March 21, 2018
Logistics Weekly
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Industry News and Advocacy
On March 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced additional steps to address the unique needs of the country’s agriculture industries and provided further guidance to assist in the effective implementation of the congressionally mandated electronic logging device (ELD) rule without impeding commerce or safety.
U.S. Reps. Peter King (R-NY), Sanford Bishop (D-GA) and Hank Johnson (D-GA) are leading the charge on a technical change in the bankruptcy laws to provide relief for customs brokers who have paid duties to Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on behalf of importers who subsequently file for bankruptcy.
We are very excited to announce that the first issue of TIA's new magazine, 3PL Perspectives, is off the press. The first issue of this new, four-color magazine is being mailed to members this week, and will be available at the TIA Capital Ideas Conference in Palm Desert, CA.
Aljex Software, Inc.
DAT Solutions
TriumphPay Carrier Payments Demo named ‘Best in Show’
Triumph Business Capital
TriumphPay showcased the future of payments in the logistics industry at Transparency18, a logistics industry-focused conference, which drew hundreds to Atlanta in May. Triumph’s Jordan Graft and John Shields demonstrated how blockchain and shared ledgers will transform carrier payments.
Watch the short demo here.
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The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) is proud to partner with American Shipper to participate as a research partner on three benchmarking surveys that American Shipper will be conducting.
When a shipper or member calls our office looking for someone that can help arrange freight transportation, or help update their TMS system, we point them to our online directory.
Beth Carroll and The Prosperio Group are collecting data for the 2017 Compensation Survey. Participants who provide their compensation data receive a copy of the survey free of charge.
  • April 8-11, 2018: Palm Desert, CA - TIA Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition
  • April 29-May 1, 2018: Orlando, FL - NASSTRAC Shippers Conference & Transportation Expo
  • April 29-May 2, 2018: Rancho Mirage, CA - NCBFAA Annual Conference
  • May 6-8, 2018: Palm Springs, CA - CNS/IATA Partnership Conference
  • May 5-9, 2018: Charlotte, NC - Warehousing Education and Research Council Conference 2018
  • May 23-24, 2018: Atlanta, GA - Blockchain In Trucking Transparency18
  • Nov. 6-7, 2018: Tucson, AZ - 3PL Technovations
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EKA Solutions, Inc.
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Member News

Estes Express Lines is making a multi-million-dollar investment in its most valuable asset—its employees—through the implementation of The Estes Care Package.The program consists of four different employee-focused programs that are being implemented 2018. The program includes employee bonuses, expansion of Estes’ existing scholarship fund, an employee assistance fund, and enabling employees to make direct donations to charitable organizations.

Tailwind Transportation Software has announced the launch of its new fully web-based Enterprise Transportation Management Software (TMS). The fully cloud-based (no hosting or servers required) TMS has been built specifically to serve rapidly growing small and mid-sized logistics companies.

If you have news you would like to share with other TIA members, send it to us and we'll place it in the next issue of Logistics Weekly.

Meetings

Join us April 8-11, 2018 in sunny Palm Desert, CA for the world's largest gathering of brokerage-based 3PLs. It’s the can't-miss event of the year!

TIA’s Learning Center is back this year with even more opportunities for you to interact with industry experts. Learning Center sessions have been added to the conference schedule. Make sure to include these valuable learning opportunities to your schedule.

Register today!

The TIA 2018 Conference is just around the corner, and excitement is building for the annual Golf Outing and Fun Run & Walk. Even better, the money collected from the Fun Run supports the TIA Foundation and Feeding America.

The trade show floor is sold out! Thank you to all of our exhibitors. Please e-mail Valerie Sumner to join the waiting list. Interested in learning who is exhibiting? Click here.

EBE Technologies
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TIA Services - Discounted Business Solutions

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