Articles by Perry A. Trunick

Taking Advantage of FTZs

Foreign trade zones may rank as one of the most under-utilized resources for importers and exporters.
April 21, 2014

Foreign trade zones (also known as Free Trade Zones) exist in over 100 countries worldwide. Rules and benefits of operating in or using the zones will vary by country. 


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Ukraine: Between Past and Future

Ukraine is not only wedged between Russia and Europe, it is poised between its past and its future.
April 5, 2014

Pavlo Sher emeta, trade and economy minister for Ukraine, told a BBC audience, “The discussion we are having here is not really East and West, it’s a discussion between the past and the future.”


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Fueling Change in Trucking

An aggressive fuel efficiency initiative is helping to change the face of trucking in the U.S.
April 5, 2014

In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama promised action.


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What does it take to have a successful omnichannel strategy? Data.

Is Better Data Worth It?
April 2, 2014

As perhaps the most stunning success of the dot-com era, Amazon is known for the data it collects and the way it uses the information to improve the customer experience.


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Protecting Maritime Trade

March 31, 2014

Bob Foster, mayor of Long Beach, points out one in eight jobs in Long Beach is linked to world trade.


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Panama Canal’s New Paradigm

March 24, 2014

Deputy Administrator Manuel Benítez describes a major shift in the Panama Canal Administration’s strategic thinking.


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Eyes on the Consumer

March 17, 2014

 WT100 analyzes the analysts and finds much to be optimistic about. 


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A New Era for Intermodal

March 3, 2014

  When the Staggers Act became law and railroads were economically deregulated, I interviewed a CEO of one of the Class 1 railroads about rail contracts and other changes brought about by the new law.


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Come to Terms With Trade Finance

March 1, 2014

No export is successful until the seller is paid. Understanding terms of sale spells fast, accurate payment.


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Correction for Manufacturing

Sales/manufacturing mismatch couldn't last, says IHS Global
February 3, 2014
Though the ISM Purchasing Managers’ Index fell in January, it was a correction that was due.
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