Transportation Intermediaries Association

Transportation Intermediaries Association

08 Nov 2019
A shift to time-based truckload rates will come, eventually, as electronic logging and detention disputes reshape supply chains, a TIA report finds.
11 Apr 2016
Truckload rates are dropping as weak demand feeds pressure on shippers to reduce U.S. transportation costs, logistics providers and brokers at the Transportation Intermediaries Association conference learned.
08 Apr 2016
The truck driver shortage is more a problem for large trucking operators, as the total number of drivers and small fleets grows, said Jeff Tucker, chairman of the Transportation Intermediaries Association and head of Tucker Company Worldwide.
12 Sep 2015
The volume of U.S. freight handled by brokers increased 7.6 percent from a year ago in the second quarter, as brokers diversified services.
28 Feb 2015
A bill introduced in the House of Representatives this week would establish national hiring standards for shippers, brokers and other parties contracting or using trucking companies.
11 Apr 2014
A national standard of care is needed to give freight brokers guidelines on how to use federal CSA safety data when contracting carriers, the Transportation Intermediaries Association says.
31 Jan 2014
Shippers that were complacent about reports of tightening truck capacity in 2013 could be in for a shock this year, especially if weaknesses in transportation networks exposed by this winter’s severe storms are taken as a warning sign.
12 Jul 2012
A House hearing Wednesday on the federal CSA trucking safety initiative morphed into a debate over electronic onboard recorders, the relationship between driver pay and safety and even, briefly, wheth
07 Dec 2010
Bob Voltmann, president of the Transportation Intermediaries Association, discusses the 2010 midterm elections and domestic trucking.
08 Sep 2010
Freight brokers and logistics companies increased sales in the second quarter, despite tight capacity, the Transportation Intermediaries Association said.
16 Jun 2010
A bipartisan Senate bill aimed at defending businesses from fraudulent freight brokering schemes is being backed by independent truckers and freight brokers.
12 Apr 2010
Freight brokers are studying whether they can help correct a steep imbalance in transportation equipment availability that is hurting efforts of U.S. exporters to get goods to overseas markets.