May 22, 2024 – AAEI’s 103rd Annual Conference and Expo in Fort Lauderdale, June 10-12, 2024, will focus on trade challenges facing importers and exporters and the strategies required to meet them. AAEI is featuring many of this year’s conference speakers. The spotlight this week is on Tom Gould of Flexport.

Tom will be a featured panelist for the COAC Update Panel. COAC advises the Departments of Treasury and Homeland Security on commercial operations, customs and related functions. Tom will help provide an off-the record update on COAC’s recent work and future goals.

Tom Gould is the Vice President of Global Customs at Flexport, where he leads a team of global trade experts and licensed customs brokers to build data-driven service offerings for Flexport’s client base. Tom has spent the last 25 years in trade advisory, helping clients save millions through duty saving and duty deferral strategies, country of origin shifting, classification services, and more.

Tom’s panel is scheduled for Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at 4:05 p.m. EDT. For more information and the latest updates on AAEI’s 2024 Annual Conference, see AAEI’s event webpage.