The Partner Program at Iron Apple International, gives us the opportunity to work with companies, groups, corporations and governments at all levels, world-wide, to offer our clients the best possible solution. Partnerships are important to us, as they are the means to achieving greater outcomes and providing reciprocated value for everyone involved. We are proud to be working with a variety of partners that can support our clients. If you are interested in becoming a partner with us, please contact us directly.
FOOD SHIPPERS OF AMERICA (FSA)
Food Shippers of America (FSA) puts you where you can make the most of your time: face-to-face with representatives from some of the most successful companies in America. Who are they? Top shippers of food and food-related products. Key professionals representing a wide range of distribution formats, from club stores to food service installations. And innovative motor, rail, and intermodal providers. Our primary mission as Food Shippers of America is to promote high standards and continuing education of transportation and supply chain services to the Food industry.
AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATION (ATA)
Since 1933, American Trucking Associations has been the leading advocate for the trucking industry. Through a strong federation of state associations, affiliated conferences and individual members, ATA is committed to developing and advocating innovative, research-based policies that promote highway safety, security, environmental sustainability and profitability. ATA’s professional staff works to educate policymakers and the general public about the essential role trucking plays in the economy, promote responsible policies to improve highway safety and advance the industry’s environmental goals.
TRANSPORTATION INTERMEDIARIES ASSOCIATION (TIA)
Transportation intermediaries or third party logistics companies (3PL) 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 the cargo interests with the corresponding capacity and special equipment offered by rail, motor, air, and ocean carriers. Transportation intermediaries play a key role in cross border transportation by land, sea, and air.Transportation intermediaries bring a targeted expertise to meet the shipper’s transportation needs. Transportation intermediaries invest in sophisticated software that helps maximize logistics efficiency.
TRUCKLOAD CARRIERS ASSOCIATION (TCA)
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) represents nearly 700 companies working in and serving the truckload freight industry. Collectively, TCA member companies employ several hundred thousand people across the US and Canada. TCA is the only national trade association whose collective sole focus is the truckload segment of the motor carrier industry. The association represents dry van, refrigerated, flatbed, and intermodal container carriers operating in the 48 contiguous states, as well as Alaska, Mexico, and Canada. Representing operators of nearly 200,000 trucks, which collectively produce annual revenue of more than $38 billion, TCA is an organization tailored to specific truckload carrier needs.
CANADIAN TRUCKING ALLIANCE (CTA)
UNIFORM FOOD SAFETY TRANSPORTATION PROTOCOL (UFSTP)
The Uniform Food Safety Transportation Protocol (UFSTP) can bring uniformity and simplicity to all parties’ compliance with the FDA rule on sanitary transportation of human and animal food. The UFSTP agreement covers the minimum standards shippers and brokers will expect from carriers to ensure compliance with the FDA rule. Compliance support firm TransComply verifies that each active UFSTP participant has formally committed to the Protocol’s terms and conditions, holds active FMCSA carrier authority and maintains minimum liability and cargo insurance coverage.