Transportation and Logistics

Georgia Logistics Law Download The business of shipping and transporting goods involves a diverse number of complex legal issues for owners, carriers, and brokers. The guidance of an experienced transportation attorney can be instrumental to ensuring compliance and preventing disputes. The Bowen Law Group has significant experience representing shippers, shipping companies, brokers, carriers and other businesses involved with the transportation of goods.

The following represents some of the legal services we offer to logistics and transportation clients:

  • Disputes involving federal, state and foreign transportation laws
  • Prepare and review transportation contracts, logistics agreements, equipment leases, independent contractor agreements, shipping documents, rate tariffs and carrier interchange agreements
  • Defend carriers in regulatory enforcement actions and transportation tax claims
  • National, regional and local carrier management in collective bargaining, union representation proceedings, multi-employer grievance hearings, grievance arbitration, drafting of policies and procedures, and other labor relations issues unique to transportationOffice-Savannah-Lawyer-Specializing-in-Transportation-and-Logistics-450
  • Investigate transportation accidents on an expedited basis and prepare for the defense or resolution of claims
  • Buying, selling or leasing of terminal facilities, including any related environmental issues
  • Defense of OSHA and MIOSHA claims
  • National Labor Relations Board issues
  • Prepare and review benefit plans to comply with IRS, ERISA and related agency requirements
  • Review multi-employer pension plans and withdrawal liability issues
  • Employment and civil rights litigation in state and federal courts, including disability discrimination claims presenting issues unique to the industry
  • Brokers and brokering
  • Contracts (leases, equipment, acquisitions, service providers)
  • Customs and duties
  • Cargo claims
  • FAA licensing and certification
  • Labor arbitration
  • Development of personnel plans reflecting unique circumstances of the transportation industry
  • Consultation and development of Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse Policy reflecting compliance with applicable Department of Transportation policies