Thank you 2020 Sponsors




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2020 Sponsors


  H & M provides a broad range of logistics services through a comprehensive network of U.S. intermodal operations. Services include rail terminal operations, intermodal trucking, warehousing and distribution, container freight stations, and Customs exam sites. Established in 1968 as a trucking company providing pier pick-up and delivery services … (Read More)
    East Coast Warehouse & Distribution is the largest provider of integrated temperature-controlled logistics services in the Port of New York, New Jersey Marine Terminal and Jersey City.Our strategically situated state-of-the-art facilities, expedited U.S. Customs and Border Protection Exam Services, transportation capabilities, and value-added solutions will offer you a seamless transition between manufacturing and distribution through quality supply chain management. (Read More)  

APM Terminals operates one of the world’s most comprehensive port and integrated inland service networks. We’re uniquely positioned to help both shipping line and landside customers grow their business and achieve better supply chain efficiency, flexibility and dependability.

Our team of 22,000 industry professionals is focused on delivering the operational excellence and solutions businesses require to reach their potential. We operate a network of 78 terminals and over 100 inland services locations globally. This equates to handling around 250 vessel calls per day and 40 million TEUs per year. (Read More)


Avalon Risk Management is an independent, privately-held insurance broker, owned and operated by our founding management team with a multi-national presence. We are 100% committed to our customers and your industry. Through our network of agents worldwide, we assist our valued clients with their global insurance needs. (Read More)

Maher Terminals LLC is one of the largest multi user container terminal operators in the world.
As a vital link in the container cargo movement chain, we are responsible for helping our customers effectively compete in the global marketplace by handling their cargo as expeditiously and economically as possible. We take this responsibility very seriously and have developed North America’s largest marine container terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey. (Read more)
  Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP is one of the nation's largest law firms devoted exclusively to international trade and customs matters.The firm represents a wide variety of clients, ranging from privately held companies to Fortune 100 corporations engaged in the manufacture and distribution of textiles, consumer electronics, foodstuffs, computer and telecommunications equipment, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, automotive products, steel, wearing apparel, agricultural products and a host of other consumer and industrial products. (Read More)

237 modern ships, 11.9 million TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) transported per year, around 12,900 motivated employees in 392 offices in 129 countries. Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company and a powerful partner for you.

Hapag-Lloyd offers a fleet with a total capacity of 1.7 Million TEU, as well as a container stock of approximately 2.6 million TEU including one of the world’s largest and most modern reefer container fleets. A total of 118 liner services worldwide ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports on all the continents. (Read More)


When Port of Baltimore native and International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) leader Jeff Davis coined the phrase “ILA: means ‘I Love America'” during World War I, he explicitly connected the ILA with a deep and passionate patriotism, which has been a defining characteristic of the Union since its infancy in America’s heartland straight through to today’s era of advanced internationalism. (Read More)


By the early 19th century, the longshoreman of the day eked out a meager existence along the North Atlantic Coast. Their working conditions were wretched and their wages pitiful. Many were new to the country and unfamiliar with the customs and language. Exploitation was the order of the day. But an unseen change was being wrought in the souls of these good men. The day was coming when none but they themselves would be the masters of their destinies. (Read More)


For too long, our nation’s trade and investment policies have reflected the influence of powerful corporate interests. They protect what’s important to corporate America but do little or nothing to safeguard the rights of workers and the environment here and around the world.

New York Shipping Association (NYSA) is a membership organization that represents the terminal operators, ocean carriers, stevedores and marine related businesses that operate the ships, move the cargo, and train and employ the longshore workers in the Port of New York and New Jersey.  NYSA negotiates the collective bargaining agreement on behalf of its members withe International Longshoremen's Association and the Port Police and Guards Union.  NYSA coordinates the hiring and training of the labor that moves cargo through the largest port complex on the east coast with terminals located on both sides of the Hudson River in New York and New Jersey. (Read more)

Headquartered in Chatham, New Jersey, Shipco Transport operates more than 75 offices in over 30 countries across 5 continents and employs over 2,200 people. Our company's truly intermodal character offering Air Freight, LCL and FCL Ocean Freight services, uniquely positions Shipco as a 'one stop' provider of worldwide transportation solutions. (Read More)

