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TIA Online Education keeps the 3PL industry moving forward and continues to help TIA members reach new heights as professionals. You and your company can depend on our expert-led education to build your knowledge and expertise in an ever-changing industry. TIA continues to be an essential body of knowledge and produces education based on real-world best practices and professional standards.

Course Title Course Date Member Price Non Member Price
New Broker Course
$695 $995

(20-40 Hours) TIA’s New Broker Course is designed for the entrepreneur who is looking to start their own brokerage. It provides an introductory examination of the brokerage industry as well as the activities necessary to find success in this exciting industry. Crafted by those who created the industry, the New Broker Course draws from the best: TIA members that have grown their businesses from small start-ups into thriving multi-million (and multi-billion) dollar companies. Learn More...

New Employee Orientation
$550 $850

(10-20 Hours) TIA's New Employee Orientation is the perfect introductory course for new employees to learn about the brokerage industry.  Built from the material contained in the New Broker Course, but without the sections on starting a brokerage, the New Employee Orientation course lets you focus on what makes your company unique, while we teach them which end of the truck gets loaded. For more than 40 years, we have been helping brokerage-based logistics companies grow and succeed.  Learn More...

Temperature Control Transport
$400 $525

(10-20 Hours) For individuals who need to understand the critical issues and concepts involved in moving perishable loads. The course covers important topics such as industry characteristics, heat, trailer conditions, the impact of packaging and loading on perishable products, and inspections. Learn More...

A Broker’s Introduction To Intermodal Transportation
$400 $525

(10-20 Hours) This course was jointly developed by several of TIA’s railroad associate members.  There are actually five Major Railroads who are active in TIA.  Their participation and investment is proof of their interest in wanting to do business with TIA Members.  It is a great time in Intermodal to get on board and this course can help you catch that train. Learn More...

Partnership Selling in the Supply Chain
$525 $650

((UNDER CONSTRUCTION)) (40-100 Hours) Partnership Selling in the Supply Chain (PSSC) has been specifically created to address the unique characteristics of selling in the third-party brokerage field. The 22-week course combines a printed text with online assignments, study guides, videos and quizzes - all created to improve the sales skills of personnel in brokerage sales.  Learn More...

Independent Contractor Course
$550 $850

(10 Hours) TIA's Independent Contractor Course serves as an introduction to the world of the independent contractor or agent. With TIA’s know-how, this course is designed to provide a powerful understanding of the many intricacies of a profitable third-party brokerage operation to successfully serve its customers or part of a larger enterprise. The Independent Contractor Course allows you to focus on what makes your company unique, while we teach them which end of the truck gets loaded. Learn More...

Marketing Transportation Brokerage Services
$440 $590

((UNDER CONSTRUCTION)) This course is targeted at those interested in learning more about how to market transportation brokerage services. The course focuses on Marketing 101, how to Accelerate Your Business Through Marketing, Developing and Implementing a Marketing Plan, and more! It consists of 11 modules along with robust quizzes. The cost of the course is $440 for members and $590 for non-members. No transfers or refunds once the course begins. Learn More...

3PL Management Accelerator Program (3PLMAP)
$795 (20% off regular price!) $1200

3PLMAP is the leading 3PL training platform for increasing revenue. The more than 20 modules included in this subscription will accelerate your business by helping your team become the most productive 3PL employees possible by focusing on professional and leadership skills in addition to technical skills. This comprehensive training is useful to new or seasoned employees across all departments. Learn More...

Advanced Intermodal Transportation Course
$400 $525

Take your intermodal knowledge to the next level with TIA’s Advanced Intermodal Course! This course, developed by a team of intermodal experts, consists of 4 learning modules and a final exam designed to teach you about 4 key topics relevant to intermodal transportation. Learn More...

Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Course
$525 $650

Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) have you stumped? The brand-new TIA LTL course has got you covered. This online, on-demand course consists of 4 modules and a final exam. You’ll learn how to define LTL and describe the types of LTL carriers, classify types of commodities and prohibited articles, recognize basic loss and damage claims and how to handle them, and recognize when it’s time to expand your services. Learn More...

Finance 101
$350 $600

Financial management can be a challenge for any company, big or small. With the new TIA Finance 101 course, you'll be able to define key financial terms to provide information on financial matters, understand the importance of credit, receivables, payables, gross and net sales, methods of payment, non-payment, debt, and effective expense management to the successful operations of a transportation brokerage, and share tips and processes to provide tips on what to review when establishing a new account, managing an existing account, approving customers for credit, collecting due or overdue payments, and maximizing cash flow. Learn More...

New Broker Success Package
$1595 $1595

If you are a 3PL under $.99 Million in gross revenue, you qualify for the TIA New Broker Success package (NBSP). This package is your Best Value and we encourage you to UPGRADE your TIA Membership by selecting the NBSP to help your company grow and be more profitable fast. With the NBSP, you'll gain access to the New Broker Course, begin the membership process, and be well-equipped to start your business. Learn More...

Ethics in Transportation Brokerage
$350 $600

The meaning of ethics is hard to pin down and harder still to define with any precision. TIA has developed the only course based on current ethical issues specifically impacting this industry. Developed by Dr. John Drea, this online course covers current ethical issues impacting transportation and is based on the book, Ethics in Transportation Brokerage, (Drea/Drea) and TIA Watchdog ethics cases. Learn More...

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Course Title Course Date Member Price Non Member Price
Certified Transportation Broker
Tuesday, June 30 $1050 $1325

(60-180 Hours) The Certified Transportation Broker (CTB) Program was specifically developed by TIA to increase the professionalism and integrity of the freight brokerage industry, meet the educational needs of brokers, and expand basic knowledge of the brokerage and transportation industry through a rigorous certification program.  Learn More...

Course Title Course Date Member Price Non Member Price
Certified Transportation Broker
Tuesday, September 29 $1050 $1325

(60-180 Hours) The Certified Transportation Broker (CTB) Program was specifically developed by TIA to increase the professionalism and integrity of the freight brokerage industry, meet the educational needs of brokers, and expand basic knowledge of the brokerage and transportation industry through a rigorous certification program.  Learn More...

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