September 6, 2022
Logistics Weekly

 

Did you know that Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has just launched our rebrand? Our industry has expanded and transformed over the last several years and we felt the time was right to update our logo. We are also updating our messaging to be more inclusive regarding our role(s) in the industry and adopting a defining statement that speaks to where we are today, at the center of the supply chain. Learn more at tianet.org.

 

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Member News

The Second Quarter 2022 TIA 3PL Market Report is now available. Don't miss out on this new and updated report. We are pleased to announce FTR is now providing analysis and commentary. In addition to eight-quarter trends, fuel price comparisons, 3PLs and industry observers will view how the industry is performing as well as to compare their business to companies of a similar size. Additionally, the report includes detailed 3PL activities by transportation mode and measures comparative volume, revenue, margin and margin percentages, quarterly and year over year. Click here to secure access to the report!

 
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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 19-21, 2022. Help shape the future of the 3PL industry. The hotel cutoff date is Friday, August 26. Register now

 

 

Technology Security & Risk Management are a major concern. Not to worry. We've assembled a panel of experts who will share the process of establishing your risks and security concerns, assessing each, and generating a plan to mitigate. Russ Felker with Trinity Logistics shares why you need to be at TIA's 2022 Technovations conference. Register now:

 

 
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The TIA 2023 Capital Ideas Exhibit Hall has a few remaining spots. Don't delay, click here to reserve your spot in the best freight-based exhibit hall! Your customers will be there, will you? If you have questions, contact meetings@tianet.org.

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Education

 

This workshop, which is a pre-conference seminar that will take place on-site at the 2022 Technovations conference, offers nine exercises that are divided into two distinct categories that are designed to aid you in auditing and improving your 3PL’s marketing and sales management activities.
 
The Marketing and Sales Management Program will be instructed by Dr. Jim Kenny, who has taught and researched in the areas of strategic marketing, professional selling, and sales management at Western Illinois University. He has been nominated for Teacher of the year 12 times during his 25-year career and won twice.

 

 

Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) have you stumped? TIA's LTL course has you covered. Developed by leading transportation & freight brokerage professionals with extensive LTL experience, this online, on-demand course consists of four (4) modules and final exam. Register today!

 

The Temperature Control Transport Course is geared toward individuals looking to understand the critical issues and concepts involved in transferring perishable loads. The course covers important topics such as industry characteristics, heat and trailer conditions, impact of packaging, loading of perishable products and inspections.

 

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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!