Strategies to Minimize Duty Liability

Session Speakers

Robert Stein

Vice President of Customs & Trade Compliance

Mohawk Global Logistics

Robert Stein is Vice President of Customs & Trade Compliance for Mohawk Global Logistics. He has almost 30 years of experience in Customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and consulting. With a broad base of trade experience, Robert is an expert in import and export compliance, Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ), HTS classification, and NAFTA. As an FTZ consultant, he has guided companies through FTZ feasibility studies, savings analysis, implementation, training, activation, and computer systems integration. Robert is also an active speaker in the trade community, participating in many live and web-based events throughout the year. He is a licensed Customs broker, certified Customs specialist, NAFTZ Owner and User Committee member, NCBFAA Export Compliance subcommittee member, and area three representative on the NCBFAA Customs Committee.

Sandra Bell

Senior Counsel

DLA Piper

Sandra Bell represents clients on regulatory procedures relating to customs tariff and import issues including securing and responding to decisions on prospective and current import transactions, international trade policy and regulatory programs, and border security and trade enforcement programs.