TIA

Business, Logistics

New TIA President Anne Reinke Details Leadership Approach

TIA sign Transportation Intermediaries Association

New Transportation Intermediaries Association chief Anne Reinke plans to lead by supporting and enhancing what already is working.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 29, 2020
Business, Logistics

TIA Appoints Anne Reinke to President, CEO Posts

TIA sign Transportation Intermediaries Association

Transportation Intermediaries Association has named Anne Reinke president and CEO, it was announced Oct. 16.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
October 19, 2020
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

TIA CEO Robert Voltmann to Step Down at End of September

TIA CEO and President Robert Voltmann Transportation Intermediaries Association President and CEO Robert Voltmann by John Hursh for Transportation Intermediaries Association

Transportation Intermediaries Association President and CEO Robert Voltmann will step down from his post later this year, the association announced June 10.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 11, 2020
Government

Why You Should Start a Brokerage Within an Asset-Based Company

Why You Should Start a Brokerage Within an Asset-Based Company

This whitepaper provides a strategic blueprint and resources for asset-based companies to start and grow a brokerage. The opportunities in the market are ripe for companies of any size. Logistics and supply chain research and consulting firm Armstrong & Associates estimates that net revenues for U.S.-based 3PLs grew by five percent in 2017 to hit $77.1 billion, and gross revenues rose 10.5 percent to reach $184.3 million. The firm predicted revenue growth in 2018 would continue at a similar rate.

November 1, 2019
Government, Business

Economist Noel Perry Says Strong Freight Market, Driver Shortage Won’t Last

Perry Perry by Daniel P. Bearth/Transport Topics

PALM DESERT, Calif. – The strongest freight market in the past 50 years won’t last much beyond this year, a prominent industry economist said here last week.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 12, 2018
Business, Logistics

TIA Chairman Jason Beardall Wants to Reach Out to Shippers

Beardall Beardall by Daniel P. Bearth/Transport Topics

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Jason Beardall, president of England Logistics, wants his time as TIA chairman to be remembered for several things.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 12, 2018
Business, Logistics

Revenues Rise in 3Q for 3PLs as Shipments Jump

The third quarter saw a rise in freight shipments and revenues for logistics brokers compared with the same period a year ago, but profit margins fell 40 basis points due to cost increases in the spot market for trucks, according to the Transportation Intermediaries Association’s quarterly 3PL Market Report.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
December 6, 2017
Business, Logistics

Brokers Move More Truckload Freight in Second Quarter

Cowan Logistics brokerage office Cowan Logistics brokerage office (Ari Ashe/Transport Topics)

Freight revenue and volume grew single digits year-over-year in the second quarter, but margins shrunk during the same period because spot market rates were higher than mid-2016, according to the Transportation Intermediaries Association’s quarterly 3PL Market Report.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Technology, ELDs Present Opportunities for 3PLs to Grow, Voltmann Says

TIA's Voltmann at McLeod TIA's Robert Voltmann at the McLeod conference. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

Embracing technology is the next natural step in the evolution of third-party logistic companies, according to Robert Voltmann, president of the Transportation Intermediaries Association.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 19, 2017
Business

1Q Shipments Up, Margins Shrink; Contract Rates Weaken, TIA Says

Freight brokers reported that shipments and revenue increased in the first quarter compared with a year ago, but margins declined due to a tight pricing environment, according to the Transportation Intermediaries Association.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
May 29, 2017

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