TIA News

Surprising Trends in Length of Haul


The explanations for the shortening LOHs are varied – closer distribution points, the loss of volume to intermodal, and the shift from West to East Coast importing – and deserve closer scrutiny.

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From the Willard to the Wharf:

On June 11-12, 2019, TIA will be hosting its annual Policy Forum in Washington, D.C., where more than 100 members of the Association travel to our nation’s capital to walk the halls of Congress and advocate on behalf of their businesses and the 3PL industry.

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Transportation Innovators Association

In 2001, myriad media reports discussed how internet-based companies were going to disrupt you right out of business. Fast forward almost 20 years, and we’re hearing a lot from a new breed of digital brokers who are telling anyone who will listen that they are going to disrupt the industry.

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TIA Watchdog: Your Resource to Avoid Bad Actors

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Alicia Ruiz, CTB | Johanson Transportation Service The unique role intermediaries play in the industry is vital to our shipping community. The help from TIA gives us not only credibility in the industry, but also provides tools that enable member-to-member communication. TIA Watchdog is a great example of networking together to build alliances between 3PLs, so we can better serve ...

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TIA Staying Ahead of the Curve in 2019

Robert Voltmann President & CEO Transportation Intermediaries Association Since 1978, TIA has been recognized as the trusted voice of the third-party logistics industry. TIA members are to establish and protect ethical, profitable, and growing businesses in service to their customers. That’s the TIA Mission Statement. Thirty-two simple words, but they guide everything we do. We are your trusted voice of ...

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No One Loves 3PLs More Than TIA

Robert Voltmann President & CEO Transportation Intermediaries Association In this issue of 3PL Perspectives, we look at the logistics of love. How our industry moves 110 million roses to market in a 3-day period and delivers 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate just in time for Valentine’s Day. Every single leg of that journey depends on a reliable supply chain, ...

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Innovation: Staying Ahead of the Tech Curve for 2019

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TIA launched its first event devoted solely to navigating the ever-changing technology landscape for 3PLs. By all accounts, guests were thrilled to network with some of the brightest thought leaders and successful trend setters in the industry. More than 200 professionals attended the sold out, two-day 3PL Technovations event, held in Tucson, AZ, November 6 – 7.  And most, if ...

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