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Abraham Walter Rico Murrieta 4124 Nightshade Av. McAllen Tx.

78504 Office (956) 784-6440, Home (956)686-5194. wrfe227c@westpost.net Objective Undertake a competitive position utilizing my experience in the field of Interna tional Logistics, Customs and Trade Compliance within a world class organization whereby I can contribute to the achievements of the overall company goals. General Competencies Ability to identify opportunity areas, excellent negotiation skills, detailed or iented, ability to manage multi tasks simultaneously, highly developed problem-s olving, capability with honed analytical skills, strong background in the fields of: a International Logistics a Customs Regulation with in depth understanding of Maquilador operations a Trade Agreements Compliance a Freight Forwarding Operation a Shipping Distribution a Full knowledge of Ports Operation (Ocean Freight) a Full knowledge of shipping lines: Maersk, Hapag Lloyd, CSAV, Hamburgsud, Hanji n, APL among others. a Mexican and US Carrier management a Rail shipments Experience 6/2004 ~ up today LG Electronics Reynosa Logistics Manager and Customs Compliance In charge of Maquiladora Program, Manage, Develop Direct Operations, services, p rocedures and other customs program in both part of the border (USA and Mexico) for LG Electronics Reynosa in Logistics and Customs area. (31 people supervised) a Responsible over inbound and outbound border crossing operation for a 110 ship ments a day of customs paper works in: Borders, Ports and Air Ports. a Responsible for the inbound logistics operation for overseas shipments for raw material and finish goods on the Ports of: Long Beach California, Ensenada Baja California, Manzanillo Colima, Lazaro Cardenas Michoacan, and Altamira, Tamauli pas. a Responsible for Customs System data integrity for control of Maquiladora Progr am (IMMEX), managing in house customs brokers for Mexico and USA. a Responsible for Vendor Management Inventory (VMI) movements, controlling in an d out material in Maquila Program. a Responsible for Customs Compliance and Legal representative with Mexican Autho rities: Maquila program and Regla Octava ~ Ministry of Economy, Empresa Certific ada ~ Mexican Customs. a Responsible for Free Trade Agreement Compliance between Mexico and the follow ing countries for preferential treaty feasibility for the finish goods products: Canada, USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Colombia, Ch ile, Nicaragua and ALADI. a Responsible for the Cost Submission to U.S. Customs and border protection to e nsure the reconciliation of entries accurate and field timely. (12,000 entries a year) a Responsible for the compliance and self assessments for the program Customs Tr ade Partnership Against Terrorism ~ C-TPAT implements by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

a Responsible for ustomers. a Responsible for losses / theft to a Responsible for , Dallas, Chicago

direct shipments (finish goods) to Mexico, US, Latin America C escort implementation for finish goods to Mexico to eliminate distribution centers. all LCL shipments thru USA and International shipments thru LA airport as well as cross dock operation to import the goods.

Achievements a Change the logistics route for inbound overseas shipments from Long Beach to M exican Ports: Manzanillo Colima and Lazaro Cardenas Michoacan. (450 containers b y month) with a cost reduction of 8.1 millions dollars per year. a Develop a local dry port to storage all inbound containers with 2 cranes for c ontainers movements. a Improve the lead time from 6 days to 2 days for inbound shipments from port to factory. a Implement virtual pedimento consolidado for domestic sales to Mexico Market. a Start up Reynosa Air Port operation for all outbound shipments thru Mexican Po rts, expediting the customs clearance lead time from 3 hours to 15 minutes. a Lead project in the certification and re-validation of C-TPAT authorization by Customs and Border Protection (CBP), implementing Standard Operation Procedures for all security process in different departments in adherence with C-TPAT requ irements. CBP perform 3 different visits to verify the C-TPAT procedures complia nce, during this visit no discrepancy was founded and some of the procedures wer e mentioned for best practices. a Certification with Mexican Customs as Certify Company giving benefits in custo ms regulation and reduction in all import and export inspections. a Regla Octava Authorization by Ministry of Economy for raw material that is not produced by Mexican Market getting duty benefits from 10% thru 0% with a duty s aving of 2.3 millions dollars. a Implement submaquila program with outsourcing manufactures, having the prope r report to Mexican Authorities of the Maquila Program (IMMEX). a Customs Audit of Mexican Customs Authorities for 2006~2007 with out any issues founded. a For shipments to Canada eliminate T&E US Customs paper works and apply NAFTA C .O. as a domestic entry. Cost reduction of 56K USD yearly. a Implement rail shipments from Lazaro Cardenas to Monterrey for inbound shipmen ts. Service Provider Kansas City Southern de Mexico. As well, implement rail shi pments for Manzanillo inbound shipments to Monterrey. Service Provider Ferromex. a Match back container reutilization inbound vs outbound shipments, dealing with the shipping lines the detention and demurrage charge with cero extra cost. 09/2002 ~ 4/2004 Mexican Customs a" SAT Customs Manager Customs Manger in Reynosa, Tamaulipas; Responsible of update new customs regulat ion and duty rates on Customs System ~ SAAI (sistema de automatizacion aduanera integral) as well as the import process on the gates, processing each customs pa per work that the importers present (EDI)thru the customs brokers. 04/2001 ~ 9/2002 Customs House Maneuvers Co. Customs Legal Representative Customs Broker import a" export, company specializing in project for constructio n energy plants in La Rosita Mexicali, B.C. Responsible for overseas shipments o perations, including supervision of receiving, shipment scheduling, implement a tracking system for all inbound shipments, cross dock shipments and on time deli very. Project value of machinery and equipment of 130 million dollars: Bechtel G roup ~ SIEMENS. 01/1996 ~ 4/2001 Mexican Customs a" SAT

Customs Manager Customs Manger in the Borders of Tijuana, Cd. Ju*rez and San Luis Ro Colorado; Responsible of update new customs regulation and duty rates on Customs System ~ SAAI (sistema de automatizacion aduanera integral) as well as the import process on the gates, processing each customs paper work that the importers present (ED I)thru the customs brokers. Education 1990~1995 Universidad Autnoma de Baja California. Information Technology with Business Administration International Business Leadership ~ Franklin Covey, December 2010 Customs Regulation ~ Eduardo Reyes Diaz Leal, July 2010 9th Foro de Comercio Exterior Matamoros ~ Asociacion de Maquiladores, September 2010 New Logistics Route in Mexico ~ COMPEX, June 2008. Sixsigma methodology, January 2007