Newsletters

  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: March 25, 2020

    • Limited Seats Remain for Today's Virtual Roundtable Discussion on the DoD Stop Movement Order - ACT NOW
    • USTRANSCOM J9 Issues Updated Advisory #20-0058B Update (24 March) on Stop Movement Guidance
    • GSA Holds Teleconference on COVID-19 Impacts with TSP Relocation Community
    • USTRANSCOM J9 DP3 Industry Call - Stop Movement Order
    • IAM and AMSA Working Together to Address Industry Funding Support from Congress and Designation of HHG Moving Industry as an Essential Function
    • Military Times: Sudden halt on military moves due to coronavirus could cripple industry

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter March 19, 2020

    • IAM Requests $187 Million USD in Relief Funds for Moving Industry
    • Charles White and Tim Helenthal Talk Coronavirus Industry Impact on Love and Relo
    • IAM's COVID-19 Information Page
    • How to Reach IAM Staff During the Pandemic
    • French Ports Stressed; Backlogs May Occur
    • Personalize Your Profile in the IAM Mobile 24/7 App
    • Canceled Industry Meetings
    • Alleged Debtor List Updates
    • IAM Here 2 Help: Moving Companies Respond to Tennessee Tornados
    • Donald Goldberg of Gridiron Forwarding Co. Appointed Fundraising Chair of AFWSF

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: March 11, 2020

    • USTRANSCOM Issues “Stop Movement” Advisory for Army DP3 Shipments to/from Italy and Korea
    • DHS Announces Availability of 35,000 Supplemental H-2B Visas
    • JPPSO-NC Volume Move Memo
    • Air Force Personal Property Activity (PPA) Releases 2020 Peak Season Special Interest Items (SIIs)
    • AMSA Cancels 2020 Conference
    • USTRANSCOM-Europe Cancels Personal Property Meeting
    • JPPSO-SC Industry Day Notes
    • USTRANSCOM Provides Input to Notification of Loss or Damage Forms
    • Military.com: 7 Military Move Changes Coming This Spring
    • Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO) Industry Days

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter March 5, 2020

    • IAM Learning Industry Trends: Financial Risks and How Your Company Can Mitigate This Exposure
    • Is your company's FMC Compliance properly displayed at IAM Mobility Exchange?
    • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates from IAM
    • FIDI to Proceed Forward with 2020 Japan Conference
    • Submit Your Story for the May/June Portal Magazine
    • IAM Mobile 24/7 How-To: Country Guides
    • New IAM Members for March
    • Alleged Debtor List - Is Your Company Vetting its Debtors?
    • Joe Chu of Vanpac GroupAsia Joins IAM's Core Members Management Board
    • Move for Hunger Featured by U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    • Recognize Your Industry’s True Leaders and Innovators

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: February 26, 2020

    • Amendment 4 to GSA’s 2019-2020 CHAMP RFO
    • Industry Pre-Personal Property Forum (PPF) Meeting
    • SDDC’s Electronic Transportation Acquisition (ETA) Portal to Sunset Soon
    • USTRANSCOM’s Review of Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Data
    • Round Two Rate Rejections and Traffic Distribution List (TDL)
    • USTRANSCOM Announces Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO) Industry Days

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter Feb. 21, 2020

    • Help Improve and Update IAM's Country Guides
    • IAM Mobile 24/7 How-to: Read The Portal Magazine
    • February's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Members Welcome at the IAM Office
    • IAM Learning Podcast: Let’s Talk About Payments in the Industry
    • IAM Alleged Debtor List
    • AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
    • Coronavirus Update
    • US Customs Is Blocking Car Exports From New York

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: February 12, 2020

    • General Services Administration (GSA) Provides US Flag Non-Availability Guidance
    • USTC Updates Non-Temp Storage Contract (NTSC) Details
    • IAM Teams with American Trucking Association (ATA) on Service Contract Act (SCA) Language
    • USTRANSCOM Announces Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO) Industry Days

