Stratus Technologies

Trade Compliance Specialist
Maynard, MA, 1996 – 2002
www.stratus.com

Directed import and export compliance for fault-tolerant computer manufacturer.

  • Controlled in excess of $100 million in annual customs penalty exposure
  • Reduced customs inquiries by 90%; no penalties issued
  • Worked with product development, sales and operations to ensure trade compliance
  • Created Microsoft Access database of product classifications, available over intranet
  • Improved transit times by streamlining clearance process
  • Managed relationships with government agencies and service providers

 

rolandshrullI was the outside counsel for Stratus Technologies handling Customs and import-export issues. Jim was my primary contact at Stratus and I dealt with him for several years on many different trade related issues. I always found Jim to be a diligent and enthusiastic worker, who had good technical knowledge of the issues and was always very proactive in addressing issues.

– Roland Shrull, Middleton & Shrull

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