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"Transportation, Logistics and the Law - 2020 Edition"
Identifying and Minimizing Legal Risks in the Supply Chain

Based on the critiques of past participants, this one-of-a-kind seminar is being extensively revised to include additional case studies and to allow more time for audience discussion.

Seminar Overview

  • The Transportation, Logistics and the Law seminars are designed to provide a basic working knowledge of the laws and regulations affecting the supply chain and governing the relationships between the parties -- shippers, carriers, and intermediaries.
  • The goal of the seminar is to enable transportation professionals to identify and minimize legal and financial risks in their day-to-day responsibilities
  • Registration includes a 190+ page Course Handbook. The course handbook provides vital information you need for protecting revenues for your organization AND for your own individual professional growth.
  • Registrants are eligible for continuing education credits from the Certified Claims Professional Accreditation Council (CCPAC). State Continuing Legal Education (CLE) applications will be filed on request.

Upcoming Seminars
  • Transportation & Logistics Council

    April 26, 2020
    DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando at Seaworld
    10100 International Dr
    Orlando, FL 32821

    The course will be presented by Brent Wm. Primus, CEO of Primus Law Office, P.A. and Sr. Editor of transportlawtexts, inc.

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    Note: This will take you to the Transportation & Logistics Councils website. You can register for Transportation, Logistics and the Law or any combination of the educational seminars.

    Course Objective: the basic principles, current developments, and minimizing risk in the supply chain. A snapshot of the U.S. Legal System.

    The Customers
    Shippers, Consignors, & Consignees – who’s who and which is who.

    Motor Carriers
    Why and what brokers and shippers need to know; laws and regulations governing motor carriers in a “de-regulated” environment; Interstate Commerce Commission Termination Act (ICCTA); exempt and non-exempt operations and why they matter.

    Laws and regulations governing Brokers; the provisions of the 2012 Highway Bill (a/k/a MAP-21) - how it affects Federal regulation of brokers, the $75K surety bond; and MAP-21’s unanticipated effect on transportation contracting.

    The provisions of the 2012 Highway Bill (a/k/a MAP-21) - how it affects Federal regulation of brokers, the $75K surety bond; and its unanticipated effect on transportation contracting.

    Case Studies: Carrier or Intermediary?

    Focus on FSMA – the Food Safety Modernization Act
    How to comply with the new regulations governing food shipments.

    Updated: Exposures to Vicarious Liability for Highway Accidents
    Vicarious liability for highway accident injuries and death: Schramm v. Foster and its sequels; Sperl v. Henry and its sequels; Safety Rating System; SafeStat scores; CSA; 2015 FAST Act; qualifying selecting carriers to minimize risk.

    Case Studies: When does a carrier become an agent of a shipper or broker?

    Terms of Sale
    FOB Origin and Destination & the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC); A quick peek at Incoterms 2020.

    Payment of Freight Charges
    Responsibility for payment of freight charges: Consignor or consignee? Collect & prepaid – what’s the best to use; the 180 day rule & the 18 month statute; Motor carrier credit regulations.

    Case Studies: Shipper pays broker who doesn’t pay carrier – what happens next?

    Flash Look at Insurance
    The critical difference between cargo insurance and cargo liability insurance; Certificates of Insurance;
    New in 2020: Cyber Insurance