2017 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 

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. 

These one-of-a-kind seminars are designed for the persons actually doing the work and dealing with the day-to-day “bumps in the road” encountered by transportation professionals. 

The course handbook provides vital information you need for minimizing risks and 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.

Member - $520.00, Non Member - $595.00


Niles, IL
Monday 10/23/2017
Tuesday 10/24/2017 Wednesday 10/25/2017
Richardson, TX
Monday 11/13/2017
Tuesday 11/14/2017 Wednesday 11/15/2017

TO REGISTER:  Download the Registration Form and, after completing the form, please return it to us by Fax at (631) 549-8962 or E-mail. 

QUESTIONS?  If you have any questions, please e-mail Diane Smid or give us a call at (631) 549-8984.