Airforwarders Association FORWARD Magazine, Fall 2018

C on tents FORWARD The Official Publication of the Airforwarders Association Chris Connell: Chairperson Michelle Halkerston: President Brandon Fried: Executive Director Adair Douglas: Editor FORWARD is published four times a year by E&M Consulting, Inc. Designer: Caleb Tindal Administrative Offices National Press Building 529 14 th Street NW, Suite #750 Washington, DC 20045 Tel: (202) 207-1107 E-Mail: Home Page: The Airforwarders Association is not liable for losses, claims, damages or expenses arising out of or attributed to the contents of FORWARD , insofar as the contents are based on information, representations, reports or data that have been publicly dissemi- nated, furnished or otherwise communicated to FORWARD . A f A B O A R D O F D I R E C T O R S Rick Bridges Roanoke Trade West Newbury, MA Chris Connell, Chairperson* Commodity Forwarders Los Angeles, CA Keith Davis Sterling Transportation, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Anthony V. "Tony" Deltuva, Jr., Vice President* Team Worldwide Woodbury, NY Richard Fisher, Treasurer* BTX Global Logistics Boston, MA Jennifer Frigger-Latham, Secretary* EMO-Trans Freeport, NY Sasha Goodman, Member-at-large* Rock-It Cargo Los Angeles, CA Sandra Gregory RIM Logistics Roselle, IL Glen Hall ALG Worldwide Wood Dale, IL Michelle Halkerston, President* Hassett Express, LLC Oakbrook Terrace, IL Kirk McCann TransGroup Seattle, WA Donna Mullins Mullins International Solutions McDonough, GA Michael Hess Associated Global Systems Inc. Sharon Hill, PA John Peery Mercury Air Cargo Los Angeles, CA Sandra Scott SEKO Worldwide, LLC Itasca, IL 34 16 24 12 In Every Issue 6 Executive Director’s Report 8 Chairperson’s Corner 10 Secretary’s Report 12 At the Bar 31 Member News 12 Crosswinds Ahead for Forwarders 16 Trade Wars Necessitate a Proactive Approach to Bond Sufficiency 18 How the Mid-Term Elections will Impact Transportation 20 Three Ways The Latest Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) Systems Will Help Air Cargo Companies Improve Their Operations 22 Explosives and Narcotics Trace Detector 24 How Does it Feel to Celebrate Thirty Years in the World of Fine Art Transport? 26 Member Directory 31 Go Connect! 34 Welcome to the Cargo Sprint Experience * Executive Committee Members Printed on 10% post-consumer recycled paper 5 Fall 2018 Q Forward Magazine