March 27, 2024 – AAEI’s 103rd Annual Conference and Expo will be held in Fort Lauderdale, June 10-12, 2024, with a focus on trade challenges facing importers and exporters and the strategies required to meet them. As the event approaches, AAEI is featuring many of this year’s conference speakers. The spotlight this week is on Cindy Allen of Trade Force Multiplier. 

Cindy will be a panelist for, “PGAs – 50 “Pains” of the Single Window.” As an experienced executive with over 35 years of experience in international trade, Cindy will join private-sector and government speakers to help shed light on how PGAs are addressing “pain” points and are seeking to streamline processes to arrive at a Single Window for U.S. companies. 

Cindy’s experience in international trade spans more than 30 years. She has held positions in import and export operations, consulting, compliance and automation. Cindy recently started her own consulting firm, Trade Force Multiplier. Cindy helps her clients identify company and compliance risks using data analysis. She helps clients identify mitigation strategies and key investments for the C-Suite. With her experience at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Cindy provides valuable governmental agency and legislative insights. 

Prior to Trade Force Multiplier, Cindy was Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance at FedEx Logistics/FedEx Trade Networks, where she served FedEx customers, fellow AAEI members and the U.S. trade community for more than 7 years.

Cindy’s panel is on Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 2:10 p.m. EDT. For more information and the latest updates on AAEI’s 2024 Annual Conference, see AAEI’s event webpage.