Jim Trubits has over 40 years of knowledge in Free Trade Agreements, Customs compliance, logistics and supply chain management. His experience encompasses courier, sea, air, and northern border operations. Jim has worked for a Canadian Customs Broker for 21 years in the U.S., where he was trained in valuation and tariff classification by both U.S. and Canadian Customs. During his time there, he opened seven offices in the U.S. and then moved on to start what is how Mohawk Global’s Buffalo office. He is a regular speaker for international trade groups, including Ontario Exports and the Buffalo World Trade Association (BWTA). Jim graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Buffalo and went on to complete the executive program in supply chain management at the Laurier Institute, as well as the International Air Transport Association’s air cargo training program, passing “with distinction.” He is a licensed Customs broker and a Certified Customs Specialist.