Transportation, Logistics, and Maritime Practice

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Over 50 years transportation law experience…we’re in this for the long haul

Transportation, Logistics & Maritime

Trucking, Freight & Shipping Matters  ▪  Cargo Claims   ▪  Motor Carrier Freight Bill Collection  ▪  Carmack Amendment Involvement   ▪  COGSA Claims   ▪  DOT Claims   ▪  FAA Claims   ▪  FHWA Claims   ▪  FMC Claims   ▪  FMCSA Claims   ▪  STB Claims   ▪  PACA Claims

Together Sullivan Hincks & Conway attorneys offer 50+ years experience representing clients in the transportation, logistics, and maritime industries. Our experience includes broad-based representation of: 

  • Air freight forwarders
  • Consolidators
  • Fulfillment companies
  • Intermodal marketing companies
  • Motor carriers and motor carrier brokers
  • Ocean Transportation Intermediaries (OTIs) including Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCCs) and Ocean Freight Forwarders
  • Private and proprietary carriers
  • Refrigerated carriers
  • Shippers, shippers’ agents, and shippers’ associations
  • Suppliers to companies engaged in transportation and logistics functions
  • Surface freight forwarders and exempt freight forwarders
  • Third-party logistics service providers
  • Vehicle leasing companies
  • Warehousing companies

Representation includes areas such as: 

  • Cargo claims
  • Motor carrier freight bill collection
  • Carmack Amendment involvement
  • Civil forfeiture defense
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA) claims
  • Commercial controversies
  • Contract and rate negotiation
  • Driver classification issues
  • Insurance coverage
  • Involvement with Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Surface Transportation Board (STB), and comparable state and local agencies
  • Logistics contracting and planning
  • Maritime
  • Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) claims
  • Regulation compliance
  • Safety issues
  • Sales tax issues