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Transportation Contracting Tips – Integration Clause

INTEGRATION CLAUSES are often overlooked by those reviewing transportation contracts. The result of this can be devastating for the unwary. So – what exactly is an integration clause and why is it important? An integration clause is a contractual provision that limits the terms of the contract to only those terms that are within the [..]

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Succession Planning Overview

Here’s what Wikipedia has to say about succession planning: Succession planning is a process for identifying and developing internal people with the potential to fill key business leadership positions in the company. Succession planning increases the availability of experienced and capable employees that are prepared to assume these roles as they become available. Taken narrowly, [..]

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What is Estate Planning?

What is estate planning? Here’s what Wikipedia has to say: Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging for the disposal of an estate during a person’s life. Estate planning typically attempts to eliminate uncertainties over the administration of a probate and maximize the value of the estate by reducing taxes and other expenses. [..]

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Transportation Contracts – Scope is Important

Scope of Contract – limiting or expanding can mean millions of $$$$$ Limiting or expanding the scope of a transportation contract can have large implications for shippers, logistics companies, and carriers.  In Transportation Contracts, you often you see the Parties to a contract defined in the introductory sections.  Shippers often want a broad definition of [..]

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