ePortal Newsletter: March 16, 2022

March 16, 2022
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Upcoming Webcasts on IAM Learning

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A number of sessions are currently scheduled and more are being planned to help IAM members learn what they need and to make connections to help them do business better. Currently in the lineup and ready for your registration:

 

And check out these sessions you might have missed:

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U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Issues Rule to Reduce Reporting Burden

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CMV drivers would no longer be required to annually submit traffic violation convictions to the agency

 

The U.S. FMCSA recently issued amended current regulations to eliminate the requirement that drivers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce submit a list of their convictions for traffic violations to their employers annually.

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Portal Magazine

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In every issue of the Portal, we invite our authors to share their experiences, success stories, learning experiences, and vision with others in the moving and forwarding industry. In addition to our regular columns, feature articles for each issue are united by a central theme. 

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Recognize Excellence: Nominate Someone Today to the Hall of Honor

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The Hall of Honor was established in 2008 to pay tribute to those Industry leaders whose careers reflect exceptional and distinguished service to their companies or the Association, or who have worked to elevate the Industry as a whole. See all the Hall of Honor awardees and nominate someone in our industry to receive the award.

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Support Industry Education in Honor of IAM’s 60th Anniversary

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Did you know that IAM is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2022? In honor of that milestone, IAM is asking for $60 donations to the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund. IAM hopes to raise $60,000 USD in 60 days to support students and industry professionals worldwide. Read more about this important initiative.

 

Donate today!

 

IAM is currently accepting applications for college/university scholarships as well as industry training program scholarships. Be sure to visit the AFWSF Webpage for more information.

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IAM Country Guides

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IAM’s Country Guides provide customs information for more than 170 countries and territories around the world.

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Nine Companies Set To Join IAM on April 1

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Every month, IAM publishes a list of prospective members. 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.

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Alleged Debtor List

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IAM keeps a list of companies that have been alleged to have unsettled debts with other member companies. Check the Alleged Debtor List frequently, as it is updated often. Also note that the Voluntary Cancellations List has been updated as companies opt to not renew their memberships. We provide this information to help you make informed decisions about which companies you do business with.

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Member News

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Arpin International Group unveils its 2022 Moving For A Cause charitable campaign

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Arpin International Group is pleased to unveil its newest charitable outreach campaign, “Moving For A Cause.” This latest CSR initiative is being spearheaded by the company’s non-profit arm, Arpin Strong. It aims to prove that there’s no limit to how we can collectively advance transformative solutions to the defining social and environmental issues of our time.

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Aires Honors Jim Putt

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With the recent passing of Aires' founder, Jim Putt, the company produced a short video to remember and honor him.

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Brytor International Moving LLC acquisition of Formula Global Mobility LLC & Granero Moving LLC

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Brytor International writes:

 

"We are proud to announce that IMS Moving Network, in collaboration with Brytor International Moving LLC has acquired the international and interstate moving companies Formula Global Mobility LLC and Granero Moving LLC based in Florida."

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CapRelo Survey Reveals Remote Working Causing Employers to Adapt Relocation Processes and Policies

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Many Employers Offering More Personalized, Tailored Relocation Benefits
 

As COVID-19 continues to shape and strain the workforce and employers, most organizations expect employees will return to the office but that remote working to continue in various forms and are updating relocation processes and policies in response. However, fewer receive high marks in the areas of flexibility and equity, according to a new survey of HR professionals by CapRelo, a global employee relocation and assignment management firm serving private and public sector clients, in partnership with the HR.Research Institute.
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LACMA Elects New Board Members

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Evelyn De Jaen, general manager of LACMA, announced that the association elected a new board of directors at its recent general assembly meeting in Miami. The new board members will serve for 2022 through 2024.

PRESIDENT
Mr. Santiago Bosch
Lift-Van International CO. S.A.C.  –  Argentina

VICE PRESIDENT
Mrs. Holly Ana Rincon
Clover Internacional, C.A. –  Venezuela

SECRETARY
Mr. Patrick Heinimann
Intermud, S. A. – Guatemala

TREASURER
Mr. Patrick Ohara
Mudanzas Gou – Mexico

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Mr. John Seal
Hilldrup International – USA

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Mr. Miguel Angel Florez
Aviomar, S.A.S. -  Colombia 

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