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Global Trade Magazine

  • newAnd Now for Something Completely Different
    For international businesses whose supply chains rely heavily on unfettered access to the UK, the ongoing Brexit negotiations leave room for a great deal of uncertainty and, in turn, business risk. This uncertainty is likely to last throughout the Br…
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 3:20am -
  • Double-Stack Rail Service From Port of Virginia to Pittsburgh Begins
    The Port of Virginia is now offering access into Western Pennsylvania and Northwest Ohio via CSX’s daily rail service to Pittsburgh. Double-stack trains traveling between the Norfolk Harbor and Pittsburgh will move along CSX’s National Gateway ro…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Sep 17, 3:41am -
  • From Copy-Cat Central to Center of Innovation
    Seeing Made in China on a product label hasn’t always filled people with confidence that the product is going to be a sound investment. These three little words tend to have negative connotations which include overworked staff, inferior quality, sa…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 3:48am -
  • Talent: One Of The Biggest Challenges Facing Logistics Providers in Today’s Market
    What is the biggest challenge facing CIOs in the logistics industry? Talent is one of the biggest challenges facing any logistics service provider in today’s market. As we raise the bar to meet and exceed our customer’s service levels, the abilit…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 3:31am -
  • US-ASEAN End Consultations
    Consultations between the ten ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and the United States Trade Representative were held last week in Pasay City, Philippines. The consultations were co-chaired by Ramon Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry of the Philippin…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 3:21am -
  • Amber Road Expands Support for ACE PGA Single Window
    Amber Road, a leading provider of cloud-based global trade management (GTM) solutions, announced today that its software platform has expanded support for the new import filing requirements under the United States Automated Commercial Environment (AC…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 3:10am -
  • THE Alliance Authorized to Establish Contingency Fund
    The Federal Maritime Commission voted last week to allow an amendment to THE Alliance Agreement that permits establishing a contingency fund that can be used to help member carriers manage through, and recover from, the insolvency or financial distre…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 3:01am -
  • Making Sense of Trump’s Trade Policy
    When United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer presents the Trump administration’s trade policy, you don’t have to agree with it. But at least he makes some sort of sense. Here’s what President Donald Trump had to say about a promine…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:48am -
  • Making the Best Use of Development Dollars
    “What if an extra dollar or rupee in a budget could feed ten people instead of one? Or if $100,000 of international aid spending could be tweaked so it would save ten times as many lives?” asks Copenhagen Consensus Center President Bjorn Lomborg…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:33am -
  • AMERICA’S BEST CITIES FOR GLOBAL TRADE
    Another year, another list of the Top U.S. Cities for Global Trade. If there’s one thing that strikes us about this list over the past couple of years is that the reach of the global economy has not just stretched to other shores but into virtually…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 3:26am -

International Trade Magazine

  • ECU Worldwide Launches EDI Interface with CargoWise One
    WiseTech Global, the technology development company behind the industry-leading global logistics execution solution, CargoWise One, today announced an EDI interface with ECU Worldwide, one of the largest non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) se…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 8:21am -
  • Success at Hyster Europe Big Solutions Showcase 2017
    Yesterday, delegates from the wood, steel, construction and logistics industries visited Weeze in Germany for the Hyster Europe Big Solutions Showcase 2017. Live demos were held in six zones located inside and around the Hyster Test Centre for Big Tr…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 6:15am -
  • Freight and logistics provider Davies Turner accepts apprentices
    Leading independent freight services and logistics company Davies Turner & Co Ltd has again recruited a total of 12 A-level school leavers and graduates for this year’s trainee programme, including two IT net developers which are being funded throu…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 11:34am -
  • TNT Express cyber-attack significantly dented FedEx, says shipping expert
    The cyber-attack on TNT Express earlier this year has slashed new owner FedEx’s profits by $300 million. But TNT is now back on track, says expert parcel broker Fastlane International. The full impact of the NotPetya cyber-attack on the internation…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 6:59am -
  • Advanced trailer and cargo monitoring from Fleet and BlackBerry
    BlackBerry and Fleet Complete have partnered to deliver powerful trailer and cargo visibility benefits to the logistics industry. BlackBerry and Fleet Complete announced news of the reselling partnership today that will expand Fleet Complete’s curr…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 6:51am -
  • Businesses told to expect currency fluctuation ahead of German election
    Businesses should prepare for currency swings ahead of Germany’s election is the message from of Godi Financial – formerly OSTC FX. Germany’s Federal Elections will take place on Sunday 24 September 2017 and despite polls suggesting the curren…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 6:08am -
  • Updated UK trading conditions to be launched next month
    The new edition of the British International Freight Association’s (BIFA) Standard Trading Conditions (STC) will be launched on 1st October 2017. The revised edition has been produced following an extensive review of the existing STC by the BIFA Le…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 10:08am -
  • Cyber Security Europe
    Cyber Security Europe offers invaluable security insight for both IT managers and security specialists. Hear from the experts on how to build stronger defences against cyber-attacks and how to recover if your systems are breached. 4-5 October 2017, E…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 9:36am -
  • IP Expo Europe
    With six top IT events under ONE roof, 300+ exhibitors and 300+ free to attend seminar sessions, IP EXPO Europe is the must-attend IT event of the year for CIOs, heads of IT, security specialists, heads of insight and tech experts. The event showc…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 9:33am -
  • Amber Road Expands Support for ACE PGA Single Window
    Amber Road, a leading provider of cloud-based global trade management (GTM) solutions, announced today that its software platform has expanded support for the new import filing requirements under the United States Automated Commercial Environment (AC…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Sep 17, 11:10am -

