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The following conferences and seminars have been accredited by CCPAC and participants earn continuing education points:

March 18, 2018, CCP Primer Class, Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, SC

March 19, 2018, CCPAC Annual Membership Business Meeting, Charleston, SC

March 19-21, 2018,  Annual Cargo Claim Conference, Charleston, SC  

March 21, 2018, CCP Exam, Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston, SC

 August 2-3, 2018, TIA Transportation Logistics and the Law, Minnetonka, MN                                                                                                            Call 952-945-2000 or email

November 10, 2018, CCP Exam Most Cities Nationwide in the USA and Canada

The Fall Annual CCP Exam will be held Saturday morning November 10, 2018. The CCP Exam will be held in most major cities nationwide in the United States and Canada.  This is a self-study exam as no CCP Exam Primer Class will be offered prior to this exam.  The exam material is based on the content of the publication, Freight Claims in Plain English, 4th Edition.  The CD version of this published works is available on the CCPAC website and Members can purchase it at discounted price after logging into the Members Area and selecting the Book Store from the sub-menu.  The CCP Exam will begin at 9:00 AM and conclude at 12 Noon in each respective time zones across the Countries.

October 1 – November 14, 2018  Various Dates and Locations as per following:

Freight Claims in Plain English
Presented by Gerard F. Smith, Esq.
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.
Seminar Held On:
Monday October 1st – Richardson, Texas
Monday October 15th – Portland, Oregon
Monday November 12th – Niles, Illinois
Contracting for Transportation & Logistics Services
Presented by Raymond A. Selvaggio, Esq.
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.
Seminar Held On:
Tuesday October 2nd – Richardson, Texas
Tuesday October 16th – Portland, Oregon
Tuesday November 13th – Niles, Illinois
Transportation, Logistics & the Law
Presented by Brent Wm. Primus, JD
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.
Seminar Held On:
Wednesday October 3rd – Richardson, Texas
Wednesday October 17th – Portland, Oregon
Wednesday November 14th – Niles, Illinois

 Coming in 2019

March 24, 2019 CCP Primer Class, Hilton Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd., Memphis, TN

March 25, 2019, CCPAC Annual Member Meeting, Hilton Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd., Memphis, TN

March 25-27, 2019, Cargo Claim Annual Conference, Hilton Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd., Memphis, TN

March 27, 2019, CCP Exam, Hilton Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd., Memphis, TN

November 2, 2019, CCP Exam, Most Major Cities Nationwide in the USA and Canada