Transportation & Logistics

Benesch's Transportation & Logistics Practice Group combines diverse practice experience and comprehensive bench strength to assist our clients with logistics and related issues in the transportation of goods.  Unlike many transportation law practices, our cross-functional transportation group provides a full-service solution to address the unique needs of transportation and logistics providers (including carriers of all modes, intermediaries, and other 3PL’s) as well as commercial users (manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and other shippers) and helps them achieve their supply chain goals.

Transportation attorneys with deep and diverse experience

U.S. businesses spend more than $900 billion per year on the transportation of goods. Whether our clients are negotiating an operating contract, pursuing or defending a cargo claim, navigating government regulations, developing a strategic alliance or financing an acquisition, Benesch’s team of transportation attorneys brings the talent and experience to drive their desired outcomes.

Our group’s extensive knowledge of transportation supply chain and wide-ranging practice experience in areas from business litigation to corporate finance to mergers and acquisitions, allow us to counsel clients on the full range of issues relating to the transportation of goods, including, but not limited to:

  • Freight Loss, Damage, and Delay
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures
  • Private Equity Financing
  • Corporate Structuring and Reorganization
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Credit and Collections
  • Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Operational Consulting and Advice
  • Casualty Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Customs and Trade Compliance

Benesch’s Transportation & Logistics Practice Group has advised its clients on virtually every type and variation of transportation contract, including trucking, brokerage, freight forwarding, ocean transport, intermodal, and other global services and supply chain agreements, as well as owner-operator agreements. This comprehensive contracting experience is valued by our clients, who see it as major asset in executing their transportation strategies.