Category Archives: Transportation & Logistics

IRTA meets with FDA to discuss Refrigerated Transportation Best Practices Guide

Representatives from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) attended a Board of Directors meeting for the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA), a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) on Thursday, January 12, 2017. The FDA representatives in attendance were instrumental in the development and writing of the FDA’s Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Rule (STF) and provided details on the STF rule to the group, made up of thought leaders in the temperature-controlled transportation sector. Continue reading

The Scopelitis Law Firm Launches New Consulting Business: Scopelitis Transportation Consulting, LLC

By Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary (Scopelitis)

Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, PC, the full-service national transportation law firm based in Indianapolis, announced today its latest expansion, the creation of a new, wholly-owned subsidiary, Scopelitis Transportation Consulting, LLC (STC). STC is a business consulting venture focusing on providing advisory services and implementation programs to companies in the transportation industry. Continue reading

GCCA, Scopelitis Partner to Host Webinar on Shipper-Carrier Agreements

Written by Kenna Lewis, GCCA Manager of Research and Resources

On Tuesday, October 25, Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) members gathered online for a webinar titled, “Motor Carrier Contract Considerations.” This event, hosted by Scopelitis Partners Nathaniel Saylor and Craig Helmreich, focused on important considerations when it comes to creating successful shipper-carrier contract agreements. Continue reading

Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary Opens New Office in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Scopelitis offers discounted rates on legal assistance to IRTA members through relationship with GCCA

Scopelitis, a full service law firm that serves the trucking, transportation, and logistics industries across the United States, will open a new branch office in Tulsa, Oklahoma. International transportation and business attorney John N. Hove, currently a partner in the Dallas/Fort Worth office of the national transportation law firm of Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, will lead the new office.

As the Global Cold Chain Alliance’s (GCCA) transportation law service provider, Scopelitis lawyers provide legal service to members of the International Refrigerated Transportation Association (IRTA), a Core Partner of GCCA, when transportation challenges arise. Members are encouraged to contact a Scopelitis representative if a situation arises to determine if legal assistance is needed.  If it is determined that legal assistance is needed, IRTA members will receive a 10% discount on Scopelitis rates if they decide to use them as their legal representation.

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