October 6, 2020
Logistics Weekly

Did You Know that becoming a Certified Transportation Broker (CTB) shows you have the knowledge base, professional integrity, and professional commitment that elevates you above your industry peers—resulting in increased recognition and often increased earning potential? Set yourself apart from the competition and feel more confident and better suited to progress through your career because you understand where the 3PL industry came from and where it’s going. Register Now for the Q4 CTB Course!

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.
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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.


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!


The 2021 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition is the premier event for 3PL providers in North America. It is your opportunity to interact with representatives, owners, and senior managers from 3PLs throughout North America.

In light of the public health and safety impacts of COVID-19, every safety precaution will be made, socially distant floor plans are in place, masks are ordered, extended time has been added, safe entry and exit traffic patterns are planned, hand sanitizers will be positioned throughout the exhibition hall, and crowd spacing to ensure a safe number of attendees and exhibitors will be scheduled into the program.

The 2021 exhibit floor has been designed with safety and distancing requirements in mind. We anticipate a positive response and welcome your participation.

  • Standard booth size has been increased (10x20 to accommodate safe social distancing)
  • Kiosks are being offered as an option
  • Total exhibit hours are being extended from seven to nine hours
  • The entrance and exit to the floor is designed to ensure safe spacing patterns

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

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Industry News and Advocacy

TIA has been advised that the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) is dissolving and becoming part of the American Trucking Associations (ATA). Therefore, AMSA will no longer be active as a blanket company to satisfy the BOC-3 filing requirement for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).


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!


Employee onboarding can be challenging + costly + time-consuming, but the New Employee Orientation Course from Transportation Intermediaries Association eases the burden, providing an overview of rules/regulations, business ethics, how to sell and more!


Join TIA and Fastport TOMORROW for a free Member Benefits Webinar on our new TIA National Apprenticeship program! This program is designed to help TIA members hire and retain talent through a nationally recognized apprenticeship program through the U.S. Department of Labor. During this webinar, Fastport will provide attendees with a complete onboarding program just for TIA Members. Learn more or register now!

Infinity Software Solutions, Inc.
McLeod Software
TIA Services - Discounted Business Solutions

October is National Cyber Awareness Month and TIA is excited about Cyber Advantage Coverage provided by TIA Advantage Partner Roanoke Insurance Group Inc. Join us for a conversation with Roanoke Insurance Group Inc, who are providing a FREE Cyberwrite Questionnaire to those who register for the TIA Services Presents Business Solutions Webinar: Cyber Risk & Awareness on October 14 from 2:00-2:30pm EST, a free members-only webinar.