Canada Logistics Conference 2018  -  Learning Sessions  -  Export Compliance for Canadian Companies

Export Compliance for Canadian Companies

Gain an understanding of export practices and learn how to build a robust and effective compliance program to keep your operations running smoothly and predictably

Thursday, October 25 • 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Many Canadian supply chain professionals are not aware of the full depth and complexity of the rules controlling their export activities. Inadequate compliance can result in severe penalties, including fines, sanctions, and embargoes on specific destinations.  

This presentation will equip you with the tools to understand and navigate exporting as it relates to you business and to the supply chain as a whole. It will contain several examples of pitfalls and penalties and how you can proactively deal with them.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understanding export controls and why they exist
  • Overview of the US programs applicable to Canadian companies
  • Review of risk and penalties associated with various controls (via examples)
  • Tips on how best to comply, while enabling your business to operate effectively


Kevin Riddell, CCLP
Director, International Logistics, Tremco Canada

Kevin Riddell is the Director of International Logistics at Tremco Canada, where he has worked for over 24 years. While living in Canada, he splits his work time between the USA and Canada. Mr. Riddell is responsible for international trade compliance in addition to Logistics. Kevin has co-written the 2-part book “Practical Guide to SAP GTS”, in addition to speaking at numerous industry events, and an active member of the global trade compliance community.

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