Material Handling Links & Resources

Material Handling Associations We Think You May Find Helpful
  • Alabama Trucking Association
    • To serve the interests of trucking industry and the public with excellence and integrity while continuing to advance highway safety.
  • Alaska Trucking Association
    • Alaska Trucking Association
  • American Moving & Storage Association
    • The consumer website of the American Moving & Storage Association. At AMSA, we’re dedicated to making sure any of the 40-million Americans moving each year who select a professional mover can make informed decisions.
  • California Moving & Storage Association
    • The California Moving & Storage Association (CMSA) is a non-profit trade association representing over 500 licensed and insured movers operating in California. The CMSA also includes more than 195 associate member companies. Established in 1916, the CMSA is comprised of 12 Chapters strategically located throughout California.
  • Canadian Association of Movers
    • Our members are Canada’s leading movers and relocation companies, van lines, international movers both in Canada and overseas, suppliers to the industry and trade associations in other countries.
  • Choosing A Moving Company
    • A Better Business Bureau video about finding a good mover
  • Claims Prevention and Procedure Council
    • We are a growing, active, non-profit organization of claims professionals in the moving and storage industry, and professional service providers such as furniture repair professionals, appraisers, adjusters, attorneys, etc.
  • Florida Movers and Warehousemen’s Association
    • Florida Movers and Warehousemen’s Association. FMWA is a non-profit trade association, responsible for educating and protecting members and allies of the moving and storage industry.
  • Georgia Movers Association
    • The Georgia Movers Association (GaMA) is a trade association representing over 150 member movers within the State of Georgia, providing both local and long distance services. As a condition of membership in GaMA, each member agrees to observe a Code of Ethics committing to provide professional, reliable, and safe services at fair and reasonable prices to the Georgia moving public.
  • Illinois Movers’ and Warehousemen’s Association
    • Illinois Movers’ and Warehousemen’s Association, incorporated in its present name in 1953, is the statewide not-for-profit trade association for moving and storage companies licensed to do business in Illinois. Seventy-eight percent of all the licensed movers in Illinois are members of this association. We have been publishing information on the Internet since 1997, both for those needing the services of our membership and for our members.

  • International Association of Movers
    • IAM, the moving and forwarding industry’s largest global trade association, is a union comprised of auditing, forwarding, moving and shipping companies located in over 160 countries.
  • Iowa Motor Truck Association – Iowa Moving & Warehousing Division
    • Material Handling - Wooden DolliesThe Iowa Motor Truck Association was formed in 1942. The organization was formed because a group of motor carriers felt that Iowa’s trucking industry needed a voice at the State Capitol. The organization quickly flourished and has been a respected and recognized association since its inception.

  • Kansas Motor Carriers Association
    • A member driven organization that serves and promotes the trucking and transportation industry.
  • Long Island Moving & Storage Association
    • Material Handling - Wooden DolliesLIMSA was organized in 1933 to build consumer confidence in the Long Island moving industry. While descendants of some of the pioneer founding companies still manage moving and storage businesses on Long Island, new companies — large and small — become members every year, meeting very high performance standards and as well as LIMSA’s strict Code of Ethics.

  • Maryland Movers Council – MMTA
    • The Maryland Movers Council (MMC) is a specialized segment of Maryland Motor Truck Association that represents the moving and storage industry. The Council is comprised of more than 50 professional companies that move household or office goods within Maryland and across the country. Many of these companies may also provide storage in a secure warehouse. All members of the Council must be members of MMTA. The Council meets regularly to address industry concerns and create benefits for its members.

  • Massachusetts Movers Association
    • Massachusetts Movers AssociationThe Massachusetts Movers Association (MMA) is a non-profit trade association representing the moving and storage industry in Massachusetts and the other New England states. The MMA encourages professionalism and integrity among all its members.

