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Global Trade Compliance Expert Martin Spencer Joins Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Detroit, MI... Leading global trade compliance management provider Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, Inc. (STTAS) announces that Martin Spencer has rejoined the company to serve as vice president of global operations. Mr. Spencer will play a critical role in STTAS’ management of worldwide import and export operations for major corporations in high-volume time-sensitive industries.

Mr. Spencer has deep experience in all aspects of import/export operations and compliance. He has managed global trade activities for companies in a variety of industries, including automotive, defense, medical equipment, and industrial machinery, among others.

A licensed U.S. customs broker and a certified customs specialist, he has worked extensively in the areas of import and export classification, duty preference eligibility, cost saving programs, post-entry audits, export controls on defense and dual-use goods, anti-corruption policies, and compliance with other government agency requirements.

“We are thrilled to count Martin among our top trade compliance experts,” said STTAS Executive Chairman Tom Travis. “Like other members of our executive team, Martin brings both export and import expertise to the table. The top multinationals demand deep knowledge of all aspects of cross-border trade compliance, regardless of commodity, point of export or port of importation, and Martin provides this level of expertise.”

STTAS, together with its affiliated law firm, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., is the largest dedicated international trade and customs firm in the world, employing over 750 multi-lingual global trade professionals throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia. The firm’s single-window compliance management method attracts multinational companies seeking a seamless solution to reduce risk, increase cargo clearance speed, and reduce costs. 

Martin Spencer can be reached at

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