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Amy B. | Elance
 
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Amy B.

Licensed Customs Broker
   United States
Falls Church

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In my 18 year career in international trade, I worked with freight forwarders and customs brokers. As a licensed U.S. Customs Broker, I have knowledge of import trade procedures an developing trade issues.

I have both import and export trade experience. On the export side of business, I have aided in submitting letters of credit and bids for World Bank projects. Working with supply chain providers and coordinating schedules with necessary inspections have been my major experiences.

Currently, I am pursing projects with needs in the...

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Policy writing
FDA ruling and its findings in a project

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I have an MBA from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. Among course work in the pursuit of my degree, I had studied International Business and Marketing. Teamwork and leadership had been emphasized in the curriculum of the MBA program, which I have brought through to my work and personal interests.

In my over 18 years experience in the international trade field, I have held positions such as account manager, import specialist and export traffic manager. I am familiar with supply chain issues and necessary compliance measures.

completed the Paralegal Certificate Course from The Center for Legal Studies through Colorado State University in Pueblo and Export Compliance Training Institute (ECoP) in EAR and ITAR training.. I want to use the skills attained in my studies towards a career in trade compliance issues were legal writing and legal research are needed.



I offer a variety of services from international trade research to paralegal services. Coupled with a Customs Broker's License, I can research and present customs issues and assist clients in a better understanding of the process.

I have also an extensive experience working in export, working on letters of credit, preparing documentation, understanding the needed documents for exporting to Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.

My software experience includes MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Express Page, Outlook, Access, Tradepoint, Maximizer, Peachtree, MS Money,...

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Employment

BreemanRhodes Consulting LLC
Owner/Consultant
2010 - Present
Owner of a Virtual International Trade Assistance LLC
NorthStar Express
Account Manager
2007 - 2008
Laing International
Import Specialist
2005 - 2007
Pampered Chef
Kitchen Consultant
2005 - 2005
Washington Consular Services
Documentation Specialist
2003 - 2003
Export Customer Service
Aces, LTD
2000 - 2003
Export Traffic Manager
Primeship Agencies, Inc.
1995 - 2000
Beeland's Florist
Store Clerk
1994 - 1995
Monroeville Elementary School (Alabama)
Spanish Teacher
1994 - 1994

Education

University of South Alabama
Master in Business Administration
1995 - 1998
Hollins College
B.A. Political Science and Spanish
1990 - 1994
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paralegal
import
export
business consulting
management
freight
virtual assistant
international trade
administrative support
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