Virtual Instructor-Led Training

Upcoming ILTs – December

Virtual Instructor-Led Training SeriesTransportation, Logistics and the Law 2020: Staying out of Trouble!

This four-part session will focus on the laws, regulations and court cases that 3PLs need to identify and minimize legal and financial risks in their day-to-day operations.

  1. Motor Carrier Legalities.

As both buyers of motor carrier services and resellers of motor carrier services it is very important for transportation brokers to understand the most critical elements of the laws governing motor carriers in order to properly on board and monitor their motor carriers.

  1. Legalities of Brokers and Surface Freight Forwarder.

Transportation brokers are subject to numerous laws & regulations. This session will focus on what brokers need to know in order to be in compliance.

  1. Bills of Lading and 3PLs.

Broker’s don’t “issue” bills of lading, but every shipment that they arrange begins with the carrier issuing a bill of lading.  This session will focus on how the bill of lading may or may not affect the legal rights and obligations of the broker’s customer as well as the broker themselves.

  1. It’s All About the Money: Freight Charges.

3PLs, as intermediaries, are in the middle of the flow of payments from their customers to themselves to the carriers. This session will focus on the payment obligations of brokers to their carriers and on the customer’s obligations to the broker.

December 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th
2-3:30 PM ET each day

$575 for members, $700 for non-members

Presented by Brent Wm. Primus, J. D.

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Previously Recorded

Virtual Instructor-Led Training SeriesFreight Claims in Plain English

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 liability for loss and damage to freight in transit, bills of lading, burdens of proof, defenses, damages, limitations of liability, time limits, liability of carriers, freight forwarders, warehousemen, and other intermediaries. It will define the liability of a broker for negligence, breach of contract or when a broker hold itself out to be a carrier. It will explain how to can assist your customer in filing a claim against a carrier, the measure of damages, and the proof required for a claim against a carrier.

Presented by Gerard F. Smith, Managing Partner, Pezold, Smith, Hirschmann, and Selvaggio LLC 

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Virtual Instructor-Led Training SeriesBuilding the Best 3PL: Getting your Org Structure & Compensation Plans Right is Critical!

There are many organizational models used by 3PLs, from cradle-to-grave and the “Chicago Model,” to Pod Structures. Additionally, we are at the dawn of the next new technological sea change that is going to radically change how all 3PLs operate. Whether your 3PL is primarily a technology play focusing more on the software, or you are running a traditional model but seeing old rules change because more can be done through automation, you need to consider the roles your organization needs, the process flow between those roles, the right accountabilities for each role, and the proper compensation plans for those roles to drive the RIGHT results based on your current strategic needs. And of course, your compensation plans must be flexible enough to adapt to future changes and market swings, such as we saw between 2018 and 2019.

June 16th, 18th, 23rd, and 25th
2-4 PM ET
Presented by Beth Carroll, Managing Principal Prosperio Group 

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Virtual Instructor-Led Training SeriesSALES STRATEGIES FOR 3PLS: HOW TO INCORPORATE A BUYER-BASED SALES STRATEGY INTO YOUR 3PL

Is your Sales Team still using features and benefits based sales model? If so, they are losing ground to your competitors. Training and coaching that never teaches how the buyer makes a decision and how a salesperson needs to work within these parameters will come up short in today’s 3PL marketplace. This seminar uses research that teaches how a shipper buys 3PL services, what process they expect from a professional salesperson, and how to incorporate a question-based sales approach over the phone.

July 7th, 8th, and 14th
2-4 PM ET
Presented by Jim Kenny, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Marketing at Western Illinois University.

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Virtual Instructor-Led Training SeriesContracting for Transportation & Logistics Services

An intensive program on the practical and legal aspects of contracting for transportation and logistics services. Learn different techniques for drafting and negotiating transportation contracts, such as the “do’s” and “don’ts” of contracting. Attendees will also review important legal principles, statutes, and regulations affecting the contracting process, such as the liability of a 3PL for freight charges and cargo liability, as well as a “walk through,” in-depth discussion of actual contract provisions, terms and conditions contained in 3PL-Shipper and 3PL-Carrier contracts.

This 4-day seminar will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to discuss their specific contracting problems and issues with a knowledgeable transportation attorney.

August 4th, 6th, 11th, 13th
2-4 PM ET
Presented by Raymond Selvaggio, General Counsel at Transportation & Logistics Council, Inc.

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Virtual Instructor-Led Training SeriesAlternative Modes: Build Resiliency in your Business by Diversifying Lanes

If COVID has taught us anything, the need to have a diversified business portfolio that utilizes different lanes is key to building resiliency in your business during challenging times. Join TIA and these speakers for an informative VILT that explores alternative modes for your business to prepare yourself for the next market disruption.

October’s Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) is perfect for you! In this four-day VILT, we’ll cover the benefits and common pitfalls of Intermodal transport, Less-Than-Truckload transport, Cross-border freight, and Temperature Controlled transport. Each session is a two-hour exploration of each mode with industry experts.

October 6th, 8th, 13th, and 15th
2-4 PM ET each day

Bundle Price – $575 for members, $700 for non-members

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