The Deringer Difference

Tammy Flanders Hetrick

Tammy Flanders Hetrick brings 28 years of International Trade and Logistics experience to the team, starting at CBP (when it was the US Customs Service) where she worked in the Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures division in the District of St. Albans, Vermont, and during which she performed various assignments in Washington, DC and the on the southern border. She then moved to the private sector to establish Best in Class compliance programs for the largest snowboard company in the world, and for an innovative coffee and appliance company. In addition to US compliance, she has set up compliance programs in Canada, Europe, and Japan. She is a known entity in the compliance field, speaking at conferences across the US, in Brussels, and annually at MIT/Boston. Beyond compliance, Ms. Hetrick has extensive International Logistics experience, standing up bonded warehouses in Europe and Asia, activating and operating several Foreign Trade Zones, and negotiating ocean transportation contracts. She has shepherded companies through ISA and CTPAT certifications and validations, CBSA audits, European Customs audits, and Japanese Customs audits. Ms. Hetrick looks forward to assisting clients with their compliance needs.
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Advance Your Trade Compliance: CTPAT Trade Compliance Program

Posted by Tammy Flanders Hetrick on Apr 16, 2019 4:30:00 PM


The United States Government has made a serious commitment to trade security and trade compliance in the last few years.

To improve the security of international trade and enforce trade laws and regulations, the Government is taking measures to advance partnership programs and encourage more importers to participate - including sweetening the deal .

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Topics: International Trade Compliance & Enforcement

Compliance: If you've got it, flaunt it!

Posted by Tammy Flanders Hetrick on Jan 11, 2018 2:22:00 PM

Want to get me going? Tell me compliance is a necessary evil.

Necessary? Sure. Evil? Only if you lack imagination and ingenuity!

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Topics: International Trade Compliance & Enforcement

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