For companies within the supply chain, dependability and reliability are everything. Just as essential as moving goods through a logistics network, supply chain companies need a legal partner to deliver targeted solutions – effectively and efficiently.
We advise users and providers of domestic and international transportation services including third-party logistics providers, truckload and less-than-truckload motor carriers, transportation brokers and freight forwarders, shippers, railroads and air cargo carriers. Our focus includes industry issues such as:
Our team offers unique experiences to diverse operators and participants in the supply chain. Members of our group are experienced in a broad range of issues including e-commerce platforms, hazardous materials, customs and trade, immigration and cargo liability, contracts for transportation and logistics services, railcar leasing, warehousing and packaging services.
We assist companies directly in meeting the myriad of operational, licensing, security, and regulatory requirements imposed by Federal and state agencies dealing with domestic supply chain matters, including:
In addition to individual transactions and documents, our attorneys also draft and help implement door-to-door international transport services and provide counsel on regulatory obligations, identify potential areas of concern, and coordinate creation of all commercial documents necessary to arrange transportation to or from foreign locations both legally and efficiently. Air, surface and/or vessel transport also presents transactional and contract-related issues specific to those modes of transport. We provide counsel related to:
We also guide companies through preparation, review and analysis of key documents needed to facilitate moves and transactions, ensuring compliance with all applicable Federal and state agency requirements, including:
When shipment has not gone as planned, our attorneys provide proactive pre-litigation and litigation services and advice on claims involving these unique issues: