TIA Daily COVID-19 Update: June 5th

As TIA continues to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 and it’s impact on the 3PL and transportation industries, here is your Daily Update for June 5. As a reminder, you can find all the latest information, resources, guidance, and news from TIA’s .

On June 3, 2020, the Senate approved H.R. 7010, the “Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020” by a voice vote. This follows the House of Representatives who approved the measure on May 28, 2020 on a roll call vote of 417-1. The bill has been sent to President Trump’s desk for his signature to make it law and was signed into law today.

Leaders from both parties in the Senate rushed to pass this legislation on Wednesday as the clock on the initial eight-week window expired for the first round of PPP loans.

TIA Government Affairs prepared a white paper on the changes, which can be found .


Thank you for joining us for all of our COVID-19 updates. These will begin to be distributed only on Mondays, Wendesndays, & Fridays, but we will be sure to inform you of any pertinent updates as soon as possible.


The U.S. was back on a downhill track with respect to deaths Wednesday with reductions in most states. It was a neutral day for cases, with significant week-over-week increases in CA, FL, NC, AZ, all good retirement states.

In Europe, Sweden reported a major increase in cases, without an accompanying rise in deaths. We see there another of the common reporting glitches, obviously a catch-up day.

Regarding Sweden, a country with few restrictions on mobility, a recent report states that tighter restrictions would have saved lives there. Typically, however, the report neglects to quantify the additional economic cost of such an option. Note that the case data in the U.S. does not indicate eliminating restrictions based on earlier standards for case reductions. Nonetheless, the country is steadily opening up due to a growing appreciation for the economic effects of restrictions.

We’ll be back on Monday afternoon with additional COVID-19 updates and information.

June 4, 1942 the Battle of Midway began. While the war would last another 3 years, the battle was decisive and the US Navy defeated the Imperial Japanese Navy turning the tide in the Pacific. Since we shared the Navy themed tunes last month, here are the Sons of the Pioneers with “.

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