Newsletters

  • IAM-YP Newsletter: Jan. 2022

    • Meet Your New Management Board Members
    • Message From IAM-YP Chair Sheena Kiser
    • End of an Era
    • IAM Launches Industry Training Program
    • IAM Member to Host the Young Movers Conference
    • Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Applications are now open!
    • Where in the World Are Your Fellow IAM-YPs?
    • Welcome New IAM-YP Members
    • Stay Connected

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Jan 26, 2022

    • U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down OSHA ETS for Larger Private Employers
    • Coming Up at IAM Learning - Electronic Inventories on Jan. 27!
    • Industry Training Program Award Set To Launch Feb. 1
    • Service Chiefs Warn Congress: Full-Year Stopgap Spending Will Disrupt PCSs, Bonuses, Training
    • Save the Date - 2022 Defense Personal Property Program (DP3) Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • USTRANSCOM Conditions Based Movement Call (25 Jan)
    • USTRANSCOM Conditions-Based Movement Call (18 Jan)

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  • ePortal Jan. 19, 2022

    • NEW! Industry Training Program Award Set To Launch January 27
    • FMC probe into D&D claim against Hapag-Lloyd could set industry precedent
    • Electronic Inventories Are Coming: Learn What Your Company Needs To Do before DOD’s Mandate Goes Into Effect in 2023
    • Upcoming Webcasts on IAM Learning
    • IAM Turns 60; Annual Meeting to Feature Celebrations
    • 14 Companies Set To Join IAM on Feb. 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Jan 12, 2022

    • Save the Date - 2022 Defense Personal Property Program (DP3) Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • Traffic Distribution Lists - 2021
    • U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Seeks to Accelerate Under-21 CDL Pilot
    • FMC Policy Statements Provide Guidance on Complaints Process
    • Modernized DPS Claims Module Q&A With USTRANSCOM
    • Stay Lifted - OSHA Updates Compliance Timelines Under ETS
    • USTRANSCOM Non-Peak Season Call (6 Jan)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (4 Jan)

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Jan. 10, 2022

    • New DAB Members
    • How can I improve my business knowledge without having to leave the office?
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • What is the Dispatchers Convention?
      • What Every Mover Should Know about the Current State of the Insurance Market & Claims Trends

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  • ePortal Jan. 7, 2022

    • FMC Issues Guidance for Frustrated Shippers
    • 2022 IAM Membership Renewals
    • United Van Lines 45thAnnual National Movers Study Reveals The Top States People Moved To and From
    • New IAM-YP Board Members
    • Venue Change for 2022 IAM Annual Meeting & Expo
    • FMC investigates Wan Hai over detention charges
    • Hall of Honor Call for Nominations
    • Coming up at IAM Learning
    • 8 Companies Join IAM This Month
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • ePortal Dec. 22, 2021

    • Venue Change for 2022 IAM Annual Meeting & Expo
    • 2022 IAM Membership Renewals
    • Global supply chain crisis could last another two years, warn experts
    • IAM Produces 40 Webcasts and 18 Podcasts in 2021
    • IAM's Holiday Schedule
    • Allied Van Lines and Zillow Data Shows Movers Are Seeking Sun, Surf and Savings
    • 8 Companies Set To Join IAM on Jan. 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Dec. 15, 2021

    • Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) Passes U.S. House by Wide Margin
    • Annual Qualification Review of CIP and COR
    • ‘Container Dwell Fee’ To Remain On Pause Until Dec. 20
    • Georgia court issues nationwide injunction to block vaccine mandate for federal contractors
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (14 Dec)
    • USTRANSCOM Non-Peak Season Call (2 Dec)

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Dec. 14, 2021

    • Monthly Update
    • New DAB Member
    • Ask a DAB
      • How can I improve my business knowledge without having to leave the office?
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • Expand Your Business: Go International Where you Already Are
      • What Every Mover Should Know About Commercial Auto Insurance
    • Member Spotlight
      • Jeff Nadeau
      • Casey Myers

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  • IAM Podcast: IAM's New Strategic Plan: Why Does It Matter For My Company? (S2 E18)

    IAM recently completed a new strategic plan and last week, Brian Limperopulos conducted a webcast meeting for members to better understand how IAM is going to better serve members in the future. From our new vision, mission, and values, to our key strategic initiatives that will drive industry change, we want you to know what the association is striving to achieve, as well as enlist your support and advocacy for the change needed to build a better global moving industry.

