May 17, 2022
Logistics Weekly

Did You Know that BOC-3 updates need to be filed with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)? TIA has heard from a few Members of TIA of their authority being shutdown for an authority issue with a paperwork mistake or BOC-3 issue. Obviously having your authority shutdown can be detrimental to your business operations and bottom line. If you receive a notification from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) please take immediate action. If you need assistance with the FMCSA, please don’t hesitate to reach out to TIA at advocacy@tianet.org.     

 

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Member News

Each of our Associate Members who participate in TIA’s Marketplace have made a substantial commitment to the industry they serve, and a commitment to providing TIA members with information, expertise and advice. Watch for Marketplace Tips on social media and in the Marketplace Digest.Contact Wendy Emerson at emerson@tianet.org for additional information.

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Meetings

Make plans to 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 20-21, 2022. This is your opportunity to help shape the future of the 3PL industry. Register now!

TIA 2023 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition booths are available! After the record-breaking 2022 conference, we anticipate booth space to sell out in 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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ORLANDO, FLORIDA

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.

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Industry News and Advocacy

TIA Call to Action: TIA Members, as you know over the last year and a half we have been working diligently on your behalf to include DOT licensed property brokers in the C-TPAT program, a public/private partnership focused on hardening the supply chain. Department of Homeland Security’s decision more than 10 years ago to exclude you from C-TPAT has cost you all countless business opportunities.

We have legislation to start to fix this. S.2322 in the Senate and H.R. 6826 in the House of Representatives will allow 10 TIA members to be included in this program through a pilot program. This starts the process of opening up C-TPAT to any 3PL who would like to join.

Use this link, with a pre-written note, to call on your elected leaders to co-sponsor and support S.2322 and H.R 6826.

Write to your elected leaders today!

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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

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!

 See below for a rundown on how TIA can help onboard your new employee:

Now is your chance to register for TIA's Second Trimester 2022 CTB Online Course that opened on May 2. 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 August 20, 2022. Register now!

 

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. 

 

The most recent 3PL Market Report reflects that we are now in the second consecutive quarter of slow growth in freight.

The report shows that for Q122, total revenue and invoice amount per shipment improved by 3.2% and 3.7% respectively; however, total shipments declined .5% compared to Q421.

"The first quarter reveals that freight volumes are not achieving the dizzying heights of the last two years. However, it’s important to note that volumes remain elevated, and the marketplace continues to be strong, said TIA President & CEO Anne Reinke. “TIA members continue to be well-positioned to handle the freight and help to unwind the persistent clogs in the supply chain.”

Want access to the full Q122 3PL Market Report + the next three quarterly reports? Subscribe today and secure your access to the Q122 - Q422 reports!

 

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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.

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