Malcolm Appelbe is responsible to global duty, import and export operations and related costs at Lam Research, headquartered in Fremont California. He implemented Lam’s manufacturing Foreign Trade Zone in 2011 and continues to research and manage duty saving methods in the US, Europe, Taiwan and Korea. Prior to Lam, Malcolm was Director of Customs Compliance at Levi Strauss & Co. Malcolm has well over 25 years’ experience in all aspects of global freight, Customs entry work, trade compliance, trade data management and trade relations! He has lived and worked in five countries and travelled globally in managing effective supply chain logistics. He started in global logistics and trade on the Liverpool docks and did his first customs entry in Oman. He is a Licensed Customs broker and has a BSc. in Applied Economics from the University of East London.