Cara Boulton, Senior Consultant – Global TradeDesk Programs and Strategic Accounts

Cara Boulton, Senior Consultant – Global TradeDesk Programs and Strategic Accounts
After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from Sarah Lawrence College, Cara transitioned into a career in Supply Chain. Having worked for both Expeditors and Tradewin, Cara brings extensive experience in navigating the challenging landscape of global trading. She is a seasoned logistics professional who has held positions in various facets of the industry including Import Compliance, with an emphasis in Customs Brokerage, Partner Government Agencies, and Account Management. As a Consultant, Cara’s efforts are largely focused on projects related to marketing, business growth & development, and overseeing complex compliance services such as Tradewin’s Conflict Minerals program. Cara is based in Portland, Oregon.
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Recent Posts

Happy International Customs Day from your friends at Tradewin!


This is the day that we commemorate the first meeting of the World Customs Organization (WCO), which was held in 1953, as well as to honor the role Customs authorities play in the regulation of the movement of goods across borders, globally. The WCO is an organization that makes it their mission to provide leadership, guidance, and support to local and regional Customs administrations.

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Topics: Customs

The Benefits of Utilizing Warehouse Space in a Foreign Trade Zone

The Benefits of a Free Trade Zone Warehouse Space Header

As anyone working in the logistics and shipping industry knows, the major barriers to importing goods into the United States include duties, taxes, tariffs, and complying with certain government regulations. Luckily, there are ways that businesses can overcome these obstacles and stay competitive and compliant in the global marketplace.

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Topics: Duty Drawback, North America

EPA’s Phasedown of Hydrofluorocarbons: Impact for Foreign Trade Zone Users

EPA’s Phasedown of Hydrofluorocarbons Impact for Foreign Trade Zone Users

Importers who use Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) sites to store regulated hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) may be interested to learn the EPA has clarified that HFCs will be treated the same whether the cargo is entering/exiting an FTZ or if a consumption entry is being filed.[1] The HFC Phasedown went into effect November 2021.

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Topics: Export Consulting, Import Consulting