January 4, 2022
Logistics Weekly

Did You Know that the next Small Broker Coaching series starts January 19? Led by Ben Kowalski and Nate Cross from Freight360 and #TheFreightCoach Chris Jolly, this program is spread across eight focus areas, including finding shippers, utilizing your CRM capabilities, negotiation strategies and tactics, financial management, and more. Participants in the Small Broker Coaching series work independently and in small group settings with each of our coaches, three of the freight brokerage industry's leaders in providing professional coaching to freight brokers. Learn more.

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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

Thank you to all members who have renewed for 2022! If your company has not renewed its membership yet, you can renew today by logging into the TIA website and completing your payment online, by calling us at 703.299.5700, or by mailing a check along with the renewal invoice sent to your office. Act now, as your membership expired on Dec. 31, 2021. QUESTIONS? Contact membership@tianet.org. Thank you for your continued support of TIA!

The TIA 3PL Market Report for Q321 is now available. We are now in the sixth quarter of the most substantial surge in goods consumption in recent history. By now, the boon has reached a plateau with reductions in Q321. Is this the inevitable fallback from this unsustainable boon or just a pause? Want access to the full TIA 3PL Market Report for Q321 + the next three quarterly reports? Subscribe today and secure your access to the Q321-Q222 reports!

Benesch
Atlas Canada
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

In addition to a robust agenda that includes 80+ education and breakout sessions, the TIA 2022 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition features a series of general sessions providing key insights into industry developments at a more macro level. From an exclusive preview of the Transport Topics list of Top 50 Logistics Companies and panels featuring experts from the carrier and shipper segments to the presentation of the Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, a policy briefing on TIA’s efforts on Capitol Hill, and updates from TIA’s President & CEO and Board Chair, these general sessions are designed to inform, inspire and engage attendees. Register now and we’ll see you April 6-9 in San Diego.

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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

TIA's First Trimester 2022 CTB Online Course opened yesterday, January 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 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 April 23, 2022. Register now!

 

Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) have you stumped? TIA's LTL course has you covered. Developed by leading transportation & freight brokerage professionals with extensive LTL experience, this online, on-demand course consists of four (4) modules and final exam. Register today!

 

Employee onboarding can be challenging, costly, and time-consuming, but the New Employee Orientation Course from TIA eases the burden providing an overview of rules/regulations, business ethics, how to sell, and more!

 

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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!

 

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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