July 19, 2022
Logistics Weekly

DID YOU KNOW the Future Leader Executive Training (FLET) Program is available to anyone who is looking to fast-track their understanding of the brokerage industry with the aim of moving into upper management or C-Suite level positions within their organization? The FLET Program is customizable to your needs and provides the student access to the New Broker Course, Small Broker Coaching, Partnership Selling in the Supply Chain, and your choice between any of our Niche Courses or two modules from the 3PL Management Accelerator Program. Register Now!

 

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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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Meetings

Make yourself a resource for lawmakers who need solutions to supply chain problems at the 2022 TIA Policy Forum. In this video, Brian Evans, Immediate Past Chairman of the TIA Board of Directors and standing member of the Arkansas General Assembly, reflects on the importance of attending this year’s Policy Forum. These is no stronger voice for policy reform than constituents who meet one-on-one with their representative. Help strengthen the voice of the 3PL Industry by joining us at the 2022 Policy Forum. Register now!

 

Registration for the 2022 TIA Technovations Conference is open! Join us October 26-28 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa for education sessions designed to help you implement, understand, and take control of the technology changes affecting your business; three Showcases with 21 presenters giving a “TECH TALK” on innovations that will advance the industry; and introducing TIA Shark Tank! Industry leading technology startups will join us as they make their pitches to our panel of experts. Register today!

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 Lowes Royal Pacific Resort 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 has been passed 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 in the House of Representatives to co-sponsor and support 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

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 August 24. Register today!

 

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!

 

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

SAVE THE DATE! Join us today at 3pm for our next Connecting to Climb Series from the TIA Women In Logistics Committee. Featuring Erin Van Zeeland, Group SVP/GM of Logistics and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) at Schneider National, will share insights on her personal journey and secrets to her success, focusing on empowering and growing the influence, role, and impact of women in the logistics industry. Register Now!

 
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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.

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!