  • Michigan Movers Association
    • The Michigan Movers Association is a non-profit association that represents movers and service providers. Our goal is to foster, develop and promote the highest standards of conduct and service to the public and to members engaged in the transportation and/or the storage of property. The MMA is committed to bringing together organizations that provide services to our industry with our member moving companies. We believe membership in MMA is enhanced if our members know they can find a full range of service providers through our member network, are kept apprised of moving innovations, and understand regulatory issues that impact the moving industry in Michigan.

  • Minnesota Transport Services Association
    • Serving Minnesota’s trucking, public warehousing, and related transportation industries.
  • Missouri Movers Association, Inc.
    • The Missouri Movers Association Inc., was incorporated on January 26, 1977. The purpose for organizing the association was to educate and inform members of the current matters dealing with the transportation and warehousing industry. The Missouri Movers Association Inc., is a 501 C6 corporation and has held an annual convention every year since its conception. The Association publishes a monthly newsletter by which it informs its members of issues on a national and state level.

  • Moving Drivers – AMSA
    • Information and resources for drivers in the moving and storage industry.
  • MovingScam.Com
    • The number one question MovingScam.Com receives is “Can you recommend a good moving company?”. If the answer to that question was easy, then there wouldn’t be a reason for maintaining a website called MovingScam.Com.
  • National Portable Storage Association
    • National Portable Storage Association (NPSA) is the leading trade association for companies offering secure, portable storage containers, portable or mobile storage trailers, portable or mobile offices, portable or mobile storage units and the industry that surrounds us. NPSA is dedicated to helping smaller companies grow. As a member, you have access to industry experts willing to answer questions and share ideas.

  • New Jersey Movers and Warehousemen’s Association
    • On this site you will find all of the licensed movers in the State of New Jersey who are members of the New Jersey Movers and Warehousemen’s Association. Being a licensed mover is important, because it ensures that the mover is following consumer guidelines as outlined by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.

  • New York State Movers & Warehousemen’s Association
    • The New York State Movers & Warehousemen’s Association is a not-for-profit association which was created in 1927 years ago to provide educational and other support services for the Household Goods Moving & Storage Industry in New York State and to provide consumers with the highest quality, reputable service at reasonable cost. The Association’s membership represents all areas of the State.

  • North Carolina Movers Association
    • The mission of the North Carolina Movers Association is to provide guidance to our members concerning rates, tariffs, and rules and regulations as prescribed by the NC Utilities Commission. Most importantly we provide support for our members and sponsors so they can supply quality service to the moving and consuming public.
  • Ohio Association of Movers, Inc.
    • The Ohio Association of Movers is an organization of state certified relocation professionals dedicated to maintaining the highest ethical standards and business practices throughout the state of Ohio. We recognize that our dedication to excellence in every interaction with residential, corporate and government entities is paramount to our success. As certified movers of this organization, we are committed to the strict guidelines as defined by the State of Ohio Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).

  • Oregon Moving & Storage Association
    • Welcome to the Oregon Moving & Storage Association Website. Most professional moving companies in Oregon are members of our association.
  • Pennsylvania Moving & Storage Association
    • The Pennsylvania Moving & Storage Associates are dedicated to helping the members of our association in what ever capacity possible.
  • Rhode Island Trucking Association¬†
    • The Rhode Island Trucking Association, Inc. (RITA) is a chartered, non-profit organization whose membership is made up of one truck owners; fleet owners; private and for hire motor carriers; and allied industries including manufacturers, dealers, service stations and suppliers. Since 1931, RITA has represented and promoted all motor carrier interests on the state level. RITA, the only statewide trucking association, has been a member of the American Trucking Association since 1944.

  • Self Storage Association
    • The SSA represents more than 6,000 U.S. member companies as direct or indirect members (via 23 affiliated state associations) that own and operate some 20,000 facilities in the United States.
  • Southwest Movers Association
    • SMA is dedicated to enhancing the performance and profitability of moving companies, promoting a safe, reliable and ethical moving industry, and advocating sound public policies that benefit consumers of moving services and the moving public.

