Florida's Premier Port Business organization promoting the growth of Port Everglades Since 1979
PEA serves as a bridge between public and private interests to facilitate the Port's achievement of its rightful place as a leader in the ranks of America's port ocean commerce.
CBP, APHIS Leaders to Provide Insights to PEA on April 6
Swift, efficient clearance of imports plays a vital role in the supply chain for perishables and other goods, and attendees of the April 6 luncheon meeting of the Port Everglades Association will have a chance to learn about the latest developments from federal officials.
Representing U.S. Customs and Border Protection are to be Dylan DeFrancisci, recently named head of CBP at Port Everglades and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and Stephen Silvestri, CBP’s assistant port director at Port Everglades.
Speakers on behalf of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Inspection Service are to include Louis Volpe, South Florida area director for APHIS, and Anthony Knapik, Port Everglades supervisor for APHIS.
The “Perfectly Cleared” program is to take place Friday, April 6, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lauderdale Yacht Club.
PEA members and friends are urged to sign up now via the PEA website – at www.portbiz.org – or by phone at (954) 463-280