Practical Practices In Logistics Contracts

Category: Practical Practices In Logistics Contracts

Course Description

Benefit of Attending

  • Understand the importance of logistics relationships and the types of relationships that may be formed.
  • Be knowledgeable of a process model that will facilitate the development and implementation of successful supply chain relationships.
  • Define what is meant by third-party logistics (3PL), and know what types of firms provide 3PL services.
  • Know what types of 3PL services are used by client/customer firms, and know what types of 3PL providers are used.
  • Appreciate the role and relevance of information technology-based services to 3PLs and their client/customers.
  • Realize the ways in which 3PLs are involved in global supply chain issues.
  • Know the extent to which customers are satisfied with 3PL services, and understand where improvement may be needed.
  • Recognize the importance of “collaborative” relationships in the context of supply chain management.

Course Outline

  • Outsourcing contracts
  • The definition, history and development of outsourcing
  • The legal nature of outsourcing contracts
  • Logistics contracts
  • The definition and development of logistics
  • The legal nature of logistics contracts
  • Third-party logistics outsourcing
  • Developments and future perspectives
  • The legal framework of logistics contracts
  • General requirements for developing the activity
  • Preliminary acts to concluding the contract: the letter of intent
  • General premises of the contract to provide logistic services
  • Content of the contract to provide logistics services
  • Scope of the contract
  • The logistics platform
  • Exclusivity
  • Obligations of the 3PL provider: the services undertaken
  • Obligations of the customer: paying the price
  • Liability
  • Force majeure
  • Insurance
  • Confidentiality
  • Inspection and monitoring
  • Ownership of the merchandise
  • Assignment and subcontracting
  • Personnel
  • Duration and termination
  • Data protection and intellectual property
  • Dispute resolution and governing law
  • Rights of relevant transactions
  • Carriage of goods by road
    • Introduction: definition and legal regime
    • Scope of application
    • Contractual documentation
    • Liability of the transport company
    • Claims and actions
  • Carriage of goods by sea
    • Legal regulations
    • Determination of the applicable law: scope of application
    • Scope of application
    • International competence
    • Personal and material elements of the contract
    • Obligations of the parties
    • Carrier’s liability regime
  • Carriage of goods by rail
    • Object and scope of the Convention
    • The contract of transport
    • Liability and actions
    • Exercising of the rights
    • Relations between railways
  • Carriage of goods by air
  • Multimodal transport
    • Definition and legal regime
    • United Nations Convention on International Multimodal Transport of Goods 1980
    • UNCTAD/ICC Rules for multimodal transport documents
  • Warehousing
    • Obligations of the warehouse owner
    • Liabilities
  • Personnel
  • Legal framework
  • Outsourcing and TUPE: the Süzen case
  • Temporary employment agencies
  • Insurance
  • Insurance classes and applicable legislation
  • The concept and legal nature of the insurance contract
  • Elements of insurance contracts
  • Content of the contract
  • Insurance for damage