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Van Operator

Welcome to the American Moving & Storage Association, the national association for the professional moving industry.

As a van operator, you play a critical role in the move process – ensuring the customer has a quality experience, managing the details of the move and dealing with any surprises that may pop up along the way. In fact, a quality van operator can make the difference between a positive and not so positive consumer experience.

AMSA values the role you play, and recently expanded its membership criteria to invite drivers to join as individual members. Why? Because you are the backbone of the industry and we have tools and resources to help you run your business. We’re here save you money on products and services, keep you connected through e-newsletters and online discussion forums, and help you stay in compliance with government rules and regulations.

Speaking of saving money, we’ve got deep discounts on fuel, lodging, GPS devices, truck rentals, health insurance, and more. In fact, by using our member discount partners, you’ll save more than enough to pay for your discounted annual membership of only $50.00.

You'll receive a quarterly copy of American Mover, an e-newsletter written specifically for the professional moving van operator, packed with practical information focused on best practices, equipment, technology, business and careers. You’ll also find out about the latest road closings, fuel prices, and news from fellow drivers.

Best of all, many of AMSA's member resources are delivered online, so there's no need to wait for the mail to catch up with you at home. You can access member resources 24/7 through AMSA’s member website www.promover.org. Take advantage of this great opportunity to connect with the national trade association working on behalf of professional movers by completing the membership application today.

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Additional AMSA member benefits include:


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 quickly cover your annual membership dues and put additional money back in your pocket. Discounts are available on products and services you use every day, including fuel, tires, permits, maintenance and more with AMSA’s Fleet Discount Card from FleetOne; truck rentals and used truck sales from Penske; lodging discounts from Motel 6; rental car discounts from Budget and Avis; office products from OfficeMax; plus insurance, legal services, roadside assistance, and more.


Industry Intelligence and Expertise — AMSA is the expert on the U.S. move market, and an essential resource for individuals who need to understand the complex industry regulatory and legal environment. AMSA provides easy, remote access to national industry intelligence to keep you informed on issues that impact your business; stay informed with AMSA’s print and online publications, including American Mover quarterly e-newsletter, Direction magazine, Industry Trends quarterly data publication, AMSA Today and Supply Line e-newsletters, and annual industry research.


Professional Development — AMSA offers easy access to industry tools and resources to help you run your business.  Access an array of industry-specific professional training and certification programs, designed specifically for AMSA members on topics such as Financial Management, Packer/Loader Training, and Customer Service.  AMSA uses cutting-edge technology to offer interactive Webinars as well as individually-accessed programs available when it’s convenient for you.

  Scholarships — AMSA member employees and their families can apply for academic scholarships through the Moving & Storage Institute, AMSA’s philanthropic arm.

Staying Connected — AMSA provides opportunities for members to connect and network with industry colleagues nationwide, through social media outlets including LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, as well as regional professional training events.


Lobbying and PR Efforts — AMSA represents and promotes the industry's interests on Capitol Hill with lawmakers and regulators, working to eliminate unfair taxes, fighting rogues, and promoting common-sense regulation. AMSA's full-time, active lobbying team deals with issues that can help or hurt our industry.


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Become an AMSA member today!

For questions, please contact AMSA's Membership Team at (888) 849-AMSA [2672] or membership_web@moving.org.