February 1, 2022
Logistics Weekly

Did You Know that Women In Trucking Association, Truckstop.com, and TIA are currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award (DWLA), which recognizes high-performing women in any field related to logistics, including supply chain management, 3PL and trucking? Awarded to an outstanding woman for their achievements, contributions, and leadership in logistics, the winner of the 2022 DWLA will be announced on Friday, April 8 during the TIA 2022 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition in San Diego. Nominations are due February 10, 2022.

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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!

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Meetings

Is your 3PL looking for new sales strategies? Does your HR team need the latest insights on creating competitive compensation structures? Could your marketing campaigns use a facelift? If you answered “YES” to any of these questions, then you need to join us for the pre-conference seminars scheduled for the TIA 2022 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition, taking place April 6-9 in San Diego. Led by industry experts Dr. Jim Kenny, Beth Carroll, and Dr. John Drea attendees will take an in-depth and hands-on look on key issues impacting 3PL operations. The pre-conference seminars are available to all attendees, though an additional fee is required. Register now and we look forward to seeing you April 6-9 in San Diego.

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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!

 

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!

 

We’re excited to announce the relaunch of the Partnership Selling in the Supply Chain (PSSC) online course, which has been completely revamped with all new content and videos. Designed to address the unique characteristics of selling in the 3PL industry, this online course combines printed text with online assignments, study guides, videos and quizzes. With the PSSC Course from TIA, you’ll become a relationships expert—and the first call carriers and shippers make. 

 

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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.

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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