Code of Ethics
A member of the Transportation
Intermediaries Association (TIA ), Westgate Global Logistics
practices the TIA Code of Ethics in daily business.
TIA Code of Ethics
As a condition of membership, all TIA members are required to sign a
strict, national Code of Ethics. The Ethics Committee of TIA
arbitrates and ensures that members adhere to the Code of Ethics.
These articles have been adopted by the Transportation
Intermediaries Association to promote and maintain high standards of
professional service and ethical business conduct among its members.
A member shall deal fairly with customers, colleagues, fellow
members, and the general public.
A member shall conduct his or her professional life in accord with
the interests of the TIA, third party transportation services
industry, and the general transportation public.
A member shall adhere to honesty and integrity and to generally
accepted principles of professional conduct.
A member shall not engage in any practice, which tends to corrupt,
the integrity of the TIA, the third party transportation service
industry or process of government.
A member shall make proper, just, and prompt payment for all
A member shall abide by all lawful agreements to which he or she is
a party, including all agreements with shippers, carriers, and other
A member shall compete vigorously - but not unfairly - with other
If a member has evident that another member has been guilty of
unethical, illegal, or unfair practices, including those in
violation of the Code, the member shall present information promptly
to the TIA.
TIA Members Pledge
To conduct themselves professionally, with truth, fairness, and
responsibility to our customer, TIA, and the third party
transportation services industry.
To improve our individual competence and advance the knowledge and
proficiency of the third party transportation services profession
through continuing education.
To subscribe to and offer to the public a uniform and consistent
service in arranging transportation of property. To protect the
interest of the shipping public.
To promote the greater transportation productivity.
To adhere to the articles of the Code of Ethics as adopted by the
governing Board of the Transportation Intermediaries Association.
"I hereby acknowledge that my membership will now be governed by
these provisions. I certify that I will actively participate in TIA
activities and will practice the professional standards as outlined
in the TIA Bylaws and the Code of Ethics. In addition, I certify
that my application information is true and correct to the best of
my knowledge and I understand that membership in good standing is
contingent upon same."