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter Feb. 7, 2020

    • IAM Visits U.S. State Department
    • IAM Visits U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
    • Readers of The Portal Magazine Want to Hear from You!
    • IAM Cancels Memberships for Companies on Alleged Debtor List
    • New IAM Members for February
    • Your IAM Mobile App: IAM Mobile 24/7
    • Hall of Honor Call for Nominations
    • Coronavirus predicted to wipe 6m teu of Chinese box volumes in Q1

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: January 29, 2020

    • U.S. Transportation Command (USTC) Clarifies Inconvenience Claim Rules
    • ETA Portal to Sunset 31 March 2020
    • USTC Updates Rate Filing Advisory
    • Non-Temporary Storage Rate Rankings
    • Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO) Industry Days

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter Jan. 20, 2020

    • Upgrades to the IAM Mobility Exchange: Improved Search Capabilities and IAM Member Enhancements
    • Alleged Debtor List Updated; Members Canceled for not Paying Dues
    • AFW Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
    • Matthieu Odijk Joins IAM Membership & Programs Committee
    • What is Moving and Mobility Like in Africa Today?
    • Only 9 days left to register for the Young Movers Conference (YMC) at the early bird rate
    • January's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter Jan. 8, 2020

    • Are You Concerned About Consolidation in the Moving Industry?
    • Judge Temporarily Blocks Enforcement of New California Law Affecting Moving Companies
    • Hall of Honor Call for Nominations
    • Ann Wohlstetter Appointed to Board of Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund (AFWSF)
    • New IAM Members for January
    • Have You Paid Your Annual Membership Dues?
    • Young Professionals Set New Strategic Direction

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter Dec. 18, 2019

    • Are You Concerned About Consolidation in the Moving Industry?
    • December's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
    • Annual Membership Renewal Due Jan. 2
    • The Professional Cooperation Guidelines Have Been Updated
    • IAM's Holiday Schedule

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: December 9, 2019

    • Non-Temporary Storage Contract Industry Day 
    • Seeking Signatures for an Industry Letter to Commander of USTRANSCOM
    • DP3 Rate Filing Message and Business Rule Changes for 2020 Due out Today
    • GAO Protest Filed on Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • IT 20 Special Solicitation Details
    • Work-Around for DPS Analytics
    • USTRANSCOM Advisory on Annual Qualifications
    • CONTRIBUTE to the Portal Magazine's March/April Feature

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter Dec. 4, 2019

    • Consolidation in the Moving Industry: What Are Your Burning Questions?
    • Annual Dues Notices Sent
    • Ebru Demirel Joins the Hall of Honor Selection Committee
    • Bentzel wins Senate confirmation to maritime regulatory post
    • IAM to Sponsor 2020 Young Movers Conference
    • 143 New Members in 2019 - Where They are

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter Nov. 20, 2019

    • IAM Attends Canadian Association of Movers and Virginia Moving and Warehousemen’s Association Conferences
    • Changes in the YP Management Board
    • FIDI and LACMA collaborate on FIDI PCGs
    • Alleged Debtor List Updated
    • The Portal magazine’s 2020 editorial calendar is here!
    • Dues Season is Upon Us
    • IAM Office Hours During American Thanksgiving

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: November 14, 2019

    • FBO.gov Website is Retired
    • USTC Releases Proposed Changes to 2020 Defense Personal Property Program
    • Non-Temp Storage Contract Request for Information (RFI)
    • USTRANSCOM Personal Property Division Becoming its Own Directorate
    • USTRANSCOM Advisory on Annual Qualifications
    • The Portal magazine’s 2020 editorial calendar is here!

