WTO-ICC Small Business Champions Initiative

Posted by Courtney Correll on August 15, 2018

The WTO-ICC Small Business Champions Initiative has been created by the World Trade Organization and International Chamber of Commerce in order to encourage companies to propose innovative, but practical ideas for mid-market enterprises to engage in more international trade. This initiative was specifically designed to provide a platform for smaller businesses to become aware of their potential global markets and further use this knowledge to gain resources and technology that will help them trade internationally. The WTO-ICC Small Business Champions Initiative is asking for large enterprises and private-sector organizations to design proposals that will help level out the playing field between mid-market and larger, more established companies, as well as highlight various success stories and sharpen international trading skills.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, GTM Best Practices, Global Trade Content, Global Trade Management

Upcoming Webinar: Minimizing Exposure, Liability, and Risk in Trade Compliance (Revisited)

Posted by LizAnn Nealing on June 12, 2014

Trade compliance professionals face their own set of unique challenges. On top of having to keep up with the government’s ever-changing rules and regulations, you also assume a lot of personal liability.  What happens if something goes wrong, or if someone makes a mistake?  Will you have to pay the ultimate price?

Join Amber Road for this complementary webinar on Tuesday, June 24 at 2pm EDT as we revisit and expand on the topic of "Minimizing Exposure, Liability, and Risk in Trade Compliance." Presenters will discuss:

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, GTM Best Practices, Export Management

Webinar for E-Commerce Exporters Tomorrow!

Posted by Caroline Brown on January 31, 2011

Don't forget to sign up for the U.S. Commercial Service's webinar for e-commerce exporters!

Global E-Commerce - A Guide to Successful Sales will feature the authors of the DOC's guide for e-commerce retailers, as well as successful e-retailers. Speakers will address topics such as best practices, ordering and payment, inventory management, tariffs and taxes, international shipping considerations, fraud issues, export controls, and country of origin.

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Topics: Retail, Global Trade Management Software, Webinars, GTM Best Practices, Export Management, Export Compliance

Global Trade Management & Trade Agreement News

Posted by Annika Helmrich on March 12, 2010

I have pulled together some recent articles on trade agreements and global trade management below. Enjoy!

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Topics: GTM Best Practices, Global Trade Management

A Little Advice for First-Timers

Posted by Emily Thornton on September 17, 2009

As globalization mores forward, it is becoming so that international sourcing is no longer considered a competitive advantage, but a necessity for companies. People are realizing this, and more and more companies are expanding operations to a global level. Since there are major differences between global and domestic supply chain strategies, this can be a little overwhelming. World Trade Magazine has published an article with helpful advice for companies who are in this situation.

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Topics: GTM Best Practices, Global Trade Management

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