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  • ePortal Dec. 8, 2021

    • Proposed Measures to Minimize Pest Contamination of Containers and the Potential Impact to the Global Moving Industry
    • 2022 IAM Membership Renewals
    • IAM's New Strategic Plan: Why Does It Matter For My Company?
    • Upcoming Sessions in IAM Learning
    • Your Portal Magazine: Upcoming Topics
    • Canada Customs Updates
    • Supply Chain Update
    • Executive Committee Meets in Alexandria
    • Damas Bayanga Joins Leadership Alliance Council
    • IAM's Holiday Schedule
    • Wreaths Across America's new partnership ahead of big December campaign
    • New Members for December
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Dec. 1, 2021

    • IAM Governing Member Assessment for 2022
    • Annual Qualification Review of CIP and COR
    • USTRANSCOM Ready to Implement Changes to ISF 10+2 Process
    • U.S. Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Signed Into Law
    • Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Launches Inquiry into Supply Chain Disruptions
    • Biden Administration Offers Endorsement of Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA)
    • Upcoming IAM Learning Sessions
    • DoD’s long-delayed household goods moving contract faces yet another protest

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  • ePortal Nov. 24, 2021

    • DoD’s long-delayed household goods moving contract faces yet another protest
    • Maintain Your IAM Membership
    • Portal Magazine Online Now!
    • IAM Office Closed Nov. 25-26
    • Biden Administration Offers Endorsement of Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA)
    • European Industry Faces New COVID Wave
    • U.S. Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Signed Into Law
    • Take the Liability, Transit Insurance & Claims Management Course at no Charge to You!
    • Supply chain problems show signs of easing
    • Speaker Submissions are Open for the 2022 Leadership Webinar Series
    • Videos from 2021 Annual Meeting Now Available
    • Welcome Morgana Somers, IAM's new Programs Coordinator
    • The 'Great Migration' during Covid may not have actually happened
    • New President Takes the Chair at BAR
    • 12 Companies Set To Join IAM on Dec. 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Nov. 17, 2021

    • Shipper-Focused Trade Associations Request U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Clarify Container Dwell Fee
    • Electronic inventories for all DoD personal property shipments starting May 15, 2023
    • USTRANSCOM PP Advisory #22-0005 (Annual Qualification Review of CIP and COR) 29 Oct 21
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (16 Nov)
    • Changes to 2022 DP3 Business Rules -- Comparison To Last Draft Version
    • USTRANSCOM awards contract to improve the moving process for Service Members and their families
    • Recalculation of Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) Scores for the 1st Performance Period (PP) 1January – 14 May 2022
    • Vaccine & Testing Requirements for Companies of 100 or More Employees - Initial Legal Challenges Considered
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (9 Nov)

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Nov. 9, 2021

    • The Road Ahead for the DABs
    • What do I need to know about the DoD's electronic inventory requirements?
    • Chris Lantz and Lakelan Fennell Discuss the DAB Group on the IAM Podcast

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  • IAM's New Strategic Plan, with Carl and Brian (S2 E17)

    IAM's Carl Weaver and Brian Limperopulos discuss IAM's new Strategic Plan, what it means, and how it is bringing IAM's internal efforts, as well of that of the Board, in line with each other. they also discuss the association's new mission and vision statements. This is a great step and clearly outlines what projects and efforts we are to work on. Carl's comment: A strategic plan, coupled with mission and vision statements, gives a clear guide for what should be done. In short, if we can examine the intended outcome of projects and efforts and see how they support the plan and statements. If they do not, we really need to rethink why we are doing it.

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  • IAM Podcast: Chris Lantz and Lakelan Fennell Discuss the U.S. DAB Movers Group (S2 E16)

    The IAM Domestic Asset-Based Movers Group recently elected Chris Lantz as the Chair and Lakelan Fennell as the Vice Chair, and is now an official IAM affiliate group. They talk about how far the DAB group has come, where it is heading, the needs of DAB members, and the newly established board members for the group.

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Nov. 3, 2021

    • USTRANSCOM PP Advisory #22-0005 (Annual Qualification Review of CIP and COR) 29 Oct 21
    • White House & CDC Outline International Travel to the U.S. Requirements
    • Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach Issue Draft Container Fee Assessment Rule
    • IAM Annual Meeting - Government and Regulatory Affairs Recap
      • U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA): Household Goods Working Group Recommendations - Comments Submitted
      • U.S. Surface Transportation Act (Highway Bill) Reauthorization Act Update
      • Legislation to Address a Range of Port-Connected Congestion Issues Gathers Additional Support
      • U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Activity
      • U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)
    • Daycos Informs Customers of Invoice Note Issue in DPS
    • USTRANSCOM Commander Videos Used During Her NDTA Speech
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (2 Nov)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (26 Oct)

