March 2, 2021
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Did you know...

Did You Know that ADM. William H. McRaven (U.S. Navy, Ret.), will be joining attendees LIVE at the TIA 2021 Capital Ideas Conference on May 13? Delivering the Closing Keynote Address, sponsored by DAT, ADM. McRaven will discuss his keys to effective leadership, honed over a nearly 40-year career in the U.S. Navy and as Chancellor of the University of Texas System. Learn more or register now!

Make Payments Fast and Easy
COMFREIGHT®
What if you could automate carrier payments, offer quick pay and automate dealing with factors? What if you could get your margin advanced on a load only when you want or need to without heavy recourse or the terms of traditional factoring or financing? And even eliminate most of your time spent following up with shippers for payment? Now you can... 
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Member News

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 Membership Directory & Resource Guide and our Online Directory and Buyers' Guide. An up-to-date member profile helps others find your company more easily.

Less than 70 tickets remain for the TIAPAC 2021 Shotgun Raffle. Act now to get your ticket. Learn more about this incredible opportunity to support TIAPAC.

Meetings

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, delivered virtually May 11-13, 2021!

The TIA 2021 Capital Ideas Conference will include 20+ hours of virtual content across three days, featuring keynotes, general sessions, panel sessions, learning labs and networking opportunities. Additionally, all attendees will have on-demand access to all sessions for one year after the event. REGISTER NOW!

 

Why 3PLs Need to Automate Their Back-Office
HubTran®
Automating your complex manual invoice management process increases your competitiveness as a 3PL or freight broker. Automating with HubTran allows you to improve your relationships with carriers, eliminate errors, decrease your days to cash and reduce the amount you spend on your back office – making your business more profitable. 
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Industry News and Advocacy

We have heard from many members about states assessing taxes on transactions within those states based on 1099s issued to carriers within those states. Upon review, our attorneys have reported the following:

We are asking you to join us in TIA’s efforts to have non-asset-based companies join the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. TIA has been tasked by the C-TPAT Director for our members to review the attached minimum-security requirements. Please review the minimum-security compliance document and provide feedback for us. Lastly, we ask that you join us in testifying at the upcoming Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) or provide written testimony.

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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Education

TIA's Second Trimester 2021 CTB Online Course opens on May 3! Take your 3PL career to the next level with the industry’s highest professional designation, the Certified Transportation Broker (CTB). By earning your CTB, it shows that you have the knowledge base, professional integrity, and professional commitment that elevates you above your industry peers–resulting in increased recognition. Note the online exam will be held August, 21, 2021. Register now!

 

The 3PL Management Accelerator Program (3PLMAP) is the leading 3PL training platform for increasing revenue. This comprehensive training is geared toward both new and seasoned employees across all departments. Register today!

 

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

 

Infinity Software Solutions, Inc.
McLeod Software
Member Resources

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 Services - Discounted Business Solutions

There’s never a wrong time to upgrade your benefits offerings for your employees.

As a TIA Advantage Program member, Nextep has already worked with several TIA members to help elevate their employment experience and they’d love the opportunity to do the same for you and your people!

Learn more about Nextep and set up a time to chat with Ronny Anderson, Senior Business Consultant, to see how they can help your company!