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4 Ways to Prepare Your Business for the Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year falls on February 16 this year, so your global commerce preparations should begin now. In China, this holiday is equivalent to our Christmas, Thanksgiving and the Super Bowl combined. China is the third largest export partner with the United States after Canada and Mexico, and the fastest-growing major destination for

By |2018-05-23T17:54:58+00:00January 9th, 2018|

95% of Small Businesses Fail in the First 5 Years – Don’t Let Yours Be One

For many companies, especially growing organizations, the task of recruiting and selecting new staff is so all-consuming that too little attention is paid to the final, crucial part of the hiring equation: namely, everything that happens after the employment offer is made and accepted. If your business is not pursuing a strategic and measurable

By |2017-11-14T18:58:41+00:00October 4th, 2017|

Supply Chain Opportunities for an Evolving Energy Industry

The energy industry is in the midst of unprecedented change. Low oil and natural gas prices, the decline of coal, a dramatic rise in renewable energy projects, and a growing focus on climate policy initiatives are all part of the transformation story, and the impact of this change is being felt across business sectors

By |2017-11-09T16:28:09+00:00April 19th, 2016|

Why India is on the Rise, and Why Your Business Should Care

It has been 15 years since the term “BRIC” was coined by Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neill, who was describing the prospects of rapid growth in the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China. The group of nations, which now officially includes South Africa, represents over 3 billion people, or 42% of the world’s

By |2018-05-23T18:28:10+00:00March 23rd, 2016|

Robotic Technology Is Here, and It’s Expected to Streamline Logistics

Ground-breaking advances in robotic technologies are now reaching the point where many experts believe the technology will play a significant role in parcel logistics, from sorting to distribution, and – ultimately – for home delivery. This new generation of robotics will be designed to work alongside human workers. The technology will be able to handle

By |2017-11-09T16:28:09+00:00March 23rd, 2016|

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. Let’s

By |2018-03-22T21:30:54+00:00January 27th, 2015|

Growth Opportunities in Chile, Peru and Colombia

Companies with an eye on importing and exporting in Latin America are increasingly turning their focus to the rising economic powerhouses of Chile, Peru and Colombia. A recent Bloomberg Businessweek report outlines the state of affairs in the region quite well, noting that a clear economic divide between the Atlantic and Pacific coast nations

By |2019-03-11T14:47:40+00:00August 13th, 2014|


 

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