LBA Group Logistics Director Staying on Top of Export Requirements
Greenville – Betty Perez keeps tabs on foreign shipments for LBA Group, Inc., a task made more complicated for every company by the 2001 terrorist attacks. In the post-911 world, no parcel or palleted material is too innocuous not to be of interest to various federal agencies.
Perez participated in a refresher course this month courtesy of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The training is part of Washington’s effort to monitor imports and exports by helping executives who are tasked with international shipments stay current with regulations.
As director of logistics and resources at LBA since 2008, Perez has overseen shipments in and out of the country from and to Europe, Africa, South and Central America, India, and the United Arab Emirates. Her work is increasingly critical as LBA solidifies its global presence.
The Commerce training reiterated export filing requirements to assure that company materials meet the purview of four agencies—the Census Bureau, Bureau of Industry and Security, Customs and Border Protection, and the U.S. State Department.