The Nebraska Department of Economic Development, International Team, works with Nebraska businesses to expand their international efforts, as well as foster international investments in the state. To support this work the International Team maintains a list of relevant resources for companies we assist.

Nebraska Department of Agriculture
– Or you can call Amelia Breinig in Lincoln at 402-471-6860
Nebraska Diplomats
– Or you can call Lori Shaal in Lincoln at 402-471-4592
U.S. Customs: Basic Import and Export & Tips for New Importers and Exporters
– Omaha Customs & Board Protection office: 402-341-0240
U.S. Department of Commerce
– Or you can call Meredith Bond in Omaha at 402-680-4261
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Export Import Bank
– Or you can call Denis Griffin in Minneapolis at 612-348-1213
U.S. Small Business Administration – International Trade
– Or you can call the Nebraska District Office at 402-221-4691
U.S. Tariff and Trade Data for Specific Products
– For assistance in using call the Omaha Customs Office at 402-341-0240

NCCE – Nebraska Center for Excellence in Electronics

– (Electromagnetic compatibility, Environmental, Safety and Compliance Testing to
FCC, CE, Industry Canada, FDA, OSHA, SEMI, and other international requirements)
NCEE Labs, 4740 Discovery Drive, Lincoln, NE 68521 – 402-323-6233

First National Bank of Omaha
– Omaha: Karen Pinkall, Global Trade Services, 402-602-3437

Baird Holm LLC (Omaha)
Sylvester J. Orsi at 402-636-8352

Berry Law Firm (Offices in Lincoln, Omaha, Seward)
John S. Berry Jr. at (402) 466-8444

Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather LLP (Lincoln)
John C. Miles at 402-474-6900

Dvorak & Donovan Law Group (Omaha)
David R. Mayer at 402-934-4770

Husch, Blackwell, Sanders, LLP (Omaha)
David Gardels at 402-964-5027

Koley Jessen PC, LLO (Omaha)
Ryan Sevcik at 402-390-9500

McGrath, North, Mullin & Kratz Offices (Omaha)
Keith Larsen at 402-633-1442

AIT Worldwide Logistics (freight forwarder and customs broker)
6200 N. 16th Street
Omaha, NE 68110
402-457-7992, Ext. 3318 or 800-441-1927
Terry McMullen, Branch Owner-Omaha

Ascent Global Logistics (freight forwarder and customs broker)
17310 Wright St., Suite 106
Omaha, NE 68130
Zach Severin, Director, Strategic Accounts and Business Development

C.H. Robinson Worldwide (freight forwarder)
17838 Burke Street, Suite 201
Omaha, NE 68118

Crane Worldwide Logistics – (freight forwarder and customs broker)
7010 Q Street
Omaha, NE 68117
Ronn Nolin, Global Account Executive

D.B. Schenker (customs broker)
2617 So. 156th Circle
Omaha, NE 68130

DHL Express (freight forwarder)
Eppley Airfield
1505 E. Hartman Ct.
Omaha, NE 68110

• Federal Express
7130 “Q” St.
Omaha, NE 68117
1-800-463-3339 or 1-800-GO-FEDEX
Oscar Gladman, District Sales Mgr.

• International Freight Transport, Inc.
88 South Avenue
Fanwood, NJ 07023
908-490-1020 Ext. 104 or 908-723-4432
Andriy Lyssikov, Vice President, Business Development

International Logistics – (freight forwarder)
10001 So. 152nd Street
Omaha, NE 68138
Mike Contreras

• Phil Patterson, Inc. (customs broker)
1209 Harney Street, Suite 250
Omaha, NE 68101
Diane Parkert

• UPS (United Parcel Service)
2536 Edward Babe Gomez Avenue
Omaha, NE 68107
800-742-5877 or 1-800-PICK-UPS
Tony Rosso, International Account Manager

• Vantec Hitachi Transport System (USA) Inc.
10665 Bedford Avenue, Suite 201
Omaha, NE 68134
Adam Baumgartner

• Werner Global Logistics (transportation specialists, freight forwarders)
14507 Frontier Road
Omaha, NE 68138
402-895-6640 or 866-620-8281

ExWorks Capital, LLC provides export trade financing solutions to U.S. exporters and qualified international buyers using Exim Bank loan guarantees and insurance as appropriate. For more information go to:
– Or you can call 312-443-8500 in Chicago

PaySAFE provides payment protection for International and domestic trading partners by utilizing low cost Escrow agreements to eliminate credit risk for the seller and product risk for the buyer. For more information go to:
– Or you can call Matthew Medlock in Omaha at 402-881-7133

Need assistance with international resources?

Cobus Block

International Business Manager

Susan R Rouch

Export Development Manager/STEP Grant Administrator