Topic: Managing the Broker-Importer Relationship
Matthew Clark, Director, Import Services, SEKO Customs Brokerage
Lisa V. Waller, Vice President, BDG International
Salvatore Fragale, Sr. Trade Compliance Manager, Baxter Healthcare Corporatation
Brian F. Walsh, Barnes, Richardson & Colburn, LLP
Attention all Importers. Choosing a competent customs broker and establishing an effective working relationship with the broker are prerequisites for customs compliance. This program will present two very experienced brokers to discuss best practices, the broker’s view of the relationship and the behind the scenes work which brokers perform on a day to day basis which is not always visible to importers. An in-house Senior Trade Compliance Manager (also a licensed broker) will present the importer’s perspective.
- Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the broker and importer.
- Broker/Importer Communication.
- Designing and implementing written procedures.
- Factors that should be taken into account in choosing a broker.
- Data and reports that can be provided by your broker.
- Post-entry review.
- Additional services provided by brokers.
- The day to day operations of brokers.
The International Trade Club of Chicago (ITCC) is a not-for-profit organization and all proceeds are used solely to cover the costs of ITCC activities. The ITCC appreciates the efforts of the volunteer speakers.
For those attending in person: The DePaul O’Hare campus facility is located at the intersection of East River Road and West Bryn Mawr Avenue
*NEW - This seminar is also available via LIVE WEBINAR. A link to a separate sign up site will be sent to you upon registration.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
ATTENTION CERTIFIED CUSTOMS SPECIALISTS:
This program is approved by the NCBFAA for 3 CCS continuing education points.
Please indicate if a certificate of attendance is desired when you register, along with your NEI ID# at the time of registration.
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