ePortal Newsletter May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020

In this Issue:

  • IAM Annual Meeting & Expo Registration Now Open
  • FMC OTI Licensing and Compliance Video on IAM Learning
  • So You Have Your PPP Loan – Time to Get It Forgiven!
  • Nominations are now open for YP Chair and Vice Chair
  • IAM Member Input Needed: The Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund (AFWSF) responds to COVID-19 Crisis
  • Alleged Debtor List
  • May's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
  • Next Issue of The Portal: A Focus on YPs

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Annual Meeting Registration Open; Alleged Debtors; Prospective Members

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IAM Annual Meeting & Expo Registration Now Open

Registration for the is now open. All members may register and Governing members may purchase exhibit hall booths at this time. Exhibit hall booths will be open to Core and Supplier members starting June 2. Important dates to note include:

  • June 26 – Early Bird Deadline
  • August 28 – Last Day to Cancel Registration
  • August 28 – Last CHANCE to ENTER RAFFLE FOR VIP EXPERIENCE
  • September 18 – Last Day to Receive Discounted Rate at Host Hotel
IAM Learning

FMC OTI Licensing and Compliance Video on IAM Learning

Last week, FMC Practitioner John Roller from Creative Transportation Consulting LLC participated in an interactive discussion about Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) licensing with the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC). Remember that all US-based moving companies quoting international door-to-door services must be licensed by the FMC as an OTI.

So You Have Your PPP Loan – Time to Get It Forgiven!

reported to IAM that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), signed into law on Friday March 27, introduced the . The Small Business Administration (SBA) launched the PPP on April 3, with an initial $349 billion in funding, and just 14 days later, by April 16, PPP lenders approved more than 1,661,000 loans totaling nearly $342.3 billion. The best part of the Paycheck Protection Program is that 100% of the loan can be forgiven—if you meet certain criteria.

Nominations are now open for YP Chair and Vice Chair

As required by the Association's By-Laws, herein is formal notice that elections will take place in July for the IAM-YP Management Board.

 

Every two years, the IAM-YP is required to hold formal elections to determine which individuals will serve as Chair and Vice Chair for the next two-year term.

 

Voting for the IAM-YP Chair and Vice Chair will take place starting July 21st –August 21, 2020. The winners will be announced at the IAM-YP Members Meeting during the 58th IAM Annual Meeting.

IAM Mobility Exchange

IAM Member Input Needed: The Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund (AFWSF) responds to COVID-19 Crisis

During these unprecedented times, the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund (AFWSF) will financially support students struggling with the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. To do so, the AFWSF will make a one-time donation to one or more non-profits who embody the spirit of the Scholarship in their mission and operations during this crisis.

Alleged Debtor List

IAM keeps a list of companies that have been alleged to have unsettled debts with other member companies. Check the frequently, as it is updated often.

May's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business

May 2020 Prospects

Every month, IAM publishes . 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.

Next Issue of The Portal: A Focus on YPs

IAM will be featuring stories by and about members. In addition, if you have people in your comapny under 40 years old, they are eligible for YP membership. Governing members get three free YP memberships.

IAM-YP

 

Member News

 

Peggy Smith Joins CapRelo Executive Team as Chief Strategy Officer

CapRelo announced that Peggy Smith will be joining the company as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), effective May 18, 2020. “Our current environment demands innovative thinkers, key relationship builders, reinvention specialists, informed experts and reliable industry narrators,” said CapRelo President and CEO Barry Morris.

Asian Tigers Singapore is now ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified

Asian Tigers Singapore recently got its ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. This recognition demonstrates a high level of commitment in achieving standards related to data security.

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