This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on February 14, 2017. By David Rish, President, Global Trade Management When US President Donald Trump took the podium at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in January, he brought... Read more >
New customers. New opportunity. Growth. Increased revenue. Mexico offers all these things and more for today’s modern businesses. It’s a rich source of goods, with new and emerging supply chain partners. It’s an ideal hub for importing and re-exporting. And... Read more >
How do you find a customs broker that’s right for you? Every broker essentially does the same thing – facilitates the clearance of your goods as they travel across the border – but every broker is different. Big and small,... Read more >
Are you prepared for a customs audit? Both U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency have indicated that, every importer will eventually be audited. With an audit being a “when” rather than an “if” scenario, it’s important that... Read more >
Today’s businesses are faced with increasing competition on a global scale. Without a strong supply chain operation to keep goods moving and cash flowing, businesses risk falling behind. But as businesses evolve, grow and expand to new markets, supply chain... Read more >
Do you have a disaster recovery/business continuity plan in place? Does your customs broker?
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) Safe Food for Canadians Act is currently scheduled to come into effect on January 1, 2015, and will have a significant impact on importers and exporters.
The Container Store was looking to get Importer Self Assessment (ISA)-certified, but ran into a roadblock from CBP. Learn how Livingston helped the retailer achieve ISA status.
Are you exporting goods out of the United States? Remember, anything you ship outside of the U.S. is considered an export – and as such, has certain requirements and responsibilities that go along with it. One of those requirements is... Read more >
Four questions to ask when evaluating your customs brokerage partner If you trade internationally, you know that your supply chain is a critical element of your business operations. And, whether you’re large or small; a retailer or a manufacturer; or... Read more >