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How Fashion E-Tailers Can Take Advantage of Duty Drawback

A number of factors have recently converged to “accidentally” turn U.S.-based fashion companies into exporters. This phenomenon has created duty drawback opportunities that didn’t exist 3 years ago.

April 20, 2021

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Dan Gardner

6
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International Transportation
Global Supply Chain

Ever Given Causes Massive Supply Disruption - Visibility to Product is Critical to Mitigating Supply Chain Dislocation

Suez Canal, Egypt, March 24 - One of the world’s largest containerships ran aground in the Suez Canal blocking commercial container traffic and throwing global supply chains into chaos.

March 28, 2021

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Ned Blinick

6
min read
International Transportation

What’s Wrong with Ocean Transportation Contracts & What Can Be Done About It

It’s that time of year again when Beneficial Cargo Owners, steamship lines and Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers come together for their annual ritual known as, “Contract Season”.

March 22, 2021

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Dan Gardner

7
min read
Trade Compliance

The Role of the Product Master File In a Successful Import Management Program

Starting with a purchase order that’s placed on an overseas vendor, the Documentation Trail should tell the complete story of an item-specific import transaction.

January 26, 2021

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Dan Gardner

8
min read
International Transportation
Trade Compliance

The Year Ahead in Global Transportation & U.S. Import Compliance

This blog shares a couple of predictions, as well as things to look out for in the 2021 global trade landscape. Read on for some of the subjects you’ll need to have on your radar!

December 29, 2020

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Dan Gardner

5
min read
International Transportation

Global TMS - The Solution For Global Visibility

The demands for global supply chain visibility have never been greater than they are today. Over 80% of supply chain executives say that visibility is still their greatest problem.

December 4, 2020

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Ned Blinick

6
min read
Global Supply Chain

The Financial Implications of Global Supply Chain Management: The Relationship Between Tactical Execution, Profitability & Cash Flow

Whether one speaks of the supply chain costs tied to Personal Protective Equipment, consumer electronics, or home décor, the mantra of most companies in 2020 has been: “Just get it done”.

December 2, 2020

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Dan Gardner

6
min read
Global Supply Chain

Is Supply Chain Resiliency a Myth?

“Resiliency” - A supply chain buzzword that has enjoyed quite a renaissance since the outbreak of COVID-19.

November 2, 2020

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Dan Gardner

8
min read
International Transportation

When Things Go Wrong at the Port, Is Your System Resilient?

What can the shipper/BCO do to reduce the impact of port congestion? For most companies, the best they can do is appeal to their customs broker and drayage operators to do more.

October 22, 2020

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Ned Blinick

6
min read
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