Transportation Intermediaries Association

Marketplace articles are provided by TIA Marketplace participants. These TIA members provide content relevant to the products or services they provide to the transportation brokers, carriers and other businesses in the logistics industry. These articles are published in the bi-weekly Marketplace Digest email, and are searchable by category or participant.

Protecting Your Most Vulnerable Assets

Protecting Your Most Vulnerable Assets

Content Provided by Avalon Risk Management
Accounts receivable make up almost 40 percent of a company's assets yet are one of its most...
The TIA Bond Program and Bond Claims

The TIA Bond Program and Bond Claims

Content Provided by Avalon Risk Management
TIA offers the FMCSA mandated $75,000 Bond (BMC-84) to qualifying property brokers and domestic freight forwarders. In...
Brokers: Don't be Afraid of the F-Word

Brokers: Don’t be Afraid of the F-Word

Content Provided by HaulPay
Freight factoring can be a somewhat nebulous concept for freight brokers. Fear of the unknown can cause...
TOOLS YOU NEED, NO MATTER THE STATE OF THE MARKET

TOOLS YOU NEED, NO MATTER THE STATE OF THE MARKET

Content Provided by TAI Software
“Like a fine wine, a TMS matures with age”, says Tai Software CEO, Walter “Mitch” Mitchell. 2022...
The Illegal Practice of Double Brokering

The Illegal Practice of Double Brokering

Content Provided by Avalon Risk Management
Double Brokering occurs when a carrier accepts a load and then rebrokers it to another motor carrier....
How to Make Paying and Getting Paid Easier as a Freight Broker

How to Make Paying and Getting Paid Easier as a Freight Broker

Content Provided by HaulPay
Like with any business struggling to stay afloat during these times of market uncertainty, cash flow is...
The TIA Bond Program and Bond Claims

The TIA Bond Program and Bond Claims

Content Provided by Avalon Risk Management
TIA offers the FMCSA mandated $75,000 to qualifying property brokers and domestic freight forwarders. In addition, TIA...
What Can Freight Brokers Do When It’s Tough To Find Load Coverage?

What Can Freight Brokers Do When It’s Tough To Find Load Coverage?

Content Provided by TAI Software
Freight brokers are on the front lines of the trucking industry. They act as an intermediary between...
HR as a Retention Strategy: Employee Pay

HR as a Retention Strategy: Employee Pay

Content Provided by Nextep
The Great Resignation: a term most leaders are probably tired of hearing but can’t ignore. So, instead,...
Where Are All the Freight Broker Insurance Markets Going?

Where Are All the Freight Broker Insurance Markets Going?

Content Provided by Reliance Partners, LLC
Insurance in the 3PL space has evolved over the past decade. Does it sound backwards that exciting...