Danielle Austin is a recognized export letter of credit (LC) professional providing informative articles, workshops, in-house training, advisory services and webinars. Danielle is a national speaker and panelist at various trade conferences, international organizations and writes ongoing articles for trade journals and trade industry publications. She teaches Export LC Workshops monthly and represents "The Beneficiary's Point of View". With a proven track record her training/consulting services covers the most effective methods/procedures to manage the process internally. Published through various international trade journals her motto is "Streamlining discrepancies into payments!" Danielle shares a unique, fresh and insightful view of her experiences and approach to using letters of credit effectively. She has an extensive background and experience working with cross border trade flows and managing all aspects of the letter of credit process. With 15+ years of hands-on LC experience, she has managed all aspects from start to finish while working for numerous fortune 500 companies as well as a Senior Vice President Global Banker she has helped thousands of Importers and Exporters facilitate Trade internationally. As a result of her vast experience and success with letters of credit, she represented US Exporters for a UCP600 revision meeting in Paris on the U.S. Banking Committee Team through the United States Council for International Business (USCIB). With a comprehensive understanding of the Uniform Customs Practice (UCP), International Standard Banking Practice (ISBP), and Incoterms 2010, she has made a world of difference to the Exporters through education by establishing an in-house LC team to streamline process, reduce DSO and bank fees, and most importantly how to use LCs as a competitive sales tools that will differentiates the Beneficiary!