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  • ePortal Oct. 27, 2021

    • Annual Meeting a Huge Success; Videos Available Online
    • IAM By-Laws Amended, New Board Members Elected
    • DAB Group Leadership Transfers to New Management Board
    • IAM Annual Meeting - Government and Regulatory Affairs Recap
    • Wreaths Across America's new partnership ahead of big December campaign
    • CD&R Reaches Agreement to Acquire PwC’s Global Mobility Tax and Immigration Services Business
    • 14 Companies Set To Join IAM on Nov. 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Oct. 20, 2021

    • Annual Meeting Wrap-Up
    • Is a DAB Membership Right for You?
    • USTRANSCOM Non-Peak Season Call (7 Oct)
    • Update 2021 Crate Rate Increase and Liftvan/Packing Surcharge for Defense Personal Property System (DPS) Shipments
    • Extended International Transit Times Continuation Through Fiscal Year 2022
    • Update Discontinue Use of CONUS Non-DoD Approved (NDA) Storage in Transit (SIT) Facilities for 2021 Defense Personal Property System (DPS) Shipments
    • SDDC System Response Center (SRC) Contact Changes

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  • ePortal Oct. 13, 2021

    • It's Not Too Late - Register Now!
    • Shipper hopes dashed with prediction of no supply chain recovery before Q4 22
    • IAM Leadership Alliance Council Sessions
    • What is Happening with Various Supply Chain Issues, Labor Shortages and Price Hikes?
    • New Members for October
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Oct. 12, 2021

    • Government & DAB Content at IAM's Annual Meeting
    • Ask a DAB
      • What is Happening with Various Supply Chain Issues, Labor Shortages and Price Hikes?
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • Post-Peak Season Staff Development

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Oct. 6, 2021

    • If you can't be seen, can you be found? Register now and remove the doubt!
    • ISA Distributes Patronage Dividend Totaling $650,000.00 to ISA Members
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (5 Oct)
    • Recent USTRANSCOM Advisories Covering Hot Topics
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (28 Sep)
    • Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) Holds Confirmation Hearing for Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost to Command U.S. Transportation Command (US TRANSCOM)
    • SSAA launches free ebook for budding self storage entrepreneurs

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Sept. 22, 2021

    • The IAM Annual Meeting & Expo Means Growth for Your Business—In-person OR Virtual!
    • IAM Joins Transportation-Focused Trade Associations and Companies in Support of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021
    • Learn How to Save Your Company Money
    • European Shipping Community Raises Concerns Over Rising Costs
    • New USTRANSCOM Commander, Gen. Van Ovost - SASC Hearing; Advance Policy Questions
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (21 Sep)
    • COVID-19 - Workplace Update: Biden Executive Order (EO) Spotlights Incoming COVID-19 Requirements for Employers, Employees and Contractors
    • USTRANSCOM Fall Personal Property Forum (PPF) 15-16 Sep; Session Notes
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (7 Sep)

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  • ePortal Sept. 15, 2021

    • If you can't be seen, can you be found? Register now and remove the doubt!
    • IAM's Worker Week
    • U.S. FMC Announces National Shipper Advisory Committee Membership
    • YP Group Joins in World Cleanup Day
    • 6 Companies Set To Join IAM on Oct. 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Sept. 13, 2021

    • Get Ready for the Main Event
    • IAM's Labor Week
    • Ask a DAB
      • With the current high price and looming price increases associated with packing materials, what are some ways we can remain profitable with our packing services?
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • An Introduction to the H-2B Visa Program

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Sept. 10, 2021

    • Have it Your Way - In Person or Virtual
    • Department of Defense (DOD) Fall 2021 Virtual Personal Property Forum (PPF) Registration
    • U.S. Budget Reconciliation Package Update
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (7 Sep)
    • Proposed FMCSA Rulemaking
    • COVID-19 - Workplace Update: Aug. 31
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (31 Aug)
    • FINAL USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (26 Aug) of the Season

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  • ePortal Sept. 1, 2021

    • Have it Your Way - In Person or Virtual
    • Resilient Leadership in a Cross-Cultural Industry
    • A record-breaking 44 container ships are stuck off the coast of California
    • New Members for August
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: August 25, 2021

    • Learn how to Navigate and Network Using Swapcard
    • 2022 DOD Business Rules
    • New Director of Personal Property at USTRANSCOM Takes Over
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (24 Aug)
    • GSA's 2021 HTOS, Domestic GSA500A-2021 Tariff, 2021-2022 CHAMP RFO and 2021-2022 XTOS and RFO
    • The world's third busiest container port is back but the shipping crisis isn't over yet
    • Supply Chain Issues Impacting the International Moving Industry
    • Webcasts You Need at IAM Learning

