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9 New 1-Day Seminars to Grow Your Professional Knowledge and Earn CCPAC CE Credits

Posted July 13, 2018

The Transportation & Logistics Council announces its Fall line up of 1-day seminars to be held in Niles, Illinois, Portland, Oregon and Richardson, Texas.  Take 1 or all 3 in the city and State closest to you.  Each 1-Day Seminar Earns 8 CCPAC Continuing Education Credits.  Credits will be award upon completion.  Additional information and registration,

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October 1-3: Lennox Intl. – 2140 Lake Park Blvd. Richardson, TX

October 15-17: Columbia Sportswear – 14375 NW Science Park Dr. Portland, OR

November 12-14: AFN, LLC – 7230 N Caldwell Ave. Niles, IL

Freight Claims in Plain English
Presented by Gerard F. Smith, Esq.
Seminar Held On:
Monday October 1st – Richardson, Texas
Monday October 15th – Portland, Oregon
Monday November 12th – Niles, Illinois
Based on the popular 4th Edition of Freight Claims in Plain English, authored by George Carl Pezold & William J. Augello, which is often referred to as the “Bible” on freight claims. This is a “soup to nuts” seminar covering a wide range of issues and topics related to freight claims and freight claim recovery, such as the basics of carrier liability for loss and damage to freight in transit, bills of lading, burdens of proof, defenses, damages, limitations of liability, time limits, liability of freight forwarders, intermediaries, warehousemen, air and ocean carriers.    
This course is highly recommended for both beginners in the field of freight claims as well as experienced claims professionals. Also, seminar attendees will receive a copy of the 2-volume CD along with their registration.  
Contracting for Transportation & Logistics Services
Presented by Raymond A. Selvaggio, Esq.
Seminar Held On:
Tuesday October 2nd – Richardson, Texas
Tuesday October 16th – Portland, Oregon
Tuesday November 13th – Niles, Illinois
An intensive program on the practical and legal aspects of contracting for transportation and logistics services. Learn different techniques about drafting and negotiating transportation contracts, such as the “do’s” and “don’ts” of contracting.  Also included is a review of important legal principles, statutes, and regulations affecting the contracting process, as well as a “walk through,” in-depth discussion of actual contract provisions, terms and conditions.
This course is for both purchasers and providers of transportation services with a focus on the contractual relationships among motor carriers, shippers, brokers and other 3PLs. Plus attendees will have a unique opportunity to discuss their specific contracting problems and issues with a knowledgeable transportation attorney.  
Transportation, Logistics & the Law
Presented by Brent Wm. Primus, JD
Seminar Held On:
Wednesday October 3rd – Richardson, Texas
Wednesday October 17th – Portland, Oregon
Wednesday November 14th – Niles, Illinois
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.
Registration includes a 150+ page Course Handbook. The course handbook provides vital information you need for protecting revenues for your organization AND for your own individual professional growth.
Presentation topics will include: 
  • Motor Carriers, Brokers, and Surface Freight Forwarders: What is the difference and why
  • Does it matter?
  • Update on FSMA – the Food Safety Modernization Act
  • Latest on Vicarious Liability for highway accidents
  • Bills of Lading and Contracts in a Nut Shell 


Detailed agenda will be determined based on legal and industry developments between now and the time of the seminar.

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