TIA Foundation

The TIA Education Program is governed by the TIA Foundation, established in 2007, to develop educational products and research to benefit public understanding and interest in the brokerage-based third-party logistics industry.


Providing quality education for the industry is a priority at TIA.

To keep our industry moving forward and help our members reach new heights as professionals, we continue to build a body of knowledge and products based on real-world best practices and our high level of professional standards.

Interested in expanding your industry knowledge with one of these TIA courses?  Review the calendar for current dates.
TIA Courses

TIA offers several core courses built to give you and your business access to the best information on topics critical to your success. 

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!

Independent Contractor Course/Agent Course

Your introduction to the world of the independent contractor or agent.

Marketing Transportation Brokerage Services

Accelerate your business with marketing skills focused on developing and implementing a marketing plan.

New Broker Course 

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

New Employee Orientation

The perfect introductory course for new employees to learn about the brokerage industry.

Partnership Selling in the Supply Chain  

The Sales Skills Course for Transportation Brokers

Temperature Control Transport

Geared for those who need to understand critical issues and concepts involved in moving perishable loads.

(New Registrants)
(Have an Account)
New Broker Success Package

Need more information? Contact our staff at 703.299.5700 or info@tianet.org.

TIA's Research Products

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!

TIA Assessments

TIA Consulting Services

Through TIA Consulting Services, we now offer:

  • TIA New Hire Assessment
  • TIA Performance Predictor Assessment
  • TIA Leadership Profile Assessment
These assessments are geared specifically to your business and incorporate four decades of knowledge and best practice.
Monthly Webinars

Gain Intelligence from Industry Leaders

TIA offers its members free monthly webinars on topics that affect you and your business every day. 

These hands-on events cover topics like insurance, regulatory changes, cash flow management, and more, and provide you the opportunity to interact with some of the most successful leaders of the transportation brokerage industry.