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RIM logistics, ltd., a provider of global freight forwarding and third party logistics services, announced the NCBFAA Election of Merit Tremper.
RIM logistics is proud to announce that Merit Tremper, vice president / customer solutions, has been elected to represent Area 5 for the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA). Area 5 covers 18 states in the Midwest and Northwest, including Illinois, Michigan, Colorado, Missouri, and Ohio. Merit’s appointment occurred on April 7, 2014 and her term is for two years.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the NCBFAA represents nearly 940 member companies with 100,000 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. Through various committees, counsel and representatives, the Association maintains a close watch over legislative and regulatory issues that affect its members. Merit is currently the Area 5 Representative to the NCBFAA Transportation Committee, the CESAC Liaison to the NCBFAA Transportation Committee, and the Chairperson on the Domestic Working Group under the Transportation Committee. She also serves on the NEI Committee and Drawback Committee. Merit has been a member of the NCBFAA since 1995, and has worked in the Transportation Industry for 30 years.