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3PL Policy Forum - June 17-18: The 3PL Policy Forum is the most effective way to increase awareness and educate Members of Congress, congressional staff, and agency officials on the issues that affect our industry and your business. The Policy Forum is a two-day event with meetings with Members of Congress and their staff and briefings with high level agency officials.

H.R. 1120 - H.R. 1120 is the reintroduction of the legislative language that was introduced in the 113th Congress last year. The Bill would require that before hiring a motor carrier, a shipper, broker, forwarder, and/or receiver ensure that the motor carrier is: properly registered with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA); has obtained the minimum insurance; and has not been given an “unsatisfactory” safety rating.

Make a Referral Now! - Refer your colleagues in the 3PL industry who you think could benefit from membership in TIA, and win great prizes! The member company that submits the most referrals will receive a free educational program of their choice from among CTB, Partnership Selling, or a Joel McGinley Webinar Series.

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

TIA Veteran Initiative - Since the beginning of 2014, companies participating in the TIA Veterans Hiring Initiative have brought over 110 former servicemen and women on board at their companies. Learn more.

Upcoming Events

Leadership Dashboard Webinar Series - Do you have the company you want? If not, join TranStrategy Partners April 28, 29, and 30 for an online workshop to help you develop your company's vision, mission, core values, and market niche.

Transportation Logistics & the Law - Register now for our next seminar in Rutherford, NJ, May 14-15! Learn about the laws and regulations faced by intermediaries in their day-to-day activities.

Exhibit at the TIA 2016 Capital Ideas Conference - This is the only meeting for third-party logistics providers. It is a once-a-year opportunity for you to interact with representatives from throughout North America and abroad.

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.

Government Affairs

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.

FMCSA Cross-Border Program Ends - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s three-year cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico officially ended Oct. 14, and FMCSA said in a statement that the 13 carriers participating in the program have been converted to provisional or standard operating authority, allowing them to continue to operate in the U.S.

Guidance for Potential Port Disruption - Tuesday, June 24th, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued procedures for a possible trade disruption that could cause major delays and diversions of vessel cargo arriving and departing from West Coast ports. These disruptions will occur unless the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association, which represents shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 ports along the West Coast, agree on a new contract. The current contract between the Union and the Maritime Association will expire on June 30th.


A Broker's Introduction to Intermodal Transportation - Developed by intermodal experts, this course focuses mainly on domestic and transborder intermodal transportation involving at least one rail leg.

Certified Transportation Broker - The industry’s only individual professional certification!

Ethics in Transportation Brokerage - Are you up to date on the current ethical issues impacting transportation?

Marketing Transportation Brokerage Services - The Marketing Strategy Course for Freight Brokers

New Broker Course - TIA members invented the freight brokering industry. If you want the best course, learn from the best in the industry.

Partnership Selling in the Supply Chain - The Sales Skills Course for Transportation Brokers

Temperature Control Transport - Geared for those who need to understand the critical issues and concepts involved in moving perishable loads.

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New Broker Kit - The essential tool for anyone establishing a brokerage and contains all of the information you need to begin your career as a third party transportation professional.

TIA 3PL Market Report - Looking for Key Performance Metrics about the 3PL industry? TIA's 3PL Market Report is a comprehensive report on trends and practices, providing a representative understanding of what is happening.

TIA Compensation Report - Are you paying your staff more than you need to? Compensation is a big investment … make sure you're doing it right!

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