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.
Mallory Alexander is a complete logistics company offering services in Customs brokerage, domestic and international freight forwarding, NVOCC, warehousing, Foreign Trade Zone operations, and consulting.
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