   The United States Maritime Alliance, Ltd. (USMX) represents employers of the East and Gulf Coast longshore industry. Membership consists of Container Carriers, including the largest carriers and carrier alliances worldwide, all major Marine Terminal Operators, and Port Associations representing each port on the East and Gulf Coasts. USMX’s members are responsible for the transportation and handling of cargo shipped to and from the United States. (Read More).
    Since 1938, Export-Import Services has served as the right arm of successful small and medium sized U.S. businesses doing business overseas, taking care of all their export and import logistics needs. We take pride in our import export services, and we cater to all of our clients’ needs. The father and son team of James F. Farrell Sr. and James F. Farrell, Jr. formed the business in 1938 on the docks of New York City, when lower Manhattan’s shoreline swelled with shipping vessels taking on their charge, and a small army of couriers rushed paperwork back and forth from the piers. In 1970, Export-Import Services became the first tenant to set up office in the World Trade Center, on the tenth floor. (Read More)
  Our Mission is to understand and meet the needs of our customer's and employees by being honest, innovative, efficient, cost effective, courteous and highly skilled in our delivery of the services we provide EXPRESSWAY USA's growth is fueled by the exploding world demand for international trade. This in turn, triggers a major increase in demand for a world class company who can offer the stability and resourcefulness that sets them apart in the marketplace. (Read More)

Registrar Corp was founded in 2003 to help businesses comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations. Since opening its headquarters in Hampton, Virginia, USA, Registrar Corp has expanded to eighteen international offices and has aided more than 30,000 companies across 160 countries.

Employees include former U.S. FDA officials, scientists, and industry experts. (Read More)


Roanoke Trade is the leading provider of insurance and surety solutions for transportation and logistics providers. In fact, we are recognized as the most reliable source for U.S. customs bonds.

Established in 1935, we were the first company in the United States to serve the needs of customs brokers and their clients. Our mission has always been – and continues to be – to set the industry standard in delivering quality insurance, surety and risk management services to those businesses involved in importing, exporting or transporting goods. (Read More)

    SEAFRIGO group is a major player in international logistics.We have based our international development on owned infrastructures. We have offices in 15 countries and a global partner network giving you an access to all destinations.Our 1200 logistics specialists are trained to fill all your needs by helping you at every step of your supply chain.  (Read More)
  Today, Venable is an American Lawyer 100 law firm. With more than 700 attorneys across the country, we are strategically positioned to advance our clients’ business objectives in the U.S. and abroad. Our clients rely on Venable's proven capabilities in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, and regulatory and government affairs.  

Our attorneys have an excellent understanding of their practice areas and bring a wealth of firsthand experience to the challenges and opportunities our clients face. In this era of ever-increasing scrutiny by the government, our clients benefit from Venable’s Washington know-how. (Read More)  
  STG Logistics was born out of a series of strategic acquisitions of leading logistics services companies including St. George Logistics, AZ CFS, Extra Express, Channel Distribution, NeutraLogistics, Freight Force and Summit NW. STG offers in all key locations in the United States a wide range of value-added services, knowledgeable support and the most advanced technology solutions for our customers in the shipping and distribution industries. (Read More)
  Mazars USA is the independent U.S. member firm of the Mazars Group – a prominent international accounting, audit, tax and advisory services organization with 18,000 professionals in more than 79 countries on six continents. Our Mazars membership allows for coordinated deployment of advanced technological, educational and human resources on a global basis and synchronizes the way we execute our accounting, audit, tax and consulting services with other firms.  (Read More)
  National Retail Systems, Inc. is an asset-based 3PL provider founded in 1952. We’re a privately held 4th generation family company headquartered in North Bergen, New Jersey providing customized solutions to businesses and retailers around the country. We focus on crafting a personalized logistics plan so we can implement and execute all available resources to reach your goals. (Read More)

It is the mission of our Local 1588 union to improve our lives, the lives of our families and the lives of our communities, where we work and where we live. (Read More)

    The NCBFAA represents more than 1,000 member companies with 110,000 employees in international trade - the nation's leading freight forwarders, customs brokers, ocean transportation intermediaries (OTIs), NVOCCs and air cargo agents, serving more than 250,000 importers and exporters. Established in 1897 in New York, NCBFAA is the effective national voice of the industry.  (Read More)
  Serra International, Inc., a leading Air Freight and Ocean Freight Forwarder as well as a licensed U.S. Customs House Broker, has been on the cutting edge of international transportation of Project, FMS and General Cargo for over 90 years. During this time Serra has accumulated a wealth of hands on airfreight and ocean freight forwarding experience in all areas of the world; in all facets of the industry. (Read More) 










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