|January 8, 2019|
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The TIA 2019 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition offers unlimited opportunities to network with more than 1,500 of the most successful brokerage-based logistics professionals.
Renew your friendships and forge new partnerships at events ranging from the Young Executives Luncheon to the Late Night Networking Party to the Women in Logistics Luncheon.
The 5k Run/2k Walk will be held Friday, April 12th before the Opening Session of the TIA Capital Ideas Conference. The $50 entry fee covers your T-shirt and supports the TIA Foundation and the charity selected by TIA’s 2019 3PL Samaritan Award winner.
Jumpstart your day in the Florida sun for a worthy cause! Register today.
Industry News and Advocacy
The latest regulatory calendar from the U.S. Department of Labor indicates that the Department currently plans to propose new regulations relating to overtime pay in March 2019. These regulations, which were last changed in 2004 and which had a rulemaking under the Obama Administration halted by the Federal Courts, determine the basis, salary levels, and duties requirements that must be met to exempt employees from overtime pay.
Van rates have been mostly stable as a national average, but Texas is a bright spot. Rates out of Dallas have risen 3.5 percent over the past four weeks, based on an average of eight high-volume lanes.
Hurry. The deadline is fast approaching to apply for TIA’s Samaritan Award. The award recognizes a TIA member for exceptional service and assistance to others in need and will be presented at the 2019 TIA Annual Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, FL. Your application must be received no later than Fri., Jan. 18, 2019.
Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference is North America’s only multimodal show, drawing 2,500+ delegates from across all supply chain sectors annually. The show also attracts many beneficial cargo owners, including executives from North America’s largest manufacturers & retailers, such as Best Buy, Hudson’s Bay Company, Lululemon, Toyota, and more.
Send yourself or your employees to TIA's 2019 Capital Ideas Conference and Exhibition for free by applying for a scholarship. Two sets of scholarships are available:
TIA’s Mentorship Program has been so successful that we’ve run out of mentors. We’re looking for experienced and successful brokers with some spare time each month who are willing to pass on their knowledge to the next generation of brokers.
There’s still time to register for this week’s webinar series. 2019 is looking to be one of the best freight markets for savvy 3PLs and it’s imperative to focus on creating a strategic plan that will take advantage of these favorable market conditions.
Join us on Wednesday, January 16 as CarrierDirect CEO Peter Rentschler makes sense of technology trends, and discusses how you can keep an eye on the future while still delivering on what your customers need today.
Teaching your new employees the basics of brokering in addition to your office operations can be a challenge, so let TIA ease the burden with our unique New Employee Orientation (NEO) course. This course covers all the basics: rules and regulations, how to sell, business ethics and more!
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