Schenker expands customs team

Schenker expands customs team

Schenker, Inc. has appointed Joseph A. Veiga as manager of corporate import/customs brokerage for the U.S.

Veiga will be based in Schenker's Columbus, Ohio office reporting directly to Paul Killea, vice president of imports.

Veiga is a licensed customs broker, and most recently served as global trade compliance manager for Ashland Inc.

Schenker, a subsidiary of Stinnes and headquartered in Freeport, N.Y., also named Alan Drake as director of foreign trade zone services of its corporate import/customs brokerage.

Drake will be based at Schenker's Chicago office, and also reports to Killea.

Drake is also a licensed customs broker, and most recently served as a foreign trade zone consultant with Ernst & Young, LLP's global customs and international trade practice.