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Using Our Competitive Nature in World Trade

May 1, 2014

The driver of a Toyota Prius at the fuel pump across from me looked at my smart car and asked about my fuel consumption. I quoted the city and highway miles per gallon. The Prius owner responded, “I still win.”


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Time to Move NAFTA Forward

NAFTA, after 20 years, has delivered, but it’s time to take the agreement to the next level.
May 1, 2014

Even after 20 years, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is subject to misunderstanding or faulty perceptions.


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Near-shoring helps balance manufacturing costs and logistics costs.

Manufacturers Find Success in Mexico
May 1, 2014

During the past decade, a number of manufacturers have relocated their overseas operations from China and other Asian nations to Mexico — and many U.S. companies looking for their first international site are choosing Mexico.


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Parts Distribution Influenced by NAFTA

Mexico is playing a bigger role in automotive manufacturing and parts distribution to the U.S. market.
May 1, 2014

Mexico’s ascendance in automotive production is having a profound effect on parts inventory planning within the industry, and it is predicted the accompanying shifts in sourcing and supply chain strategies will soon extend to other high-value manufacturing sectors.


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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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Meeting Mexico's Retail Challenges

Family-run Grupo Elektra is pushing forward with tools to address its retail market
October 1, 2013

Grupo Elektra adopts logistics methods and technology to address Mexico's rising retail market.


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Southern Border Ready for Innovations

Collaboration between U.S. and Mexican customs, innovative transportation solutions, and public-private partnerships promise improved flows across the border.
April 1, 2013
The Southern border of the United States has become an advantageous region to establish manufacturing operations.
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Freight Exchange Opens New Terminal

November 21, 2012
The North American truckload carrier continues to expand its national and international presence by adding another strategically located terminal.
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American Manufacturing in Mexico

June 28, 2012
With an improved economy and higher wages in China to help spur investments, manufacturers are once again looking to build in Mexico.
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Are You the Importer of Record?

June 15, 2012
It isn’t always clear who is the importer of record, but it matters when it comes to customs compliance and mistakes can result in big fines.
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NAFTA For Auto Products

10/23/14
Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services - Detroit
36555 Corporate Drive
Farmington Hills, MI
United States

 This seminar is designed for automotive parts producers and distributors who want to obtain an overview of the North American Free Trade Agreement and secure a firmer understanding of the rules that must be satisfied for a good/material to qualify for preferential treatment.  

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KC SmartPort Momentum

Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development

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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

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World Trade 100 Magazine

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2014 July

Check out the July 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring Air Cargo, Near Shoring, plus much more!
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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

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.

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