Capturing trade facilitation’s low-hanging fruit

By Jerry Cook, HanesBrands, Chair of USCIB’s Customs & Trade Facilitation Committee

American Shipper

“In my first column of 2013, I wrote about the emergence of large, highly efficient integrated global supply networks that incorporate companies of all sizes and at all stages of production in the value chain. International components and inputs are key links in the supply chain for U.S. manufacturers, and effective trade facilitation will increase a U.S. operation’s manufacturing activities, as well as its ability to export, import and invest.”

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Kira Yevtukhova manages USCIB’s print and online publications, including the website, e-newsletter and quarterly magazine, and serves as the organization’s digital media strategist. Prior to this role, Kira worked for over five years within USCIB’s Policy Department, focusing on climate change, environment, nutrition, health, and chemicals related policy issues. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and has an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
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