Powers International LLC owns a patented end-to-end chain of custody solution called the Powers Secured® System





Powers International, Inc. has evolved by combining the talents of experts in International Trade, Supply Chain, Technology, Logistics and Security.  An outline of our principals includes:  



Dr. Jim Giermanski
  • Dr. Jim Giermanski is an expert on international transportation, border logistics and trade matters involving Mexico. 
  • He has frequently been invited to testify on NAFTA, transportation, and other international business issues before the U.S. Senate and House, the Texas Senate and House, EPA and the U. S. International Trade Commission. 
  • Dr. Giermanski has provided direct input to the Office of the Secretary of Transportation on international transportation issues. 
  • He is a former FBI agent and an OSI (Office of Special Investigations) special agent and Colonel for the United States Air Force concentrating in counterintelligence to include clandestine base penetrations.


Chief Executive Officer


Ed Harrison,
Chief Executive Office
  • President and CEO of three high growth companies over the past 30 years
  • Recognized in INC Magazine's "500 Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S."
  • Recognized as one of the 100 largest privately held South Carolina corporations
  • Education: BS in Business Management from Guilford College, 1971. Independent studies at Wharton Business School and the London School of Business
  • In 2006 a Presenter on "Container Security" at The International Cargo Security Council in San Francisco and in 2005 at the China Container Security Conference in Beijing
  • Has been invited to participate on the Advisory Board of the Smart Container Supply Chain Management (SMART-CM) project, which conducts research for the European Union (EU). http://www.smart-cm.eu/
  • Was elected in 2011 Chairman of the Board of the Cargo Intelligence, Security and Logistics Association (CISLA) http://www.cargointelligence.org/
  • Was invited in 2012 to participate as an advisor to the European Union 7th Framework, CASSANDRA Project http://www.cassandra-project.eu/


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