eGov/Mil Newsletter: Aug 9, 2023

August 09, 2023

In this Issue:

  • New California Regulations for Entry – Spotted Lanternfly
  • Maximize Your Time At the Annual Meeting – Check The Updated Conference Agenda
  • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (27 July)

The e-Gov/Mil newsletter is IAM’s twice-per-month summary of Department of Defense and Federal Agency news and notes related to, or impacting, government personal property shipping programs.

New California Regulations for Entry – Spotted Lanternfly

Lambert Enterprises of Lemoore, CA put out information recently about the spotted lanternfly after one of their drivers was delayed for an extended amount of time for an inspection for a new pest not allowed into California.


Please see the related documents to learn more.

Maximize Your Time At the Annual Meeting – Check The Updated Conference Agenda

The Annual Meeting will feature a stellar lineup of speakers and panelists to address current and future issues that impact your business. This year, we have circulated a preliminary agenda earlier than usual to give you more time to plan your meetings around sessions you don't want to miss.


Register now for the Aug. 15 webcast: Tips and Tricks to Maximize Your ROI at the IAM Annual Meeting & Expo


Review the conference agenda today to select the learning labs and special sessions you wish to attend. Refer back to it often as you plan your business meetings to get the most out of your Annual Meeting experience and stay up to date on any updates to the agenda. Download the Schedule-at-a-Glance as well for easy reference.


Get Your Visa

Visit the Government of Canada website for official information on entry regulations and to check if you need a visa. The visa application process can take months, so don't delay. We strongly recommend applying for your visa as early as possible so you can avoid last-minute complications. If facing issues with the application, please reach out to us for assistance at

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Please contact with questions about the IAM annual meeting.

USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (27 July)

Attached are notes and slides from the 27 July Peak Season call.  As usual, the slide Password is USTRANSCOM.  


A fairly calm call as has been the case this peak season to date. A couple of items of note:

  • Starting out with NTS shipments in the near future, the Marines are re-establishing their GBLOC for Camp Lejeune (BKMT); details to follow via advisory.
  • The Army stated that Army locations in Korea were having trouble getting into DPS since 25 July; No resolution on the call.
  • AF rep stated the AF has restored funding for PCS moves and will start pushing orders based on priority; to date, the Oct-Dec return from overseas moves are still being pushed to Jan-Mar ’24. More updates next week as the AF gets them.

Portal Magazine

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.