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ATA Webinar - The Motor Carrier's Role as Facilitator of Programs, Products, Equipment and Services

November 27, 2018

Please register for this recorded ATA webinar.

2:00pm ET

The Motor Carrier's Role as Facilitator of Programs, Products, Equipment and Services


Webinar Description: 


This webinar will focus on the legal and risk management issues associated with performing settlement deduction and chargeback functions. Presenters will specifically discuss how motor carriers can address common issues when doing business with owner/operator independent contractors.


Issues covered during the webinar:

  •          Facilitating business insurance (including the federal and state law impacting this function)
  •          ELDs and Network charges
  •          Emerging models and technologies
  •          Case law and new legislation


Attendees will come away with key concerns and best practices in this fast changing area of commerce and contracts.




Gregory M. Feary, Partner, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, PC


Greg is President of the firm and also serves as a managing partner. He practices primarily in a wide range of areas including transportation laws, independent contractor laws, transportation insurance laws, legislative support and transportation contract matters. He is the Vice Chair of the American Trucking Associations (ATA)/National Accounting & Finance (NAFC) Risk Management & Insurance Advisory Committee and a member of the ATA Insurance Task Force for which he serves as Chairman of the Lawyer's Subcommittee. He also served as ATA's national transportation insurance law counsel throughout the 1990s.


Trent Tillman, Executive Vice President, Transportation, TrueNorth Companies


Trent leads and coordinate a team of more than 100 transportation specialists to develop innovative risk management strategies to meet the needs of America's transportation industry. Leveraging more than 15 years of industry experience and an entrepreneurial approach, he is passionate about creating value and coordinating talent and resources for his clients. Trent is licensed to sell insurance in all 50 states. He is actively involved in the American Trucking Association (ATA) and the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). He is also a board member of Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa.


Bill Zenk, Principal and Practice Leader, TrueNorth Companies


Bill leads an Independent Contractor Risk Specialist Team that supplements and supports asset light companies to protect their business and maximize their opportunities. He and his team target vital risks, create industry specific solutions, and implement results driven strategies that cover four areas of risk: legal and compliance, insurable risk transfer strategies, technology and administration, and safety and driver capacity. Bill has also been instrumental in assisting motor carrier partners and their independent contractors (IC) with developing and implementing strategies that address IC healthcare reform, IC program packaging, technology integration, IC agreement development and rollouts, corporation restructures, brokerage and freight forwarder maximization, safety and claims management, customer relationships, and recruiting and retention impact studies. Bill is a member of the American Trucking Associations (ATA). He is also involved in the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA).


**NOTICE: ATA webinars are strictly educational for our members, and are not press events. The information contained in this webinar is not intended for, nor should it be used in, the production, editing or creation of news or analysis pieces. Participants are also forbidden from using them as background for published materials, white papers or other communications. Therefore, the contents of this webinar are strictly embargoed and off the record.


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