January 19, 2021
Logistics Weekly
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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!

If you already renewed, thank you for your continued support. Now is the perfect time to visit your TIA profile to make sure we have the right information about your company. Your member profile is connected to TIA's member directory and buyers guide, so an up-to-date member profile will help others find your company more easily.

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

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, May 17-20 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 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.

TIA is taking extra precautions as we welcome you May 17-20 to the TIA 2021 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition. Make sure to take a look at our preparations so that we can meet safe. Check back frequently as we continue to update.

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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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Industry News and Advocacy

View the January 2021 New Members

View the January 2021 Candidates

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

January 15, 2021 - WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced three opinion letters that address compliance issues related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). An opinion letter is an official, written opinion by the Department’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) on how a particular law applies in specific circumstances presented by the person or entity that requested the letter.

Education

TIA Members have grown their businesses from small start-ups to mulit-billion-dollar companies. These are the men & women who invented the 3PL industry & are the ones who wrote this Independent Contractor Course. Take advantage of their 30+ years of 3PL experience and knowledge. Register today!

 

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!

 

The Temperature Control Transport Course is geared towards individuals looking to understand the critical issues and concepts involved in transferring perishable loads. The course covers important topics such as industry characteristics, heat and trailer conditions, impact of packaging, and loading of perishable products and inspections.

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

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