TIA 2018 Conference Scholarship Recipients Announced

Media Contact: Nick Baker
(703) 299-5714
For Immediate Release 

Alexandria, VA – February 28, 2018 – The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has announced the recipients of the six scholarships that will enable professionals in the logistics industry to attend TIA’s 2018 Capital Ideas Conference & Exhibition in Palm Desert, CA, April 8-11, 2018.

Two sets of scholarships were available this year:

Four scholarships for first-time attendees sponsored in full by Avalon Risk Management. Winners include:
  • Jim Devine - L&M Transportation Services Inc.
  • Nicole Dunbar - Hybrid Logistics Inc.
  • Guillaume Gladu – G. Roch Consultant Ltd.
  • Chad Martin – A.M. Transport Services, Inc.
Two full scholarships for women in logistics sponsored by Aljex Software. Winners include:
  • Danielle DeMasters – Segura Express International
  • Destiny Jimenez – 1st Choice Logistics LLC
Scholarships recipients will receive complimentary airfare and four-night hotel stay as well as waived registration fees. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants are required write an essay, be first-time TIA conference attendees and have a minimum of two years' experience in the third-party logistics industry.

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The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) is the professional organization of the $166.1 billion third-party logistics industry. TIA is the only organization exclusively representing transportation intermediaries of all disciplines, doing business in domestic and international commerce. TIA is the voice of the 3PL industry to shippers, carriers, government officials and international organizations. TIA is the United States member of the International Federation of Freight Forwarder Associations, FIATA.