SaferWatch and PostEverywhere Added to TIA Advantage Program
TIA is proud to announce additions to our Advantage Program, a set of exclusive discounts saving our members money and providing access to quality services. These new programs help brokers and 3PLs simplify the process of qualifying carriers and posting loads, by offering discounts on Grizella’s SaferWatch™ and PostEverywhere®.
Click here for the Carrier Qualification section of our Advantage Program.
Click here for the Load Board section of our Advantage Program.
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.
Write your Members of Congress today
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.