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T&LC Adds Fall 4-Day Virtual Seminar – Earn CCPAC Continuing Education Credits

Earn 8 CCPAC continuing education credits when upon completion of seminar.  Details and registration at


Transportation Logistics & the Law

Presented by Brent Wm. Primus, JD

September  13 & 15, 2022 and September 20 & 22, 2022

Transportation, Logistics and the Law is once again being held as part of the Transportation and Logistics Council’s Fall Seminars. This 8-hour course is being held virtually in 4 two hour sessions on September 13, 15, 20 & 22 (1:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern)

This one-of-a-kind seminar is intended for the persons actually doing the work to be able to identify and minimize legal and financial risks in their day-to-day responsibilities. 

The course is designed to provide a basic working knowledge of the laws and regulations governing the supply chain and the relationships between the players — shippers, carriers, and intermediaries. 

The course also serves as a foundation for the Freight Claims in Plain English and the Contracting for Transportation and Logistics Services Fall Seminars.

The topics covered will include:

  • Motor Carriers, Brokers, and Surface Freight Forwarders: What is the difference and why does it matter?
  • Shippers, consignors and consignees – who’s who and which is who?
  • Role of the bill of lading – with or without an individually negotiated contract; the role of the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC)
  • Payment and collection of freight charges
  • Minimizing ”the double payment problem”
  • Latest on vicarious liability for highway accidents
  • Flash Look at Insurance: The critical difference between cargo insurance and cargo liability insurance; Certificates of Insurance; Cyber Insurance

Registrants will be provided with 190+ pages of critical statutes, critical regulations, and an appendix containing additional materials in PDF format.

8 hour course held over 4 days

contact for additional information and a link to register



New – Polo Shirts and Tee Shirts with CCPAC logos

Wear your Official CCPAC Logo tee shirts and polos.  Order now.

New Next Level Brand Unisex tee Shirts with CCPAC logo screen printed on left chest and New Nike Knit

Polo shirts with embroidered CCP logo on left breast.  Click on the “Resources” tab and scroll down to Member Gear.

CCPAC Logo Black Tee


NEW ! ProClaim Summer 2022 Edition

Look for highlights from Annual Meeting and Member Spotlight !

ProClaim Summer 2022 Edition

Congratulations Class of 2022 !

Kudos to the eight who attended the CCP Exam Primer Class on Sunday, March 20, 2022 and sat for the CCP Exam and passed it on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Both the Class and the Exam were held in conjunction with the Transportation & Logistics Council (TLC) at the Doubletree by Hilton Resort at Sea World in Orlando, FL.  Please welcome our newest CCP’s”

  • Richard L. Holland, CCP – PFG Performance Food – Lebanon, PA
  • Susan LePage, CCP – Kuehne + Nagel, Inc. – Fall River, MA
  • Carli F. Mitchell, CCP – Syfan Logistics – Gainesville, GA
  • Gayle Murray, CCP – Perimeter Global Logistics – Irving, TX
  • Wendy K. Olson, CCP – Marten Transport – Mondovi, WI
  • Thomas Perrin, CCP – Sysco – Cypress, TX
  • Carla S. Bay-Rumford, CCP – BM2 Freight Services – Covington, KY
  • Deena A. Walechka, CCP – FedEx Logistics – Green Bay, WI

Join or Renew Your 2022 Annual Membership Now

You can Join Now or if your are already a member, Annual Membership renewal for 2022 can now be paid made now as membership must be renewed each calendar year by all members (CCP , Associate and Professional Membership categories) in order to maintain active status and to earn CCPAC continuing education credits.  Membership dues are still only $75 for CCP Members and Associate Members and $150 for Professional (attorney membership).  Membership Renewal & Dues can be made on-line by clicking on this link Membership Renewal complete the on-line renewal application and completing the security feature “Captcha” before clicking on Submit.  Members who renew on-line but prefer to pay by check may do so by making their check payable to CCPAC, Inc. and mailing to CCPAC, Inc., P. O. Box 600249, Jacksonville, FL 32260.  All Members will receive 5 CCPAC continuing education credits just for renewing their membership and paying their annual dues. 

