Category Archives: Shipping/International Shipping

Video: The Top 5 Things You Need to Know about Global E-commerce

Thank you for visiting our “Top 5 Delivered by DHL” series. It’s a fast and informative way to help you learn more about global topics that affect your business. Below, we’re delivering insights about global e-commerce. Look for more about Going GlobalTPP, CubaBrazil, Avoiding Import Delays, NAFTAInternational Business Travel, and Chile, Peru and Colombia on our YouTube playlist.

Here is the video “Top 5 Delivered by DHL: Global E-commerce,” with a summary below. Continue reading

Video: Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Exporting to Chile, Peru and Colombia

Thank you for visiting our “Top 5 Delivered by DHL” series. It’s a fast and informative way to help you learn more about global topics that affect your business. Below, we’re delivering insights about the markets of Chile, Peru and Colombia. Look for more about Going GlobalTPP, CubaBrazil, Avoiding Import Delays, NAFTAInternational Business Travel and Global E-Commerce on our YouTube playlist. Continue reading

Video: Top 5 Things You Need to Know About NAFTA

Thank you for visiting our “Top 5 Delivered by DHL” series. It’s a fast and informative way to help you learn more about global topics that affect your business. Below, we’re delivering insights about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Look for more videos about Holiday Shipping, Going GlobalCubaBrazilAvoiding Import DelaysInternational Business Travel , and Global E-Commerce on our YouTube playlist.

Continue reading

Chinese New Year 2017: Preparing Your Business for the China Slowdown

If your business imports products from China, or if you work with companies that are reliant on Chinese manufacturing, then you are already aware of the most significant – and disruptive – holiday of the year: Chinese New Year. In 2017, which will be the Year of the Rooster, the new lunar year starts on January 28, and every production facility in mainland China and Hong Kong will shut down for varying segments of time between the end of January and the beginning of March. As people across the region get ready to celebrate and take time off, companies that depend on their work, and their goods, need to prepare.

Continue reading

Frustrated with Customs Requirements? Help is on the Way

Small and medium-sized U.S. businesses, along with their larger counterparts, are more aware than ever about the benefits of exporting. They understand the tremendous growth opportunities that lie beyond our borders. Unfortunately, they also understand that these opportunities generate their own particular set of challenges.  Chief among them, according to a recent DHL customer survey, is the very real difficulty that companies face when negotiating Customs requirements and procedures here in the United States and around the world. In fact, 33 percent of respondents to the DHL survey indicated that inconsistent Customs processes represent the biggest hurdle to international trade. Another 13 percent flagged confusing and inconsistent trade laws as the largest problem. Continue reading