SOURCE: Integration Point

Integration Point

February 23, 2016 08:33 ET

Integration Point Team Members Recognized as Industry Leaders for Work in ACE and Global Trade Compliance

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2016) - Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine announced its 16th annual listing of Pros to Know in the supply chain industry this month. Integration Point, a web-based platform that delivers global trade compliance, visibility and localized knowledge for 180+ countries, is pleased to announce that two team members have been recognized for their efforts in assisting multi-national companies achieve success in global trade management and compliance through automation.

The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises, that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies' supply chains for the significant challenges of today's business climate. This year's list includes more than 200 individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges -- and more than 40 Practitioner Pros, who do the same within their own companies.

Winning the award are Elizabeth Connell, Vice President of Product Management for Duty Deferral and Zone Automation, and Virginia Thompson, Vice President of Product Management for Global Trade Management.

Ms. Connell was recognized for her work with the Automated Commercial Export (ACE) development, testing and deployment by US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) as well as chairing committees within industry associations on the topic and leading a diverse team from Integration Point to ensure customers are able to file in ACE with no issues well before the deadline.

After spending 23+ years managing global trade compliance for a major home furnishing retailer, Ms. Thompson now oversees the product direction and development of Integration Point's global import/export solutions. She was recognized for her work and direction in product development at Integration Point which helps ensure that the import and export solutions meet customers' ever changing supply chain needs.

"Both Liz and Virginia work tirelessly to ensure our solutions are robust solutions for managing trade," said Melissa Irmen, Senior Vice President - Products & Strategy at Integration Point. "This recognition highlights not only their hard work and dedication to Integration Point customers but also recognizes Integration Point's continued commitment to providing the most comprehensive suite of global trade management products for all industries, geographies, and trade programs."

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About Integration Point
Integration Point offers a comprehensive suite of global trade management products encompassing all industries, geographies, and trade programs. By delivering visibility and localized knowledge for 180+ countries on a single, web-based platform, Integration Point enables companies to achieve global compliance while maximizing supply chain savings. Integration Point provides solutions for import/export management, product classification, free trade agreement qualification, export screening, drawback, foreign-trade zone operations, supply chain security, and post entry validation. With 500+ team members across every major continent, Integration Point ensures clients combine local best practices with global standards when deploying a global trade management platform.

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