April 19, 2022
Logistics Weekly

Did You Know that the second trimester of TIA's Certified Transportation Broker (CTB) course opens on Monday, May 2? The CTB program offers transportation & freight brokerage professionals the highest broker certification that exists in the industry and is the most widely recognized designation among 3PLs. Incorporating the CTB into your employee development & training plans expresses the investment in your team and the service commitment to your customers.The Trimester 2 exam will be held on Saturday, August 20. Register now!

DISCOVER: TIA offers subscribers the opportunity to learn more about Logistics Plus' Ukraine relief efforts. Logistics Plus had 50 of their own employees there and are now providing relief to them and other refugees. You can access the Logistics Plus Ukraine relief here. Their fund was seeded with $500K from their owner/CEO and has raised another $138K+. All funds go directly to help refugees. The Logistics Plus team are also working with local politicians using their warehouse to collect much-needed physical items, and they will be managing the transportation of that container to Poland in early April.

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TIA’s Marketplace is bringing together resources, services, and tools that support what you do best: doing business!

Make TIA Marketplace your destination on April 27 for resources that drive success, with access to the following:

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Meetings

Join fellow TIA Members in helping shape the future of the industry in the nation's capital at the 2022 TIA 3PL Policy Forum September 27-28, 2022. This is your opportunity to help shape the future of the 3PL industry. Make sure to register today!

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After the record-breaking 2022 Conference, we anticipate booth space to sell out quicker than ever for 2023. As the industry’s marquee annual event, this is a once-a-year opportunity for you to interact with hundreds of freighter brokerages from across North America.

 APRIL 19-22, 2023
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Act now to reserve your booth in the TIA 2023 Capital Ideas Exhibition Hall. Click here for additional details or to view the exhibit hall floorplan.

AscendTMS Mopping Up Vast Market Share In Brokerage
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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

The Small Broker Coaching (SBC) Program is the latest educational offering from TIA and provides participants with 3PL professional coaching services from industry-leading trainers Ben Kowalski and Nate Cross from Freight360, and #TheFreightCoach Chris Jolly. The next Small Broker Coaching trimester begins on May 11. Register today!

 

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. 

 

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!

 

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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.