Whether you are an independent moving company or a van line agent, AMSA membership is your key to essential industry tools and resources that help you run your business and keep you in compliance.
AMSA’s membership period runs from September 1 to August 31 the following year. Movers can join at any time. New mover members receive an introductory rate of $680 and a one-time application fee of $125 for a total of $805. After the first year, membership dues are based on your annual moving and storage revenue.
Download and fill out the application and return it with payment in full and a copy of the principal contact’s U.S. driver’s license or passport. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Compliance & Industry Tools
AMSA provides services to keep interstate moving companies in compliance with the FMCSA:
In addition, we have more services and resources to help your business to grow:
- Government Rate Filing,
- AMSA’s Professional Sourcebook, Online Membership Directory, and an online Buyers Guide to find suppliers across the country
- Leads Service
- To stay current with industry news and updates you will receive:
- AMSA Today, a bi-weekly newsletter
- Direction, a bi-monthly magazine
- Industry Trends, a quarterly newsletter
Member Discount Program
Exclusive discounts are yours at the click of a mouse with AMSA’s Member Discount Program, which leverages the buying power of the entire membership and secures “big company” discounts for even the smallest members. The money you save can pay for your annual membership and put the savings back in your pocket.
Gain access to AMSA’s professional training and certification programs designed specifically for the industry on topics of office moving, sales, packer/loader training, staying legal and claims, international mover certification, and our Leaders Program.
Independent & Small Movers Committee: Network and build strong relationships with colleagues in the industry and learn ways to expand and grow your business.
Young Professional Training:Help your young people grow within the industry by having them join 40Below, which offers networking opportunities, educational webinars and a mentoring program to help them develop in their careers.
|ProMover Certification for Interstate Movers
The ProMover seal represents nationally recognized, industry-wide standards for professional movers, and it builds on and enhances your company’s and/or your van line’s brand identity as an ethical, professional business.
After you’ve been an interstate AMSA member in good standing for 18 months, you’ll be eligible to become a ProMover, at which time you’ll also be listed as a ProMover on our consumer website, Moving.org, and able to display the ProMover logo on your business cards, letterhead, website and trucks. All ProMovers are subject to annual review to ensure they continue to meet program requirements.
AMSA represents and promotes the industry’s interests on Capitol Hill with lawmakers and regulators, working to eliminate unfair taxes, fighting fraudulent movers, and promoting common-sense regulation. AMSA’s full-time, active lobbying team deals with issues that can help or hurt our industry. We also promote the value of full-service movers and our certification programs.
Industry Intelligence & Expertise
AMSA provides the essential information you need to know to stay current in the industry and navigate complex compliance, regulatory and legal issues. You’ll get our AMSA Today e-newsletter every other Tuesday, filled with the latest news and developments. An annual subscription to Direction magazine is included, and you’ll also receive our quarterly e-newsletters Industry Trends, which highlights statistical information and developing trends.
Networking & Collaboration
AMSA provides in-person and remote opportunities for peer-to-peer networking, discussion and sharing of best practices. Keep in step with the competition and stay abreast of emerging trends through broad, industry-wide networking opportunities at AMSA’s Education Conference & Expo, Moving Day on Capitol Hill and the fall board and committee meetings, and the Safety & Operations Conference, as well as through LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
Awards and Recognition
AMSA sponsors annual moving and storage industry awards to recognize the best in our business and to honor outstanding accomplishment in a variety of areas. Award categories include Independent Mover of the Year, Enterprise Award for smaller movers, Agent of the Year Service Excellence Award, Super Van Operators, Summit Award for supplier members, Fleet Safety Awards, the Young Professional Model of Excellence Award, and the Moving & Storage Institute’s MSI Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Service.
AMSA member employees and their families can apply for academic scholarships through the Moving & Storage Institute (MSI), AMSA’s philanthropic arm, and scholarships are also available to participants in AMSA’s Leaders Program.