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  • ePortal August 19, 2021

    • Learn how to Navigate and Network Using Swapcard
    • Webcasts You Need at IAM Learning
    • New Zealand Halts Moving Companies
    • The Power of Gender Collaboration, Part 1
    • Supply Chain Issues Impacting the International Moving Industry
    • Introducing the 2021 Recipients of the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship
    • 16 Companies Set To Join IAM on Sept. 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: August 11, 2021

    • FMC Update: Fact Finding Investigation No. 29 Interim Recommendations
    • Supply Chain Issues Impacting the International Moving Industry
    • 2022 DP3 Business Rule Change Overview
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (10 Aug)
    • Webcasts You Need at IAM Learning
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (3 Aug)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (29 July)

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  • U.S. DAB Digest August 9, 2021

    • Could we have done anything different to be more successful?
    • 5 people arrested by Las Vegas police for moving scam
    • Ask a DAB
      • What type of companies are joining the DAB Management Group?
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • Only 3 Seats Left: Moving Sales Master Class - 101
      • Do Your Job Applications Cross the Legal Line? What They Can and Can’t Cover
      • Your Most Frequently Asked Software Questions, Answered
      • Alleged Debtor List

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  • ePortal August 4, 2021

    • US company sues ‘collusive’ ocean carriers, alleging price manipulation
    • FMC Update: Fact Finding Investigation No. 29 Interim Recommendations
    • Entertainment at the IAM Annual Meeting
    • Supply Chain Issues Impacting the International Moving Industry
    • Webcasts You Need at IAM Learning
    • Italy Extends State of Emergency
    • 2021 Hall of Honor Inductees Announced
    • 5 People Arrested by Las Vegas Police for Moving Scam
    • How Can IAM Help Your Company Secure Its Data?
    • Submit Your Story to the Next Portal Magazine
    • New Members for August
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 28, 2021

    • Updates from the Office of the Secretary of Defense on Installation Access and Cyber-Security
    • U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Holds Meeting - Supply Chain Issues, Detention & Demurrage Charges & Fact Finding 29 Interim Recommendations Reviewed
    • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Issues Updated Mask Guidance
    • Your Colleagues are Getting Registered - Don't Wait too Long and Miss a Meeting!
    • Travel to the U.S. Restrictions to Remain in Place for Now
    • RPP Delivers More Than $400,000 USD Back to Members in 2020
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (27 July)
    • Nominate a Rising Star Today - Deadline Aug. 2
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (22 July)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (20 July)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (15 July)

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  • IAM Podcast: Gadi Binness Talks about Leadership and his LX Leadership Series of Videos (S2 E15)

    Gadi Binness of Relocation Insurance talks to IAM's Carl Weaver about his series of videos on leadership and life experiences. You can sign up on his website to take part in this interesting project.

    "As a successful entrepreneur, you have an important story to tell,  and your story has the potential to inspire others. Our new video  series, LX Leadership, explores the connection between life experiences  (such learning a new skill or navigating a relationship) and leadership  styles. The takeaway is that there are countless opportunities to increase  your leadership effectiveness by intentionally applying lessons you  learn in life."

    Get to know Gadi as he plays Stump the Chump. Who wins? Does Carl beat him?

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  • ePortal July 21, 2021

    • Your Colleagues are Getting Registered - Don't Wait too Long and Miss a Meeting!
    • Canada to open border to fully vaccinated U.S. citizens on Aug. 9
    • FMC Establishes Ocean Carriers Audit Program
    • RPP Delivers More Than $400,000 USD Back to Members in 2020
    • How Can IAM Help Your Company Secure Its Data?
    • Nominate a Rising Star Today - Deadline Aug. 2
    • Upcoming IAM Learning Sessions
    • Learn About Leadership with the LX Leadership Video Series
    • 7 Companies Set To Join IAM on Aug. 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 14, 2021

    • Update on Forthcoming Executive Order (EO) - Agency Review of Sea & Rail Industry Shipping Charges
    • Biden to take aim at rail, sea shipping competition -source
    • Your Annual meeting To-Do List; Early Bird Deadline Extended
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (13 July)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (8 July)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (6 July)

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  • U.S. DAB Digest July 12, 2021

    • DAB Membership, the Annual Meeting, and Member Map
    • IAM’s Domestic Asset-Based (DAB) Mover Group is Growing Fast
    • DABs at the IAM Annual Meeting
    • Ask a DAB
      • Packing Material Costs
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • Appreciation

