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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
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Trade Compliance

Are Customhouse Brokers Obsolete? Part 1.

There’s been some buzz recently about the future of the CHB. Some folks believe that the days of the Customs Broker are coming to an end.

July 27, 2020

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Dan Gardner

4
min read
Transportation
Trade Compliance

Importer/Exporters vs Freight Forwarders/3PL - Levelling the Playing Field

Too often, importers and exporters are dependent on their NVOCC, Freight Forwarder or 3PL to provide them with visibility into their global supply chains.

July 20, 2020

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Ned Blinick

4
min read
Transportation

Managing Ocean Transportation Costs in the “Age of Supply Chain Volatility”

If you’re looking to manage ocean freight in the “Age of Supply Chain Volatility”, an investment in a maritime-centric TMS is a good place to start.

July 13, 2020

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Dan Gardner

4
min read
Transportation

The Importance of International Transportation Visibility in a Global Pandemic

Visibility has been the major topic of Supply Chain professionals for the past 20 years. In the time of Covid-19, it is proving to be critical.

March 20, 2020

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Ned Blinick

4
min read
Transportation

How to Optimize Global Demand Fulfillment

Global transportation is the nexus through which all related international transportation information flows.

January 17, 2020

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Ned Blinick

3
min read
Transportation

The Business Case for a Global TMS

The major benefits that a global TMS provide are operational, management, and C-level control. Understanding these elements will help determine TMS value.

August 8, 2019

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Ned Blinick

10
min read
Transportation

4 Challenges in Global Transportation Management

There are 4 fundamental areas where global transportation is challenged. Three of these are traditional, the last is new but growing in importance.

August 7, 2019

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Ned Blinick

9
min read
Trade Compliance

3 Keys to Managing Change in Trade Compliance

For any company that trades internationally, large or small, change is a constant that requires organizational flexibility. This has never been more true.

July 24, 2019

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Ned Blinick

7
min read
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