Vision Statement
The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) is the premier organization for third-party logistics professionals doing business in North America. TIA provides resources, education, information, advocacy and connections to establish, maintain and expand ethical, profitable and growing businesses in service to their customers.
Vision Statements

TIA  is a strong, united and synergistic organization for North American third-party logistics companies that celebrates the individual disciplines of its members while speaking with one voice to shippers, carriers, government officials and international organizations.
TIA provides value to its members through promotion of TIA members, promotion of the third-party logistics industry, education as well as product and service offerings that assist members in the successful conduct of their businesses.

TIA provides leadership and direction for the 3PL industry and professionals to advance professional standards, business practices and the overall image and credibility of the profession and its ultimate contribution to society.

TIA helps third party logistics professionals better manage their companies for growth and profit. 


We do this by:
  • LOBBYING to protect their businesses from harmful regulation and by providing a strong voice for this important industry to Congress, the Administration, states, courts, shippers, carriers, and international organizations.
  • Providing EDUCATION, RESEARCH, AND NETWORKING for CEOs and their employees designed to improve current operations, expand into new disciplines, and provide a competitive advantage for member companies.
  • Providing MEMBER BENEFITS, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTS that provide recognizable returns on member dues investment and provide a competitive advantage for member companies.
  • Promoting the HIGHEST ETHICAL STANDARDS for use by the professional 3PL industry.
  • Developing BEST PRACTICES to enhance and protect shareholder value.
  • Promoting the USE OF TIA MEMBERS by shippers and carriers.
  • Maintaining a STRONG AND GROWING ASSOCIATION that can continue to meet the needs of our members and the industry.