  • Washington Movers Conference
    • The WMC is a non-profit trade association representing and promoting the professional moving and storage industry in Washington State. The WMC provides extensive consumer information on how to make smart choices when preparing for a residential or commercial move.

  • Wisconsin Movers Association Inc.
    • The Wisconsin Movers Association, Inc (WMAI) was established in 1944 as a non-profit trade association to represent the interests of the household goods movers operating within and through the Sate of Wisconsin. WMAI affiliated with the Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association in 1985 to strengthen their ability to advocate for household good movers as well as those matters important to all members of the motor carrier industry.

Material Handling, Companies We Think You May Find Helpful
  • AMSA Buyers Guide
    • Your go to source for moving related equipment and services.
  • Ancra International LLC
    • If you move cargo by truck, plane, train, ship, or van, ANCRA designs and manufactures solutions that meet your particular requirement.
  • Arpin Van Lines
    • Providing Quality Moving Services Since 1990.
  • Behlen Wood Finishing Products
    • H. Behlen products are top choices of professional and amatuer craftsmen for easy, controlled applications, and beautiful results.
  • Bond Caster and Wheel Corporation
    • Providing the highest quality wheels and casters for a broad range of applications and specialized markets.
  • Dolly Pal
    • Multipurpose mini pallet.
  • Dutro Handtruck
    • Quality Material Handling Equipment.
  • Kinedyne Corporation
    • Kinedyne began in New Jersey in 1968 to provide synthetic web tie-downs as an alternative to chains for securing cargo on flatbed trailers. From this beginning, Kinedyne has evolved into the world’s leading provider of cargo control products for the transportation industry.

  • Kotane Inc.
    • Kontane Inc. was founded in 1976 by Ed Bryd. Since day one, Kontane’s goal has been to develop and produce the highest quality wood packaging products for its customers with courteous service and prompt delivery.

  • Learn To Move – The Encyclopedia of Moving
    • Our teaching cover every aspect of the packing, moving, storage, and trucking tasks involved in DIY moving and packing.
  • Magliner Handtrucks
    • Magliner Handtrucks – Innovation that delivers.
  • Maxon Liftgate
    • If you have a truck, we have your liftgate.
  • Mount Desert Spring Water
    • Since 1988, our crew at Mount Desert Spring Water have capped off the clean and pristine taste that only Natural Maine Spring Water can deliver. The true source of our legendary BRONX water!

  • Movers Supply House, Inc.
    • Highest quality, name brand moving equipment and supplies, wholesale direct to the industry.

  • Moving Trucks
    • Whether you are thinking of moving across town or across the country, be sure to read through this helpful move planning guide and these moving day tips.

  • Palfinger Lift Gates
    • PALFINGER is now one of the leading truck equipment manufacturers offering a comprehensive Product Portfolio of cranes, hooklifts, cable hoists, forklifts, liftgates, service bodies and platforms.

  • Pawling Corporation
    • We provide the highest quality impact protection, entrance mats, athletic flooring and parking/traffic safety products to a wide variety of industries.

  • Shoulder Dolly
    • Changing the Way the World Moves.

  • Steele Canvas Baskets
    • Steele Canvas Basket Corporation, established in 1921, is the most respected manufacturer of canvas and polyethylene baskets.

  • Stevens Handtrucks
    • Manufacturers of the Famous ESCORT Appliance Trucks

  • Universal Storage Containers
    • USC is a leader in the moving and self-storage industry. Our product can be found throughout the industry, which enables for our customer’s to provide a secure, convenient, and affordable mobile storage and self-storage solution.
  • Used Moving Vans
    • Used Moving Vans, Moving Trucks, Moving Trailers, Tractors, and Moving Businesses For Sale By Owner. A Free Service of Movers Supply House, Inc.