Covid -19 Disruptions and what Trade Professionals should be considering!
March 10, 2021
Program 6 - 8 p.m. PT
Networking available before at 5:30 p.m. and again after at 8 p.m. PT
A year in, COVID-19 is still disrupting supply chains, delaying shipments, and creating challenging conditions for trade professionals. Join logistics and policy leaders from the C.H. Robinson team and learn about:
Current Ocean, Air and Trade Policy market conditions
How these market conditions are impacting Supply Chains
What Best Practices you should be considering going into 2021
• Sri Laxmana, Vice President, Global Ocean Services - C. H. Robinson
• Matt Castle, Vice President, Products & Services - C.H. Robinson
• Kevin Doucette, Director of North American Trade Policy - C.H. Robinson
• Jeffrey Simpson, Manager Trade Policy - C.H. Robinson
Matt Castle is the vice president of air freight products and services at C.H. Robinson. He joined C.H. Robinson in 1996 and has 25+ years of experience in the transportation industry. Matt is responsible for driving growth through our global airfreight product. He received his degree in Aviation Administration and Management from the University of North Dakota.
Jeffrey Simpson is the manager of trade policy. He is a LCB and has come to us from your side of the fence. With over 25 years of experience - He has worked for Campbell Soup Company , Pitney Bowes and Unilever - overseeing Supply Chain and Global Trade Compliance. He is Six Sigma, Export and International Maritime Law certified. Not in his bio yet a fun fact, this guy is an ‘80’s guy and love all things ‘80’s.
Kevin Doucette is the director of North American trade policy. He has spent his last 12 years with CH Robinson in our Trade Policy team helping clientele like each of you enhance your compliance efforts. Kevin is not only at the helm of our external consulting on trade compliance he also has lead up our internal export corporate and our security divisions for CTPAT and TSA.
Sri Laxmana is the vice president of global ocean product at C.H. Robinson. He is currently responsible for driving the global strategy, revenue and ocean freight volumes. Sri has been with C.H. Robinson since 2000 and has served in multiple roles – including customs brokerage, ocean and air imports and exports, business development and trade management for a variety of global trade lanes. Sri holds an engineering and business degree and is based in Eden Prairie, MN.
Network with other members of our trade professional community, wind down after work with a glass of wine, and learn something new!
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