Catherine J Petersen


Updated January 2013

In 1992, Catherine (Cathy) J. Petersen founded C J Petersen & Associates, LLC, a research, training and consulting firm located in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Ms. Petersen is a sought after speaker and instructor both here and abroad. She has designed export documentation and procedure manuals for firms of all sizes, including several Fortune 500 companies. She has authored or co-authored five highly regarded books used by businesses, technical institutes and universities covering Incoterms®, logistics, supply chain, and documentation. Her books are available at Global Training Center. 

Ms. Petersen has had day-to-day practical experience at freight forwarding firms, a trading company, and an ocean carrier and has been active in international business since 1980.  Her background led her to develop C J Petersen & Associates, LLC, which is a collaborative consultancy that works with clients to identify their unique business needs and find innovative and efficient solutions.  She specializes in finding import and export compliance gaps, allowing her clients to avoid costly financial penalties and unwanted publicity.

Planning and meeting facilitation remain at the core of this business.  For the past 20 years, C J Petersen & Associates, LLC has either led or worked as a sub-consultant on many public projects.  This work engages the public and private sector in a dialogue through focus groups or small group discussions.

She holds both graduate and undergraduate degrees in regional planning from Mankato State University, Minnesota, and is a Licensed Customs Broker.

Contact Ms. Catherine J. Petersen

Instructor's Seminar Schedule

Minneapolis, MNInternational Logistics04-21-2014DETAILS
Minneapolis, MNLetters of Credit04-22-2014DETAILS
Minneapolis, MNExport Documentation04-23-2014DETAILS
Minneapolis, MNIncoterms04-24-2014DETAILS
Minneapolis, MNExport to Canada04-28-2014DETAILS
Cleveland, OHImport Documentation06-17-2014DETAILS
Cleveland, OHExport Documentation06-18-2014DETAILS
Cleveland, OHTariff Classification06-19-2014DETAILS
Cleveland, OHNAFTA Rules of Origin06-20-2014DETAILS
San Diego, CAInternational Logistics07-14-2014DETAILS
San Diego, CAExport Documentation07-15-2014DETAILS
San Diego, CAImport Documentation07-16-2014DETAILS
San Diego, CATariff Classification07-17-2014DETAILS
San Diego, CANAFTA Rules of Origin07-18-2014DETAILS
Minneapolis, MNInternational Logistics08-19-2014DETAILS
Minneapolis, MNLetters of Credit08-20-2014DETAILS
Minneapolis, MNExport Documentation08-21-2014DETAILS

Instructor's Webinar Schedule

International Logistics05-20-2014REGISTER
Letters of Credit05-21-2014REGISTER
Export Documentation05-22-2014REGISTER
Export Documentation07-29-2014REGISTER
Letters of Credit07-30-2014REGISTER
International Logistics07-31-2014REGISTER
Export Documentation09-29-2014REGISTER