Midland Park, NJ, October 15, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Since 1932, I.E. Canada has served as a national trade association for importers and exporters. Now in its 80th year, the annual conference is scheduled for 17-18 October in Toronto. Kevin Gavin, Vice President of Supply Chain Management at the software company will join Dan Kidelbach of Miller-Thompson, LLC, one of Canada’s leading business law firms, in a presentation titled "Internal Controls for Compliance: A Global Perspective."
During the 3:45pm session on Monday, 17 October, Mr. Gavin will provide real-world scenarios and practical solutions on how to collect the requisite data needed for compliance measures such as AMS (Automated Manifest System), Importer Security Filing (ISF), Customs Entries, EU Filings, cross-border Truck ACE (Automated Commercial Environment) and Canadian ACI (Advance Commercial Information).
The session will also explain how purchase order and commercial invoice line-item details can be effectively gathered into one data hub and transmitted via EDI to other supply chain parties and the proper governmental agencies to ensure compliance. Following the presentation is the CATIE awards ceremony and reception. The award recognizes companies and individuals who have demonstrated trade excellence in customs and compliance.
Also scheduled to speak at the event are three of the most important figures in the trade industry in the Americas including Alan Bersin, Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP); Luc Portelance, President, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Arnoldo Martinez, Director of Planning and Infrastructure, Mexican Customs. The two-day conference focuses on international trade regulations and includes a panel discussion on NAFTA.
About IES, Ltd.
IES, Ltd. is one of the fastest growing transportation software providers in the world. With offices throughout the United States and in Asia, the IES suite of import and export solutions serves freight forwarders, NVOCCs, Customs brokers and other transportation intermediaries. IES’s product offerings adjust to the changes and complexities inherent when doing business in the global arena.