Certified Members (CCP) are required to renew membership each calendar year and pay the professional dues of $75 as part of their requirement to maintain their “CCP” certification and active membership status.  Certified Members (CCP) are also required to acquire 30 continuing education credits (ce’s) every 3 years in order to maintain their certification. Renewing annual membership and paying dues every year and in 3 year increments, will provide the Certified Member with 15 of the 30 credits needed.  Up to an additional 15 credits can be earned by taking transportation related courses either on-line or in person, attending regional and national claims or transportation related events, seminars, webinars, conferences, etc. such as those sponsored by the Transportation & Logistics Council, Transportation Loss Prevention & Security Association, Transportation Intermediaries Association, Delta Nu Alpha , American Trucking Association, etc.  A list of events are typically listed on the website under the Calendar tab “Current Year”.  A Certified Member can opt to re-take the CCP Exam On-Line every 3 years in lieu of earning the additional continuing education credits.

Why Become Certified – Serious About Your Career?

CCP Acknowledged as the Cargo Claim Profession’s Highest Recognition

Whether you’re negotiating with new prospective clients or seeking a new career with a Fortune 500 company, it is increasingly important that you have the right credentials. It does not matter whether you are a claim adjuster, consultant, shipper, insurer, attorney, paralegal, logistics provider or an air, ocean, rail or truck carrier.

As a Cargo Claim Professional, you know the importance of winning the confidence of others both within your organization and with that of your customers and vendors. Achieving the “CCP” accreditation builds trust and credibility by providing evidence of your professional competence and conformance to high industry standards.

Something so central to your identity as your career is what makes you who you are. It is all about credibility and leadership. It is all about proven expertise and possessing up-to-date knowledge. And as an indicator of your qualifications in cargo claims management, the Certified Claims Professional “CCP” designation has set the standard for more than 40 years.

CCP” is a highly valued and sought-after credential because it identifies those who have demonstrated the depth of their expertise and mastered a fundamental body of knowledge of the subject. Earning board certification as a “CCP” reflects a practitioner’s commitment and validates your status as a professional in cargo claims management for the transportation industry. Practitioners who have earned board certification in cargo claims management are leaders in the profession.

CCP‘s high professional standards require that practitioners successfully complete a comprehensive examination, as well as provide proof of previous education, work experience, and pledge to maintain their accreditation through continuing education.

The CCP certification lays a foundation for continued professional growth and is evidence that a practitioner is at the forefront of best practices in the industry.

New On-Line CCP Exam Available Now

CCP Exam On-Line Is Here Now !

Available On-Line, any day and any time, any where, 24/7.  

Great News!  The CCP Exam  is now accessible on-line for all cargo claim candidates residing in North America and can be taken any day, any time, any where, 24/7.  This means that instead of having to spend time and travel expenses to attend a live designated exam site that was typically only offered once or twice annually is now available any day, any time, any where, 24/7.  You can access the CCP Exam Portal by clicking on the “Certification” tab on the Home page of this website, scroll down and select “Application to become Certified” and from there click on “Go To On-Line Exam Portal”.  NOTE: Be certain that you read the Certification process that takes applicants through the required steps by first Register and create an On-Line Exam Account.  Once you have completed this step you will need to complete the On-Line CCP Exam  Application and Calculation of Points forms.  Once your Application has been submitted along with attached supporting documentation, Applicants will need to wait until the CCP Exam Committee Approves your Application before you can proceed to purchase and take the timed CCP Exam. The CCP Exam is a timed exam and the CCP Exam Fee is $575.00 for CCPAC Members and $725.00 for non-members.


Part-time Positions Open

2 CCPAC Regional Director Positions Open

The Certified Claim Professional Accreditation Council (CCPAC) currently has 2 Regional Director positions open:

Region 5 – Great Lakes (MN, WI, Upper Peninsula Michigan)

Region 8 – Mid-Western Region (IA, KS, MO, NE, ND, SD)

Interested candidates for these volunteer part-time positions should live in one of the States listed for the Region and must be a CCP. The estimated time commitment is approximately 1 hour per month.  Candidates should email their work resumes to for consideration.

The Transportation Arbitration Board (TAB) Has Positions Open for Shipper Arbitrators.  These are part-time volunteer positions ( 1-2 hours per month). Candidates should email their work resume to the Administrator at Arbitrators need to be CCP’s and should contact the Administrator for additional information or to apply.

ProClaim Spring & Summer 2021 Edition

ProClaim Spring & Summer 2021 Edition  Click on the link to view your complementary edition.   

Armstrong Transport Seeking CCP to Fill Opening

Armstrong Transport is seeking a CCP to fill Claims Professional position.  Click on link below for additional information and contact details.


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