Highlighting the learnings that the Provider Pros to Know have taken out of the Great Recession provides our readers with a wealth of best practices that they can apply in their own supply chains, as well as insights into how leading organizations are positioning themselves for competitive advantage in the Great Recovery ahead.
Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 10, 2010
Supply & Demand Chain Executive has announced their tenth-annual listing of Pros to Know. Integration Point®, Inc. is proud to announce that two team members -- Melissa Irmen and Angela Chamberlain -- were named to the list as Provider Pros to Know in the Global Supply Chain Management industry.
"This year's Provider Pros to Know have shown themselves to be thought-leaders in the Supply Chain industry," said Andrew K. Reese, Editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "Highlighting the learnings that the Provider Pros to Know have taken out of the Great Recession provides our readers with a wealth of best practices that they can apply in their own supply chains, as well as insights into how leading organizations are positioning themselves for competitive advantage in the Great Recovery ahead."
A first-time nominee, Angela Chamberlain, Director - Global Trade Content, was recognized as a Provider Pro to Know. Ms. Chamberlain dedicates herself to educating companies on the benefits of using global regulatory knowledge to reduce costs and optimize business processes. She is also strongly committed to emphasizing the importance and advantages of free trade agreements.
Ms. Chamberlain works tirelessly with her team of global trade content analysts and government agencies to ensure consistency between government sources. Under Ms. Chamberlain's direction, the Integration Point team ensures that customers have access to the most up-to-date and correct import/export compliance information of over 140 countries, providing great savings opportunities to companies.
Melissa Irmen, Vice President for Products & Strategy, has been named to the list as a Provider Pro to Know for the third year in a row. Ms. Irmen's extensive work with US government agencies to build and implement new trade initiatives, as well as her efforts in assisting clients in increasing their trade compliance and reducing supply chain risk have landed her on the list.
Through her many efforts as a Trade Ambassador to US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Ms. Irmen often acts as a voice of the trade to ensure that requirements are implemented in a cost effective and timely manner. In addition to being an active member for the last two years on the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) focused on Importer Security Filing (10+2), Ms. Irmen also recently presented with the Canada Border Services Agency on the US 10+2 program. Ms. Irmen is a vocal contributor to helping companies understand critical current and forthcoming regulations, as well as assisting importers and exporters in upholding these responsibilities.
"I cannot think of two individuals more deserving of this award," noted Tom Barnes, CEO at Integration Point. "Their dedication to our clients and the global trade industry makes Integration Point extremely proud to have them as part of our team."
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About Integration Point, Inc.
A leading provider of global trade management solutions, Integration Point, Inc. assists international companies by providing import and export visibility globally, delivering up-to-date global regulatory information and facilitating connectivity to supply chain partners and government agencies around the globe. Built on a single, web-based platform, Integration Point allows organizations to secure their supply chain and comply with global regulatory requirements while improving visibility and realizing savings opportunities. Integration Point Global Trade Management includes solutions for: import/export management, supply chain security, entry validation, restricted party screening, product classification, free trade agreement qualification and duty deferral program management (US FTZ, Mexico Maquiladora, EU Customs Warehousing, etc.) Contact Integration Point at http://www.IntegrationPoint.com or 704-576-3678.