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Founded with the intent of optimizing trade technology, creating tailored solutions, and better integrating systems and process control, Newport Trade Services is your partner in managing global trade solutions.


So often it's a challenging endeavor to prioritize where to spend your global trade staff's time and effort.  Cost Savings?  Becoming more efficient?  Compliance?  All necessities.  Absolutely!  Now, how to get all this done?  Newport Trade Services was formed to meet these very needs.


Our team consists of industry experts coupled with experienced designers and developers, all working toward one goal: meeting our clients' needs in their quest for trade technology mastery. 


We are a federally registered Veteran owned company with the ability to track and report your spend as needed.  


In June of 2016, Newport Trade Services was selected as one of the initial start-up companies into the Rocketspace Logistics Tech Accelerator out of San Francisco, CA.  Newport Trade was selected to harness it's vast knowledge in global cross border movements and create a solution to help an on-line retailer identify a better way in managing it's many foreign retailers and their inbound shipments.


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Wade Gerdemann - Founder and Chief

Founder and Chief, Wade Gerdemann, started his logistics career in the U.S. Military in the early 1990's and hasn't looked back.  With varying assignments across the supply chain (manufacturing, packaging, warehousing, domestic & international transportation, logistics procurement, and customs/trade compliance), technology and process optimization have always been a passion for Wade.


Wade's formal education consists of a Bachelor's Degree in Transportation & Logistics from Iowa State University, and then a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.  As the former Global Director of Customs & Trade at Ford Motor Company, and a Global Trade Manager at Gillette and Procter & Gamble Manager; Wade's depth and breadth of trade organizations, programs, processes and technologies, having designed, implemented and managed both global and domestic customs and trade technology initiatives, along with complex supply chains; will add great value and support to create your global business effectively and efficiently.


Wade's personal goals in life:

Be the best husband to his beautiful wife, and the greatest father and role model to his sons

Create a business that clients can trust, rely on and recommend to their peers


Newport Trade Services, International Trade, Trade Technology, Customs Compliance, Logistics, Customs, International Tax
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