September 21, 2021
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Did You Know that the Keynote Address at the 2021 TIA 3PLXTEND Xperience will be delivered by veteran NBA star Bruce Bowen who spent nearly a decade with the San Antonio Spurs and where he won three NBA Championships (2003, 2005 & 2007)? Bruce's keynote address, "Coaching for Success," will be delivered on Friday, October 22 at 4:00 PM CT and will focus on the importance of teamwork in achieving ultimate success. Learn more about the 2021 TIA 3PLXTEND Xperience and register now. We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio October 20-22. Virtual registration options are also available!

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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Benesch
Atlas Canada

It is time to reserve your booth for the TIA 2022 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition taking place April 6-9, 2022, at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. This is your opportunity to exclusively connect with the TIA community. Questions? Contact meetings@tianet.org.

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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Meetings

Overcoming the Challenges of Recruiting & Retaining Top Talent

While recruiting and retaining top talent has always been a critical concern for a company, it has become increasingly challenging given the evolving nature of the workplace due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

During this general session at the 2021 TIA 3PLXTEND Xperience, moderated by Eric Zalud of Benesch LLP, attendees will hear from a panel of HR and legal experts—including Jaki Ferenz of Avalon Risk Management, Alicia Bly of Johanson Transportation Service, and Ashley DuBois of CS Recruiting—as they discuss topics including strategic alignment, recruiting culture, barriers to success, talent brand retention, and more.

Learn more about the 2021 TIA 3PLXTEND Xperience and register now. We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio and virtually October 20-22. Virtual registration options are also available. Register today!

 

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AscendTMS Mopping Up Vast Market Share In Brokerage
InMotion Global, Inc.®
Brokers with less than $100m in sales are turning to AscendTMS in droves to digitize their brokerages, lower their costs, and increase their profit margins. The key for these brokers, representing over 97% of all active brokerages, according to CEO Tim Higham, is that they’re all eager to access the newly available digital shipper freight and digital carrier capacity being made available – which just isn’t available in most legacy TMS systems.
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Education

Employee onboarding can be challenging, costly, and 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 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!

 

A broker’s Introduction to Intermodal Transportation was jointly developed by several of TIA’s railroad associate members and provides a general overview of the intermodal mode. This course is perfect for transportation and freight brokerage professionals looking to expand into intermodal services.

 

 If you have any questions, please contact the TIA Education Team at education@tianet.org.

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!

 

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Protect shippers from threats—in real-time.
Loadsure Limited®
Relying on a carrier’s liability policy only creates a false sense of security—exceptions and limitations are the norm. Enter, Loadsure—the per-load, all-risk smart coverage that protects against acts of God, inside theft, and more—all in under a minute. With automated claims and full invoice value payments in minutes, Loadsure gives you instant peace-of-mind. Interested? We’re accepting freight broker applications for a limited time.
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We have just updated the Member Resource Library with a new section devoted exclusively to whitepapers TIA has produced over the years. These resources are designed to help our members gain a better understanding of issues, trends, and developments in the industry as they navigate an increasingly crowded 3PL marketplace. The Member Resource Library also includes a collection of guidelines and frameworks, contracts, legal cases, and other resources to provide TIA Members with a knowledge bank for 3PL success.

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.