Don’t Risk It and Miss It: Attend the 128th Damage Prevention & Freight Claims Conference

Whether you set an alert in your digital calendar or circle the dates on your wall calendar, you don’t want to miss out on this event. Take note of it now.

Due to the success of last year’s event, TAPPI’s Shipping, Receiving, and Warehouse Committee (SRW) is collaborating again this year with the Association of American Railroads (AAR) to bring you the 128th Damage Prevention and Freight Claim (DP&FC) Conference located in the beautiful and scenic Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada on June 8 – 11, 2020. 

The program is still under development, but attendees can expect to be presented by a large variety of industry speakers, committee meetings, and breakout sessions sharing pertinent information that will make an impact on your industry knowledge.

Keynote speakers are expected to include individuals from the Canadian National Railway (CN), Railway Association of Canada (RAC), National Research Council – Canada (NRC), and the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC). Breakout sessions will include topics focused on Forestry, Metal, and Food Products, Automobile Shipments, and Freight Claims. In addition, attendees will also be able to take part in open committee meetings such as the Damage Prevention and Freight Claim Committee and the Quality Lead Team for Roll Paper.

Some of the topics already planned for the Forestry Breakout Sessions include:

  • T-Loading
  • Pulp Loading
  • New Roll Paper Patterns & Dunnage
  • New Lumber Products
  • Doorway Protection and Banding
  • QLT Open Meeting

Conference website and hotel registration information is coming soon. To stay updated on the event, please refer to to learn more.