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter Nov. 6, 2019

    • IAM Submits Comments on FMC Interpretative Rule on Demurrage and Detention under the Shipping Act
    • Are you Ready for the 2020 IMO Sulfur Cap?
    • New IAM Learning Course Free to IAM Members
    • Add Validation of Your IAMX Listing to Your Membership Dues Invoice
    • Dues Season is Upon Us
    • Wrap-up from the Annual Meeting

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: October 31, 2019

    • USTC Provides Updates to Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • Supplements Issued to GSA’s 2019 HTOS and Domestic GSA500A-2019 Tariff
    • USTRANSCOM Advisory on Annual Qualifications

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter Oct. 23, 2019

    • IAM Submits Comments on Proposed CBP Ruling
    • IAM Global Moving & Mobility Standards Summit Advances Data Discussion
    • Two IAM Members Claim Insolvency In Past Week
    • Gridiron Donates More than $8,400 USD to Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund
    • IAM Annual Meeting Survey - We Want Your Opinions!
    • Changes in Hall of Honor Selection Committee

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: October 17, 2019

    • USTRANSCOM Advisory on Annual Qualifications
    • USTC Provides Updates to Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • Highlights from IAM Annual Meeting Government-Related Sessions
    • USTRANSCOM Commander Meets with DoD Household Goods TSPs at NDTA
    • Companies Begin Vying to Take Over All Military Household Goods Shipments

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter September 26, 2019

    • The Biggest Conference in the Industry Set For Next Week
    • FMC Postpones Comment Deadline on New Rules
    • New Rule May Require Transferees to Verify ID
    • Passing of Jack McGrath
    • Cartus Launches Innovative Small Shipment Solution:MicroMove

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: September 19, 2019

    • USTRANSCOM Hosts Fall Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • USTRANSCOM Deputy Commander Hosts DP3 Executive Working Group (EWG)
    • DP3 2019 Peak Season Hotwash

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter September 12, 2019

    • Proposed rule would require brokers to verify importer IDs
    • IAM Learning Launches Military Move Coordination Training Course
    • FMC Approves Dye’s Final Recommendations on Detention and Demurrage
    • Know Before You Go - IAM Annual Meeting in Chicago
    • Get the Most From Your Exhibit Booth at the Annual Meeting
    • Make Sure Your Name is on the Attendee List
    • FIDI's "Blockchain for Global Mobility" webinar
    • Worldwide ERC® Announces Leadership Change
    • New Regulations in Australia Regarding Import of HHG/PP and BMSB (Stink Bugs)
    • PAIMA's 6th Annual Golf Tournament

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: September 6, 2019

    • GSA Posts HTOS, Domestic Tariff, RFO and Extended Storage TOS
    • GSA Amendment to 2019-2020 CHAMP RFO
    • GSA XTOS Cover Letter Amended
    • USTC’s Final Peak Season Call
    • IAM Learning Launches Military Move Coordination Training Course

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter August 30, 2019

    • Travel Visa Requirements 2019
    • IAM Annual Meeting Conference Sponsor Announced
    • Become a Transportation Sponsor for the IAM-YP Social Mixer - Party With a Purpose
    • Is Your Name on the Attendee List?
    • CBP will introduce vessel manifest data confidentiality tool

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: August 23, 2019

    • USTC’s Global Household Goods Contract (GHC) Request for Proposal (RFP) Release Delayed
    • IAM Meets with Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD) for Sustainment and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) re: Global HHG Contract
    • 2019 Refusals Inputs for After Action Review (AAR)
    • Refusal End Date 31 August for the 2019 Peak Season
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (22 Aug)
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (15 Aug)

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: August 9, 2019

    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (8 Aug) Week 32
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (1 Aug) Week 31
    • USTC Pre-Proposal Conference for the Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • Increased Loss and Damage Liability Coverage for DPM Shipments
    • Jeff Coleman on Congress bid: ‘I’m all in’

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 26, 2019

    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (25 July)
    • USTC Issues Personal Property Forum (PPF) Advisory
    • Reminder on Alcohol Shipments
    • USTRANSCOM Increases Loss and Damage Liability Coverage for Non-temporary Storage (NTS) Shipments Effective 1 October 2020
    • USTRANSCOM Leadership Updates
    • FOLLOW UP on Installation Access Update from Last eGov Newsletter

