Monthly Archives: February 2014

How Much Do You Know About GSP?

??????????????????????????????????????????????????Instituted on Jan. 1, 1976, GSP, or U.S. Generalized System of Preferences, is intended to promote economic growth in the developing world and offers tremendous benefits to U.S. businesses as well. How is your business impacted by GSP?

GSP Facts and Figures

According to the Office of the United States Trade Representative, U.S. businesses imported $19.9 billion worth of products under the GSP program in 2012, saving companies more than $742 million on import duties. More than 80,000 domestic jobs are associated with moving GSP imports from docks to manufacturers, farmers and retailers.


By |February 22nd, 2014|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice|Comments Off

Guilty? 5 Common Border Mistakes


?????????????????????????????????Most import/export companies do not commit trade violations intentionally. Rather, the most common mistakes that occur at the border result from a lack of knowledge. Is your organization in danger of committing these five frequent errors?

1. Inadequate resources for […]

By |February 15th, 2014|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice|Comments Off

How the “New” CBP May Affect You

Depositphotos_48831555_xsThe Logistics and Transportation page at recently addressed changes that U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) may face in 2014, as the agency shifts its focus on fighting terrorism to include more aggressive trade regulation.


By |February 8th, 2014|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice|Comments Off

The Responsibilities of an International Trade Manager

A great many firms that conduct international business lack a critical component for success: the internal trade manager. Fortunately, you don’t have to increase staff to make sure trade manager duties are fulfilled. Put an outside consulting expert to work for your growing company.


By |February 1st, 2014|Expert Importing & Exporting Advice|Comments Off