Author Archives: michelleh

Rules of The Road

Despite checking a carriers’ authority, safety rating and insurance limits, in other words despite asking all the right questions, brokers can still find themselves wondering, “Who pays the freight?”

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Strategic Megatrends

A continuation of our discussion on megatrends and the how the Board is developing the strategic plan for Association in 2020.

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Chris On The Hill: Planning for the Future

Chris Burroughs | Transportation Intermediaries Association I am so blessed to have three healthy and amazing children, ages five years, three years, and 4-months old. Since they are all less than six years of age and obviously not dating or driving yet, the most pressing issue that keeps me up at night is doing my best to build some inheritance. ...

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Duty of Foresight Continued

A continuing discussion of the duty of foresight, and the adoption of foundational trends and megatrends in shaping the future of the Association.

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Creating the Right Office Culture

During rapid growth periods, companies often focus more on servicing customers than tending to their own teams. Ultimately, this lack of focus on your own team and workplace culture can undermine the robust growth your company is experiencing.

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How Should I Pay Support Roles?

Organization support roles – think IT or Accounting – are as deserving of incentive pay as the company’s production teams. But exactly what types of incentives work best for this group of employees?

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