TIA Unveils Updated Carrier Selection Framework to Combat Industry Fraud

Alexandria, VA – On Monday, August 7, 2023, the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) released the latest version of their landmark framework, the TIA Carrier Selection Framework. The TIA Carrier Selection Framework assists TIA members with industry guidance and key considerations when choosing motor carriers to transport customers’ freight.

The 2023 update was led by Chairwoman Alicia Bly, CTB, Vice President, Corporate Operations and Legal Affairs for Johanson Transportation Service based in Fresno, CA. The TIA CSA-Carrier Selection Framework Subcommittee focused on the latest the guidance from the FMCSA regarding dispatch services and the role in the brokerage industry, as well as addressing the increased industry-wide fraud.

“There is no doubt that we are in the midst of a fraud apocalypse in the supply chain and the criminals and bad actors are getting more creative with their tactics and strategies to take advantage of the hard-working brokers and carriers in the marketplace. The need for a carrier selection process has never been greater and we are thrilled to release this latest version,” stated Chairwoman Bly.

“TIA is honored to continue releasing this landmark framework to assist members in navigating the complexities of carrier selection. With the growing fraud in the marketplace, a consistent carrier selection process will help ensure that our members avoid selecting fraudulent carriers,” stated TIA Vice President of Government Affairs Chris Burroughs.


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.

TIA is the premier organization for third-party logistics professionals in North America and abroad. Membership at TIA adds value to your business and provides resources for growth.
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