• Chair: Brandon Arnold, CTB, Intelligent Logistics, LLC
  • All issues related to airfreight
  • Liaison between TIA and the FIATA Airfreight Institute
  • Issues:
    • Implementation of the IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Program
    • Cargo Security Programs
  • Chair: Lynn Gravley, NT Logistics, Inc. 
  • Responsible for all issues related to truck transportation under the FMCSA & other Agencies
  • Major issues of concern:
    • Hours of Service (HOS)
    • Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)
    • Unified Registration System (URS)
    • Sanitary Transportation of Food
    • Prohibition of Coercion
  • Environment & Hazardous Materials Subcommittee – Chair: Wayne Levinson, CTB, Bulk FR8, LLC
    • Environmental regulations by the Federal EPA and the California Air Resources Board (CARB), a state agency

 

  • Carrier Selection Subcommittee – Chair: Jeff Tucker, CTB, Tucker Company Worldwide
    • All issues related to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program, including:
      • Safety Fitness Determination (SFD) rulemaking
      • CSA Display
    • TIA Carrier Selection Framework
  • Chair: Jim Damman, Mode Transportation
  • Represent TIA and the North American 3PL Industry to the FIATA, the International Association of Freight Forwarders Associations
  • Liaison between TIA and the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA)
  • Issues:
    • Regulations related to cross-border freight
    • Doing business in Canada
    • Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program
    • Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) OTI requirements
    • Port labor and productivity issues
    • TIA Canadian Freight Framework
  • Chair: Shelli Austin, InTek Freight & Logistics, Inc.
  • All issues related to rail relations and intermodal transportation
  • Liaison between TIA, the American Association of Railroads (AAR), and the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA)
  • Chair:  James Lee,  Choptank Transport, Inc.
  • TIA Model Contracts
  • Chair: Kenny Clark, Kenneth Clark Company
  • Handling government freight
  • TIA Government Freight Framework
  • Liaison between TIA and the Surface Transportation Committee of the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA)
  • Chair: Jeff Lantz, CTB, C.L. Services
  • TIA Watchdog
  • Credit Issues
  • Insurance
  • Labor Regulations
  • Tax Issues
  • TIA Veterans Initiative
  • TIA’s Cargo Claims Framework
  • Fraud Task Force Subcommittee – Chair: Mike Nervick, Sleek Fleet
    • All issues related to cargo theft, identity theft, financial theft, and risk management
    • TIA Fraud Framework

 

  • Labor Subcommittee – Chair: Matt Meeks, CTB, ArcBest
    • Employee – Independent contractor classification
    • Federal overtime regulations and exemptions
    • Workers compensation laws
    • TIA Labor Law Compliance Framework
  • Chair: Geoff Turner, CTB, President and CEO of Choptank Transport, Inc.
  • Promoting TIA and the 3PL industry amongst shippers
  • Creating an environment where shippers understand the value of working with TIA members and the benefits that entails
  • Chair: Ramona Hood, FedEx Custom Critical 
  • Investigating and understanding how 3PLs can put new innovations to use
  • Developing technology-focused resources and event content
  • Blockchain and Emergent Tech Subcommittee – Chair: Parker Holcomb, Fraight
    • Blockchain technologies in the 3PL industry
    • Liaison between TIA and the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA)
  • Carrier-Facing Subcommittee – Chair: Michelle Potter, England Logistics
    • Freight matching and visibility
    • EDI and API integrations for carriers
    • Market impacts and challenges of ELD implementation
  • Customer-Facing Subcommittee – Chair: Brandon Arnold, Intelligent Logistics
    • Back office automation
    • Websites and customer interaction
    • Benchmarking and data management
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