December 1, 2020
Logistics Weekly

Did You Know that FMCSA published TIA’s Petition for Rulemaking and request for public comments regarding eliminating 49 CFR 371.3(c) and requesting the agency to promulgate regulatory guidance on what constitutes a legal “dispatch service” in the Federal Register? Click here to submit your public comments now! Have questions or need additional information before submitting? Contact

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

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.


Missed any sessions from 3PLXTEND? Recordings of all sessions from TIA's 3PLXTEND Virtual Xperience, our first-ever virtual event, are available on-demand for all event registrants until Sunday, December 20. To access the on-demand recordings, simply login to the event platform.

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

Please Note: Today, December 1, 2020, is the last day to reserve an exhibitor booth at the 2021 Capital Ideas Conference. After today, booths will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reserve your booth today!

Registry Monitoring Insurance Svcs., Inc.

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 the Primus Law Office beginning today 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!

Infinity Software Solutions, Inc.
McLeod Software