Joaquin Eugenio Gonzalez Galvan

Trade Facilitation Expert / Contract Logistics Director of Gamas Trade Solution


Joaquin Eugenio Gonzalez Galvan- Member of the Business Council for Supply Chain

 

Joaquin Eugenio Gonzalez Galvan is a seasoned professional in the customs and logistics industry, currently serving as the Trade Facilitation Expert and Contract Logistics Director at Gamas Trade Solution. With over 80 years of collective experience in Mexican and USA customs, freight forwarding, warehouses, and supply chain solutions, Joaquin is committed to ensuring seamless trade operations for businesses.

Joaquin's journey in the industry began through family ties, instilling in him a deep understanding of customs and logistics operations from a young age. His career has been shaped by his dedication to increasing productivity and compliance with international regulations, contributing significantly to government initiatives and private companies alike.

Throughout his career, Joaquin has held pivotal roles in various organizations, including serving as a Trade Facilitation Advisor & Specialist for the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Customs Organization. He has also been instrumental in the implementation of Single Window initiatives and customs modernization efforts in Mexico. Additionally, his tenure as Contract Logistics Director at Gamas Trade Solution underscores his expertise in optimizing supply chain operations.

Joaquin has witnessed rapid evolution in the customs and logistics industry, driven by advancements in technology and changing trade dynamics. However, he identifies challenges such as rising prices, space availability, compliance, and customs clearance as prominent issues facing the industry today.

Looking ahead, Joaquin envisions a future for the industry characterized by AI-driven processes, seamless borders, and a significant increase in e-commerce activities. He is particularly excited about the potential of blockchain, AI, and IoT to revolutionize customs and logistics operations.

For aspiring professionals in the industry, Joaquin emphasizes the importance of being open-minded and resilient in the face of challenges. He approaches setbacks by analyzing situations, exploring alternatives, and embracing opportunities for learning and growth.

Joaquin draws inspiration from various international organizations such as the International Trade Centre (ITC), World Customs Organization (WCO), and the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), as well as CEOs of leading logistics companies. Outside of his professional life, he enjoys hobbies such as golfing, walking, music, and grilling, which provide balance and enrichment to his personal and professional endeavors.

Joaquin Eugenio Gonzalez Galvan stands as a respected figure in the customs and logistics industry, leveraging his expertise and passion to drive innovation, efficiency, and compliance in international trade operations.