ePortal Newsletter June 10, 2020

June 10, 2020

In this Issue:

  • Pentagon Reviewing Award of $7.2B Contract to Move Troops
  • What are You Doing in Response to COVID-19?
  • Let’s Talk About the IAM Receivable Protection Program (RPP)
  • IAM President Charles White Featured on Love & Relo
  • Last Chance to Nominate a Nonprofit for an AFWSF Donation
  • IAM to Move to a New Office
  • New Members for June
  • Alleged Debtor List Updates

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Pentagon Reviewing GHC Award; Alleged Debtor List

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Pentagon Reviewing Award of $7.2B Contract to Move Troops

U.S. Transportation Command said it will take corrective action to consider new information from bid protests, gather facts and conduct a review of the Global Household Goods Contract awarded in April to American Roll On Roll Off Carrier Group, Inc., of New Jersey.

  • Command notified GAO on Tuesday of its request to take corrective action, and if approved, the command “will review the entire evaluation record,” says Dave Dunn, Transportation Command spokesman in a statement. “We anticipate the corrective action to be complete in the coming weeks,” he says.
  • Two parties filed protests of the contract award: HomeSafe Alliance LLC, and Connected Global Solutions LLC.

Original report from Bloomberg

What are You Doing in Response to COVID-19?

IAM is encouraging members to so we can highlight both their efforts to combat the disease, and . Crowdsouricng these ideas will give us a list of industry-adopted best practices and generate ideas for how companies can help out in their own areas.

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Let’s Talk About the IAM Receivable Protection Program (RPP)

RPP

One of the most valuable benefits IAM provides is the . Whether IAM is intervening with another member to get you paid, notifying you of which IAM members are not paying invoices (the “Alleged Debtor List”), or reimbursing your companies over $300,000 USD to settle bad debts owed by defaulting members, the RPP delivers a lot of value. Join IAM’s Brian Limperopulos for this interactive conversation to learn more about the program and how we can improve it for each of you.

IAM President Charles White Featured on Love & Relo

IAM President Charles White was featured on Tuesday's panel on Ben Cross's show Love & Relo, discussing Relocating Safely Amid Covid-19. Other guests included Mark Muss, President of MW Relocation Services (Switzerland/France); Eric Tate, Vice President, AIReS; and Sherrell Byrd, Van Line Driver and driver advocate.

IAM Mobility Exchange

Last Chance to Nominate a Nonprofit for an AFWSF Donation

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. The deadline is June 15. Act now!

 

IAM to Move to a New Office

IAM is in the process of moving its office. The move will take place on July 11, with staff reporting to the office on July 13. Please expect a delay in response time as staff unpack and the new infrastructure (phone, internet, etc.) gets set up. The new address will be 1600 Duke Street, Suite 440, Alexandria, VA 22314.

 

As always, members are welcome to visit the IAM office any time they are in the Washington, DC area.

New Members for June

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

Alleged Debtor List Updates

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. In addition, the lists of and are fluid, so keep an eye on those as well.

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Member News

 

Alfa Quality Moving Denmark announces Office and Storage Move to new location

The Swedish investment company MIDAQ, owner of Alfa Quality Moving Denmark, buys a building plot in Avedøre Holme to accommodate and gather the storage facilities and employees in Alfa Denmark. The construction project is a part of a long-term investment and will form the future headquarter of the company branch of Alfa in Denmark.

National Van Lines Grows Philadelphia Presence

Philadelphia-area relocation expert Garttmeyer Moving celebrates its 95th year in business by joining the National Van Lines family of coast-to-coast interstate movers. The company might be approaching centenarian status, but that doesn’t mean business ever gets old for the third- and fourth-generation family members who comprise the organization.

I S S Relocations Acquires Inchcape Worldwide Movers

I S S Relocations recently acquired Inchcape Worldwide Movers. Inchcape Worldwide Movers was the packing & relocations division of Inchcape Shipping Services with branches in Middle East, where the packing and moving business started 2 decade earlier. Read the press releases from and from .

The Suddath Companies Acquires Phase Integration

The Suddath Companies announced today it acquired commercial technology consulting and project management company, Phase Integration. Founded in 2016, Phase Integration offers a holistic approach for all commercial technology needs and delivers consulting, project management and managed services to Florida-based companies across the country.

G-Inter announces major changes to Brazil and US operations

International mobility specialist G-Inter has announced major changes to its operations in the United States and Brazil. The company has achieved considerable success in serving clients and agents in both countries but has now decided to reorganise the business to focus more sharply on each individual market.

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