Thursday, February 6, 2020

Estes v. Whatman Hardwoods - Illustration of the Importance of Tariff Terms

Transportation Lawyers Association
Case Note
February 2020
Jeffrey Cox[1]

             Estes Express Lines v. Whatman Hardwoods, 2019 WL 2273847 / 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89332 (E.D. Va. 2019)

             This case is significant because it reaffirms the principle that a shipper has notice of a carrier’s tariff or terms and conditions through the execution of a bill of lading.

             Estes Express Lines (“Estes”) is a motor carrier based in Richmond, Virginia that specializes in the interstate transport of less than truckload freight. Whatman Hardwoods (“Whatman”) is an Ohio corporation that is engaged in the business of manufacturing various household furnishings using reclaimed wood.

Monday, December 21, 2015

January Events

January 22, 2016
Hank Seaton and Bill Bierman
Speakers - Transportation Contracts Panel
Transportation Lawyers Association 27th Chicago Seminar
More info: http://www.translaw.org/Documents/Chicago/FORM%20Chicago%20Registration-from%20Oct%20TTL.pdf



January 29-31, 2016
TEANA’s 1st Annual Winter Networking Weekend
The Westin Key West Resort & Marina

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Learn to avoid legal issues at Logistics Workshop | Furniture Today

Learn to avoid legal issues at Logistics Workshop | Furniture Today



Henry Seaton will present at the workshop, themed “Building Tomorrow’s Supply Chain Today”



“You Can’t Get There from Here: Trucking, Shipping & the Law" by Henry Seaton

June 2-3, 2015

Hilton University Place

Charlotte, N.C.

Friday, April 10, 2015

TLP&SA Newsletter & Conference April 19-21, 2015

It's not too late to register! Please see below for the agenda, newsletter and registration form.


Transportation Loss Prevention & Security Association
April 19-21 ,2015
Chicago Illinois