Negotiating and Drafting Third-Party Logistics Provider Agreements
Structuring Terms and Conditions; Anticipating Common Areas of Dispute; Navigating State, Federal and International Laws and Treaties
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare business counsel to negotiate and draft third-party logistics (TPL or 3PL) agreements on behalf of manufacturers across sectors and 3PL providers. The panel will address key provisions in the contracts, including scope of services, performance measurement, rate structure, liability and indemnity, damages, termination, and more.
- Selecting 3PL providers
- Negotiating contracts with 3PL providers
- Measuring performance
- Terminating 3PL provider relationships
- Common 3PL contract pitfalls
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What key terms should be included in 3PL agreements?
- What factors should counsel take into account when selecting and negotiating contracts with 3PL providers?
- What are key contract negotiating tips for 3PL providers? For manufacturers?
Mr. Baker focuses his practice on counseling businesses in all aspects of commercial transportation and business... | Read More
Mr. Baker focuses his practice on counseling businesses in all aspects of commercial transportation and business transactions. He is the former General Counsel of CRST International, Inc. where he focused in the areas of transportation and logistics, employment and agency law, corporate transactional work, real estate matters, regulatory law, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining CRST, he was Vice President Legal – Moving Services Worldwide for SIRVA, Inc., the parent of North American Van Lines and Allied Van Lines.Close
Karyn A. Booth
Partner & Chair of Transportation Practice
Ms. Booth is leader of the firm's Transportation practice group. She represents multinational corporations,... | Read More
Ms. Booth is leader of the firm's Transportation practice group. She represents multinational corporations, trade associations, and transportation intermediaries, such as 3PLs, NVOCCs, freight forwarders and brokers, in domestic and international matters involving multimodal transportation and logistics services. Her practice covers the carriage of goods by rail, motor, vessel and air carriers. Her practice focuses on regulatory compliance and counseling, proceedings before administrative agencies, transportation contracting, transportation security, legislation and litigation/arbitration of transportation-related disputes.Close
Lew R.C. Bricker
As Chair of the firm’s commercial transportation group, Mr. Bricker oversees a team providing comprehensive... | Read More
As Chair of the firm’s commercial transportation group, Mr. Bricker oversees a team providing comprehensive litigation and transactional services to the transportation industry. He represents many clients in commercial and contract disputes and counsels clients on best risk mitigation practices, business structure, management and marketing practices in the transportation, retail and manufacturing industries. He also counsels clients on best practices for managing and litigating issues involving electronically stored information and e-discovery. His clients include motor carriers, logistics providers, product manufacturers, retailers, distributors and their insurers.Close
Paul W. Stewart, BBA, MA, JD
Mr. Stewart's 35 year professional career has included a balance of private practice, general counsel and... | Read More
Mr. Stewart's 35 year professional career has included a balance of private practice, general counsel and executive management leadership primarily focused within the logistics industry. His legal career includes a private and corporate practice in litigation, merger and acquisition, commercial transactions, transportation law and corporate governance. His executive leadership has included turnaround management, formation of business enterprises, growth strategy, process excellence, capital structure, acquisition and consummation of strategic growth. He is a published author on third party logistics agreements issues.Close