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Video: Top 5 Things You Need to Know to Avoid Import Delays

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. Click on the video below for insights on ways to prevent import delays. Then look for more helpful tips on Going GlobalTPP, CubaBrazil, NAFTAGlobal E-CommerceInternational Business Travel, and Chile, Peru and Colombia on our YouTube playlist.

Here’s the “Top 5 Delivered by DHL: Avoid Import Delays” video, with a summary below.

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Video: Top 5 Things Your Business Should Do to Be a Global Player

Thank you for visiting our “Top 5 Delivered by DHL” series. It’s a fast and informed way to learn more about global topics that affect your business. We’ll start by delivering you insights on TPP, Brazil, NAFTA, Global E-Commerce, International Business Travel, Avoiding Import Delays, Cuba Sanctions and Chile, Peru, and Colombia. Visit our YouTube Playlist.

Below, we present our first video: “Going Global.”

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The U.S. and Global Trade: A Look at Where We Are in 2017 and Beyond

For businesses engaged in global trade or those just considering an international strategy, it is critical to research and assess the economic, social and political conditions of potential new markets as well as the trade policies, history and outlook of your home country. In this post and in following segments, we will take a closer look at key markets across the globe, beginning here in the United States, where a new year will bring a new President to Washington, D.C.

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What Globalization Says About Your Business Potential in 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, companies across the United States are carefully considering global economic predictions for the year ahead.

Many, including small and medium-sized businesses, have already integrated an international trade component into their business plans, recognizing that 95 percent of the world’s consumers live outside of our borders. Even some of the smallest startups are harnessing the power of e-commerce and advanced logistics to reach previously untapped audiences worldwide.

But with 2017 approaching, many companies are wondering just how robust the global marketplace will continue to be.

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Reaching Global Customers for Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is almost here, and small businesses across the U.S. should keep one important fact in mind: the online holiday shopping phenomenon, marketed and launched around our Thanksgiving celebrations, is now a global affair. Throughout the year, businesses of all sizes, including corner retail shops, home-based enterprises and larger internet-only merchants, are reaching – and shipping to – customers as far away as India and China. Starting on Black Friday, and even before, you can expect this kind of international activity to ramp up, just as your domestic sales surely will.

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