Virtual Instructor-Led Training

Upcoming ILTs – October

Virtual Instructor-Led Training SeriesAlternative Modes: Build Resiliency in your Business by Diversifying Lanes

If COVID has taught us anything, the need to have a diversified business portfolio that utilizes different lanes is key to building resiliency in your business during challenging times. Join TIA and these speakers for an informative VILT that explores alternative modes for your business to prepare yourself for the next market disruption.

October’s Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) is perfect for you! In this four-day VILT, we’ll cover the benefits and common pitfalls of Intermodal transport, Less-Than-Truckload transport, Cross-border freight, and Temperature Controlled transport. Each session is a two-hour exploration of each mode with industry experts.

October 6th, 8th, 13th, and 15th
2-4 PM ET each day

Bundle Price – $575 for members, $700 for non-members

Individual Session – $175 for members, $300 for non-members

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Register for the LTL Session

Register for the Temp Control Session

Register for the Cross-Border Session

Register for the Intermodal Session


Previously Recorded

Virtual Instructor-Led Training SeriesFreight Claims in Plain English

Based on the popular 4th Edition of Freight Claims in Plain English, authored by George Carl Pezold & William J. Augello, which is often referred to as the “Bible” on freight claims. This is a “soup to nuts” seminar covering a wide range of issues and topics related to freight claims and freight claim recovery, such as the basics of liability for loss and damage to freight in transit, bills of lading, burdens of proof, defenses, damages, limitations of liability, time limits, liability of carriers, freight forwarders, warehousemen, and other intermediaries. It will define the liability of a broker for negligence, breach of contract or when a broker hold itself out to be a carrier. It will explain how to can assist your customer in filing a claim against a carrier, the measure of damages, and the proof required for a claim against a carrier.

Presented by Gerard F. Smith, Managing Partner, Pezold, Smith, Hirschmann, and Selvaggio LLC 

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Virtual Instructor-Led Training SeriesBuilding the Best 3PL: Getting your Org Structure & Compensation Plans Right is Critical!

There are many organizational models used by 3PLs, from cradle-to-grave and the “Chicago Model,” to Pod Structures. Additionally, we are at the dawn of the next new technological sea change that is going to radically change how all 3PLs operate. Whether your 3PL is primarily a technology play focusing more on the software, or you are running a traditional model but seeing old rules change because more can be done through automation, you need to consider the roles your organization needs, the process flow between those roles, the right accountabilities for each role, and the proper compensation plans for those roles to drive the RIGHT results based on your current strategic needs. And of course, your compensation plans must be flexible enough to adapt to future changes and market swings, such as we saw between 2018 and 2019.

June 16th, 18th, 23rd, and 25th
2-4 PM ET
Presented by Beth Carroll, Managing Principal Prosperio Group 

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Is your Sales Team still using features and benefits based sales model? If so, they are losing ground to your competitors. Training and coaching that never teaches how the buyer makes a decision and how a salesperson needs to work within these parameters will come up short in today’s 3PL marketplace. This seminar uses research that teaches how a shipper buys 3PL services, what process they expect from a professional salesperson, and how to incorporate a question-based sales approach over the phone.

July 7th, 8th, and 14th
2-4 PM ET
Presented by Jim Kenny, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Marketing at Western Illinois University.

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Virtual Instructor-Led Training SeriesContracting for Transportation & Logistics Services

An intensive program on the practical and legal aspects of contracting for transportation and logistics services. Learn different techniques for drafting and negotiating transportation contracts, such as the “do’s” and “don’ts” of contracting. Attendees will also review important legal principles, statutes, and regulations affecting the contracting process, such as the liability of a 3PL for freight charges and cargo liability, as well as a “walk through,” in-depth discussion of actual contract provisions, terms and conditions contained in 3PL-Shipper and 3PL-Carrier contracts.

This 4-day seminar will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to discuss their specific contracting problems and issues with a knowledgeable transportation attorney.

August 4th, 6th, 11th, 13th
2-4 PM ET
Presented by Raymond Selvaggio, General Counsel at Transportation & Logistics Council, Inc.

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