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Watch your CARB: Insight into California’s Supply Chain and Environmental Regulatory Hurdles

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Do you conduct business in the state of California? Have you thought about entering this new market? If you have any business in the state, regardless of where your business is domiciled, you need to be up to speed on the newest burdensome regulation coming from the state of California; specifically from the California Air Resources Board or CARB.

Join TIA and special guest Rebecca Schenker who will speak about the emerging regulatory efforts in California. Some as backward as mandating brokers and others to report information about shipments and motor carrier compliance.

Members, you would be considered a fleet owner in the state of California. This is an absolute disaster for 3PLs as it completely blurs the lines between the relationship of two separate entities (a broker and carrier) who enter a contract to complete a project. By becoming a “fleet owner” you would have an undue responsibility for the actions of that carrier. This is from the California website:

You have to report if in 2019 your entity operated a facility in California and meets any of the following criteria:

 Any broker or entity that dispatched 50 or more vehicles over 8,500 lbs. GVWR into or throughout California, in the 2019 calendar year…

Members, join us this week on Thursday, July 15 at 12:00 PM EST. Use this link to join us.


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