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Immigration reform

How the Immigration Reform Affects Your Moving Company

How the Immigration Reform Affects Your Moving Company The affects of the November 2012 election may have started appearing in the form of immigration reforms. This could be of significant importance to AMSA members, especially those who have many seasonal workers as drivers who require the H-2B visa. One of the main reasons is that [...]

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AMSA Lends A Helping Hand After Connecticut Shooting

AMSA Lends A Helping Hand After Connecticut Shooting Many companies make contributions for raising their profile or boosting the overall morale. However, the support provided by two AMSA members to the survivors of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Connecticut was an entirely different situation. The movers helped the survivors move to the new [...]

Military Rates

New Military Rates to start in May

New Military Rates to start in May Starting mid-may, the personal property movement of military personnel would undergo certain new changes including the rate. The base rate has come down to 1.552919439% after adjusting to the annual inflation rate. The shipments between the mainland and Alaska are expected to take place over water or through [...]

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Aprin trucks to the Rescue! – Carried Supplies to Aid Jersey Shore Storm

Aprin trucks to the Rescue! – Carried Supplies to Aid Jersey Shore Storm After the event of Superstorm Sandy left the Jersey Shore crippled and ravaged, Arpin Van Line made moving industry news when they sent two 53-foot moving trucks, filled with clothing, food, and supplies to the clean-up crews and residents aiding in relief, [...]

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FMCSA Betters Their Services Against Rogue Moving Companies

The days of rogue movers are now numbered, as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) steps up against these rogue movers, enforcing the law with the iron hand. Since the implementation of the MAP-21 act, the FMCSA have been closing down rogue moving companies and have punished them accordingly. This year, FMCSA have shut [...]

Driver Recruitment

Reasons for Drastic Increase in Driver Recruitment in the Moving Industry

Contrary to the economic scenario of last few years, the current improvement in the situation has made things exciting for the current season of trade shows and expos. The real estate market has shown dramatic improvement in most parts of the U.S. and the global business scenario is also showing the same signs. An increasing [...]

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