Transportation & Logistics

The firm has long maintained an active practice representing motor carriers, railroads, customs brokers, freight forwarders and other domestic and international transportation and logistics clients. CCN’s attorneys have assisted a wide range of clients regarding the incorporation, structuring, acquisition, day to day operations, and negotiation of services and commercial agreements for transportation and logistics clients in Mexico and the United States. Such work includes negotiating and contracting subcontractors or carriers to provide services in other international jurisdictions.
In addition, CCN’s transportation and logistics attorneys advise clients on planning, filing and obtaining required permits, registrations, operating authority and other matters involving domestic and international transportation services in Mexico and in the United States. Such advice includes drafting or revising bill of lading formats, insurance contracts, transportation services agreements, intermodal services agreements, labor agreements, and matters related to hazardous materials requirements, including labeling, special handling provisions and compliance.
Finally, the firm’s professionals have experience assisting clients with transportation and customs inspection, sanctions and fines procedures, including cargo seizures by customs authorities and third parties, as well as filing legal actions to protect clients’ interests against customs procedures or sanctions initiated by federal, state and local transportation and customs authorities in Mexico and the United States.

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