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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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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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Understanding the Language of Incoterms

Understanding Incoterms or International Commercial Terms is crucial to understanding the mechanics of international trade. Incoterms are essentially: The terms of the transaction that an international buyer and seller, have mutually agreed upon. After an...

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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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4 Core Risks in the Global Supply Chain

As technology and business advance, growing ever closer together, customers and suppliers are gaining an unprecedented access to foreign markets they were never able to reach before. Companies are finding themselves competing, and managing activities on an...

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As E-Commerce Grows, Retailers Find Fulfillment Costs Rising

It’s no secret that online retail is growing rapidly, this year alone e-commerce businesses are expected to increase revenues by up to 12% achieving record high figures of $436 billion by year end. As more and more customers move online, everyone from bricks and...

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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 which worth $3.3 billion, The drone industry is expected to command a staggering 90 billion dollar market by 2025. so you can imagine...

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The Global Logistical Challenges of Online Retail

It’s undeniable -- in the last couple of years, Online Retail 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 is the meaning of Countervailing Duties 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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How to Deliver Imports to Amazon FBA if Not Based in the US

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is one of the most advanced fulfillment networks in the world, because your business can greatly benefit from selling goods through this platform. With FBA, you don't need to set up your own distribution center. Amazon will collect, pack...

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What is the Meaning of the Incoterm DDP?

The parties involved in a foreign trade need to pay as much attention to the terms of the sales contract as to the sales price.  In order to remove confusions regarding terms related to international sales contracts, most countries have adopted an international set of...

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What you Should Know about Drone Imports?

Drones represent a viable technological tool for many different industries. There is a lot of potential regarding the use of the unmanned aerial vehicle. New advancements in drone technologies has made it possible for its use in different businesses. Dubai is set to...

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