October 13, 2020
Logistics Weekly
Did you know...

Did You Know that October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM)? Now in its 17th year, NCSAM continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our nation, ensuring that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. In order to help your business ensure it is taking necessary precautions to prevent cyber-attacks and intrusions, TIA has pulled together a number of resources for you to utilize, which can be found here.

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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

Your TIA Membership is valuable now more than ever with exclusive access to resources, tools, data, information, education, training, and exclusive discounts as well as making sure you are represented on Capitol Hill. We are looking forward to serving you, and with your support we will continue to be the leader and voice of the third-party logistics industry!

To renew your membership log into your TIA account, call 703-299-5700, or mail a check to:

Transportation Intermediaries Association
1625 Prince Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

TIA is primed to take even larger strides in advancing, protecting, and strengthening your business in 2021.

Don’t miss out! Renew Today!

 

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 the 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.

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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!

 

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

View the October 2020 New Members

View the October 2020 Candidates

Please take a few minutes to review the list of TIA Member Candidates for October. 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.
Education

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!

 

Become a relationship expert and be the first call carriers + shippers make with the Partnership Selling in the Supply Chain Course from TIA! The updated course features new course videos from Dr. Jim Kenny, and enhanced user experience!

 

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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.