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FCBF Call for Nominations for the 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Last update on Jan. 25, 2019.

FCBF Call for Nominations for the 2019-2020 Board of Directors

The Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association (FCBF) is pleased to announce The Call for Nominations for the 2019-2020 Board of Directors.

The Call for Nominations is now open and we are seeking candidates for the open positions of President, 1st & 2nd Vice Presidents, Secretary and Treasurer. We hereby advise our regular members that they may submit in writing to the Nominating Committee a slate of officers: Slate of officers includes a President, who has served on the board at least 1 year previously and preferably on the Executive Board, 1st Vice President Freight Forwarding, 2nd Vice President Customs, Secretary and ...

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Limitations of Warehouse Liability

Last update on Jan. 17, 2019.

Limitations of Warehouse Liability

By Daniel W. Raab, Esq.

Warehouse operators can limit their liability for damages. A warehouse receipt can limit its damages. In fact, your insurance carrier would prefer you to include such limitations of liability.

There are some Florida cases dealing with limitations of liability in a warehouse receipt. The case of San Fisket, Inc. vs. Atlanta Cold Storage, Corp., 347 Southern 2nd 647 Florida 3rd DCA 1977, is a Florida case that did hold a low limit of liability. There was also a case in New York entitled United States Gold Corp. vs. Federal Express Corp. 719 Fed. Sup. 1217 ...

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Overland Committee Report 012019

Last update on Jan. 11, 2019.

Overland Committee Report 012019

Greetings and a Happy New Year to all;
2018 saw many challenges to logistics including, Driver shortages, Rate hikes, big demand for trucks and an unstable political system, computer hacking, Electronic log implementation, Flagler adding almost 1 million square ft of warehouses and a stock market roller coaster ride.
As we enter 2019 many of the same issues continue to challenge the logistics business. ELD’s (Electronic logo Data) will see some changes to the new regulations take effect.
Some carriers managed this requirement by using smart phones to track a driver’s time behind the wheel. Those carriers will ...

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George S Engers December 14 1938 June 30 2018

Last update on Jan. 11, 2019.

George S Engers December 14 1938 June 30 2018

Obituary for George S. Engers George S. Engers, 79 of Hollywood, Florida passed away on June 30, 2018. George and his wife lived in Florida for the last 30 years. Over the last two years, they began coming up to New York to spend time with their family. He was was the owner of the GS Engers and Company, a US Customs Brokerage Firm. The firm had two offices located out of Miami Florida and L.A. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching sports. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM on Friday at St ...

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