TIA Delivers Podcast

Transportation Intermediaries Association

Podcast by Transportation Intermediaries Association

All Episodes

In the latest episode of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Brent Hutto, Chief Relationship Officer at Truckstop.com. During the episode, Brent providers listeners with insights into what it is about TIA Members that makes Truckstop.com so committed to the Association, the SiriusXM Radio Broker Connect segment, and his recent experience at the TIA 3PL Policy Forum held in Washington, DC. Brent also provides a preview of his panel session and Truckstop.com’s showcase presentation at next week’s 2021 TIA 3PLXTEND Xperience.

Oct 12

15 min 32 sec

In the latest episode of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Marc Blubaugh, Partner at Benesch Law and Co-Chair of the firm’s Transportation & Logistics Practice Group. During the episode, Marc gives listeners a preview of his upcoming panel session at the 2021 TIA 3PLXTEND Xperience technology conference focused on the intersection of technology and law, including topics like big data, app liability, data privacy dilemmas, and more!

Sep 23

18 min 3 sec

In episode 15 of the TIA Advocacy Insights Podcast, Chris Burroughs, TIA’s Vice President of Government Affairs, sits down with David Abell, President & CEO of AM Transport Services. Listen now to hear Chris and David as they discuss the crucial reasons why attending TIA’s annual Policy Forum is essential for the prosperity of the 3PL industry. David highlights how no matter the size of your company, your voice matters, and members of Congress want to hear from you. David reflects on his past attendance at the annual 3PL Policy Forum and how beneficial it is for Members of Congress to hear directly from their constituents.

Aug 27

12 min 17 sec

In the latest episode of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Cori Eckley, CTB, TIA Board Member and Vice President of NATCO, who discusses the benefits of TIA membership and the importance and value of being an engaged member. Our host, Liz Hinkel, and Cori open an in-depth conversation on how to grow a small business and find new footing when challenges arrive. They unveil the tools and resources that TIA offers to help member companies grow and become more profitable.

Aug 13

13 min 22 sec

In Episode 14 of TIA's Advocacy Insights Podcast, Chris Burroughs, TIA’s Vice President of Government Affairs, sits down with Rob Kemp, President of DRT Transportation and Treasurer of the TIA Board of Directors. During the episode, Chris and Rob discuss the S. 2322, the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Pilot Program Act, that was recently introduced in Congress and what its passage could mean for freight brokers moving forward.

Jul 26

11 min 45 sec

In the latest episode of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with the TIA’s Chief Economist, Noël Perry. Noël gives a breakdown of economic development in 2021 as Q2 has come to a close.

Jul 21

14 min 51 sec

In Episode 13 of TIA's Advocacy Insights Podcast, Chris Burroughs, TIA’s VP of Government Affairs, sits down with Scott Marks, TIA’s Government Affairs Manager. Chris and Scott discuss the whirlwind on Capitol Hill over the past few weeks regarding surface transportation reauthorization bills.

Jun 30

15 min 48 sec

In this episode of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Paul Leahy, CAE, TIA's Director of Membership Services, who discusses the benefits of TIA membership, TIA Connect, and Member Appreciation Month!

Jun 17

23 min 32 sec

In the twelfth episode of TIA's Advocacy Insights Podcast, Chris Burroughs, TIA’s VP of Government Affairs, sits down with TIA President & CEO Anne Reinke and and the Executive Vice President of Logistics for Cowan Systems, Kristin Hurdle. Kristin speaks to her background, the importance of TIA’s legislative efforts on Capitol Hill, and the biggest issues facing 3PLs & freight brokers today. This episode stresses the topics of safety on the road, liability, the Capacity Crunch and ultimately, driver shortage. Anne discusses the gravity of being a TIA member and addressing these issues at a congressional level in order to influence future legislation through educating members of congress.

Apr 30

13 min 3 sec

In this episode of TIA Delivers Podcasts, we sit down with #TheFreightCoach, Chris Jolly. Chris discusses the crucial role coaching can play in your professional development. Becoming a coach after a 10-year career as a freight broker, Chris dives into how those firsthand experiences allow him to help coach and guide 3PL professionals in their careers and businesses.

Apr 14

13 min 12 sec

In the eleventh episode of TIA's Advocacy Insights Podcasts, Chris Burroughs, TIA’s VP of Government Affairs, sits down with John Miller, owner of Plains Dedicated and Chairman of the TIA Highway Logistics Conference Committee. Chris and John speak on getting involved with TIA, the benefits of membership, and the effects that COVID-19 had on the industry. John also discusses his experiences engaging Members of Congress and the importance of getting in front of legislators, meeting with them, and educating them on the industry.

