The association works to bring up-to-date topics of interest
as well as refreshers from compliance to ISF to OGA to BIS/AES.
Works in partnership with local US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) and partner government agency officials to find solutions to import trade issues and local Atlanta port concerns, including the implementation of new Regulations or Customs Directives, and Customs Broker best practices. The FDA Sub-Committee works closely with the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to promote close relationships between government and trade.
Cooperates with local Customs officials, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and other industry shareholders to seek formidable solutions and provide community outreach regarding export trade issues, including export security and compliance, shipper responsibilities, other local concerns pertinent to the forwarding community.
Liaises with Custom brokers, forwarders, container freight stations, truckers, ground handling agents, warehouses, and airlines to effectively promote the smooth movement of cargo in Atlanta. This committee keeps our members abreast of any new changes or associated fees relative to cargo pick-up and drop-off procedures that might affect our members.
Governs communications via the Association’s website, publications, and social media platforms. This group is responsible to provide meeting notices, share educational information and pictures from events, manage the membership directory, and ensure all information is up to date on all platforms.