Raise Your Company's Visibility by Sponsoring the 2016 TIA Annual Conference & Exhibition
Ensure that your organization is recognized as a major supporter of the 2016 TIA Capital Ideas Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, TX. Make your sponsorship commitment TODAY and connect with more than 800+ key 3PL decision makers during this must-attend industry event.
TIA's Chairman of the Board's Guest Column in the Wall Street Journal's Logistics Report
TIA's Chairman of the Board, Jeff Tucker has written a guest column for the Wall Street Journal titled, "Technology Provides Opportunity, Not Disruption to Freight Brokers." Tucker goes into the depth of knowledge needed to thrive in logistics and how, "Freight brokers are the most voracious consumers of new technologies in industrial transportation."
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S. 1454, the Transportation and Logistics Hiring Reform Act
On Thursday, May 21st, Senator Deb Fischer
(R-NE) and Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) introduced S. 1454, the
"Transportation and Logistics Hiring Reform Act", which would enhance
interstate commerce by creating a national hiring standard for motor
carriers. The bill serves as a vital reform measure on addressing the
confusing and conflicting vagaries created by the CSA scores within the
Are carriers continuing to double broker
your loads? Are they flipping a load, convenience sub-hauling, helping a
friend in need? These are other ways of saying, that a carrier is
illegally brokering freight under MAP-21.
Report illegal brokering
The national hiring standard would clarify and
standardize industry best practices for hiring safe motor carriers.
Currently, industry stakeholders are often asked to second-guess the
FMCSA on determining which carriers are safe to operate and those that
are not. The national hiring standard would remove the confusing and
conflicting vagaries of the BASIC data as it relates to the negligent
selection of a carrier.
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