What CBP’s Transition to Centers of Excellence and Expertise Means for You
Webinar: 1.5 CCS Credit
CBP’s creation of the ten Centers is a fundamental change to the agency’s organization. CBP has transitioned entry specialists to the Centers and is assigning all importers to a Center. This webinar will provide an overview of related changes at local ports, at the Centers, and across the country.
- how the shift of duties to Center directors, import specialists, and entry specialists impacts your business
- what to do when your company becomes a Center account
- the role of the Automated Commercial Environment in the Centers
- the Centers’ trade process document and how to communicate with the Centers
TOM GOULD is Senior Director, Customs and International Trade, for Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. He is based in Los Angeles, where he has been involved with the international trade community since 1989, and is affiliated with ST&R’s San Francisco office. Mr. Gould joined ST&R after running his own customs consulting business in the L.A. area for more than a decade. A licensed customs broker and certified customs specialist, he regularly advises clients on customs and international trade compliance matters, classification, origin determination, qualification for free trade agreements and special duty reduction programs, product safety and supply chain security.