Mallory Alexander VP Melzie Wilson appointed to US Dept of Commerce supply chain committee

Mallory Alexander VP Melzie Wilson appointed to US Dept of Commerce supply chain committee

Apr 14, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, — Melzie Wilson, Vice President — Compliance at Mallory Alexander International Logistics, has been appointed to the US Department of Commerce's Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC).

Wilson, who has worked for Mallory Alexander for close to 23 years and is a Board Member of the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA), was appointed to the ACSCC by Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker.

ACSCC members advise the Secretary of Commerce on the necessary elements of a comprehensive, holistic national freight infrastructure, and a national freight policy designed to support US export growth, foster national economic competitiveness, and improve US supply chain competitiveness in the domestic and global economy.

“I am very honored to be representing Mallory Alexander and the NCBFAA on this platform,” said Wilson.

“Through the group we will be able to provide detailed policy advice, as well as information and recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce to improve the domestic manufacturing, distribution, and export of US products.”

Wilson joins her first ACSCC meeting this month and will serve on the Committee until November 2017. She has also been appointed to serve on its Trade and Regulatory Sub Committee and its Freight Policy Movement Sub Committee.

“Melzie's experience in the supply chain industry will be an important resource to me and to the work of the ACSCC as it advises me on the development and administration of programs and policies to strengthen the competitiveness of US supply chains,” said Pritzker.

“President Obama and I have highlighted on various occasions how reducing inefficiencies and barriers in the US supply chain infrastructure is critical to the success of making our US companies more competitive and America's economic growth more sustainable.

“I appreciate Melzie's willingness to devote her time and effort to the ACSCC.”

In addition to the NCBFAA, Wilson is also a member of the Customs and Border Protection Trade Support Network (TSN), the Customs Electronic Systems Action Committee (CESAC) and the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC).

She is a Licensed Customs Broker, a Certified Customs Specialist and a Certified Export Specialist.

For more detail on ACSCC click here.

About Mallory Alexander International Logistics

Mallory Alexander International Logistics is a fifth-generation full-service logistics provider supporting manufacturers, retailers and other suppliers in the storage and shipment of their cargo.

The supply chain specialist offers services in Customs brokerage, domestic and international freight forwarding, NVOCC, warehousing, Foreign Trade Zone operations and consulting.

Founded in 1925, Mallory Alexander is fully-licensed and ISO9001:2008 and C-TPAT-certified and is a winner of both the President's "E-Award" and "E-Star Award' for Export Excellence.

Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, Mallory Alexander has 22 offices globally, both across the United States, as well as branches in Hong Kong, Mexico, and Shenzhen and Shanghai in China.

The logistics expert has been granted a Class A business license by the government of China for operations centered in Shanghai.

For more information visit mallorygroup.com

About Melzie Wilson, Vice President of Compliance, Mallory Alexander International Logistics

Melzie Wilson is Vice President of Compliance for Mallory Alexander International Logistics. She is a Licensed Customs Broker, a Certified Customs Specialist, and a Certified Export Specialist. She has been with Mallory Alexander for almost 23 years.

Melzie is an active member of the National Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (NCBFAA), the Customs and Border Protection Trade Support Network (TSN), the Customs Electronic Systems Action Committee (CESAC) and the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC).

As a member of the NCBFAA, she represents Area 7 (which includes most southern states) on the Board of Directors and is Vice Chair of the Transportation Committee, Chair of the Logistics Committee, Co-Chair of the Ocean Carriers Best Practices Committee, and a member of the Customs Committee.

She sits on the Account Management Committee of TSN.

As a member of CESAC, she represents the Forwarders and Customs Brokers. She is also on the NVOCC Committee and is part of the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Working Group.

She is also on the Customs and Border Protection (CBP)'s Trade Action Committee for the implementation of its Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) ACE-M1.

She is an active member of the AgTC's, SOLAS Working Group and Export Compliance Committee, as well as taking part in various educational outreach initiatives for its membership.