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Logistics Sales Agents Can Have Continuing Income Rights to Accounts They Have Procured

For as long as I have been a involved in the logistics industry, strong debate, often resulting in litigation, has continued with regard to the “ownership” of customer accounts income, once solicited and made part of the logistics company’s revenue by the efforts of an employee salesperson […]

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Recent Case Demonstrates the Full Utility of “Additional Insured” Status

Paul Stewart Logistics and Transportation Law/Commercial Transactions- Representing National Logistics Companies,Shippers and Carriers Our firm recently recovered policy limits on a cargo claim from the motor carrier’s insurance company, even though the claim had been denied when filed by the carrier with his insurance company. While this […]

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Shippers, Brokers and 3PLs Should Not Rely Upon Use of the Shipper Bill of Lading to Overcome Terms and Conditions of NMFTA’s “New” USBOL

I have recently written here about some of the perils associated with NMFTA’s “New” Uniform Standard Bill of Lading (“USBOL”) [https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/just-say-nmftas-new-uniform-straight-bill-lading-paul-stewart…AND…www.linkedin.com/pulse/shippers-3pls-brokers-lets-face-some-ugly-facts-nmftas-paul-stewart?trk=hp-feed-article-title]. Among many new provisions of the USBOL, major concerns include changes in well established statutory and case law with regard to the motor carrier’s duty of […]

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Shippers, 3PLs and Brokers, Let’s Face Some Ugly Facts About NMFTA’s “New” Bill of Lading

As I stated in a prior article (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/just-say-nmftas-new-uniform-straight-bill-lading-paul-stewart), NMFTA’s New Uniform Straight Bill of Lading (“USBOL”) is now allowed by the Surface Transportation Board (STB), and inevitably thousands of loads are moving under its terms and conditions. Many of those terms and conditions include changes in well […]

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Just Say “No!” to NMFTA’s “New” Uniform Straight Bill of Lading

The current version of the Uniform Straight Bill of Lading (for purpose of distinction  to be referred to herein as the “Old” USBOL), and all its terms and conditions, have not been changed in approximately 20 years.  However, recently the Surface Transportation Board (STB) ruled to allow […]

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3PL Exit Management Plan..for Stafford Webinar

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Motor and Rail Carriers Routinely Avoid Full Value Payment of Cargo Claims on Questionable Grounds…Claiming “Released Value”

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If Collaborative Logistics is to Succeed, Lawyers Must Become More Savvy to This Model

Efforts at collaborative logistics partnerships are said, generally, to be successful in only 2 out of 10 serious efforts.  Very few business ventures have had more analysis as to why such a concept based squarely on win-win business philosophy so often fails.  A plethora of studies and […]

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Latest Martindale-Hubbell Survey of Clients and Peers has awarded Paul Stewart Distinguished Category of Peer and Client Ratings of 5.0/5.0.

Client-Distinction-Award1 (1)Latest Martindale-Hubbell Survey of Clients and Peers has awarded Paul Stewart Distinguished Category of Peer and Client Ratings of 5.0/5.0. Two Consecutive Years Awarded Client Distinction Award by Martindale-Hubbell.  Less than 1% of Nation’s 900,000 Attorneys Earn This Honor Based Upon Actual Client Reviews.

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New Article on MAP_21 and Unauthorized Brokerage Published in The Transportation Lawyer

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