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: July 11, 2019

    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (11 July)
    • USTC Has Trouble Posting New Global Household Goods Contract (GHC) Content to FBO.GOV
    • Surface Deployment & Distribution Command (SDDC) Announces Open Season for Domestic Motor Freight Transportation Service Providers (TSPs)
    • Installation Access Update from the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Logistics
    • USTRANSCOM Increases Loss and Damage Liability Coverage for DPM Shipments Effective 1 October 2020
    • Pentagon Contract Worth Billions Set to Shake Up Moving Industry

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: June 13, 2019

    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (13 June)
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (6 June)
    • USTRANSCOM Updates Short Fuse Process to Help with Backlog
    • Yembo Announces Implementation of IAM-led ISO Inventory Standard

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 31, 2019

    • Inconvenience Claims for Shipments Coming out of SIT: a Q&A with USTC
    • USTRANSCOM Global Household Goods Contract (GHC) Update: Bundling Notification
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (30 May)
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference (23 May)
    • IAM’s Seventh & Eighth Articles in a Series of Op-Ed Pieces on DoD’s Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • Requirement for Seals Removed from Tender of Service
    • On-Base Families Forced to Contend with Health Hazards at Home

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • ePortal Newsletter May 24, 2019

    • IAM 2019 Annual Meeting Early Bird Registration Ends Next Week
    • Contribute to the Portal Magazine! The July/August issue will have two focus articles
    • DoD’s Contracting Initiative—How Much Trust is Too Much?
    • IAM Attends the Young Movers Conference (YMC) in Romania
    • Arpin Group ranks #1 in supplier satisfaction for third straight year in 2019 independent study
    • Mesa Moving and Storage Expands to Montana
    • Atlas Van Lines Releases 52nd Annual Corporate Relocation Survey Results

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 17, 2019

    • USTRANSCOM Getting Pressure from JPPSOs to Turn Off Refusal Capability
    • USTRANSCOM Moves Forward With Policy on Inconvenience Claims for Shipments out of Storage-in-Transit (SIT)
    • IAM’s Fifth and Sixth Articles in a Series of Op-Ed Pieces on DoD’s Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference
    • The Pentagon is Rushing to Outsource Military Moves, and Moving Companies Aren’t Happy
    • USTRANSCOM Open Discussion with Industry Telecon
    • National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) Surface Committee Meeting
    • MilMove Update from USTRANSCOM

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: May 2, 2019

    • IAM’s Fourth Article in a Series of Op-Ed Pieces on DoD’s Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • Annual Meeting Registration Open for Governing Members
    • USTRANSCOM Weekly Peak Season Teleconference
    • 2019 DP3 Peak Season Message for Movement of DoD Personal Property Shipments
    • Contribute to The Portal Magazine
    • USTRANSCOM Deputy Commander Gets New Assignment

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: April 17, 2019

    • IAM Creates Series of Op-Ed Articles on DoD’s Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • Global Household Goods Contract (GHC) Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) Posted on FBO
    • GSA Update: NEW Household Goods Rate Offers Available in TMSS
    • USTRANSCOM Sends Refusal CONOPS Out for Industry Input
    • Military.com Article on Top Ten PCS Don’ts

    READ THIS ISSUE
  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: April 4, 2019

    • IAM Responds to USTRANSCOM Press Release on Meeting with Industry Leadership
    • Global Household Goods Contract (GHC) Industry Day #2 Q&A Posted on FBO
    • Navy JPPSO Industry Day Teleconferences
    • JPPSO-MA Pre-Peak Season Meeting 16 April
    • JPPSO-NW Partnership with Industry Luncheon
    • JPPSO-MA Announces Military/Industry Day (UPDATE)
    • IAM President Meets with APL

    READ THIS ISSUE