Government Affairs

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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

2021 PRO Act Email Signature

This is a call to action to every member that values the freedom to run their business as they see fit. With the PRO Act (H.R. 842), we are facing the most anti-business legislation of the 117th Congress. The legislation is essentially a shopping list for the labor unions and is anti-worker flexibility, anti-business, and anti-independent contractors. 

  • Click to submit an automated letter to your Senators urging them to "VOTE NO ON PRO."
  • Click to download a copy of TIA's "NO ON PRO" fact sheet.
  • Click to read TIA President & CEO Anne Reinke's March 11, 2021 letter to U.S. Senate leaders urging them to "VOTE NO ON PRO."
  • Click to read TIA's recent public comments on our opposition to the PRO Act.
  • Click to read H.R. 842 (The PRO Act)
2021 - On the Hill Newsletter Header

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


By NHUMPHREY | September 24, 2019

On September 19, 2019, the Senate Committee on Appropriations approved the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) fiscal year 2020 spending bill. The measure – which provides funding to improve […]

Nominee Announced for Federal Maritime Commission Vacancy
By ASCreative | June 4, 2019

On June 3, the Trump Administration announced an intent to nominate Carl Bentzel to serve as commissioner on the Federal Maritime Commission for the remainder of a term expiring on […]

New Labor Decision Makes it Easier to Classify Workers as Contractors
By ASCreative | February 26, 2019

By Will Sehestedt, Vice President of Government Affairs Independent contractor relationships are critically important to 3PLs of all sizes and specializations, so TIA closely monitors all regulatory developments related to […]

Trump Nominees Join Federal Maritime Commission
By ASCreative | February 26, 2019

By Will Sehestedt, Vice President of Government Affairs On Jan. 23, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) welcomed two commissioners following their confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Daniel Maffei of New […]

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