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  • ePortal July 7, 2021

    • IAM Annual Meeting Update - Early Bird Extended!
    • The Ever Given Has Set Sail From The Suez Canal, Months After It Blocked The Waterway
    • Current Guidance for Travel to the U.S.
    • The Rising Star Award - Nominate Someone Today!
    • Webcasts You Need at IAM Learning
    • Introducing the LX Leadership Video Series
    • New Members for July
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: June 30, 2021

    • Mover Shortage Causes Major Headaches for Military Families During PCS Season
    • Your Annual meeting To-Do List; Early Bird Deadline July 2
    • IAM Young Professionals - Get Involved Today!
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (17 Jun)

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  • IAM-YP On The Move: June 2021

    • Annual Meeting IAM-YP Sponsor Announced
    • The Rising Star Award - Nominate Someone Today! Who will be the first to receive this honor?
    • IAM-YPs Take Over the Portal Magazine
    • IAM-YP Happy Hour
    • Be sure you're getting the most out of your membership!
    • Welcome New IAM-YP Members
    • Stay Connected

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  • ePortal June 23, 2021

    • Your Annual meeting To-Do List; Early Bird Deadline July 2
    • Cyber Crime is on the Rise - Protect Your Company Now
    • Join Us on LinkedIn
    • IAM Employees Complete Business Certificate
    • Hapag-Lloyd Massively Expands Its Container Fleet
    • 7 Companies Set To Join IAM on June 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: June 16, 2021

    • USTRANSCOM Issues Advisory on Use of Non-DoD SIT Facility Use
    • Annual Meeting Exhibit Space Available
    • U.S. Senate Passes Legislation to Prevent U.S. Customs and Border Protection from Selling Transferee Personal Data
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (15 June)
    • FMC Accepting Applications for National Shipper Advisory Committee
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (3 Jun)

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  • U.S. DAB Digest June 14, 2021

    • Get Ready for the First Election of IAM’s US Domestic Asset Based Mover Management Board
    • DAB Group Members Number Nearly 100!
    • Lumber Prices Post Biggest–Ever Weekly Drop With Buyers Balking
    • Ask a DAB
      • We have seen a lot of chatter about cardboard lift vans or core crates as an alternative solution for wood lift vans to move military. Is this the new norm?
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • The Labor Shortage: What are the Real Causes and Some Solutions?
      • Handy reports for Peak Season Analysis

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  • ePortal June 9, 2021

    • Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales Open for All Members
    • U.S. Senate Passes Legislation to Prevent U.S. Customs and Border Protection from Selling Transferee Personal Data
    • Labor, wood and equipment shortages creating havoc for some troops moving this summer
    • The Rising Star Award - Nominate Someone Today!
    • Upcoming IAM Learning Sessions
    • FMC Accepting Applications for National Shipper Advisory Committee
    • Write for Portal Magazine - YP Issue Coming Up
    • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Clarifies Permissible COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives & Requirements
    • New Members for June
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • IAM Podcast: June 8, 2021

    Ben Scheiner of Global Relocations Ltd. recently spoke with IAM's Carl Weaver about some humorous interactions and events he has had in the moving business. We would love to see this become a regular feature and want to hear your stories. What has happened on the job that you found funny or caught you off-guard? Contact Carl Weaver.

    Also, get to know IAM's Will Kohudic. He learned to fly a plane at an early age, has won an award for his beer, and is the editor for Portal Magazine. All in all, he is a pretty well-rounded person.

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: June 2, 2021

    • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Clarifies Permissible COVID-19 Vaccine Incentives & Requirements
    • Registration Open for IAM Annual Meeting in Orlando
    • USTRANSCOM PP Advisory #21-0076 Extension of Refusals and Short Fuse Expansion for the 2021 Peak Season
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (1 June)
    • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Current Guidance for Travel to the U.S.
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (27 May)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (20 May)

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  • ePortal May 26, 2021

    • Last Chance for the $5000 Scholarship; Can you afford not to Apply?
    • U.S. House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee Hearing Highlights GHC Contract
    • Your May/June Portal Magazine is now Available
    • IAM Backs Effort To Crack Down on Rampant Detention and Demurrage
    • IAM Office Closed Monday, May 31
    • Upcoming Dates for the IAM Annual Meeting and Expo
    • Nominate a Rising Star Today!
    • Upcoming IAM Learning Sessions
    • The Power of Gender Collaboration
    • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Current Guidance for Travel to the U.S.
    • Labor Department Withdraws Independent Contractor Rule
    • Download Your Membership Certificate
    • Meet Emma Eby
    • Plans for 2021 FIDI Conference in Vienna suspended; focus shifts to Cannes in 2022
    • 12 Companies Set To Join IAM on June 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • Sid Mohan from Yembo talks to Carl Weaver about Artificial Intelligence in the Moving Industry (S2 E12)

    Sid Mohan from Yembo was recommended to us as a guest by Georgia Angell, who noted that Carl Weaver had a lack of knowledge about how AI is being used in the industry, and posited that others could benefit from this knowledge as well. (Thanks Georgia!) This company is doing some really interesting stuff. Listen and learn!

