Mark Ludwig
Area of Focus
Manufacturing Management consulting
Office Location
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Mark Ludwig

National Trade Services Leader
Mark Ludwig
Area of Focus
Manufacturing Management consulting
Office Location
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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About Mark

Mark Ludwig heads RSM US LLP’s national trade advisory services, helping corporations to structure, establish and execute compliant and cost-effective sourcing, manufacturing and distribution operations. Leading global teams to support clients in the design and implementation of strategies, processes, controls and programs, Mark serves as a catalyst for reduced operating costs, managed risk, and sustained performance excellence in cross-border activities.


Experience

With direct experience across many industries and all major regions of the United States, Mark helps companies effectively address and navigate myriad complex supply chain and international trade matters, such as customs valuation, trade agreements, classification, origin and preferential programs.

As a former partner with a Big Four firm, where he served as co-leader of the customs and international trade practice in the Americas, and founder of his own consultancy, Mark has been a recognized authority and trusted advisor to hundreds of large and midsize businesses around the world for over 25 years. Additionally, he has held executive management roles in several multinational corporations, most recently as the global head of supply chain operations at Bloomberg LP, and as senior director of global trade and logistics at Tiffany & Co. 

Within RSM, Mark takes pride in having coached over 100 of his colleagues to next-level promotions. 


Professional affiliations and designations

  • U.S. customs broker license, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Logistics, transportation and distribution certification, Association for Supply Chain Management (formerly APICS)
  • Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
  • National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America 
  • European American Chamber of Commerce

 


Education

  • Bachelor’s of Art, Kent State University
  • Master of Supply Chain Management, Penn State University
  • Master of Arts, University of Miami
  • Certificado de posgrado, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Rotary Foundation graduate scholar)