Newsletters

  • 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

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: January 15, 2020

    • Temporary Reprieve from California’s Restrictive AB 5
    • Air Force Judge Advocate Convicted of Attempted Larceny in PCS Move
    • USTRANSCOM Submits RFI for Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) Contract
    • USTRANSCOM Non-Peak Season Telecon
    • DoD Inspector General Report: Audit of DoD Personal Property Program Related to Household Goods Shipments
    • UPDATE: GAO Protest Filed on Global Household Goods Contract (GHC)
    • USTRANSCOM Publishes Updated Tender of Service
    • USTRANSCOM Updates IT20 and 400NG
    • Joint Personal Property Shipping Office (JPPSO) Industry Days

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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!

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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)

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  • 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’

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: March 21, 2019

    • 2019 Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)
    • TRANSCOM Acquisitions Directorate (TCAQ) GHC “Industry Day” #2
    • Associations Visit with USTRANSCOM Commander
    • JPPSO-NC Announces Military/Industry Day (Action Required)

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  • ePortal Newsletter March 14, 2019

    • IAM Mobility Exchange hits 700 Validations – Has Your Company Validated Yet?
    • IAM Learning Launches Residential Sales Training Course
    • IAM Hall of Honor Nominations - Deadline April 1

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: March 11, 2019

    • 2019 DOD Peak Season Efforts Critical to Industry for 2020 and Beyond
    • IAM Meeting with Megan Harless and Tarah Nypaver – The Voice of the Spouse
    • DOD Household Goods (HHG) Outsourcing Industry Day Q&A and Key Take-aways
    • USTRANSCOM Commander Discusses HHG Outsourcing Efforts with HASC and SASC
    • Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson Resigns

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  • YP Newsletter - February 2019

    • Young Movers Conference 2019
    • Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Applications

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  • ePortal Newsletter February 28, 2019

    • IAM Capitol Hill Outreach Reminder
    • FMCSA Issues FAST Act HHG Working Group Report of Recommendations
    • IAM Learning Helps Your Company Prepare for the Peak
    • Peak Seasons Cause Peak Problems
    • Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
    • By the Numbers
    • Recent Posts on IAM Connected
    • Member News

     

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Feb. 22, 2019

    • USTRANSCOM Industry Day for DoD Household Goods (HHG) Sole Source Contract
    • IAM Capitol Hill Outreach Reminder
    • GSA Amendment 3 to the CHAMP RFO Dated 23 August, 2018
    • Try These Ideas Before Privatizing Military Moves

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  • ePortal Newsletter February 15, 2019

    • IAM is now accepting nominations for the IAM Hall of Honor Class of 2019
    • Welcome New IAM Members
    • Performance Work Statement for the USTRANSCOM Global Household Goods Contract
    • Time Is Running Out to Pay IAM Membership Dues
    • By the Numbers

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  • eGov/Mil Newsletter: Feb. 7, 2019

    • DoD Household Goods (HHG) Request for Information (RFI) Update
    • IAM Capitol Hill Outreach
    • MilMove Update
    • 2019 Air Force Personal Property Activity (PPA) Special Interest Items (SIIs)
    • Port Congestion and Rail Delays
    • DOD Looks to Privatize Entire Household Goods Process
    • JPPSO-NE TSP/Industry Meeting
    • USTRANSCOM Spring Personal Property Forum (PPF)

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