November 10, 2020
Logistics Weekly

Did You Know that TIA’s 3PLXTEND Virtual Xperience is just one week away? Featuring 15 industry leading Xhibitors and 10+ live main stage sessions, this is your last chance to join TIA and more than 500 of your 3PL peers for an event in 2020. Over the course of three days, we’ll be showcasing a series of industry thought leaders, generating discussions in the Idea Xchange, and taking part in a variety of virtual networking opportunities available to all attendees. Registration is FREE for TIA Members and just $395 for non-members.

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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.


TIA's 3PLXTEND Virtual Xperience is a completely new event from TIA, bringing together the latest technologies to provide attendees with an immersive and interactive experience—not just another Zoom webinar.

TIA's 3PLXTEND Virtual Xperience includes three days of industry insights and updates and will feature 10+ LIVE SESSIONS from the following thought leaders, innovators, and experts:

FREE Registration for TIA Members and only $395 for Non-Members. Your Registration also Includes 30-days on-demand access to showcase and session recordings after the event.


A Hybrid Event Featuring In-Person & Virtual Conference Built Just for 3PLs

Join your friends and colleagues for an in-depth look at today’s issues confronting the 3PL industry at the TIA 2021 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition, April 7-10, 2021 in Phoenix, AZ and online!

TIA’s flagship event is the premier conference geared to third-party logistics providers. It is a once-a-year opportunity for you to engage with representatives throughout North America and abroad in one location. You will not want to miss this unique opportunity to experience the industry's premier 3PL event. Select from more than 100+ unbeatable 3PL educational sessions!

It’s what you know, who you know, and how you put it all together that gets you ahead. And that’s exactly what the TIA 2021 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition is all about.

Click HERE to Register

Exhibit at #TIA2021CON

Don’t delay and lose the spot you want in the 2021 Exhibit Hall. The deadline for the second round of booth assignments has now passed, and booth assignments will now be made on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here to reserve a booth today! If you have questions, contact

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Coming up this December, join TIA and the Primus Law Office for new Virtual Instructor-Led Training sessions, Transportation, Logistics & The Law 2020 - Staying Out of Trouble!

This four-part session will focus on the laws, regulations and court cases that 3PLs need to identify and minimize legal and financial risks in their day-to-day operations.

All sessions take place from 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET and include:

Dec. 1: Motor Carrier Legalities
Dec. 3: Legalities of Brokers & Surface Freight Forwarder
Dec. 8: Bills of Lading & 3PLs
Dec. 10: It’s All About the Money – Freight Charges

This training will focus on the payment obligations of brokers to their carriers and on the customer’s obligations to the broker. Make sure to register today!




Industry News and Advocacy

View the November 2020 New Members

View the November 2020 Candidates

Please take a few minutes to review the list of TIA Member Candidates for November. 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 or call 703.299.5700.

Join TIA on Thursday, November 12 at 2 PM EST for an election update webinar presented by TIA's Vice President of Government Affairs Chris Burroughs. 

During this webinar, Burroughs will go over the key races from the 2020 election and the outlook for the 117th Congress in terms of transportation issues. Make sure to register today for a review of the results, and how 3PLs may be impacted.


We’re excited to announce the relaunch of the Partnership Selling in the Supply Chain (PSSC) online course, which has been completely revamped with all new content and videos. Designed to address the unique characteristics of selling in the 3PL industry, this online course combines a printed text with online assignments, study guides, videos and quizzes. With the PSSC Course from TIA, you’ll become a relationships expert—and the first call carriers and shippers make. SPECIAL OFFER: Receive $50 off the course registration if you register before 11/12!


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