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Eyes on International Trade Compliance

Who is Behind Your Second Set of Eyes on International Trade Compliance?

Many companies are aware of the financial risks involved in trade compliance management due to the increased enforcement activity of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as authorized under the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act. Some have even made efforts … Read more

Balanced Approach Supply Chain

Balance: The Key to Successful International Shipping

International shipping can be a distressing experience in today’s environment. Carrier instability, carrier alliances, peak season capacity issues, port issues − all increase risk in global commerce. Added to cost and service issues, what happens if something goes awry and … Read more

ocean-shipping

A Balanced Approach to Ocean Shipping

Several major steamship lines have opined recently that the market conditions are improving for carriers primarily due to a current positive trend in increased booking demand relative to capacity supply. The lines are keenly focused on rate escalation that is … Read more

Global Freight Forwarder

The Global Contingency: Align Yourself with a Freight Forwarder

Events like the recent receivership of Hanjin Shipping – the seventh-largest container shipping line in the world – causes much unrest in the global shipping market. These events are also reminders that if you are engaged in any level of … Read more

Global Supply Chain

Step One to Mitigating Risk in a Global Supply Chain? Total Visibility.

Whether it’s lead in paint on toys manufactured in China or an earthquake that temporarily shutters a factory in Japan that makes Smartphone electronic components, companies that are dependent on global supply chain channels need to maintain a keen awareness … Read more