Import FDA in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Authorized Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) System
Date : 07 February 2019
Time : 01 : 00 PM EST
Duration : 60 Minutes

Dr. Gerald is an Academic Professor and Founder of RVG International Consulting Firm, LLC. He has over twenty-five years of business experience in, strategic management, marketing analysis, and supply chain management. Dr. Gerald worked with small and medium-sized businesses to help improve their logistics business processes through verification of operational and supply chain programs. Also, he had developed management and marketing strategies that were used to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of his client business operations in this global economy. 

He also earned a Doctor of Business Administration in International Business and Advanced Professional Business Certificate in Marketing from Argosy University College of Business. He also holds a Juris Science Master of Law (J.S.M.) degree in International Tax and Finance Services and a Graduate Certificate in Compliance and Risk Management from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He also has an MBA degree in Project Management from the University of Phoenix and Management Operations from Webster University. He also was awarded Graduate Certificate of Supply Chain Management from Penn State, Smeal College of Business and a Certified Professional Coach from the American Public University System, Center for Teaching and Learning.

Dr. Gerald is also a member of the Free Trade Alliance, San Antonio Transportation Association, Inc., San Antonio SCORE, TX, Supply Chain Council and Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning, and CATO Institute of Research & Analysis and Academy of Business Research. He is a Certified Supply Chain Manager, and Inventory Planner and Property Forecaster, Certified Consultant for Business Value Analysis and Methodology, Certified Export Leaders of the Free Trade Alliance and Casa of San Antonio, TX; Certified Master Management Consultant and Master Project Manager; and Certified Marketing Analyst and Registered Business Analyst by the International Management Consultant Certification Board (IMCB).

Certified CCA ™ Chartered Compliance Analyst AAFM ® American Academy of Financial Management/Certified International Project Manager (CIPM) of the AAPM ® American Academy of Project Management. A member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals; and an Advisor for the Mu Kappa Tau Marketing of the Honor Society. He has also published scholarly papers.

It focuses on the role of the import managers when shipping goods under the FDA and Customs Regulations. It also addresses what regulations can be used to help the importer in understanding Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) as the Sole CBP-Authorized Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) System for Processing Certain Electronic Entry and Entry Summary Filings Accompanied by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Data. This review FDA reporting criterion will affect the logistics transactions of your company. The classification and valuation of the FDA goods for importing purposes within their dutiable status and what are the proper documentation to meet the country of origin requirements, and whether the FDA import documentation meets the foreign law requirements.

Areas Covered

  • What are the importing ACE filing processes?
  • What are the Import FDA Agencies?
  • How are the FDA-Regulated Product procedures used within the importation process?
  • What are the Customs Requirements?
  • Why are the administrative forms used in the importation process?
  • Explaining how to complete an EDI document in the importing process
  • Define and describe the EDI with Customs Regulations. Why is it considered a valuable automation tool for the FDA Regulatory process?

Who Should Attend

  • U.S. importers of FDA regulated products
  • New U.S. importers of FDA regulated products
  • Foreign exporters of FDA regulated products (companies which sell regulated products to U.S. importers)
  • Purchasing department personnel for U.S. importers of FDA regulated products
  • Compliance officers
  • Logistics/Supply chain managers and analysts
  • Trade regulatory/legislative affairs professionals
  • Sales/marketing personnel
  • Training personnel
  • Consultants
  • International business operations
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Customs or Trade Compliance Personnel or Officers
  • Import or Global Trade Directors or Managers
  • Import Supervisors

Why Should Attend

This training event provided guidance on how to access FDA agency documentation that is addressing the strict requirements of imports of goods for health and safety reasons. These regulatory requirements may affect the importer when it comes to the variety of product ingredients. For example, it will address the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) as the Sole CBP-Authorized Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) System for Processing Certain Electronic Entry and Entry Summary Filings Accompanied by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Data by using reporting procedural and cases.

  • $179.00