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Commissioner Bersin Holds Trade, Travel Roundtables

Release Date: 
November 9, 2010

CBP Commissioner Alan Bersin and private sector trade and travel stakeholders met yesterday to candidly discuss concerns and recommendations for improving CBP services during a series of roundtable meetings at the agency's Washington, D.C., headquarters.

CBP Commissioner Alan Bersin, fourth from the left, met with representatives of the Business Alliance for Customs Modernization on Nov. 8.

CBP Commissioner Alan Bersin, fourth from the left, met with representatives of the Business Alliance for Customs Modernization on Nov. 8.

More than 30 leaders from industries engaged by CBP operations met with Bersin at one of five discussions on enhancing service. The participants represented the:

  • Air cargo industry;
  • Business Alliance for Customs Modernization;
  • Travel-tourism industry;
  • World Shipping Council; and
  • Customs International Trade Bar Association

Points of discussion during the day included facilitating trade and travel, strengthening cargo and passenger security, and building effective partnerships. Bersin said he plans to continue regular outreach to varied interests and industries for unfiltered and frank dialogue on trade concerns.

Last modified: 
February 8, 2017