TIA Announces Recipients of its 2023 Policy Forum Scholarships

Winners will represent and lead the 3PL community in DC next week

Alexandria, VA (September 21, 2023) – The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the premier organization for third-party logistics professionals, today announced the recipients of its 2023 Policy Forum Scholarships. The scholarships, which are sponsored by Tai Software, cover registration and travel to TIA’s upcoming Policy Forum for five individuals. 

We are so delighted to award these five recipients with the inaugural TIA/Tai Software Policy Forum Scholarship,” said Anne Reinke, TIA President and CEO. “Thanks to the generosity and civic-mindedness of Tai Software, five 3PL professionals will have the opportunity to come to DC and talk to their Members of Congress about the critical role the 3PL industry plays in the supply chain. We appreciate so much that Tai Software understands how important advocacy is for TIA for its members.

TIA’s 2023 Policy Forum is set to take place from September 25-27 in Washington, DC and brings together TIA’s members to shape the future of the industry in the nation’s capital. Over 100 TIA Members are expected to participate in the 2023 Policy Forum During the event and will meet with over 160 members of Congress and their staff to advocate for the third-party logistics (3PL) industry, combat fraud in the industry, promote supply chain functionality and sustainability, and more. The agenda and speakers for this year’s forum can be found here.

As a member of the logistics community, Tai recognizes the importance and impact that government policy and regulation has on our industry. We are proud to contribute with these scholarships to further promote the voice of fellow logistics professionals,” said Walter Mitchel, CEO of Tai Software. 

The recipients of this year’s TIA/Tai Software Policy Forum Scholarships are:

  • Chevon Breckenridge, Administrative Assistant, Shipping Connections Inc.
  • Audrey HESTER, Owner, Hester Diversified Investments, LLC dba Hester Logistics Consulting & Brokerage HLC-B
  • Jennifer Jensen, Owner – Chief Financial Officer, Cadillac Freight Enterprises LLC
  • Ashlyn Morse, Carrier Setup Asst Manager, MegaCorp Logistics
  • Brian Woods, Vice President, HR & Risk Management, ODW Logistics & Transportation Services, LLC.

Click here to learn more about TIA’s 2023 Policy Forum

About TIA

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) is the professional organization of the $232 billion third-party logistics industry. TIA is the only organization exclusively representing transportation intermediaries of all disciplines doing business in domestic and international commerce. TIA is the voice of transportation intermediaries to shippers, carriers, government officials, and international organizations. Learn more about TIA at www.tianet.org.

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