Beverly Altimore, President and Executive Director

With 40+ years of ocean transport industry experience, Beverly brings a wealth of insight to the USSA Team. She is responsible for Carrier and Member relations and the coordination of staff activities, as well as negotiation of effective rate and service contracts. Her primary contributions have been the expansion of USSA from an export association to a global perspective, and the implementation of electronic technologies. Under her leadership, the Association has moved into a new, online contract management platform, developed EDI links with Carrier partners to efficiently provide member shipment data to USSA, implemented a Members-only archive of documents, advanced a social media and e-marketing presence, and employed data analytics to guide and empower management decision-making.

Tom Johnson, Support Manager

Tom’s 40 years of Carrier experience affords a thorough understanding of pricing, documentation, and FMC regulations, offering support to Members for matters ranging from contract discrepancies to mis-freighted B/Ls to Carrier service issues. Acting as day-to-day liaison between Members and Carriers, his expertise resolves disputes so that Members can concentrate on other responsibilities.

Bruce Williams, IT Team Lead

With 35 years in the shipper industry, Bruce brings a strong analytical background in logistics and supply chain optimization. Priorities include providing strategic support and leadership in the areas of information technology and its application in managing the accurate data and information needs of USSA and its members.


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