(MIAMI, October 07, 2011) – Customized Brokers, the Miami-based customs brokerage specializing in the clearance of fresh produce into the United States, has named Christopher Ryan as perishables logistics specialist for the Northeast. He is based in Pennsauken, N.J., and reports to Customized Brokers General Manager Nelly Yunta.
In this position, Ryan is responsible for business development, customer service, and maintaining relationships with terminals, government agencies and industry associations in the Northeast, including those in Delaware, Pennsylvania and parts of New York.
“We are very pleased to have Christopher join us at Customized Brokers,” said Yunta. “His presence in Pennsauken, which is just across the river from the key produce handling port of Philadelphia, will allow him to assist customers quickly should any issues arise during the import/export process.”
“I’ve known and respected Customized Brokers for many years and I’m truly excited to be part of the team,” Ryan said. “I’m eager to continue to try to help grow the company and support our customers in any way I can.”
Prior to joining Customized Brokers, Ryan served as a sales and marketing representative for a logistics company in Gloucester, N.J., where he gained experience in both the terminal and brokerage side of the industry, selling warehousing, project cargo, perishables and other services. He earned a degree from Rowan University.
Customized Brokers Inc., a Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary, has been a pioneer in the clearance of fresh fruit and produce since 1989. Its strong knowledge of compliance and excellent relationships with U.S. Customs, FDA and USDA allow for expedited client service. The C-TPAT certified company also provides a myriad of value added services for customers, including fumigation and transportation coordination.
For more information about Customized Brokers please visit: www.customizedbrokers.net.
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