ePortal Newsletter April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020

In this Issue:

  • How Is Your Company Supporting Local Relief Efforts to COVID-19 Humanitarian Crisis?
  • COVID-19 Resources for Members
  • Online Petition: STOP the Privatization of Military Household Goods Move Distribution
  • When cash is tight, the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Can Help
  • Call for Webinar/Round Table Topics
  • Alleged Debtor List Updates
  • April's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business

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Prospective Members; Pandemic News; Alleged Debtors

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How Is Your Company Supporting Local Relief Efforts to COVID-19 Humanitarian Crisis?

Most Impactful Response to Be Recognized at the IAM Annual Meeting with the IAM Here 2 Help Award


Tell us how your company is responding during this unprecedented time to support your local community or provide aid. Your company’s assets can be deployed to , , and . If your company is providing COVID-19 support, tell us by completing the .



The IAM Here 2 Help Board of Directors will select the company who they feel made the biggest impact in responding to the COVID-19 crisis with our first annual IAM Here 2 Help Award at our upcoming Annual Meeting in San Diego from October 21 - 24.

COVID-19 Resources for Members

IAM has compiled a few different resources designed for you and your companies to stay informed on the latest COVID-19 developments and to let us know how your company is coping with the pandemic:

Contact if you have a useful resource others could benefit from.

IAM Learning

Online Petition: STOP the Privatization of Military Household Goods Move Distribution

An Open Letter to the U.S. House & Senate Committee on Armed Services

has been gaining traction to show dissatisfaction with USTRANSCOM's decision decision to award a single source for all U.S. military moves. Currently more than 900 service providers are involved in doing these moves and the change in business practices will result in a number of impacts certainly to our industry, as well as to the military members we currently serve. Read the survey and if you are moved to do so, sign it and let your voice be heard.

When cash is tight, the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Can Help

The Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund (AFWSF) awards up to ten $5,000 USD scholarships to assist the employees of IAM member companies and their dependents with university tuition. The benefit is also available to student members of IAM. Remember—the scholarships are available to students worldwide. and .

Call for Webinar/Round Table Topics

IAM has been seeing great success with the and we are encouraged that we have tapped into something our members find so useful. Now we need to lean on you a bit to make this a complete success. We have a stock of topics to pursue but we want to know what you want to see there. Is there a topic you want to hear about, or maybe you want to be on a panel about? with your ideas so we can keep making great strides with this resource.

IAM Mobility Exchange

Alleged Debtor List Updates

IAM has been expelling members that were on the for an extensive period without resolution. Check the frequently, as it is updated often.

April's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business

Every month, IAM publishes a list of . This is the list of your new potential business partners brought to you by IAM. Click on the map above to get a better view of where your new prospective colleagues are.



Member News


Paramount joins Harmony

The Harmony Relocation Network has announced that Paramount Transportation Systems (PTS), based in the USA and in Germany, became a full member on 1 May, 2020.


The Harmony Relocation Network In the USA, PTS has branches in San Marcos, California; Boston, Massachusetts; New York; Washington DC; Houston, Texas and Seattle, Washington. In Germany the locations are Frankfurt and Berlin. PTS has offices in other countries as well, but these have not joined the network.

Atlas World Group, Inc. Appoints David Smith as Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Atlas® Van Lines

Atlas® World Group, Inc., the parent company of Atlas® Van Lines, one of the nation’s leading moving companies, announces today that David Smith has been named Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Atlas Van Lines. Prior to his appointment at Atlas, he served for 12 years as Vice President and Senior Managing Director of Application Systems at OneMain Financial in Evansville, Indiana.


In his Atlas role, Smith will lead and oversee the IT functions for Atlas World Group and its ten subsidiaries, including technology capabilities, resources and assets. He will be responsible for overall strategy, execution and delivery of IT services across the enterprise to ensure alignment with company objectives.

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