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The total costs to conduct business and supply chain operations in China for multi-national companies are greatly influenced by a company’s capabilities to manage its General Trade, Processing Trade, and Bonded Zone operations in China.
CWT B.V., a Dutch travel agency, has been fined $5.9M by the U.S. government for violating the trade embargo to Cuba. CWT’s violations took place from August 8, 2006 to November 28, 2012 and involved trips to Cuba by 44,430 people.
The United States International Trade Commission recently released a report stating small and medium-sized U.S. businesses are disproportionately affected by certain trade barriers with the EU as compared to their larger counterparts.
We’re sure it happens all the time: your company receives a product order, but you can’t decide whether to send it to the account address or the shipping address. However, if those two addresses are in Iran and Dubai, and your product could potentially be used in nuclear programs, you may want to double-check where your shipment is headed – or you could get slapped with a $90,000 fine.
In the days following the US Election, the reputation and stock of a great many well-respected political pundits fell, some precipitously. Nate Silver was not one of them.
The Savar garment factory fire that on Saturday took the lives of 112 workers is being cited as one the worst industrial tragedies in Bangladesh history.
Short commentaries and discussions of intermodal issues and trends in global trade management as they relate to extended supply chains.Read More
Interesting commentary and discussion focused on critical issues and trends in global ocean shipping.Read More
The maritime industry, and U.S. ports in particular, have been pushing for action on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA). The act finally came under President Barack Obama’s pen, and it was signed into law. But the job isn’t done yet.
Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.
Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road
Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.