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Compliance in Today's Global Supply Chain

1st Edition

By Thomas A. Cook

CRC Press

288 pages

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Hardback: 9781420086218
pub: 2010-11-17
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pub: 2010-11-17
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One of the fastest growing corporate positions is that of global trade compliance manager. This position used to be an insignificant factor in most corporations, but the events surrounding 9/11 changed that forever. Compliance became a household word in businesses involved in importing and exporting. Unfortunately, when corporations begin setting u

Table of Contents

The Importance of Trade Compliance Programs in Global Supply Chains. Export Logistics and Compliance Management. Import Management and Inbound Logistics. Government Agencies Controlling Supply Chain Issues. Utilization of Technology Options. Personnel Deployment, Training, and Best Practices. Glossary. Key Acronyms. Key International Web Sites. Appendices.

About the Author

Thomas A. Cook is a seasoned veteran of global supply chain management, with more than 35 years of experience specifically directed to the elements of transportation, importing, exporting, logistics, freight, and overall business management. Tom is a veteran author of over nine books, such as Post 9/11 Security and Compliance, Mastering Import and Export Trade, and Global Sourcing.He began his career as a NYS Maritime Academy graduate with numerous years serving our country in the Navy and in the Dutch and U.S. Merchant Marine.

He has been directly involved in manufacturing, insurance, banking, trading, logistics vendor services, freight forwarding, customs brokerage, 3PL, and many other related services to global supply chains. He is considered a leader in education, training, and consulting to many of the Fortune 1,000 companies on an array of topics hosted by various government agencies, the World Trade Institute, the American Management Association, the World Academy, CCSMP, the Department of State, ISM, and NAPM, to name a few.

He has been the recipient of numerous awards and accolades?more recently the International Partnership Award bestowed by former President Bill Clinton at the State University of New York in Westbury.

Tom is currently on the New York District Export Council and is managing director of American River International (

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Purchasing & Buying