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Wed, Oct 06


Glen Acres Golf and Country Club

October 6th Lunch & Learn

Our guest speaker will be Mike White, President, Trade Network Consultants, LLC.

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October 6th Lunch & Learn
October 6th Lunch & Learn

Time & Location

Oct 06, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT

Glen Acres Golf and Country Club, 1000 S 112th St, Seattle, WA 98168, USA

About the Event

The Transportation Club of Seattle's September Lunch and Learn

Our guest speaker will be Mike White, President, Trade Network Consultants, LLC.

About Mike White

Michael White is the Founder and President of Trade Network Consultants LLC. He is a proven leader in the air transport industries efforts to improve air cargo security, e-commerce growth, IT development, industry advocacy and operational excellence.  He leads a team of industry experts in customs, security, aviation, logistics and process improvement issues.

He has also held several senior management positions including Manager of Cargo Services-Worldwide for United Airlines, Regional VP for Cargo Service Center, Managing Director of Cargo for the Air Transport Association, COO of SkyLink USA and most recently President of Cargo Network Services (An IATA Company).  His unique experience has covered the air cargo supply chain with leading positions at airline airport and global air cargo operations, leading the largest ground handling operation at Chicago-O’Hare, representing the air transport industry over security issues after 9-11 and head of the largest country air cargo payment system in the world.

Michael has served on several key government and industry committees and working groups on air cargo security, member of the TSA Aviation Security Advisory Committee air cargo working group, IATA cargo customs/security groups and the US-Canadian Cross Border Harmonization task force. He serves in his second term as a member of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) for US Customs and Border Protection by appointment from the Secretaries of the US Department of Homeland Security and US Department of the Treasury.

Michael has been declared by many as the “e”vangilist for the movement to move to full electronic paper documents in air transport. He also a leader in the development of the air cargo security known shipper program and the indirect air carrier security program. He has worked closely with US Customs on the development of the Custom Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program to ensure a secure supply chain and the Air Cargo Advance Security (ACAS) requirements for air transport security.

Michael has been recognized over the years for his work including being awarded the Airforwarders Association’s Jim Foster Award for Excellence, the Air Transport Association Bravo Zulu Award for dedication and the United Airlines Cargo Safety Award. He was recognized by US Commissioner of CBP for his time and dedication in helping to improve trade and customs movements.

About the Transportation Club of Seattle

The Transportation Club of Seattle has been at the center of the Seattle area transportation community for over 108 years. Founded in 1910, the club was formed to encourage the study by members of transportation issues; promote closer business relationships, promote the welfare of its membership as well as to sponsor educational programs and discussions pertaining to traffic and transportation matters. The club holds monthly lunch and learn meetings throughout the year, provides an annual golf tournament and supports the Salvation Army through its annual holiday auction. The Transportation Club of Seattle is a member of the Logistics & Transportation Association of North America.

We looking forward to connecting with the community!

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