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Mitigating the Challenges of the Pandemic on the Global Supply Chain

The last two years plus have been a real challenge for anyone involved in global supply chain management. For companies and personnel to have survived, prospered, and even grown in the past 30 months has happened because of hard work, developing additional resources, and working with a varied and creative approach to supply chain responsibilities.

Thursday, May 26th

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm ET
1.5 CCS Credit
$45 for Members | $65 for Non-Members

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The last two years plus have been a real challenge for anyone involved in global supply chain management. For companies and personnel to have survived, prospered, and even grown in the past 30 months has happened because of hard work, developing additional resources, and working with a varied and creative approach to supply chain responsibilities.

This webinar will review solutions and strategies companies exercised in navigating challenges to reduce the impact of the last 30 months for the balance of 2022 and beyond.  

Some topics to be covered:

  •   Framing the issues of cost, risk, and uncertainty in the global supply chain
  •   Proven Risk and Cost Management Solutions
  •   Foreign Trade Zones
  •   Tariff Mitigation Strategies
  •   Freight & Logistics Consolidation
  •   INCO Terms Selection
  •   Demand Planning Options

 

About the Presenters

Thomas Cook

Managing Director, Blue Tiger International

Tom is Managing Director of Blue Tiger International, (bluetigerintl.com) a premier international business consulting company on supply chain management, trade compliance, purchasing, global trade, and logistics. Tom was former CEO of American River International in NY and Apex Global Logistics Supply Chain Operation in LA. Tom has over 30 years of experience in assisting companies all over the world manage their security, compliance, supply chain import, and export operations. He is a member of the NY District Export Council, sits on the board of numerous corporations, and is considered a leader in the business verticals he works in.

He has now authored over 19 books on Global Trade and is in the middle of an 8 Book Series, titled … The Global Warrior … Advancing on the Necessary Skill Sets to Compete Effectively in Global Trade. Tom is also the Director of the National Institute of world trade (niwt.org) a 30-year-old educational and training organization, based here on Long Island.

Kelly Raia

Vice President of Trade Compliance, Blue Tiger International

Kelly is a licensed customhouse broker and trade compliance specialist working for numerous companies assisting them in managing their security, compliance, and import and export trade activities. Kelly was formerly a Vice President at American River International and is now the VP of Trade Compliance for Blue Tiger International in NY. She is also involved with numerous companies as their “outsourced” Trade Compliance Manager.
 
Kelly is a specialist in both import and export operations, security & compliance, logistics, and supply chain management. Many companies depend upon her expertise in facilitating purchasing, supply chain, and operational activities. Kelly is a frequent lecturer on compliance and logistics and is a published author.