Reading & Understanding Transportation Contracts from a Risk Management Perspective


Too often trucking companies receive contracts from both shippers and brokers with unfairly burdensome language. The language is often confusing by design and is not easily understood by anyone other than a lawyer.  In some cases, signing such a contract may be putting your company at risk -- without you even knowing it.

This course will walk through the most common contract language and point out those hidden traps that may put your company’s bottom line at risk.


  • Learn what exactly that contract you're signing means.
  • Learn the "red flag" language that may leave your company exposed.
  • Identify what your contract should contain as a motor carrier and broker to ensure your company is protected.