AMSA Today – December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017 As we enter the holiday season and the final weeks of the year, I’d like to thank our staff for their hard work in 2017. I’d also like to thank the people who have volunteered their time to serve on the AMSA Board of Directors and the many committees that we use […]

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AMSA Today – November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 I hope everyone has survived Thanksgiving last week, and especially the driving portion of the holiday. Adding millions of infrequent travelers to the nation’s highways during the holiday season always complicates travels, even for people in our industry who are used to being on the road. The industry lost a legend on […]

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AMSA Today – November 14, 2017

November 14, 2017 AMSA staff have been busy visiting with our members recently. I spoke at the Pennsylvania Moving and Storage Associates’ annual conference outside of Harrisburg, and also attended the Arpin, Wheaton|Bekins and National Van Lines conferences. AMSA was also represented at IAM, Atlas and the Southwest Movers Association. It has been great to […]

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AMSA Today – October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017 Happy Halloween! I hope all of you enjoy the holiday today, and drive safely with lots of extra little ones walking the streets tonight. I want to make a special plug for the Leaders Program, our in-depth training program for future (or current) industry leaders. This 20-week course will walk you through […]

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AMSA Today – October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017 There is a lot of information in today’s bulletin, so be sure to read all the way through to learn about all that is happening in the moving and storage industry. On the advocacy front, the ELD mandate is fast approaching, so make sure that your drivers are prepared to be compliant […]

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AMSA Today – October 3, 2017

October 3, 2017 In times of crisis, movers are always generous to step up and volunteer to help. We have seen that in great measure with the hurricanes in Houston, Florida and now Puerto Rico. But it’s also important to note that many movers also volunteer in their communities on a regular and ongoing basis. […]

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AMSA Today – September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 AMSA’s Director of Military Policy John Becker and I are at the military’s annual Personal Property Forum (PPF) today, and will meet with military leaders tomorrow at the so-called “Hotwash” debrief where each year we go over the lessons learned from the summer peak moving season. If you follow me on Twitter, […]

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AMSA Today – September 5, 2017

September 5, 2017 Welcome to Washington, D.C.! Many of you are arriving today for our annual meetings with members of Congress and their staffs to advocate for the moving and storage industry. If you are not able to attend this year, you can still help by contacting your representative or senators either in person during […]

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AMSA Today – August 22, 2017

August 22, 2017 We survived the Great American Eclipse yesterday, and it was nice to have something that brought everybody together. The rain held off in Oregon to start the day, but clouds blocked the view for some in South Carolina. Here outside of D.C., we were able to see just a partial eclipse and […]

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AMSA Today – July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 As the summer winds down, it’s time to make plans to come to Washington, D.C., for Moving Day on Capitol Hill. This is our once-a-year lobbying blitz where over 100 movers descend on Congress to meet with your representatives and senators to make sure they are thinking about the issues affecting your […]

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