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What your Business Can Expect for International Trade in 2022

In the past year, global trade has rapidly gained momentum. According to the World Trade Organization (WTO), “the resurgence of global economic activity in the first half of 2021 lifted merchandise trade above its pre-pandemic peak.” As a result, WTO economists have upgraded their international trade predictions for this year and next. There is

By |2021-12-07T14:47:16+00:00December 7th, 2021|

Top Tips to Go Global: Don’t be Spooked by International Trade

While it may seem frightening to some, now’s the best time to explore how to expand your businesses’ international presence. While globalization has created opportunities for small businesses to sell their goods and services in new markets, not enough of them are taking advantage of these international opportunities. In fact, according to the U.S. Department

By |2022-09-19T15:05:15+00:00October 27th, 2021|

Logistics Trend Radar: Key Insights to Consider for your Business

The past several years have featured more transformational change than perhaps the previous century, and the full effects of this are just beginning. The maturation of globalization, the exponential rise of e-commerce, the constant threat of technology disruption, and, most recently, the coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally shifted the entry costs of doing business in

By |2021-10-19T21:24:51+00:00October 19th, 2021|

New Report Shows Resilience of International Trade Amid COVID-19

If you run a small or medium-sized business, international trade could play a powerful role in your pandemic recovery plans. This is especially true for companies engaged in global e-commerce, which has seen rapid change and growing activity as people avoid retail stores and shop increasingly from home. On the surface, it may seem counterintuitive

By |2021-02-09T17:11:10+00:00February 9th, 2021|

How “Smart” Tech Will Advance Logistics

In 2021, you can expect small businesses to become even more engaged in the rapidly expanding arena of international e-commerce. While the global pandemic tested the ability to secure and manage inventory, predict consumer demand, and fulfill customer orders, it also forced logistics planning and fulfillment to become more flexible, streamlined, and easier to

By |2021-01-26T19:20:33+00:00January 26th, 2021|

Top International Markets to Consider For Growth in 2021

For many U.S. companies, the task of recovering from the economic shock of the pandemic is requiring new strategies and a commitment to finding new customers to replace lost business.  Today, one of the best ways to locate strong business opportunities is by looking beyond our borders.  In fact, according to the DHL Global

By |2020-12-22T18:45:03+00:00December 22nd, 2020|

International Trade in 2021: What to Expect

The past year brought unprecedented challenges – and opportunities - for businesses engaged in global trade.  While COVID-19 lockdowns interrupted supply chains, it also super-charged international e-commerce. Beyond the pandemic, 2020 was also marked by trade disputes between the U.S. and China, the implementation of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), and continuing tariffs imposed on

By |2020-12-08T22:17:36+00:00December 8th, 2020|

What Next-Generation Wireless Technology Means for Your Business

What happens to your business when everyone, everything and everywhere in the world is connected?  To a large extent, you know the answer to this question.  You know that online platforms have enabled global organizations to reach new levels of engagement with their customers, while enhancing operational efficiency. You also know that wireless technology and

By |2020-11-18T21:41:15+00:00August 18th, 2020|

Survey Reveals COVID-19 Impact on International Trade

There are several factors currently impacting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the U.S. The biggest, of course, is the coronavirus (COVID-19), which has forced many businesses into survival mode.In addition to the current economic issues caused by the pandemic, there are other significant events in 2020, such as the U.S. presidential election and the

By |2020-11-11T19:56:54+00:00May 5th, 2020|

The Past and Future of Aviation and Logistics

We often don’t take time to think about it, but aviation has transformed our world in ways once unimaginable. It has brought people and entire cultures together; it’s revolutionized how we get the food we eat and the products we need. It has fundamentally changed society and the world’s economy. And this transformation

By |2020-11-11T19:58:33+00:00November 19th, 2019|
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