2018 Fall Seminar Schedule Announced

The Transportation & Logistics Council, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring three extremely informative, full-day seminars this Fall on freight claims, freight contracting and transportation law. It’s your choice – take all three or choose one or two of the following seminars.

** Space is limited so please be sure to register early **

Seminar #1

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 CD copy of the 2-volume text along with their registration.

Fee for this seminar includes "Freight Claims in Plain English 4th Ed. CD " (Retail value $285.00)

Member - $550.00, Non Member - $625.00 

Seminar #2

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.

Fee for this seminar includes course manual

Member - $520.00, Non Member - $595.00

Seminar #3

Transportation, Logistics and the Law, Presented by Brent Wm. Primus, J.D.
Identifying and Minimizing Legal Risks in the Supply Chain

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.

Member - $520.00, Non Member - $595.00


Richardson, TX
Monday 10/01/2018
Tuesday 10/02/2018
Wednesday 10/03/2018
Portland, OR
Monday 10/15/2018
Tuesday 10/16/2018 Wednesday 10/17/2018
Niles, IL
Monday 11/12/2018
Tuesday 11/13/2018 Wednesday 11/14/2018

TO REGISTER:  Download the Registration Form and, after completing the form, please return it to us by Fax at (631) 549-8962 or diane@transportlaw.com. 
QUESTIONS?  If you have any questions, please send email to diane@transporlaw.com or give us a call at (631) 549-8984.