September 29, 2020
Logistics Weekly

Did You Know that TIA has a new Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) beginning October 6? If COVID-19 has taught us anything, the need to have a diversified business portfolio that utilizes different lanes is key to building resiliency in your business during challenging times. Join TIA for an informative VILT that explores alternative modes for your business to prepare yourself for the next market disruption. Topics include LTL, Temp Control, Cross-Border Freight, and IntermodalRegister individually or bundle and save!

Higher Brokerage Profits Seen With Better And Cheaper Technology
InMotion Global, Inc.
96% of TIA brokers surveyed say that adopting brokerage technology like AscendTMS, TriumphPay, TransFlo, and FourKites is quickly helping them to eliminate labor costs – and thus raise their profit margins. The brokers and 3PL’s leveraging this modern technology are also growing at a faster rate than those resisting it for a variety of reasons, including better access to shippers, better customer service, and a stickier carrier base.
 
Read More.
Advertisement
Member News

The renewal period for 2021 TIA Membership is now open! Members should begin receiving hardcopy renewal invoices in the coming weeks. You can also renew today by logging in to the TIA website and completing your renewal, or by calling us at 703.299.5700. Act now, as memberships will expire on December 31, 2020. QUESTIONS? Contact membership@tianet.org.

 

TIA's new Member Referral Program is designed to help grow TIA's membership and representation within the 3PL industry.

Each month, TIA will hold a drawing for rewards and prizes to those individuals who submitted completed referral forms for the previous month. We will also hold quarterly drawings for larger rewards and prizes, so keep your referrals coming to increase your chances of winning!

 

The Member Resource Library is a collection of guidelines and frameworks, contracts, legal cases, and other resources to provide TIA Members with a knowledge bank for 3PL success. Be sure to check out the latest additions to the library, including the recently updated Carrier Selection Framework and Framework to Combat Fraud.

You must be logged into the TIA website to access this library. Contact a member of TIA staff at
703.299.5700 if you need assistance.

HubTran
Meetings

Register now for TIA’s exciting new event taking place November 17-19, 2020: TIA’s 3PLXTEND Virtual Xperience! With 30+ main stage sessions, technology showcases, product demos, and networking sessions across three days, and featuring a mix of live and pre-recorded content with live Q&A, you won’t want to miss this unique event offering from TIA. Hear from technology innovators and industry analysts as attendees explore new and emerging technology trends impacting 3PLs of all sizes.

Registration is FREE for TIA Members and $395 for non-members. Learn more or register today!

 

Registry Monitoring Insurance Svcs., Inc.
TriumphPay
Industry News and Advocacy

View the September 2020 New Members

View the September 2020 Candidates

Please take a few minutes to review the list of TIA Member Candidates for September. If you have any information as to 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.

If you have any questions or objections please contact by email at membership@tianet.org or call 703.299.5700.

On September 25, the Wage & Hour Division of the Department of Labor published in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and request for comments on Independent Contractor Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL is revising its interpretation of independent contractor status under the FLSA in order to promote certainty for stakeholders, reduce litigation, and encourage innovation in the economy.

Education

Join TIA and our speakers beginning October 6 for an informative Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) exploring alternative modes for your business to prepare yourself for the next market disruption. If COVID-19 has taught us anything, the need to have a diversified business portfolio that utilizes different lanes is key to building resiliency in your business during challenging times. During this four-part VILT, attendees will learn about LTL, Temp Control Transport, Cross-Border Freight, and Intermodal. Register for individual sessions or bundle and save!

 

 

Gain a competitive edge and set yourself apart with the 3PL industry’s leading professional designation – the Certified Transportation Broker (CTB). The knowledge attained through the CTB allows you to stand out from your peers and industry competitors with credible and sound reasoning to help your client and customer base move their goods cost-effectively and efficiently. Increase your confidence and reserve your seat at the leadership table with the CTB. Registration for the Q4 CTB Online Course is open now!

 

Infinity Software Solutions, Inc.
McLeod Software