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STTAS Expands Global Presence

Strengthens Latin American Operations With Argentina Office

Wednesday, August 08, 2012
STTAS Press Release

DETROIT, MI – August 8, 2012 -- Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services Inc. (STTAS) announced today the opening of its Argentina office headquartered in Buenos Aires. The Buenos Aires operation will be augmented by a second office in Rosario. This expansion marks STTAS’ third location in Latin America, along with São Paulo, Brazil, and Mexico City, Mexico, and its seventh office worldwide. STTAS de Argentina SRL will provide a wide range of managed services to clients operating throughout the Mercosur region, including tariff classification, country of origin determination and import license management as well as consultative services. 

The general manager of STTAS de Argentina SRL will be Mr. Leandro Gonzalez. Mr. Gonzalez has substantial hands-on experience in the development, implementation and management of efficient and compliant customs and logistics processes in South America and Africa. His responsibilities have included import/export operations, tariff classification, customs valuation and warehousing as well as Six Sigma implementation. Mr. Gonzalez is a licensed customs broker, holds a degree in international commerce and is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese and English. 

"We are experiencing a significant increase in the demand for global trade managed services to support South American markets,” said Gianluca Romano, STTAS’ Senior Vice President, International Commercial Services. “The new office in Argentina will make it easier to meet this increased demand and to provide additional local support to our clients doing business in South America."

Please contact Mr. Gonzalez for information on how STTAS can assist your company with its international trade needs in the region. He can be reached at

Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services Inc. (STTAS) is recognized as the leading provider of customs, export and international trade advisory services in the public and private sectors. STTAS offers hands-on global import/export solutions for multinational companies eager to increase their ability to move merchandise across international borders in an efficient, seamless and compliant manner. STTAS also assists governments throughout the world in building customs agencies and procedures that expand import and export capabilities, reduce risk factors and comply with international standards. 

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. (ST&R), which is affiliated with STTAS, is a customs, export and international trade law firm concentrating its practice in assisting clients with the movement of goods, services and ideas across international borders. ST&R provides manufacturers, importers, exporters, retailers and governments the advice and counsel they require to succeed amid the constantly changing demands of global trade. 

Combined, ST&R and STTAS are currently the largest provider of customs, export and international trade services worldwide, with more than 600 global trade professionals located in 14 offices in 7 countries. Our success is based on a combination of unsurpassed domain expertise, proprietary technology and business process best practices.

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