Kim Martin, a former Import Specialist for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for almost 10 years, is knowledgeable in a myriad of Customs requirements and regulations including tariff classification, Anti-dumping and Countervailing (ADD/CVD), Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and other government agency requirements. While at CBP, she was responsible for verifying commercial invoice descriptions against the classifications declared, entered value, applicability of ADD/CVD and FTA’s.
Kim sat for the Customs Broker’s License Exam in October 2013 and received her Broker’s License in February 2014.
She has worked in the brokerage industry for 11 years since leaving U.S. Customs. Kim’s responsibilities include reviewing, auditing and processing entry documents. This includes transmission into the Automated Broker Interface, verifying results, addressing any possible discrepancies, ensuring entries are released and paid via Automated Clearing House, and if required, manual submission to Customs.
Kim is resourceful, dedicated, and enjoys working on import-related matters. Passionate about classification, her favorite task, she is eager to mentor others in proper application of the General Rules of Interpretation. Kim holds a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Training and Development from the University of North Texas and is a Certified Customs Specialist with the National Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association of America.