Moving Industry News
Moving is a dynamic endeavor, it can be very involving more especially when one doesn’t understand the dynamism involved. Industrial safety and also specific customers’ safety is imperative for the moving and storage industry- generally moving trends are enhanced by security reasons in the industry. Understanding the changes and current happening in the industry is the first instance of success in moving activities. Here is some of the current news in the moving and safety industry in general…
Electric delivery vehicles
UPS has once again done justice to the moving industry by introduction of 100 electric commercial delivery vehicles. Governor Brown congratulating the efforts said that the trucks will reduce pollution through reduced emission and also cut the fossil fuel costs used by tanker trucks. This invention marks a turnaround in the moving and storage industry enhancing efficiency and convenience in service delivery.
XTRA Lease, 2013 deal!
The semi-trailers rental and lease provider has worked out a plan for 2013. The provider who have ordered over 2,000 new trailers, give a sigh of relief to the moving industry. The order will contain dry vans, reefers, Flatbeds, chassis on top of lift-gated van trailers! This definitely will expand the industry into higher levels of assured service delivery.
The 2013 AMSA convention and expo
This year’s convection is taking place in Atlanta from 2nd to 6th March. Among the top speakers in the convection will be Jason Jennings, he will tell you how to be ahead of the competition and grow even in a worsening economy. There will be sessions on how to nurture and whet your leadership and communication skills. The challenges that affect the labor force in the industry will also be addressed as well as the changes coming in the defense unit’s personal property plan. The mid and small sized business owners will be advised on how to plan and buy equipments for their businesses. These are just a few of the topics that will be addressed in the expo.
The best drivers and fleets award for 2012
American moving and storage association (AMSA) has honored the best driver and fleet for 2012. The association said that the industry was in a transition to set quality in the industry. By honoring the best operators, it sets a benchmark for other operators to excel in provision of top-quality services. In the driver’s life time exemplary performance award category, the association honored
- Joseph savarage – works in Norfolk Va in San Diego (drives for Eckert’s van and storage)
- Joel Barber- driver for Alexander’s Movement services honored mainly for transportation of housing goods
- Don Alversion of Escanaba- Driver for Mayflower specificity clinch the special commodities delivery award and finally Clay Armbruster is named the super van operator for last year…
I know most operators are asking why not us? What does the association consider? If you are in dare need of joining the winning team for 2013, then you better take the stairs this time round… strife to provide safe and exemplary reliable households goods transport, drive the longest miles, reduce the numbers of either controllable or unpreventable accidents to lowest levels if not completely, ensure you have a long records of transport in the industry, financial responsibility etc!
The association also honored the best safety carriers for 2012, for over 50 million miles category comes United Van Lines from Fenton. For the over 20 million miles to 50, millions miles category, Graebel Van lines clinches the first position for the second consecutive year, Chicago’s New world van led in the 5-20 millions miles category while Fry-Wagner moving and storage still retains the intrastate victory for the second time.
2012 summit award…
The 2012 summit award was clinched by J.E Killer for being the best industrial supplier for the 2012 period. With great jubilation, President James received the award saying “Words cannot express the gratitude to our employees and the technical team …”