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Piecing Together the Trade Compliance Puzzle

Introduction to Trade Compliance Trade compliance is an umbrella term that encompasses the conditions for all manner of trade between multiple countries. These conditions include training, classification, lending, determination of trade risk and all relevant taxes and...

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Keys to Effective Collaboration with 3PL Providers

It’s no secret that rising transportation costs are one of the greatest supply chain risks faced by exporting firms.  A 2016, Third-Party Logistics Study found that 70% of all shippers attribute successful collaboration with their 3PL providers as a main driver in...

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How to Make Your Region a Logistics Hotspot

How can a region transform into a hotspot for logistics? Southern Arizona serves as an excellent example of such a scenario. As a result of its transformation over the last ten years, the region contributes $18.7 billion to the economy. The area has been revitalized,...

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How the IOT Can Increase the Productivity of Transportation

Methods of conducting business have evolved rapidly within the last two decades. Advancements in technology have revolutionized all the various aspects of conducting business. Production and subsequent transportation, the key aspects of any business, have also...

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The Secrets to a Successful Global Trade Management Program

What is Global Trade Management? Global Trade Management (‘GTM’) refers to the practice of optimizing the complete lifecycle of a global trade chain that encompasses the placement of the order, its logistics and its final settlement process. This is done to increase...

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4 Methods for Securing Payment on International Exports

Operating in a global marketplace puts you in competition with multi-nationals and local firms. For international customers to have a real incentive to choose your business, they must be assured of the quality and variety of your offerings while being able to obtain...

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Drone Delivery: Evolution in the Shipping Industry?

Drone Delivery In 2017, an estimated 3 million drones will ship worldwide, of these 20,000 are set to be registered for commercial use. Already worth $3.3 billion, the drone industry is expected to command a staggering 90 billion dollar market by 2025. Major...

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The Global Logistical Challenges of Online Retail

It’s undeniable -- in the last couple of years e-commerce has gone worldwide. As depressed oil prices lowered retail sales across brick and mortar franchises in 2017, online retailers saw a 27% growth in revenues, making up almost $2 trillion in sales. With...

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What Should Exporters in the ME Know About CVDs?

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has permitted member countries to impose countervailing duties (CVDs). The duties are imposed in order to counter the negative effects of import on domestic producers. As an exporter of record services, our team at GCE Logistics is...

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