Mar 24

21 min 1 sec

Join TIA as we sit down with Founding Partner of Prosperio Group, Beth Carroll. Beth discusses her recent article series in the 3PL Perspectives Magazine, Going Beyond Commissions.

Mar 10

18 min

In the tenth episode of TIA's Advocacy Insights Podcasts, Chris Burroughs, TIA’s VP of Government Affairs, sits down with Kenny Clark, President & CEO of the Kenneth Clark Company and the incoming chair of the TIA PAC Board of Directors. Chris and Kenny cover TIA PAC goals and events for 2021.

Feb 25

12 min

In the latest installment of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Prasad Gollapalli, Founder & CEO of Trucker Tools, to learn about the significance of developing mobile-based technology in 2021.

Feb 12

20 min 44 sec

In the first episode of TIA Delivers Podcasts: Advocacy Insights, we hear from TIA's Vice President of Government Affairs Chris Burroughs. Chris discusses the importance of government affairs to both the association and the 3PL community. Highlighting the different ways advocacy interacts with Congressional members to move 3PL beneficial legislation.

Jan 25

11 min 15 sec

In the second episode of TIA's Advocacy Insights Podcasts, we hear from TIA's Vice President of Government Affairs Chris Burroughs. Chris discusses recent conversations regarding section 371.3 of Title 49 of the code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR § 371.3).

Jan 25

8 min 24 sec

Chris Burroughs, VP of Government Affairs, discusses the Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill and the House of Representatives version of the bill, the INVEST act.

Jan 25

6 min 59 sec

Chris Burroughs, VP of Government Affairs, discusses the efforts TIA is making on behalf of the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, what you can do to help these efforts.

Jan 25

8 min 50 sec

In the fifth episode of TIA's Advocacy Insights Podcasts, we hear from, Chris Burroughs, TIA’s VP of Government Affairs. Chris delves deep into the California Air Resources Board (CARB), and the various regulations they have made that directly impact those in the 3PL community.

Jan 25

10 min 52 sec

In the sixth episode of TIA's Advocacy Insights Podcasts, we hear from, Chris Burroughs, TIA’s VP of Government Affairs. Chris focuses on the Trump Administration's developments in the transportation and infrastructure industry. Also diving into what a second term or potential Biden Presidency may hold for the future of infrastructure.

Jan 25

8 min 52 sec

In Episode 7 of the TIA Advocacy Insights Podcast, Chris Burroughs, TIA’s Vice President of Government Affairs, discusses the public comments that TIA filed with FMCSA regarding recent broker transparency petitions from OOIDA and SBTC.

Jan 25

12 min 16 sec

In the eighth episode of TIA's Advocacy Insights Podcasts, we hear from, Chris Burroughs, TIA’s VP of Government Affairs. Chris sits down with Jeff Tucker, CEO of Tucker Company Worldwide to discuss safely transporting a COVID-19 vaccine, and the impacts on the third-party logistics industry.

Jan 25

12 min 19 sec

In the ninth episode of TIA's Advocacy Insights Podcasts, we hear from, Chris Burroughs, TIA’s VP of Government Affairs. Chris covers TIA's legislative and regulatory priorities for the 117th Congress.

Jan 25

11 min 10 sec

In this episode of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Anne Reinke, TIA President & CEO, who discusses her transition into leading a trade association and what’s to come for TIA and its members in 2021.

Jan 13

17 min 22 sec

In this episode of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Noel Perry, TIA’s Chief economist. Noel gives us a recap of what economic development looked like in 2020 in regards to the travel restrictions of COVID-19, transportation, and e-commerce.

Dec 2020

20 min 53 sec

In this episode of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Tom McLeod, President & CEO of McLeod Software to discuss the constant updates to technology in the industry, right ahead of our 3PL XTEND Virtual Conference!

Nov 2020

13 min 29 sec

In this episode of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Breanna Honeycutt, Vice President of Sales at Nextep, Inc. to discuss the products and services that a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) offers and the evolution of employee and employer relationships in 2020.

Oct 2020

13 min 43 sec

In this episode of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Prasad Gollapalli, Founder & CEO of Trucker Tools, to learn about the significance of technology as a resource to grow a successful brokerage.

