January 25, 2022
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Did You Know that the TIA 2022 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition is just 70 days away? Taking place April 6-9 in San Diego, this is your chance to connect with industry peers, gain key tools and insights that can be applied directly to your brokerage with nearly 100 sessions, and one-stop-shopping for the services and technology solutions driving the industry with over 70 of the leading vendors in the exhibit hall. Register now.

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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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Atlas Canada

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!

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

Does your 3PL need a new TMS, additional insurance coverages, HR and staffing support, freight matching capabilities, machine learning and AI-powered platforms, or legal services? Maybe you need just one of these—or maybe you need all of them. Either way, the TIA 2022 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition is the place to find all the services and solutions needed to grow your brokerage. Meet face-to-face with reps from over 70+ of the industry’s premier vendors and find the right partners for your 3PL. Register now.

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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

TIA's First Trimester 2022 CTB Online Course opened on 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!

 

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!

 

The newest version of Marketing Transportation Brokerage Services (MTBS) is now available! Don’t miss out on the updated content, videos, and interactive segments in this revamped course.

By investing a few hours of your time in this online self-study course, you can level-up your marketing efforts with the help of industry expert Dr. John Drea. Create a deeper understanding of the strategic marketing approaches needed to promote your 3PL.

 

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!

 

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.

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!

Axle Payments

Beth Carroll and her team at the Prosperio Group are collecting data for the 2021 Compensation Survey. Participants who provide their compensation data will receive three-months of complimentary access to the online report. During these unprecedented times, it is more vital to know what other companies are paying or you could lose your top talent and be left behind in your recruiting efforts. Please Note: We have moved to an all-digital format for the Compensation Survey and will no longer produce printed versions. What you need to do to participate:

  1. Download the excel pay file.
  2. Complete pay file and return to measureup@prosperiogroup.com
  3. Register your company at measure-up.net.

As always, we adhere to all DOJ rules in regard to compensation surveys. The more participation we have the more valuable the tool is for everyone. If you have any questions, please reach out to me at beth.carroll@prosperiogroup.com or 815-302-1030.

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