Transportation intermediaries or third-party logistics companies (3PLs) act as the facilitators to arrange the efficient and economical movement of goods. They serve tens of thousands of shippers and carriers, bringing together the transportation needs of cargo by rail, motor, air and ocean carriers.
TIA provides leadership and direction for the 3PL industry to advance professional standards and business practices, including the overall image and credibility of the profession and its ultimate contribution to society. TIA serves more than 1,600 members – helping them to better manage their companies for growth and profitability. No other association provides more ways for 3PL professionals to grow, connect, and protect their business.
7 of 10 TIA Members Are Small,
Family Owned Businesses.
TIA Is the Voice of the 3PL Industry, with 1,600+ Member Companies.
TIA Is the U.S. Member of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA).
3PL Industry Impact on U.S. Economy:
Direct Economic Impact of the 3PL Industry
Men & Women Working in Logistics in the United States
The Size of the Candy Industry
The Size of the Beer Industry
TIA Members Include:
- Transportation Brokers/3PLs
- Domestic & International Freight Forwarders
- Motor carriers
- Perishable Commodity Brokers
- Logistics Management Companies
- Intermodal Marketing Companies
- 3PL Technology Services Providers
- 3PL Business Services Providers