Get Your Supply Chain in Top Shape

A recent post from DHL’s Supply Chain Matters magazine provides key advice for superior logistics management: embrace disruption and be resilient. In today’s world where global supply chains are increasingly efficient (read: little excess capacity, no room for error), risk management strategies must be as flexible and efficient as the supply chain itself.

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Duties and Taxes Made Easy

The rules and regulations of duties and taxes can be tricky and are constantly changing. But understanding the process and landed costs can save you and your customers from surprises.

In this blog post, we have compiled the most frequently asked questions on duties and taxes to help your business effortlessly navigate through the international trade process.

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In 2015, Get Your Marketing On

In the Internet/smartphone/e-commerce/social media era, there is no shortage of strategies available to reach customers effectively, and to engage them in your brand. From digital advertising and content marketing to social media, PR campaigns and direct e-marketing, companies have powerful tools at their disposal, and a variety of metrics to assess the usefulness of each. Along with traditional advertising, public relations and direct marketing, businesses certainly have options – but they also have incredible challenges when it comes to setting their annual marketing priorities.

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New Year’s Resolutions that Every Business Should Consider

In our personal lives, making resolutions for the New Year can sometimes be counterproductive.  After all, the path through spring and summer is littered with well-intended promises, but in the end, our personal resolutions – eat better, exercise more – sometimes achieve an unfortunate result: a sense of self-disappointment.  But in business, resolutions are not only helpful, they are arguably unavoidable.  Any company seeking lasting success must plan ahead, or fall behind – its leaders must map out the details, anticipate the challenges, and give the future a thorough “big picture” examination.

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Exporting 101: 6 Ways to Reach Emerging Markets

Last month, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce, DHL Express offered business customers a series of complimentary Exporting Basics seminars, including: why you should export, where to start, identifying opportunities, promoting products, leveraging the web, compliance issues, intellectual property and working with the U.S. Commercial Service.

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Globalization in 3-D: 3 trends changing international shipping

Most of us strive to see things more clearly. We relish high-definition television, 3-D films and high-res screens on our multiple mobile devices. When it comes to digital cameras, the more megapixels it has, the better it is. And when surveying a new landscape, we seek higher ground for a better view, often bringing a pair of binoculars along for good measure.

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Four Shipping Strategies for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

For brick-and-mortar retailers and e-commerce companies, the game is on. With the holiday season shopping crunch just around the corner, most have launched their yearly preparations – and the pressure is looming to effectively implement plans in order to profit wisely. Logistics and shipping may not be top of mind when planning for the season but they should be.

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