Last Chance to Register for Tomorrow's Webinar!

Posted by Caroline Brown

Tomorrow, July 12 at 2pm EDT, Praxair and Management Dynamics will host a complimentary webinar, Trade Wizards: Your Solution to the WCO HS Changes (and More!)

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Topics: Webinars, Landed Cost Calculation, Global Sourcing, Import Management, Export Management, Product Classification, Export Compliance

Upcoming Webinar - Trade Wizards: Your Solution to the WCO HS Changes (and More!)

Posted by Caroline Brown

Join Praxair and Management Dynamics for a complimentary one hour webinar, Trade Wizards: Your Solution to the WCO HS Changes (and More!), on Tuesday, July 12 at 2pm EDT. Global trade compliance experts will discuss the WCO 2012 HS changes, show you how to prepare, and demonstrate how Trade Wizards, a web-based research tool-set, can help answer your complex trade questions instantly.

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Topics: Webinars, Landed Cost Calculation, Global Sourcing, Import Management, Export Management, Product Classification, Export Compliance

Understanding the Science of Importing for Small to Mid-sized Companies

Posted by Caroline Brown

There is a lack of awareness in some small to mid-sized companies (SME) with the amount of tax planning for import duties. Because of this, there are a lot of missed opportunites to reduce company costs. According to Import Duties: Bend Me, Shape Me, Any Way You Want Me in CFO magazine, there are many key strategies to use import duties to your advantage.

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Topics: Global Sourcing, Import Management, Sourcing Analysis

10+2 Compliance for SMEs

Posted by Emily Thornton

After posting yesterday on some of the issues the new 10+2 rule is creating for importers, I found this article in American Shipper that discusses some of the challenges specific to smaller importers: Reaching the Little Guy. Some major challenges are that many small businesses do not have representatives in foreign countries to track down the necessary information, they are hindered by working in different time zones, or they do now even know who the primary manufacturers are that are used by the buyers with whom they place their orders. I haven't seen this issue discussed a whole lot in the extensive press coverage on 10+2, but seeing as how small and medium-sized enterprises do make up a significant percentage of importers, it's definitely worth taking a look at.

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Topics: Global Sourcing, Import Management