Inland Issues: September 2018

Avoiding construction contract claim disputes

Any risk manager knows that the wording of a contract is important. Yet construction contracts are often completed without a thorough analysis of the underlying . . . > 
Labor crisis: a proactive approach to filling logistics jobs 
A tight labor market driven by the uptick in e-commerce, increased omni-channel . . . >   
Cargo: Don't break the seal
One of the most frustrating cargo claims for any motor carrier is the rejection of an entire shipment of product because the trailer arrived without the seal or with a broken seal. Most of the time, the cargo itself is not . . . > 
Trucking's tight capacity squeezes U.S. businesses     
Empty trucks are so hard to come by right now that Dean Foods Co, cut its full-year. . . >
An update on fire safety in CLT buildings        
Mass timber is becoming popular because it offers an economically favorable . . . >
Accurately Valuing and Insuring Jewelry Webinar
Tuesday, October 2, 2018; 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerging Issues with Transportation Brokers
Wednesday, October 10, 2018: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Great Lakes Regional Seminar  
Tuesday, October 23, 2018; 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
38th Annual Southeast Regional Seminar
Thursday, October 25, 2018: 8:30 AM - 4:45 PM
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