Negotiating Third-Party Logistics Provider Agreements: Approaches to Supply Chain Management
Structuring Terms and Conditions; Mitigating Risks; Navigating State, Federal, and International Laws and Treaties
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide business counsel with tips and strategies to negotiate and draft third-party logistics (3PL) agreements on behalf of all stakeholders in the supply chain from manufacturers to 3PL providers. The panel will address which terms and conditions should be specifically addressed in these contracts, including scope of services, performance measurement, rate structure, liability and indemnity, damages, and termination.
- Selecting 3PL providers
- Negotiating contracts with 3PL providers
- Measuring performance
- Terminating 3PL provider relationships
- Common 3PL contract pitfalls
- Issues created by COVID-19 on 3PL contracts
The panel will review these and other crucial 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 the key contract negotiating tips for 3PL providers? For manufacturers?
Karyn A. Booth
Partner & Chair of Transportation Practice
Ms. Booth’s practice includes a full range of services with a focus on regulatory compliance and counseling;... | Read More
Ms. Booth’s practice includes a full range of services with a focus on regulatory compliance and counseling; proceedings before regulatory agencies; transportation contracting; transportation security; legislation; and litigation/arbitration of transportation-related disputes. She represents multinational corporations, trade associations, and transportation intermediaries 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. Chambers USA has recognized he as one of the leading lawyers nationwide who represent shippers in rail transportation matters, and she was also identified for her work in road transportation matters.Close
Mr. Connor focuses his practice on U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Customs and... | Read More
Mr. Connor focuses his practice on U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Customs and Border Protection and Transportation Security Administration matters, as well as international trade and export controls. He represents major U.S. and non-U.S. airlines before the DOT and FAA in connection with compliance matters; PFC and airport-related matters, defending hazardous materials enforcement actions; requests for approvals, licenses and certificates; route proceedings; codeshare issues; and other regulatory and administrative matters. He counsels on FAA legislative and environmental issues. He has extensive experience in the area of international trade, advising U.S. and non-U.S. manufacturers, producers, government contractors, retailers, maritime companies and airlines.Close
Jason D. Tutrone
Mr. Tutrone advises multinational corporations, trade associations, and transportation intermediaries on domestic and... | Read More
Mr. Tutrone advises multinational corporations, trade associations, and transportation intermediaries on domestic and international matters involving logistics services and transportation. These matters include: regulatory compliance; regulatory enforcement; agency rulemaking; legislative concerns; service issues; loss and damage claims; transportation security; contract drafting and negotiation; and rate disputes before the Surface Transportation Board (STB). His practice is multimodal, involving air, motor, ocean and rail transportation, and encompasses a wide variety of logistics services, such as warehousing and terminal services.Close