Posts Tagged ‘NAFTA’

Upcoming Webinar: Best Practices for Free Trade Agreement Management Processes (2011-4-7)

Both importers and exporters can realize cost savings with the help of Free Trade Agreements, such as NAFTA.  After surveying import and export compliance managers from 200 firms, Customs & Trade Solutions, Inc. and Management Dynamics have uncovered key trends in managing the complex Free Trade Management process. Join our webinar, Best Practices for Managing Free [...]

International Sourcing Strategies and the Influence of Trade Agreements (2010-12-14)

This post highlights the importance of doing the appropriate research and background checks of all the cost and regulatory elements BEFORE you commit buying components or finished goods from new off shore vendors.

NAFTA and Duty Recovery Saves $6 Million (2010-12-9)

An industry leading organization specializing in window covering was able to save over $6M in duty as a result of having an effective integrated trade compliance strategy and coordinating NAFTA with organizational processes.

NAFTA: Key to NEI Success? (2010-11-23)

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke discusses the role of NAFTA in the success of the National Export Initiative during a meeting with leaders from Canada and Mexico.

Best Strategies for Managing NAFTA (2010-11-5)

Given the advantages of NAFTA, companies seek to widen the advantages of reduced duty impact – but what are the best means to accomplish this goal? Our survey of 200+ firms established best practices and uncovers many interesting usage statistics.

AberdeenGroup Releases New Trade Compliance Report (2010-10-22)

The AberdeenGroup has come out with a brand new report, which will be available for free for a limited time – Global Trade Management: Strategies for Mastering Trade Compliance and Supply Chain Complexity.

Reminder: NAFTA Survey (2010-5-28)

Just a reminder: Please help us out by taking the NAFTA Survey! http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9MP68YP

Take the NAFTA Benchmarking Survey (2010-5-21)

Please participate in a survey on how companies manage NAFTA qualification! With the results, we hope to advance industry knowledge of best practices.

‘Made in America’ rules are complex, confusing (NO KIDDING) Part 2 (2010-4-8)

In Part 2 of my “Made in America” feature, let’s take a look into the requirements for a product to be considered “Made in America.” According to an MSNBC article, the ‘rules are complex, confusing.’ No kidding!! It takes roughly 40 pages to spell out the FTC’s rules of the road for companies that want [...]

Made in America? Part 1 (2010-4-1)

An MSNBC reader survey on products Made in America illustrates how most global corporations are strategically sourcing from low-cost countries to maximize both customer satisfaction, quality, and profits.