April 9, 2019
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If you're headed to Orlando, we wish you safe travels and look forward to seeing you soon. Use the hashtag #TIA2019con on Twitter for an up-to-date feed of the 2019 TIA Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition.This is the best week of the year in the 3PL industry for veterans and newcomers alike to network and learn about what’s going on in the transportation industry. What to expect...


1. More than 100 education sessions geared solely for 3PLs
2. 3PL intelligence to take your business to the next level
3. More than 85 leading exhibitors
4. Practical look at the latest technology developments
5. Networking and collaboration with your peers

  

Please take a few minutes to review the list of TIA Member Candidates for the month of April. 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.

“Fellow TIA Members, the Intermodal Logistics Conference established a working group for the sole purpose to build an informational platform for our members and the shipper community to help educate on charges that occur above and beyond a general transaction. Our Conference believes it is imperative to have this working knowledge of these accessorials to help better facilitate communications and transactions between the providers of freight and their valued customers,” said Shelli Austin, President of InTek Freight & Logistics, Inc. and Chairwoman of the TIA Intermodal Logistics Conference.

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TriumphPay Repeats Demo Day 'Best in Show'
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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.

 

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The 2019 TIA 3PL Policy Forum is fast approaching. This two-day event is the most effective way for you to increase awareness and educate members of Congress and their staffs on the issues that affect the 3PL industry and your business.

From June 11-12, 2019, you can:

  • Experience two days of high-level briefings, meetings with decision makers in Congress, and exclusive dinners with industry leaders
  • Walk the halls of Congress advocating on behalf of your business and your industry
  • Build personal relationships with your elected officials
  • Gain the maximum value from your TIA membership
  • Enjoy a private tour of the Library of Congress

Learn more and register.

Education
  

Interested in learning how to market your company, but don’t know where to begin? TIA’s new Marketing Transportation Brokerage Services course is designed for those who wish to develop a solid foundation for marketing their company.

  

What if you could reduce a sales representative’s sales cycle from nine to six weeks? What if you could improve your sales representative’s selling behaviors to speed up their call-to-close ratio? What if you could improve your sales representative’s selling behaviors? What is the most important sales process metric?

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.

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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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Silver Sponsors
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