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Why Become A Compass Judge?
Professional Growth, Expand Your Horizons, See Best Practices

Give back to the industry with your expertise and skills as you help to identify best practices in transportation marketing and sales - all while you see what your peers consider to be their best work. Being a Compass Judge is an incredible experience! If you qualify and are selected as a 2018 TMSA Compass Judge, you'll also receive industry-wide recognition as you provide your expertise in this important, prestigious role. As a judge, you will be invited to attend the TMSA Compass Awards Program 

Are you eligible?

We require that all judges are qualified, competent marketing and/or sales executives who are able to evaluate a wide range of strategies. To qualify as a Compass Judge, you must:

  • Be in a marketing or sales role for a transportation or logistics company (or a company that provides value to this industry)
  • Have a minimum of 5 years experience in a relevant position (marketing, communications, branding, sales, business development, or leadership)
  • Preferred to be at a Manager level or above
  • Be committed to participate in 1-2 hours of online judge training in January and volunteer approximately 10-15 hours in judging time (mid-February through March; time invested in flexible and on your own schedule).

The judging process

Compass entries are judged by industry peers, nationwide. All entries are evaluated using a proven six-point scaling system. 50 percent of your score will be based on the Program Blueprint; a written description of the project goals, strategic plan, tactics, and measurable results. The other 50 percent of your score will be based on the Program Work Samples. Point totals determine Awards of Excellence or Awards of Merit.

Interested in becoming a 2019 TMSA Compass Judge?
Contact Angie Davids, Director of Marketing, YRC Freight, at 913-832-3227 or email.