The Economist: Imports and Exports

U.S. Census Bureau: Global Reach

  • The Goods and Services Deficit Increased to $48.5 billion in January 2017

    The Goods and Services Deficit Increased to $48.5 billion in January 2017

    The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $48.5 billion in January, up $4.2 billion from $44.3 billion in December, revised. January ex…
    - 7 Mar 17, 11:36am -
  • The Goods and Services Deficit Decreased to $44.3 billion in December 2016

    The Goods and Services Deficit Decreased to $44.3 billion in December 2016

    The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $44.3 billion in December, down $1.5 billion from $45.7 billion in November, revised. Decembe…
    - 7 Feb 17, 10:10am -
  • The Goods and Services Deficit Increased to $45.2 billion in November 2016

    The Goods and Services Deficit Increased to $45.2 billion in November 2016

    The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $45.2 billion in November, up $2.9 billion from $42.4 billion in October, revised. November e…
    - 6 Jan 17, 9:31am -
  • Understanding Routed Export Transactions

    Understanding Routed Export Transactions

    Written by: Heather Brown Routed export transactions are a much discussed topic.  Therefore, we are revisiting this blog topic to give some helpful tips on remaining compliant if you’re involved in a routed export transaction. We’ll also take a…
    - 22 Dec 16, 7:57am -
  • The Goods and Services Deficit Increased to $42.6 billion in October 2016

    The Goods and Services Deficit Increased to $42.6 billion in October 2016

    The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $42.6 billion in October, up $6.4 billion from $36.2 billion in September, revised. October e…
    - 6 Dec 16, 9:38am -
  • The Liquid Joy of the American Economy

    The Liquid Joy of the American Economy

     Written by: Steven Finkelstein  As you sip your “Morning Joe,” “afternoon pick-me-up” or “rocket fuel,” think about where that java might have come from. In this blog, we will talk about the impact of this popular beverage on internati…
    - 30 Nov 16, 1:29pm -
  • Did You Know? Fall Edition
    Written by: Erwin Parson, International Trade Management Division The season is changing from the blazing hot days of summer to the cool afternoons of fall. The leaves are starting to turn vibrant oranges, reds and yellows and transform our landscape…
    - 22 Nov 16, 8:19am -
  • Tips on Setting Up an Account in the Automated Commercial Environment
    Written by: Erwin (Randy) Parson This blog provides a few tips to address some common questions and issues for those who set-up exporter accounts in ACE on behalf of a client, authorized agents and freight forwarder roles, as well as … Continue rea…
    - 9 Nov 16, 2:15pm -
  • The Goods and Services Deficit Decreased to $36.4 billion in September 2016

    The Goods and Services Deficit Decreased to $36.4 billion in September 2016

    The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $36.4 billion in September, down $4.0 billion from $40.5 billion in August, revised. Septembe…
    - 4 Nov 16, 11:02am -
  • Annotating an Export Shipment: Filing Citations, Exemption and Exclusion Legends
    Written by: Charles Gamble The U.S. Census Bureau often receives questions on how to annotate commercial documents for export shipments to minimize potential delays at the port of export. In a previous blog on Filing Citations and Exemption Legends,…
    - 13 Oct 16, 10:19am -
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World Trade 100 Magazine

  • Surface Treatments Improve Adhesion to Composites
    A variety of in-line surface treatment technologies are available to promote adhesion in thermoset and thermoplastic composites.
    - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Washington engineers create battery-free phone
    The University of Washington campus in Seattle is a short drive from companies such as Amazon and Microsoft that are famous for their disruptive technology. Engineers at the school hope their new telephone will also become a game changer in the compe…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Four Sources of Inaccuracy in Sensor Measurements
    Connecting a sensor, such as a thermocouple, to a data acquisition system to obtain accurate measurements involves some forethought.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Innovative Packaging System Protects Parts for HVAC Manufacturer
    On very hot days, a person who arrives at work after a long commute longs for the coolness and comfort of an air-conditioned office. To ensure this scenario, however, the air conditioning system must be reliable.
    - 10 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Best Practices for Press-Fit Assembly
    In manufacturing, ironclad formulas for success are hard to come by. This is especially relevant for press-fit assembly, a process whereby one part is inserted tightly into a hole in another part with a single quick stroke (1 to 2 seconds).
    - 11 days ago, 14 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Lift Assists Raise Productivity, Lower Labor Costs
    Despite the stereotype often promoted by the general media and politicians, automation has not replaced every manual task in manufacturing plants. Many thousands of U.S. workers lift heavy objects around their workstations all day, every day.
    - 12 days ago, 13 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Flexible Assembly Machine Combines Multiple Plastics Joining Processes
    Ultrasonic welding can handle most plastics assembly applications. Other friction-based processes, such as vibration welding and spin welding, can usually tackle the rest. However, that necessitates investing in three separate machines at considerabl…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • GM's Cruise Introduces its Next-Gen Self-Driving Car
    SAN FRANCISCO--Cruise, the self-driving car startup that sold to General Motors last year, has developed a production design vehicle based on the Bolt electric vehicle. Temporarily dubbed Generation 3, the car is now ready for the factory production…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Nissan Seeks Dramatic Improvements on its Assembly Lines
    YOKOHAMA, Japan--Nissan Motor Co. is attempting to foster a corporate culture that produces manufacturing innovations in leaps and bounds instead of steady incremental improvement. Corporate Vice President Atsuhiko Hayakawa says the new approach is c…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 12:00am -
  • Collaborative Robot Polishes Speaker Cabinet
    Consumers have always wanted their stereo speakers to sound great. Increasingly, they want the speakers to look great as well. Paradigm Electronics Inc., based in Mississauga, Ontario, is dedicated to manufacturing speakers that meet both criteria.
    - 14 days ago, 11 Sep 17, 12:00am -
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