November 24, 2020
Logistics Weekly
Did you know...

Did You Know that registration for the 2021 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition is now open? This HYBRID event will take place April 7-10, 2021 at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa while also being streamed lived for our virtual attendees. Physical distancing and other risk-mitigating measures will be in place for our in-person attendees. Space is limited so act now to ensure your spot for TIA’s first in-person meeting since November 2019!

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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

TIA's 3PLXTEND Virtual Xperience, our first-ever virtual event, was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who joined us for three days of industry insights and updates showcasing how significant technology can be in growing your business. We would also like to extend our many thanks to the following Xhibitors that made our Virtual Xperience possible:

 

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 meetings@tianet.org.

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Join TIA and the Primus Law Office beginning next week 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 membership@tianet.org or call 703.299.5700.
Education

 

Interested in learning more about how to market your brokerage? Our Marketing Transportation Brokerage Services (MTBS) course can help! By investing a few hours of your time in this online self-study course, you can level up your marketing efforts with the help of industry expert Dr. John Drea. Create a deeper understanding of the strategic marketing approaches needed to promote your 3PL.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Sean Tucker, TIA Education Manager, at tucker@tianet.org.

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