AMSA President & CEO Resigns

AMSA President & CEO Resigns   After more than 26 years of service with the American Moving & Storage Association, Scott Michael is resigning from his position as president and CEO, effective December 6, 2019. Prior to his leadership as president and CEO, Michael served as AMSA’s vice president for military and government affairs as […]

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Mobility is Down, What Might That Mean for the Economy?

Mobility is Down, What Might That Mean for the Economy? More Americans are staying put than ever before. The Census Bureau reported this week that the mobility rate has fallen to its lowest level on record — about half the rate of three decades ago. Listen to these two interviews: NPR’s Morning Edition Marketplace […]

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7 Common Items Moving Companies Refuse to Relocate

7 Common Items Moving Companies Refuse to Relocate Moving companies can refuse to transport certain items, so it’s helpful to know what these items are before you contact the company or start to pack. Some items will be restricted based on federal law, for example. There are different reasons involved in each case, and the […]

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AMSA’s Position on DOD’s Global Household Goods Contract

AMSA’s Position on DOD’s Global Household Goods Contract Scott Michael, AMSA President & CEO This summer, we released AMSA’s Position on Military Outsourcing, which provided background on the evolution of our position on this issue. AMSA’s lobbying efforts were instrumental in securing language in both the House and Senate Defense Authorization bills (NDAA). While the […]

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AMSA’s Position on Military Outsourcing

AMSA’s Position on Military Outsourcing Scott Michael, AMSA President & CEO I continue to receive questions about AMSA’s position on the military’s outsourcing plans and would like to share the process we followed to determine our approach. AMSA works through committees of our members to ensure that staff is acting in the best interest of […]

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ATRI Survey: Trucking Industry Asked to Rate Top Concerns

ATRI Survey: Trucking Industry Asked to Rate Top Concerns July 29, 2019 ARLINGTON, VA – The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, today launched the 2019 Top Industry Issues Survey. The annual survey asks trucking industry stakeholders to rank the top issues of concern for the industry along with appropriate strategies […]

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10 Tasks that Should be Completed on Move-In Day

10 TASKS THAT SHOULD BE COMPLETED ON MOVE-IN DAY Congratulations! After weeks of planning and preparing for your move, you have finally crossed the finish line and into the threshold of your new home. Take a minute to decompress and give yourself a pat on the back that all the heavy lifting is finally done. […]

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ProMover Podcast – Episode 8: Moving Day on Capitol Hill 2019

ProMover Podcast, Episode 8 Moving Day on Capitol Hill 2019 We talk with a Steve McKenna of SIRVA, Jason Moyer of Moyer & Sons Moving & Storage and Brian Schaffer of MSS about their experience at Moving Day on Capitol Hill, and offer advice on what to expect when meeting with representatives of Congress. Register […]

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10 Tips for Moving

10 TIPS FOR MOVING Moving can be a difficult and a long process, no matter if you are doing the move yourself or hiring professional movers to assist you. Downsizing, organizing, planning and packing do not have to be a grueling process! Check out this quick list of 10 moving hacks that will help you […]

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