Ben Bidwell

Supply Chain Expertise and Technology Blog by TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson

About the Author

Ben Bidwell — Ben Bidwell, Director of U.S. Customs, C.H. Robinson

Ben joined C.H. Robinson in 2004 and became a Licensed Customs House Broker in 2007. Ben has consulted and resolved a wide range of Customs disputes for clients involving classification, country of origin, marking violations, seizures, and protests and for products ranging from hospitality goods, automobile tires, apparel and textiles, toys, and other consumer retail goods. Ben is director of U.S. Customs and is located in C.H. Robinson’s Corporate Headquarters.

Global Logistics and Trade Programs: An Update on GSP and C-TPAT

global-trade-agreementsUpdates and adjustments to global trade programs have been capturing headlines and creating uncertainty for several months. Even with NAFTA negotiations moving into 2018, there are still other possible global trade updates on the horizon that shippers should keep an eye on. Here’s a brief check-in on two important global trade programs that are on the cusp of potential change. Read More…

- Ben Bidwell, Director of U.S. Customs, C.H. Robinson

How to Drive Supply Chain Compliance and Efficiency through Global Control Towers®

How to Drive Supply Chain Compliance and Efficiency through Global Control Towers®.Connect

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If you were asked to name the many functions performed by a supply chain’s global control tower, chances are that complying with international trade and tax regulations would not be top of your list.
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- Ben Bidwell, Director of U.S. Customs, C.H. Robinson