.
Sep 13, 2019
— Britain’s decision to send warships to the Strait of Hormuz has helped to stabilize commercial shipping through the critical chokepoint weeks after Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the region, a top British navy official said on Thursday.
Mar 29, 2019
— USTRANSCOM Public Affairs published a press release highlighting GEN Lyons’ meeting with CEOs from various moving companies who support DoD household goods movement, and a separate meeting with moving industry trade associations. The press release is not an accurate account of the events of those meetings. Industry attendees believe the tone of the press release implied industry’s support to the general’s decision to award a contract to a single provider. To be clear, most of DoD’s current household goods service providers do not support this initiative.