International Business Roundtable: Finding Quality Logistics Providers

August 17, 2017 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Confirmed upon registration.
Maia Jaffe, Northern California World Trade Center

California exporters and importers are invited to join the Northern California World Trade Center for a presentation and discussion with guest speaker John Zincani of Kuehne + Nagel on strategies for finding logistics providers.

The program is presented in partnership with the City of Roseville, and supported by Advantage Roseville and PASCO scientific. The event includes lunch, a brief presentation, and discussion with exporter/importer executives, followed by a speed-networking session with logistics providers.

This roundtable will deep-dive into strategies for sourcing and vetting quality service providers, including freight forwarders and customs brokers. The conversation will also cover FTAs and export compliance, depending on attendees’ individual questions and needs.

Guest Speaker: John Zincani, Managing Director – Trade Consulting Solutions, Kuehne + Nagel

John Zincani, a trade attorney and customs broker, practiced customs law with the international trade law firm of Barnes, Richardson & Colburn since 1997. He joined Kuehne + Nagel’s trade consulting services group in 2002, during which term he also served for four years as Corporate Counsel. As an associate attorney, John worked on a wide array of customs and regulatory matters ranging from simple ruling requests to full audits of importers. John’s principal areas of expertise cover classification, valuation, compliance reviews, trade preference programs, protests, ruling requests, import/export security, and tariff engineering. John has also worked with the Italian law firm of DeCapoa, Guiducci e Associati, and is fluent in Italian. He holds his B.A. in Political Science, as well as his Ph.D. in Italian Literature from New York University, and graduated from Benjamin Cardozo School of law in New York City.

Who Should Attend?

This conversation is designed for the participation of CEOs, operations execs, and international sales directors and managers of exporting/importing companies. The program is an opportunity to network and exchange international business best practices with other exporter executives across industries while learning from a subject-matter expert.