September 28, 2021
Logistics Weekly

Did You Know that the 3PL industry has experienced a successful return to in-person meetings and events in recent weeks? From the McLeod User Conference 2021 to CSCMP Edge 2021, the freight brokerage industry is making a triumphant—and safe—return to large-scale meetings and events. Check out this recent video message from TIA President & CEO Anne Reinke on her recent experiences attending in-person meetings, plus an update on TIA’s upcoming 3PLXTEND Xperience, taking place October 20-22 in San Antonio!

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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.

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Meetings

Leveraging Technology to Understand Carrier Capacity Volatility

During the opening general session of the 2021 TIA 3PLXTEND Xperience, Mike Riccio, CTB, Chief Marketing Officer of Leonard’s Express will lead a discussion on how freight brokers can leverage technology to better understand ongoing carrier capacity volatility, including utilizing technology platforms that can track and report on capacity in real time. Don't miss out on hearing from Truckstop.com's Kendra Tucker, Trucker Tools' Murali Yellepeddy, Transflo's Parker McCrary, and McLeod Software's Kem Wallace.

Learn more about this and the other sessions, exhibitors, and networking opportunities planned for you at the 2021 TIA 3PLXTEND Xperience. We look forward to seeing you in San Antonio and virtually October 20-22. Virtual registration options are also available.

 

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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!

 

Take your intermodal knowledge to the next level with TIA’s Intermodal Bundle! This bundle consists of 12 learning modules across the Intro to Intermodal and Advanced Intermodal courses. This course bundle includes both the Intro to Intermodal Course and Advanced Intermodal Course. TIA Members save $100 compared to buying each course individually.

 

 

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!

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

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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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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.

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