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One of the Transportation Intermediaries Association's (TIA) core activities is to serve as the voice of TIA Members and the 3PL industry before Congress and federal regulators and agencies.

TIA's dedicated Government Affairs team works diligently to educate, inform, and guide Members of Congress and their staff on a range of issues, regulations, topics, and themes important to our members and the industry as a whole. 

TIA's Government Affairs team also works closely with federal regulators, including the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), as well as with industry groups such as the American Truckers Association (ATA) to collectively find common-sense solutions to issues facing the transportation industry.

QUESTIONS? To learn more about TIA's advocacy and government affairs efforts or join one of our policy committees - please contact advocacy@tianet.org.

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This TIA On The Hill newsletter provides TIA Members with a weekly update on the happenings on Capitol Hill and in the Biden-Harris Administration. The newsletter will explain how TIA is advocating for you on various legislative and regulatory issues.

If there are specific issues that you would like to see addressed in this newsletter, please contact advocacy@tianet.org.

NEWS & UPDATES:

TIA Gives Full Support to C-TPAT Pilot Program Act
By DCOOL | March 2, 2022

MARCH 2, 2022 – ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA – The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the voice of the third-party logistics (3PL) industry, released the following statement following the House Homeland Security Committee’s […]

Biden Administration Enforces Cross-Border Vaccine Mandate
By DCOOL | January 21, 2022

JANUARY 21, 2022 – ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the Biden Administration rolled out their vaccine mandate for non-U.S. citizen truck drivers entering the country. In a reversal of previous public statements, […]

TIA Letter of Support for Highway Accident Fairness Act
By MEVANS | December 15, 2021

TIA President & CEO Anne Reinke’s letter to Reps. Garett Graves (R-LA-06) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) on behalf of the Association’s 1,800+ members in support of HR 6151, the “Highway […]

TIA Letter of Support for Infrastructure Bill
By NHUMPHREY | August 19, 2021
TIA Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Package
By NHUMPHREY | August 11, 2021

MEDIA CONTACT: Matthew Evans | evans@tianet.org | 202.498.5919 AUGUST 10, 2021 – ALEXANDRIA, VA – Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the voice of the third-party logistics industry, issued the following statement in response […]

TIA Releases Updated Co-Broker Model Contract
By NHUMPHREY | July 22, 2021

MEDIA CONTACT: Matthew Evans | evans@tianet.org | 202.498.5919 JULY 22, 2021 – ALEXANDRIA, VA – Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the voice of the third-party logistics industry, is pleased to announce the release […]

TIA Applauds New C-TPAT Legislation
By NHUMPHREY | July 16, 2021

MEDIA CONTACT: Matthew Evans | evans@tianet.org | 202.498.5919 JULY 16, 2021 – ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA – Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the voice of the third-party logistics industry, released today the following […]

TIA Signs DOT Anti-Human Trafficking Pledge
By NHUMPHREY | May 12, 2021

Becomes Latest Industry Partner to Join DOT’s Transportation Leaders Against Human Trafficking Initiative   MAY 11, 2021 – ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA – Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the voice of the third-party […]

Workers Compensation Issues on the Rise
By NHUMPHREY | September 15, 2020

TIA has received feedback from multiple Members recently about the State of New York cracking down on workers’ compensation rights for owner-operators, which is part of a larger effort by […]

Down the Road, the 117th Congress and Transportation
By NHUMPHREY | September 15, 2020

Scott Marks | Government Affairs Manager | TIA The 2nd session of the 116th Congress has been a whirlwind, packed with a marathon markup of a $2 trillion infrastructure package, COVID-19 response […]

DOL Notice Of Increase Minimum Wage For Those Individuals Involved In Contracts With The Government
By NHUMPHREY | September 8, 2020

Scott Marks | Government Affairs Manager | TIA February 12, 2014: President Barack Obama signs and issues Executive Order 13658. This order raises the wages of those individuals who are used to […]

Blog 6 – GSA Drops Major National Security Rule, TIA Members Are Affected
By NHUMPHREY | August 25, 2020

Scott Marks | Government Affairs Manager | TIA Starting August 13, 2020, members will no longer be able to both enter into contracts for service with the government and have in their […]

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