Tag Archives: FMCSA

Getting Back to the Basics

After more than a year of virtual meetings with Members of Congress, TIA’s Government Affairs team is preparing for a return to an in-person gatherings at the 2021 TIA Policy Forum, September 28-29, in Washington, D.C.

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Renewed Commitment

TIA's Anne Reinke looks forward to 2021 and the Association's work to foster safety in the transportation industry, education and shared experience, and a return to normalcy for our members.

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Stop Calling It a BOC-3

Freight brokers, motor carriers, and domestic freight forwarders facing a jumble of transportation requirements may not be paying attention to all that is behind the industry jargon. Take the BOC-3—perhaps the most misunderstood and least appreciated of them all.

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TIA Continues Its Focus on NAFTA, Other International Issues Confronting 3PLs

Will Sehestedt | Transportation Intermediaries Association As TIA continues to grow, so do the interests and capabilities of TIA member companies. In TIA’s 40th year, the Association now includes hundreds of companies that offer not only domestic over-the-road transportation services, but also a host of international and multimodal capabilities. TIA staff work hard to ensure that every member has access ...

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The Value of Working with Reliable Trust and Bond Providers

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DOUG CLARK | Douglas Clark Consultants The 3PL industry is seeing increased shipper requirements of financial security, and TIA is working to help shippers understand where unreasonable requirements only hurt their bottom line. Some shippers are requiring brokers and forwarders to have bonds or trusts up to $300,000. The benefits to the shipper for such a requirement are unclear: there ...

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