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Trade Oct 20

10 Tips to Succeeding with a Trade Show Overseas

Through careful planning and thoughtful organization of the shipment, exhibiting in trade shows abroad is an excellent way to grow your business and expand your market internationally. Here are ten tips to a successful overseas exhibit.

Transportation Oct 9

What’s All This About A Low-Sulphur Charge?

The low sulfur mandate takes effect globally on January 1st. Increased costs will most likely be passed on to shippers in the form of fuel surcharges, revised BAF or bunker fees, increases in ocean freight or specially named fees. What should shippers do now to prepare?

Trade Aug 21

NPR’s Marketplace Morning | A Matter of Import

Marketplace’s Morning Report includes an interview with Baker on preparing for the new tariffs on goods from China. Do’s and don’ts for importers of all products.

Trade Aug 7

Industry Week 8/7/19 | Ready for the Sept 1 Tariffs? Here’s a Game Plan

Importers from China should take action now to minimize the immediate impact of new tariffs on goods from China. How to determine the financial impact to your company, create transportation and customs entry plans, and conduct a pricing review prior to September 1st.

Freight & Shipping Jul 30

Thomas 7/30/19 | A Logistics Expert’s Guide to Saving on Shipping Expenses – Without Launching an RFQ

If you’re happy with the transportation and shipping service you have, why go through the time and effort of launching an RFQ when you can start to save today? Effective savings opportunities exist at all companies.

Freight & Shipping Jul 29

MH&L 7/29/19 | Getting Your Deal: 12 Tips for Shippers Negotiating Freight Contracts

So, you’ve decided to move ahead with a new transportation provider or expand a current relationship – congratulations! The first step in a committed business relationship is contracting. Here now are our top dozen tips to negotiate a contract that reflects your objectives and minimizes legal risks.

Freight & Shipping Jul 22

SDC Executive 7/22/19 | Tips for Launching Successful Freight RFQs

Considering new sourcing origins, adapting to e-commerce shipping patterns or trying to reduce costs? Here are our top tips to help you launch a freight RFQ that adapts your supply chain to current needs and market conditions.

MarketplaceTransportation Jul 11

2019 Peak Season: Real or Not?

Soft demand is being met by ocean carriers with blank sailings and peak season surcharges. What’s the outlook for importers and NVOs?


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