How are you receiving the bees? If in a nuc, or you have one or can get one, here's something to consider. This would require modifying a couple of your bars, and possibly the nuc.
Take a couple of bars and remove enough wood from each to make a gap large enough as if you were making a top entrance for your hive. Remove the bottom from the nuc, or drill a hole in it, then place it right on top of the bars with the openings matching, leaving no other way in/out of the nuc. This will force all traffic to go through the TB hive, and when the nuc is full they should start to build out the TB. At that point you can either make sure the queen is down in the TB or put her there, then place an excluder between the two until all of the brood in the nuc has hatched. If you start with a decent colony in spring this should not take a terribly long time as I've had swarms fill out nucs in less than two weeks.