IAM Podcast: November 23, 2020
Get to know IAM Staff: Jamila Kenney talks with Carl about her first job, her superpowers, and plays Stump the Chump. Guess who won!
IAM Staff have a special Thanksgiving message for the listeners out there. IAM staff are thankful every day to have such a great community of members who allow us to serve them.
IAM Podcast: November 13, 2020
IAM's Carl Weaver and Brian Limperopulos discuss a number of issues from the ePortal Newsletter. Chuck White and Dan Bradley talk about the Global Household Goods Contract (GHC) - the current situation, what it means that the award was contested and sustained, and the road forward from here. Specific topics covered:
- IAM Virtual Annual Meeting Sessions Still Available
- IAM's Asia Hour - Nov. 11 at 11 p.m. EST
- Container Shortage: “It´s currently an enormous unseen challenge”
- Sydney and Australian Port Congestion Update - 9 November 2020
- Shipments, Spending Increase in Q3 as Demand for Household Goods Rises and Truck Capacity Tightens
- YPs Raise Money for Move For Hunger
- IAM Podcast: Your Voice on the Virtual Airwaves
- Changes to IAM’s Leadership
- U.S. DAB Task Force Hard at Work
- New Members for October
- Alleged Debtor List
IAM Podcast: November 6, 2020
Chuck White and Brian Limperopulos host a panel discussion with Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers of Pace Consulting regarding preliminary election results and the possible impacts the election and other related political initiatives may have on the moving industry. This is an edited version of the conversation. You can watch the entire video discussion on IAM Learning.
IAM Podcast: October 30, 2020
- IAM's Carl Weaver talks about the Virtual Annual Meeting, including sharing some statistics from the online software platform used by IAM (Swapcard). The meeting was a huge success and we are excited to learn that 90% of attendees who filled out the post-meeting survey indicated that they or another employee would attend virtually next year. Other topics covered:
- If you weren't in the room where it happened, you can still access videos and networking opportunities through Swapcard for $249. Go to iammeetings.com to sign up.
- US Elections - The Impact on the Moving Industry. Sign up for this Nov. 4 discussion on IAM Learning.
- Outsourced Military Moves are on Hold Again
- Member News
IAM News This Week with Carl Weaver and Special Guests
- Swapcard is open. This is system IAM is using for its Virtual Annual Meeting Oct. 21-23. Log in now to set up your profile and make appointments.
- Recap of the ePortal Newsletter
- Discussion with Lakelan Fennell of Nilson Van and Storage and Caleb McCarthy of Cornerstone Moving and Storage about the Domestic Asset-Based Movers Task Force (TF-DAB)
- Upcoming IAM Learning Sessions and previously recorded ones currently available on demand
Carl Weaver and Brian Limperopulos Talk about the News of the Day
- Want to be on the podcast? What about in the Portal magazine, or a discussion at our meeting? Let us know!
- RMCs: What do They Want from Movers? And Other Sessions
- Update on Sydney Port Congestion
- The US Election: How Will It Impact Our Industry
- Spoofed Emails and Your Security; also Annual Meeting Attendee Lists are NOT Being Sold
- Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund (AFWSF) Donates Money to Support Struggling Students
- Brexit Transport Meeting Fails to Deliver
- This Month's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
- Alleged Debtor List
- Member News
IAM Podcast: Sept. 4, 2020
- Host Carl Weaver is joined by Julia O'Connor, IAM's Director of Membership, & Database Management. They discuss a number of topics, including upcoming elections at the Annual Meeting; how to get more involved with the association; denied membership applications; various new members, including Hilldrup International, which just registered seven new locations as members; the power of analytics from Mobility Exchange and how members are using data to make important business decisions; and the opportunities that about at the Annual Meeting.
- Carl also reports on the Annual Meeting Early Adopter rate, which is extended through Sept. 7; members receiving solicitations to buy attendee data, which is NOT coming from IAM; recipients of the Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund; and the historically large patronage dividend paid out by the International Shippers Association (ISA).
IAM Podcast: Sept. 1, 2020
Dan Bradley talks about various government and military issues, including:
- J9 will continue the weekly Peak Season calls into November, due to the disruptions caused by COVID-19.
- DoD continues to predict capacity demands above the three-year average into the Fall.
- J9 reports that CSS reports are down. IAM has heard that some customers have had trouble submitting their surveys, and this could be why. The good side is that CSS scores are higher than normal.
- IAM submitted proposed business rules to J9, gathered from industry.
- J9 recently released a spacial solicitation for traffic to and from Okinawa, Hawaii, and Spain, intending to supply those routes to a single-source provider.
- IAM is standing up an effort to handle the needs of the U.S. Domestic Asset-Based movers. You will hear more about DAB in the future and IAM already has quite a bit of programming for this group at the Virtual Annual Meeting Oct. 21-23.
- The Virtual Annual Meeting early adopter discount has been extended through Sept. 7.
IAM Podcast: August 21, 2020
- Annual Meeting Early Adopters Save Big! - it has never made more sense than now to be an exhibitor or attendee. Big savings over an in-person event. Register before Sept. 1 to take advantage of the savings.
- What? You Missed It? - Hear about upcoming and on-demand sessions from IAM Learning.
- American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) joins the American Trucking Associations (ATA)
- Two IAM Members Expelled
- Ziegler Relocation Undergoing Liquidation
- August's Prospective Members: Where They Do Business
- Alleged Debtor List
- AGM Group Buys Bishops Move