March 5, 2019
Logistics Weekly
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Industry News and Advocacy
  

The TIA 2019 Conference is just around the corner, and excitement is building for the annual TIA Foundation Golf Outing and the Fun Run & Walk.

  

Please take a few minutes to review the list of TIA Member Candidates for the month of March. If you have any information about why a Candidate should not be accepted into membership, please contact TIA immediately. Opposition or inquiries must be submitted in writing. A copy of the inquiry will be sent to the Candidate.

  

"They struck on a Thursday at 1:54 pm with a nasty virus called mockingly, 'I Apologize.'" Wade Anderson of Bay & Bay Transportation tells the harrowing ordeal to ransom his company’s critical operating systems from cybercriminals operating halfway around the world.


 


 

The deadline to renew your TIA membership was March 1. If you haven’t already done so, please renew today to avoid any interruption in member services or access to the many benefits membership has to offer.

Thank you to those members who have already renewed and committed to adding value to your company and your professional development.

Email membership@tianet.org or call 703-299-5700 to renew your membership today!

Descartes
TriumphPay Repeats Demo Day 'Best in Show'
Triumph Business Capital
TriumphPay’s Jordan Graft and Melissa Forman showcased where the future of payments is headed at Transparency19 in Atlanta this May. Carriers and brokers can look forward to many new features from TriumphPay coming soon.
Watch the demo here.
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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.

Registry Monitoring Insurance Svcs., Inc.

The TIA 2019 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition is just around the corner, but there’s still time to reserve a kiosk. But hurry -- we only have a few left. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. Learn more and register.

Questions?
Please contact Valerie Sumner at vsumner@vrsevents.com.

Education
   

Register early for the April 1 CTB course, and gain access to the course the morning of April. The online exam will be administered on Sat., June 29, 2019. The Certified Transportation Broker (CTB) Program is the most-widely recognized designation among 3PLs and sets you apart from your peers. Learn more and register here.

“The CTB course was challenging but rewarding. The material provided insight into many industry topics that I had encountered, but never fully understood.” -- Kenton Sprayberry, BR Williams Trucking, Inc.

Click here for a recent article from Global Trade discussing the importance of CTB certification.

Contact Sean Tucker, Education Manager, at tucker@tianet.org if you have questions.

 

  

Learn how one asset-based logistics company used a horrendous cyberattack as a catalyst to work toward a brighter future, while maintaining a healthy amount of paranoia. Presenter Wade Anderson, CTO/CIO of Bay & Bay, will share details of the hack, along with how the company responded, and how his company got on a first-name basis with lead FBI agents. 

TIA joined with TranStrategy Partners in a business alliance to provide a more robust education and services suite for TIA and its membership, starting with the launch of three new assessments available on our site.

  

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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This online course is geared to individuals who need to understand the critical issues and concepts involved in moving perishable loads. It covers important topics such as industry characteristics, heat, trailer conditions, the impact of packaging and loading on perishable products and inspections. If your company moves perishable products, you need this course!


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