Sarah has over 30 years’ experience in the international logistics industry specializing in US exports and trade compliance. Sarah has developed a comprehensive knowledge of US regulations; primarily in the Export Administration Regulations and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. During her employment at SDV USA, Sarah managed a department devoted
towards the handling of United Nations related shipments and non-governmental organizations. She worked directly in assisting these agencies with their export and import needs by offering shipping solutions and expertise on export regulations to third world countries.
Earlier in her career at SDV USA, Sarah managed various types of commercial shipments which included aircraft parts regulated by the Department of State, computer and electronic equipment, cosmetics and raw materials.
Due to the nature of these commodities, part of her responsibilities was to provide training and support to her staff in U.S. export regulations, customs clearance practices abroad,Incoterms, and letters of credit, to name a few. Sarah was also the in-house certified dangerous goods specialist. In addition to the above company, Sarah has worked for Kuehne & Nagel, UTI and
BDP, where she was exposed to various aspects of the international transportation industry, including, but not limited to, project freight, worldwide bids and carrier negotiations, sales and customer service, compliance management, and network development.
Sarah has developed an expertise in assisting companies engaged in global trade in bettering their supply chain practices in areas such as compliance management, best practices, freight negotiation, development and implementation of standard operating procedures and other trade related concerns. Sarah is also involved with several associations within the industry in the capacity as a presenter and writer of numerous articles. Sarah’s experience includes teaching International Logistics at Baruch College.
Sarah is a licensed customhouse broker and is currently a Senior Consultant / Trainer and Vice President of Operations at American River Group of Companies’ corporate office in New York.
Sarah can be reached at (631) 396-6831