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 19, 2021

    • President Biden’s Executive Order on Federal Contractors and the Minimum Wage Increase: Is DP3 or CHAMPS Impacted?
    • Upcoming Dates for the IAM Annual Meeting and Expo
    • U.S. House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee Hearing Highlights GHC Contract
    • IAM Can Provide your FMCSA Interstate Compliance Requirements (BOC-3 Process Agents & Arbitration)
    • Non-Temp Storage Tender of Service (NTS TOS) Modification; Action Required
    • GSA CHAMP Lumber Cost Notice
    • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Current Guidance for Travel to the U.S.
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (18 May)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (13 May)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (6 May)

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  • The situation with COVID-19 in India, featuring Nirav Thakker (S2 E11)

    IAM's Brian Limperopulos talks to Nirav Thakker from 21st Century Relocations about the situation in India with COVID-19, as well as how it is affecting their business and how others can help.

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  • ePortal May 12, 2021

    • IAM Signs Joint Letter to Congress about Reinstating the Moving Expense Tax Deduction
    • Upcoming Dates for the IAM Annual Meeting and Expo
    • Half of All IAM Members are Validated on IAM Mobility Exchange - Are You?
    • Upcoming IAM Learning Sessions
    • More Americans Are Leaving Cities, But Don’t Call It an Urban Exodus
    • How ISA is working to bring container shipping back under control
    • Don't Leave $5000 on the Table - Apply for the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Today!
    • The Rising Star Award - Nominate Someone Today!
    • AFRA Recruits Simone Hill to top spot
    • Coming Soon in the Portal Magazine: Our Biggest Feature Ever
    • Nicola Collett Promoted Manager of Membership Services
    • Angela DeConti Promoted to Manager of Programs
    • New Members for May
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • U.S. DAB Digest May 10, 2021

    • DAB Update
    • Ask a DAB
      • FMCSA just told me that my company’s designation of process agent (Form BOC-3) is no longer valid. What can I do?
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • The Lift Van Shortage

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 5, 2021

    • Join IAM as we Explore Potential DoD Business Rule Initiatives for 2022
    • IAM can provide your FMCSA Interstate Compliance Requirements (BOC-3 Process Agents & Arbitration)
    • How ISA is working to bring container shipping back under control
    • New DoD Non-Temp Storage Tender of Service Key Details
    • Federal court rules California's AB 5 applies to trucking, dealing blow to owner-operator model in state
    • USTC Conditions Based Movement Call (4 May)
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (27 Apr)
    • USTRANSCOM Peak Season Call (22 April)

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  • IAM-YP On The Move: April 2021

    • IAM Announces Rising Star Award
    • A Conversation with Chuck Kuhn
    • Are you a student? Apply for the AFW Scholarship!
    • Submit to the Portal Magazine
    • IAM Mobility Exchange Tip for IAM-YP Members
    • Welcome New IAM-YP Members

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  • ePortal Apr. 28, 2021

    • The 2021 IAM Annual Meeting & Expo Website is LIVE
    • Upcoming IAM Learning Sessions
    • DAB Members - Where are they?
    • The Rising Star Award
    • Scholarship Deadline Approaching - Apply Now for $5000 Award
    • U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Approves Issuance of an Additional 22,000 H-2B Visas
    • Daniel B. Maffei Designated as the Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission
    • 18 Companies Set To Join IAM on May 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Apr. 21, 2021

    • Cancellation of Extension for Submitting Financial Information for Household Goods TSPs and Non-Temporary Storage TSPs
    • GSA Household Goods Update: New Household Goods Rate Offers Now Available in TMSS 2.0
    • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Activity Update
    • Commercial Driver Legislation Introduced
    • U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Approves Issuance of an Additional 22,000 H-2B Visas
    • Five Hapag-Lloyd container ships to be converted to U.S. registry at Port Canaveral
    • Scholarship Deadline Approaching - Need $5000 for Tuition?
    • DoD Peak Season Call (15 April)
    • The Rising Star Award
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (13 April)

