NEWS & HEADLINES
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 marketplace.
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MAP-21 Double Brokering

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

H.R. 1120, the National Hiring Standard

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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FMCSA Unified Registration System (URS) 

Are you ready for the big changes set to come within FMCSA? On Oct. 23rd, the URS will be implemented. The URS will eliminate the MC, FF, and MX numbers within the DOT sytem and make the USDOT number the sole identifier. Additionally, the URS will require brokers to update their information on a biennial update.
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Logistics Focused MBA

TIA and the William Loveland College have announced an agreement to offer a new Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a focus in logistics.
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TIA Veteran Initiative

TIA's members surpassed our goal of hiring more than 100 veterans in 2014. Help TIA continue this trend through 2015. Hired a vet?
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Certified Transportation Broker Program Registration

The next wave starts July 27. Register here for this industry-recognized, online certification program.


Intermodal Expo 2015

This year's EXPO takes the best of the 2014 event and adds more value, raising the sum "EXPOnentially!" Join us September 20-22 in Ft. Lauderdale and see the difference.


Exhibit at the TIA 2016 Capital Ideas Conference
 

The only meeting for third-party logistics providers, it is a once-a-year opportunity to interact with the best 3PLs throughout North America and abroad.