Trade Innovations is extremely proud and pleased to present client testimonials related to projects that we have completed.
"We initially retained TII to assist us with our supply chain security program. Their commercial experience and Customs knowledge, as well as their involvement in the development of C-TPAT made them the obvious choice for Tradex. TII quickly understood the nature of our supply chain, educated us on several Customs and importing nuances, and got along very well with our team." Brett Swasey, Tradex Vice President of Operations
"Kelby and Mike have quite simply become our outside supply chain counsel." Saji Daniel, Tradex President & CEO
"The value Trade Innovations team added to our C-TPAT pre-validation review easily covered the consulting fees, as evidenced by our resulting Tier III Certification. They have been an integral part of our Supply Chain Security management system." Matthew Varner, Tyco, Director Global Trade Compliance
"The Trade Innovations team are considered family at Diageo. They initially helped us prepared for a Focussed Assessment and also worked with us on developing our C-TPAT program." Maxine Freeman, Diageo, Manager Customs Compliance
"Trade Innovations has been an integral part of the success our city has had in developing and implementing a business based community resiliency program. Their years of experience helped us efficiently design and implement our program." George F. Esbensen, Fire Chief/Director of Emergency Preparedness Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Author Dr. Stephen Flynn is the Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow in National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is among the world's most widely cited experts on homeland security and trade and transportation security issues. Dr. Flynn is also the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller American the Vulnerable, and his most recent work The Edge of Disaster. In 2002, Trade Innovations Principal Michael Laden and Dr. Flynn testified together before the Senate Finance Committee chaired by Senator Joseph Lieberman. In the subsequent years Mr. Laden and Mr. Flynn have crossed paths many times at different venues becoming friends along the way. Dr. Flynn visited Eden Prairie, MN in 2006 to review a program developed and designed by Trade Innovations known at the Eden Prairie Partnership for Emergency Readiness (PER).
In May of 2005, Dr. Flynn inscribed:
"To Mike: A man who practices in our time what Abraham Lincoln admonished Americans to do in his: "To think anew and act anew!" Thank you for your extraordinary service to our nation by your pioneering work with the US Government towards making our global supply chains less vulnerable! Semper Paratus, Steve Flynn"
In August of 2007, Dr. Flynn inscribed his most recent book to Michael Laden, TII Principal as follows:
"To Mike: With deepest respect and admiration for all you are doing globally and locally to build greater societal resiliency. You are one of my heroes! Semper Paratus, Steve Flynn"
More Trade Innovations references will happily be furnished upon request.