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  • ePortal Apr. 14, 2021

    • 2021 IAM Annual Meeting & Expo: An In-Person and Virtual Event
    • IAM Member Companies Canceled Voluntarily and for Nonpayment of Dues
    • Scholarship Deadline Approaching - Need $5000 for Tuition?
    • Coming up at IAM Learning
    • Employee Changes at IAM
    • JK Moving's Chuck Kuhn Featured on Love and Relo
    • IAM featured on PCSGrades
    • New Members for April
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Apr. 12, 2021

    • DAB Update
    • Register Now: What are the DoD rules that govern international shipments that DABs should know?
    • JK Moving's Chuck Kuhn Featured on Love and Relo
    • Join the U.S. DAB LinkedIn Page
    • Scholarship Deadline Approaching - Need $5000 for Tuition?
    • As a DAB: What do DAB members take into consideration when choosing a vendor?
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • Protect the Force By Emily Kozubowski
      • Taking the Temp of Non-Temp Storage By Lakelan Fennell

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Apr. 7, 2021

    • Spring Personal Property Forum
    • IAM Member Companies Canceled Voluntarily and for Nonpayment of Dues
    • 6 April Conditions Based Movement Call (USTC J9)
    • AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications - Deadline May 1

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  • IAM Podcast: News of the Day with Brian and Carl; Apply Today to Win a $5000 USD Scholarship (S2 E10)

    IAM's Carl Weaver and Brian Limperopulos discuss the news from the recent ePortal Newsletter, as well as some issues that did not make it in to that issue. They also discuss the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund, which has a $5000 award. If you have a student in your life, definitely look into this. That is a lot of money to leave on the table.

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  • ePortal Mar. 31, 2021

    • The Suez Canal Incident, Global Logistics, Supply Chain, and More
    • Last Chance to Nominate Someone for the Hall of Honor
    • Port of Montreal sees drop in shipments amid ongoing labour dispute
    • Contribute to the Portal magazine! Focus on Technology in the Moving Industry
    • YPs Host Chuck Kuhn Next Week
    • U.S. DAB Group Meets at Dispatchers Convention
    • Help Keep IAM Country Guides Current
    • Jamila Kenney Promoted
    • The Rising Star Award
    • 23 Companies Set To Join IAM on April 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • Brian Limperopulos Interviews John Krisch of Tr√ľnk Moves (S2E9)

    IAM's Brian Limperopulos talks to John Krisch of Trünk Moves about the company's innovative service and products that allow small parcels to arrive to destination sooner than the entire shipment. Imagine helping your clients arrive with their necessities beyond what they could fit in their luggage.

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Mar. 24, 2021

    • Industry Pre-Meeting for DoD’s Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • GSA - Federal Relocation Notice, Extension of COVID Provisions
    • JPPSO-NE hosts annual (virtual) Industry Day
    • IAM Learning - Don't Miss These Sessions!
    • Contribute to the Portal magazine! Focus on Technology in the Moving Industry
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (16 Mar)
    • USTC J9 Non-Peak Call (11 Mar)
    • Recent IAM Newsletters and Communications

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  • ePortal Mar. 17, 2021

    • IAM Learning and Reason Global Present Online Course in Liability, Transit Insurance and Claims Management
    • Nominate Someone for the Hall of Honor Today
    • IAM Podcast Features Big Industry Names
    • Ad Sales for IAM Newsletters and Website
    • 23 Companies Set To Join IAM on April 1
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Mar. 10, 2021

    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (9 Mar)
    • 2021 Air Force Personal Property Activity Special Interest Items
    • Ad Sales for IAM Newsletters
    • Upcoming Webcast: Financial Disciplines for Movers
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (2 Mar)
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (23 Feb)

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Mar. 8, 2021

    • DAB Update
    • Ask a DAB
      • Do you think the current Covid-19 bill will affect capacity this summer with the proposal of the $400 increase in unemployment thru September?
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • When Disaster Strikes: The Importance of Having a Business Continuity Plan
      • How Managers Can Cause Low Employee Morale at Your Company
      • California Capacity Restrictions Only Going to Get Worse

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  • IAM Podcast: Mar 8, 2021

    IAM President Chuck White, IAM Deputy Director of Finance & Administration Jamila Kenney, and Director of Membership & Database Management Julia O’Connor discuss Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and the importance of diversity in leadership roles. DEI programs are an essential aspect of building engaged and committed employees. Organizations that cultivate a diverse environment in the workplace are more likely to have employees with increased job satisfaction, higher levels of trust, and a commitment to the success of the organization.

    Carl Weaver interviews Julia O'Connor about myriad subjects and gets her to play "Stump the Chump." Who wins? You will have to listen and learn more about Julia!

