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About IAM

The International Association of Movers (IAM) is the moving and forwarding industry's largest global trade association. With more than 2,000 members, it comprises companies that provide moving, forwarding, shipping, logistics, and related services in more than 170 countries. Since 1962, IAM has been promoting the growth and success of its members by offering programs, resources, membership protections, and unparalleled networking opportunities to enhance their businesses and their brands.


IAM Fast Facts
  • In 2000, the IAM Young Professionals Group is formed.

  • The Alan F. Wohlstetter Scholarship Fund is established in 2002

  • Georgia Angell (Foremost Forwarders) is the first woman elected Chair of the Association, in 2003. She served for five years.

  • The Hall of Honor inducts its first class of industry leaders, including Association founders, in 2008.

  • In 2009, the Association changes its name from Household Good Forwarders Association of America, to the International Association of Movers.

  • In 2012, the Association celebrates its 50th Anniversary.

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