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Freight claims involving items and materials intended for human consumption and related products typically involve a myriad of different laws, regulations and practices. Our panel of experts will cover loss and damage claims for processed food items, fresh fruits and vegetables and food-related items such as containers and packaging materials. Topics include problems relating to temperature controlled shipments, missing or broken seals upon delivery, unexplained breaks in the chain of custody, exposure of food and related products to possible adulteration or contamination by foreign substances and salvage.
Freight charges may be “buried” in your cost of sales, but they can make a significant difference in your bottom line. Many large and sophisticated shippers negotiate formal contracts with their rates and discounts, but others usually get a rate – over the phone or in an email – from a carrier or broker. Unfortunately, few people really understand the basics of carrier pricing.
In this Virtual Workshop subject matter experts will explain:
In this CCPAC and TL&C Virtual Workshop a team of Certified Claims Professionals will provide practical advice for anyone who deals with claims for loss and damage. The workshop is designed to provide a broad overview of the claims process. This is a unique opportunity to see a panel of freight claims experts discussing many of the topics that are found in the landmark text, Freight Claims in Plain English (4th Ed.).
Topics will include:
Insurance policies come in many sizes, shapes and colors, but they only have one thing in common – expensive premiums. Have you ever examined the real risks from accidents, theft, freight loss or damage or other events that could interrupt your supply chain and your business? Have you ever read through your insurance policies to see whether they really address those risks? All too often people don’t do this and there can be serious surprises and consequences. The panel of experts will explain the different insurance products that are available, what they cover and what they don’t and give their suggestions as to what coverage you may need and require from your service providers to protect your interests.
Cyber risk is a major concern in the transportation and logistics space. This workshop will include an overview of the most common cyber-attacks seen in the transportation space, an overview of the costs associated with a cyber incident, key terms and technologies, and real-world best practices that can be put in place immediately to help reduce cyber risk exposure to organizations.
The presenter will also discuss how cybersecurity can be included in the due diligence phase to help reduce third-party risk.
Why should you be worried about security? Transportation theft, pilferage and other events that disrupt the supply chain cost shippers and carriers millions of dollars every year. Leading experts will discuss:
By popular demand the Transportation & Logistics Council will be presenting another Freight Claims Q&A. Our panel of subject matter experts will once again tackle the day-to-day tough situations faced by transportation and claims professionals.
Insurance policies comes in many sizes, shapes and colors, but they only have one thing in common – expensive premiums. Have you ever examined the real risks from accidents, theft, freight loss or damage that could hurt your business? Have you ever read through your insurance policies to see whether they really address those risks?
This workshop will cover:
Experts will explain the kinds of insurance products that are available, what they cover and what they don’t, and give their recommendations as to what coverage you need to have and require from your service providers to protect your interests.
Some of the most common disputes among shippers, brokers and carriers involve freight charges, but few people understand the laws, regulations and basic principles that govern the responsibility and liability for payment of transportation services. Panelists will discuss the bill of lading terms (prepaid, collect, bill to third party), issues when freight forwarders, brokers or 3PL’s are involved – the “double payment” problem, time limits for disputed claims, freight pre-audit, post-audit and payment services, and legal liability of shippers, consignees and intermediaries.
Canada and Mexico are our largest trading partners and thousands of cross-border shipments move every day. This workshop will cover the differences between the laws and regulations governing shipments to and from our neighbors as well as the practices and procedures that you need to know to ensure an efficient supply chain for these goods and avoid potential problems. Panelists will cover cargo liability under U.S., Canadian and Mexican law and bills of lading, the rules governing Canadian and Mexican carriers operating in the U.S., and discuss subjects like cargo insurance, documentation and customs duties.
Bills of Lading have been used for the transportation of goods for centuries. In the absence of some other formal transportation agreement, the Bill of Lading, is the “Contract of Carriage” and governs the legal relationship between the shipper and the carrier. Yet few people that use them rarely even look at them or really understand how important they are.
Every mode of transport has its own different versions of bills of lading – truck, ocean, air and intermodal. Three leading attorneys will give you a “tour” of typical bills of lading for each mode, What they look like and how they should be used. They will explain how the “contract of carriage”, together with the applicable laws, treaties and tariffs, govern carrier liability and some of the ”traps and pitfalls” for the unwary user.
This TLC Virtual Workshop was focused on one of the most controversial issues with which claims professionals have to deal – limitations on a carrier’s liability for loss and damage to cargo.
As a follow up to the Council’s Special Edition Virtual Workshop “Freight Claims – Questions & Answers on January 27th the panel of experts will tackle some of the “Tough Questions” that claims professionals have to deal with, including:
• SL&C – Dropped Trailers
• Delay & Special Damages
• What is “Actual Loss”
• Paperless & No-Touch Deliveries
• Food Security – Broken or Missing Seals
• Reefer Shipments.
Behind the scenes – and for over 85 years Central Analysis Bureau has gathered, analyzed and provided the data and information used by most all of the nation’s insurers and underwriters to assess the risks when writing polices and determine the premiums charged to motor carriers and transportation service providers. Jean Gardner, CEO and Chad Krueger, Sr. VP of CAB will explain where this data comes from, how insurers and underwriters may use it, and how you can benefit by understanding what impacts risk assessment in this volatile market.
Behind the scenes – and for over 85 years Central Analysis Bureau has gathered, analyzed and provided the data and information used by most all of the nation’s insurers and underwriters to assess the risks when writing policies and determine the premiums charged to motor carriers and transportation service providers. Jean Gardner, CEO and Chad Krueger, Sr. VP of CAB will explain where this data comes from, how insurers and underwriters may use it, and how you can benefit by understanding what impacts risk assessment in this volatile market.
Most everybody has homeowners, auto liability or health insurance, but few have ever even looked at the policy – until something happens like a tree falling on your house. Unfortunately the same is true for transportation insurance, and often there are surprises.
This 2-hour Special Edition Virtual Workshop on May 19, 2021 at 1:00pm EST is all about Transportation Insurance and will cover three areas:
• Transportation insurance basics and definitions
• Motor carrier insurance
• Freight broker and 3PL insurance
The panel of leading experts will explain the kinds of insurance products that are available, what they cover and what they don’t, and give their recommendations as to what coverage you should have and what coverage you should require from your service providers to protect your interests.
This course will provide an overview of the regulatory requirements applicable to hazardous materials shipments. Steven Charles Hunt, a well-known consultant, educator and leading expert on Hazardous Materials will explain:
Cargo damage and “shortages” due to theft and pilferage cost shippers and carriers millions every year. Experts will discuss how to avoid or minimize such losses. And, when losses do occur – how damages can be mitigated by prompt action including inspection, repair and salvage. Also covered will be issues involving foods, product liability, brand and trademark considerations.
COVID-19 has completely changed the transportation and distribution of goods in the United States. Many traditional habits, practices, laws and regulations no longer “fit” what is happening and even the structure of the industry has changed. Leading experts discuss what they foresee and the challenges that lie ahead.
Topics will include:
· The New Administration – Policies? Regulations?
· The big are getting bigger – acquisitions and mergers
· Drivers – independent contractors or employees?
· Costs of transportation – wages & benefits, fuel, congestion
· Warehousing space and new distribution centers
· “Outsourcing” transportation & logistics functions
Five leading transportation professionals and attorneys will take questions from the audience on the filing, recovery and defending of claims for loss and damage to cargo in transit.
o Evidence and documentation
o The role of the Bill of Lading
o Concealed Damage
o Filing a claim with your own cargo insurance policy