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  • ePortal Mar. 3, 2021

    • IAM Publishes White Paper on Current Supply Chain Issues
    • AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
    • Argentine Customs Update
    • Upcoming and Recent IAM Learning Sessions
    • U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Advances Inquiry into Detention and Demurrage Fees
    • IAM Podcast Features Members
    • New Members for March
    • Alleged Debtor List

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  • IAM Podcast: Mar 2, 2021

    IAM's Carl Weaver talks to Wonjun Jeong of Supermove, one of IAM's newest members. He talks about what Supermove does, of course, and what his philosophies are as a technology solution provider. Meet Wonjun at the IAM Annual Meeting in Orlando!

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  • IAM Podcast: Feb. 25, 2021

    EDC Turns 20 and Talks About Their COVID-19 Rapid Indicator Developments (S2 E5)

    The big story is that Enterprise Database Corporation is turning 20 years old. No, that's not actually the big story, although it is important and something to celebrate. Tell me this - how is EDC contributing to solutions with the current COVID-19 pandemic? If you don't know, you need to listen. Thank you to Richard Corona, Diana Corona, and Sandra Clary for their time in this interview.

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Feb. 24, 2021

    • Next USTC Commander?
    • Two updates from GSA CHAMP
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (23 Feb)
    • TRANSCOM delays awarding new contract worth up to $20 billion for military household goods moves
    • USTC J9 Non-Peak Season Call (11 Feb)

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  • IAM-YP On The Move: February 2021

    • YPs Establish 2021 Goals
    • Welcome the newest member of the IAM-YP Management Board!
    • IAM Selects a Theme for the 59th Annual Meeting
    • YPs select the topic for the July/August issue of the Portal magazine
    • YP Happy Hour Resumes!
    • AFWSF Applications are due by May 1!
    • YP Chair and Vice Chair Participate in the IAM Virtual Executive Committee Meeting
    • Welcome New IAM-YP Members
    • Stay Connected

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  • ePortal Feb. 17, 2021

    • IAM Publishes White Paper on Current Supply Chain Issues
    • US TRANSCOM delays awarding new contract worth up to $20 billion for military household goods moves
    • IAM Leadership Alliance Council
    • Women Business Owners Share Their Secrets to Success - Feb. 18
    • Coming Up on IAM Learning
    • Executive Committee Goes Virtual
    • Hall of Honor Call for Nominations
    • Young Movers Conference Postponed
    • 24 Companies Set To Join IAM on March 1
    • Alleged Debtor List
    • Recent IAM Newsletters and Communications

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  • IAM Podcast: Feb. 17, 2021

    The IAM Leadership Alliance Council recorded an interview between Georgia Angell of Trellis Vine Consulting and Nicki French and Steven Korcz of Grace Group. This was the first in a series of podcasts on corporations and organizations that are achieving improvements or reaching their goals with having more women and diversification within leadership roles at their company or organization. If your company has achieved success in this area, and are willing to share their story and ideas, we would love to hear from you for a future podcast. Contact Julia O'Connor.

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  • IAM Podcast: Feb. 12, 2021

    Carl Weaver talks to Brian Limperopulos about the content in the ePortal Newsletter. Stories discussed:

    Upcoming Sessions at IAM Learning IAM Podcast Starts Second Season Terence Wee Joins YP Management Board AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications Industry Meetings Finalize New Dates New Members for February Alleged Debtor List Member News

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Feb. 10, 2021

    • USTC J9 Conditions Based Movement Call (9 Feb)
    • Coming Up on IAM Learning
    • Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Account System Access Update
    • Why You Should Complete the Customer Service Satisfaction Survey After Your Next PCS
    • USTC J9 Conditions-Based Movement Call (2 Feb)

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  • U.S. DAB Digest Feb. 8, 2021

    • Inside Peek at U.S. DAB Task Force (TF-DAB) Efforts
    • U.S. DAB Member Jeanette Homan to be Featured in IAM Learning Webcast
    • Not an IAM Member Yet? You Could be Losing Business!
    • US Government & Military Affairs Update - Feb 10, 2021
    • 45th Annual Dispatchers Convention: March 25-27
    • Ask a DAB
      • PPP Round Two
    • Walkboard Wisdom
      • Staying The Course Through The Pandemic
      • Cornerstone Moving & Storage President & CEO Talks Customer Service

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  • ePortal Feb. 3, 2021

    • Upcoming Sessions at IAM Learning
    • IAM Podcast Starts Second Season
    • Terence Wee Joins YP Management Board
    • AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
    • Industry Meetings Finalize New Dates
    • New Members for February
    • Alleged Debtor List

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