October 12, 2021
Logistics Weekly

Did You Know that there’s still time to register for the 2021 TIA 3PLXTEND Xperience, taking place October 20-22 in San Antonio? With 40+ speakers and 20+ exhibitors, this is THE meeting for freight brokers to learn about the latest technology solutions designed specifically to help 3PLs grow and scale their brokerages, while also having direct access to providers in the exhibit hall. 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

The renewal period for 2022 TIA Membership is now open! Members should begin receiving hardcopy renewal invoices in the coming weeks. You can also renew today by logging in to the TIA website and completing your payment online, or by calling us at 703.299.5700. Act now, as your membership will expire on December 31, 2021. QUESTIONS? Contact membership@tianet.org. Thank you for your continued support of TIA!

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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

Just One Week Until the TIA 2021 3PLXTEND Begins!

TIA’s 3PLXTEND Xperience kicks off next week. You will not want to miss your chance to network with peers, discuss the latest in technology developments, and position your business for sustained growth and success. Join us October 20-22, 2021 at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country to learn about evolving technologies in the 3PL marketplace along with access to 22 strategic presentations on the platforms and services currently available to 3PLs. The clock is ticking, but there is still time to join us. Register now!

 

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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!

 

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.

 

 

Take your intermodal knowledge to the next level with TIA’s Advanced Intermodal Course! Developed by a team of transportation & freight brokerage professionals with extensive intermodal experience, this course consists of four (4) learning modules + final exam designed to teach you about a multitude of intermodal-related topics. 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.