Our Multiplier Services
Identifying Your Needs
Trade Force Multiplier offers a range of services to international trade enterprises including identifying company and compliance risks utilizing data analysis; providing results driven reporting that demonstrates value, identifying mitigation strategies, and key investments for the C-Suite; outlining technology strategies that align with targeted risk levels; performing import and export focused due diligence for merger and acquisition activity; and providing valuable governmental agency and legislative insights and engagement services.
About Cindy Allen
Cindy has been actively involved in the international trade industry on a consistent basis for 35 years and has held various positions in the import and export operations, consulting, compliance, and automation arenas. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of the ACE Business Office in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Trade, as well as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance at a Fortune 50 enterprise responsible for ensuring that the international trade operations remained compliant with current laws and regulations on a global basis. She was previously responsible for compliance and operations at several small and medium sized international trade companies.
Cindy testified before the Senate Finance Committee on customs modernization in February 2023, as well as before the House Committee on Homeland Security Committee in 2008 regarding cargo security. Cindy is a past member of the DHS Commercial Operations Advisory Committee (COAC); an executive committee member of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Freight Logistics Optimization Works (FLOW); and an active member of the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA), International Compliance Professionals Association (ICPA), and American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI). Cindy has been a frequent speaker at customs compliance seminars, roundtables, and conferences for many associations while in both the private sector and government employment.
A licensed customs broker since 1990, Cindy is also a Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) and Certified Export Specialist (CES) through the NCBFAA.
International Trade Industry Involvement
Advising the Industry on Key Areas of Trade for Various Associations
Testifying Before Congressional Committees regarding International Trade
Areas of Business Focus
Compliance Approach, Government Engagement, Technology Strategy, Due Diligence
International trade is a dynamic environment. Staying abreast of current issues, regulatory changes, and statutory proposals is critical. Trade Force Multiplier will assist you by outlining the changes that will affect you and providing insight into what that means for your business, and identify actions that you may want to take.
Cindy Allen Testifies at U.S. Senate Finance Hearing
Cindy Allen testified before the U.S. Senate Finance on February 16, 2023. The hearing titled “Ending Trade that Cheats American […]Read More