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We believe that importing and exporting is a privilege not a right and view ourselves as stewards of the global trade environment in which our clients conduct business each day. Growing world trade and expanded trade agreements – increased premiums on security and obligations for compliance – all contribute to an industry dynamism that we’re called to help shape.

CH Powell Company actively represents the trade at all levels of policy and practice. Beyond informing our industry vision, our involvement as a leading industry stakeholder translates into competitive advantage for our clients. CH Powell has a legacy of leadership with the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. where VP of Operations, Geoff Powell, presently serving as Vice President and CEO, Peter Powell Sr. as a Senior Counselor. Members of our management team serve on CBP (Customs) and regulatory committees including the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations (COAC), Trade Support Network (TSN), and the International Trade Data Systems (ITDS) program.

CH Powell Company is licensed by the Federal Maritime Commission and is approved Indirect Air Carrier by the Transportation Security Administration. CH Powell Company holds a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Permit and is C-TPAT Certified and Validated.

Peter Powell Sr.
  • Senior Counselor and Past President and Chairman of the Board of the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA)
  • National Industrial Transportation (NIT) League Member
Geoffrey Powell
  • President - National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA)
  • President’s Export Council, Subcommittee on Export Administration (PECSEA)
  • Past President - Baltimore Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association
  • Former Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) Member
  • COAC Export Mapping Work Group Member
David Powell
  • Board of Directors - Boston Shipping Association
David Katzman
  • Chair of Boston Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association (BCBFFA)
  • Past Treasurer of the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA)
  • Treasurer of Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (CONECT)
  • Trade Support Network (TSN) member, ITDS Subcommittee Member
Gerald Bresnihan
  • Past President - Charleston Brokers & Forwarders Association
  • Past President - Savannah Brokers & Forwarders Association
  • Board of Directors - National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA)
Steven Powell
  • Chairman of Forwarders Automation Committee
  • Chairman of the IT/ADMIN committee of the NEI of the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA)
Stephen Powell
  • Past Director - NY/NJ Brokers & Forwarders Association
John Peterson
  • TSN Legal/Policy Committee Trade Co-Chair, TSN Leadership Council Member
  • Senior Counselor of the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) Customs Committee
  • Former Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) Member
  • Past President - Los Angeles Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association
  • Past Secretary - National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association (NCBFAA)

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