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Event Registration - International/Cross Border Operations, Tariffs Updates

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
7:00 AM - 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
Description:Join us in March for a breakfast meeting -International/Cross Border shipping is a game of high stakes poker. What you don't know could cost you a lot! Join us for an educational breakfast presentation which will feature a panel of international shipping experts. Topics will include: -The current tariff issues, the trade war, & how it came to be -The 4 P's of Mexican cross border shipping: Parties, Paperwork, Process, & Patience -USMCA Agreement: Widespread impact beyond steel, aluminum & headlines -USA/Canada trade:  History, opportunities, NAFTA benefits/challenges -Canadian Surtax Counter Measures: Appeal process/What vertical US markets were impacted?
Shepherd HIlls/Keystone Ballroom
1160 Krocks Road
Wescoeville, PA 18106
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Meeting-International/Cross Border Operations, Tariffs, and Trade War Updates
March 20, 2019


7:30 am - 8:00 am: Registration/Networking
8:00 am - 8:30 am: Breakfast served
8:30 am - 9:30 am: Presentation
9:30 am – 10:00 am: Questions/Wrap up/Networking


Anthony D'Ambrosio - Vice President of DJR Logistics Inc.
Anthony is a graduate of Penn State University, having earned a BA in Hotel & Restaurant Management and has worked in the Logistics industry since 1985. He joined DJR Logistics, a freight forwarder, in 2003 and has increased sales 100% since. He has worked in all aspects of the industry, such as Containerships, Oil Tankers, Tug & Barge, Bulk Carriers and Natural Gas Carriers. He implemented and developed DJR's 'Project Cargo Division, handling oversized projects of every dimension, specialized lifts, multimodal shipments & customized logistics. Some additional credentials include:
- A Sale Advantage Program Certification from the Dale Carnegie University
- Certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt
- Certified as a Hazardous Material Specialist in Air, IMDG, DOT & Radioactive
- Licensed Master Export Specialist (MES) by the NCBFFAA

Roy Austin - Business Development Director - The ILS Company
Roy earned his bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development from the University of Texas and gained his operational and sales experience working with both US domestic and cross border freight providers. He joined The ILS Company in 2014. ILS is a Freight Forwarder specializing in Mexico cross-border shipping. ILS has 15 sales and warehousing locations in MX and 3 US cross-border operations. They serve over 200 manufacturers by land, air and sea. ILS provides Mexico supply chain solutions to businesses large and small seeking entrance and understanding of the Mexico market.

Frank Jacketti - Director of US Districts - Purolator International
Frank joined Purolator International in 1997 as the Branch Sales Manager in Philadelphia. In 2014, he was named District Manager for Eastern U.S and in 2017 he was promoted to the Director of U.S. Districts. Frank is responsible for the successful execution of Purolator International’s business strategy across the U.S. In his role, Frank collaborates with functional leaders across the organization to ensure alignment of business practices within the district team. As a member of the Purolator International Executive Leadership Team, Frank also serves as a strategic advisor on behalf of the U.S. Districts.

Upcoming Events:

o Rescheduled Kutztown Fostering the Future of Supply Chain Professionals Date TBD
o Lehigh Center for Supply Chain Research Symposium (April 11th & 12th)
o Lehigh Valley Logistics and Supply Chain Golf Tournament at Shepherd Hills (May 17th)
o Tour of Packaging Corporation of America Trexlertown Box facility (Date TBD)


Registration is closed.