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Carrier Relations | Logistics | Transportation | trucking | Safety

By: Emily M. Chiarizia, Esq.
September 10th, 2020

Whether you are a shipper looking to move goods or equipment, an agent booking a load, or a carrier making hauls, your company’s health and future depend on safety.

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Insider | Industry News | ATG News | Business Advice

By: Emily M. Chiarizia, Esq.
December 12th, 2019

  Historically, brokers have NOT been liable for a claim under the Carmack Amendment. A recent legal decision regarding broker liability will have an immediate impact on freight brokers. Within a FreightWaves article, a Federal Judge held that Seneca Logistics, LLC “the Broker”), a freight broker, was liable to their customer, Richwell Group, Inc. (“the Customer”), for a stolen load of lobster (“the Cargo”) valued at over $300,000. The Court held that the Broker put themselves in a position to care for cargo and, as a result, shall be liable for the cargo theft despite the traditional protections afforded by the Carmack Amendment.

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Business Advice

By: Emily M. Chiarizia, Esq.
November 26th, 2019

Commodity value and risk of transport are two factors that drive profit margins for freight brokers. Yet the most costly commodities and corresponding cargo claims may surprise you.