Sep 2020

20 min 56 sec

In the latest installment of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Alicia Ruiz, CTB, Vice President, Corporate Operations & Legal Affairs of Johanson Transportation Service to learn about 3PL Leadership Strategy in 2020. During the episode, Ruiz walks listeners through navigating being a female leader in a male-dominated space during a pandemic that has made the 3PL industry an essential service.

Jul 2020

11 min 51 sec

In the this episode of the TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Jim Berlin Founder & CEO of Logistics Plus, who talks about TIA's relationship with his company, as well as National Logistics Day, which he formally registered himself. During the episode, Berlin talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the logistics industry, and what he hopes for 3PLs in the future. Berlin's unique perspective and creation of National Logistics Day makes this is an episode that you can't afford to miss!

Jun 2020

9 min 13 sec

In this episode of TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Jim Kenny, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Marketing at Western Illinois University, who provides follow-up to his recent TIA Virtual Lunch & Learn webinar "The Surprising Simple Task Every 3PL Sales Rep Should Be Doing Right Now." During the episode, Dr. Kenny discusses the importance between differentiation and positioning strategy, the importance of executing strategy, and the importance of connections built through verbal communications.

May 2020

17 min 37 sec

In this episode of TIA Delivers Podcasts, we sit down with Beth Carroll, Managing Principal of Prosperio Group, who provides insights into the four-part series she recently wrote for TIA's 3PL Perspectives Magazine. The four-part series, “The Economics of Commission” details the different approaches and methods used to figure sales commissions.

Apr 2020

18 min 3 sec

In this special episode of TIA Delivers Podcasts, President & CEO of TIA, Bob Voltmann, CAE gives a brief update on the state of TIA in the current climate that we are facing together.

Mar 2020

5 min 3 sec

In this episode of TIA Delivers Podcasts, we sit down with Jonathan Evans, Director of Client Solutions for Logistical Labs. Jonathan discusses where the future of the RFP process is heading and how clients can leverage technology right now to gain a competitive advantage by improving their client-facing and carrier-facing operational strategies to win more business while mitigating risks in an ever-changing industry.

Feb 2020

16 min 33 sec

In this episode of TIA Delivers Podcast, we sit down with Kenneth Clark, the president of Kenneth Clark Co., and an avid supporter of TIA. Kenny shares his company’s success story and provides outstanding insight into why TIA membership has been essential in taking his company from $1.6 million to a projected $14 million in 2020. He discusses some of the challenges his company faces, how he has overcome these challenges, and why he continues to invest in TIA. Kenny leaves us with specific takeaways and advice on how to accelerate your business and provide more value to your customers. A TIA member perspective you do not want to miss! ______________________________________________________ Subscribe to TIA: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEQz3... Like TIA: https://www.facebook.com/3PLAssociation Follow TIA: https://twitter.com/3plassociation Learn More & Become a Member: https://www.tianet.org/

Dec 2019

14 min 6 sec

In our latest episode, Chris Burroughs, Vice President of Government Affairs for TIA, discusses the importance of getting involved with TIA on advocacy issues. TIA’s Government Affairs division works on behalf of the membership to promote the 3PL industry with lawmakers and regulators, and protect their businesses from burdensome regulations. In addition, Chris provides an update on the 116th Congress and legislative and regulatory issues that 3PLs should be aware of as we move into 2020. These include the proposed hours-of-service (HOS) changes, the Motor Carrier Safety Selection Standard (MCSSS) and the U.S. Mexico Canadian trade agreement (USMCA). ______________________________________________________ Subscribe to TIA: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEQz3... Like TIA: https://www.facebook.com/3PLAssociation Follow TIA: https://twitter.com/3plassociation Learn More & Become a Member: https://www.tianet.org/

Nov 2019

27 min 50 sec

We have in the Persian Gulf the biggest threat to global economic stability since the banking crisis of 2008. Find out what this exposure means to North American supply chains in the first of TIA's new series of podcasts. Noël Perry, TIA's chief economist will layout the dimensions of the crisis and translate them into specific implications for supply chain professionals ranging from gyrations in fuel surcharges to threats to product delivery. Mr. Perry is a veteran of several of these events and has the scars to prove it. He is particularly interested in the current situation because it has the potential to be a game-changer. It is time for all of us to become intensely aware of events in the Persian Gulf. ______________________________________________________ Subscribe to TIA: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEQz3... Like TIA: https://www.facebook.com/3PLAssociation Follow TIA: https://twitter.com/3plassociation Learn More & Become a Member: https://www.tianet.org/

Oct 2019

19 min 13 sec