SOURCE: Sensitel, Inc.

Sensitel, Inc.

December 18, 2009 09:00 ET

Karin Smith, CEO of CustomsNow, Joins Sensitel's Team of Resident Experts

Leading International Logistics Consultant Brings Customs Compliance and Importer Direct Filing Expertise to Subscribers

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - December 18, 2009) - Sensitel Inc., a leading provider of risk management and supply chain security solutions, announced today that well-known international trade expert, Karin Smith from CustomsNow, has joined Sensitel's select group of resident experts.

"Karin is an outstanding international logistics professional who has been a guiding force in bringing innovative customs compliance and importer direct filing solutions to the industries," said Mohinder Sikka, CEO, Sensitel. "As a passionate advocate of direct filing, Karin has been advising companies in creating highly successful, efficient and compliant import programs. As a resident industry expert, she brings a wealth of knowledge and deep industry expertise to subscribers," Sikka added.

Karin is the CEO of CustomsNow™ which offers comprehensive direct filing (ABI) and Importer Security Filing (ISF) solutions. "We enable importers by helping them design, implement and manage a direct filing program by combining the best technology with highly experienced professionals with real world experience," said Karin Smith. CustomsNow™ is a Customs approved ABI vendor and a Licensed Customs Broker. Ms. Smith has 20 years of International trade, Customs compliance and direct filing experience. As the Project Lead she designed, developed and implemented a "best-in-class" direct filing program at Target Corporation. "I look forward to enabling VeriSupply™ subscribers in this field as I am passionate about the real benefits of direct filing," Smith added.

Sensitel's VeriSupply™ subscription service enables secure sharing of business critical documents across the value chain, helping to reduce the cost of product recalls and compliance. More information is available at

Together, Sensitel and CustomsNow benefit companies by providing them with the necessary tools to improve their processes, increase compliance at reduced cost, and most importantly, providing visibility and control over their far flung supply chains.

Sensitel is also offering a no-cost customs filing spend analysis to pinpoint opportunities to reduce spend in 2010. Interested parties should contact Sensitel at

CustomsNow Inc., an import direct filing solutions provider, is based in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. For more information please visit

Sensitel, Inc, a supply chain security solution provider is headquartered in Fremont, California. For more information, please visit

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