November 17, 2020
Logistics Weekly

Did You Know that TIA’s 3PLXTEND Virtual Xperience kicked-off today? Featuring 22 live speakers, 15 industry leading Xhbitors and 15 technology showcases, this is THE event of 2020 for 3PL professional. With on-demand access to all sessions and showcases, there’s still time to register and join us live for Day 2 and Day 3. Registration is FREE for TIA Members, so click here to join 500+ of your industry peers for this incredible Virtual Xperience!

Higher Brokerage Profits Seen With Better And Cheaper Technology
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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.


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

Industry News and Advocacy

On November 17, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published in the Federal Register an order; grant of petition for determination of preemption. The Agency announced that it is granting the petition submitted by the Washington Trucking Association (WTA) requesting a determination that the State of Washington’s meal and rest break rules (MRB) are preempted as applied to property-carrying commercial motor vehicle drivers subject to FMCSA’s hours of service (HOS) regulations.

Registry Monitoring Insurance Svcs., Inc.

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!





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. 


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