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Understand your process During the current e-commerce driven climate, more than ever a company’s bottom line is impacted by its logistics; all those crucial steps between the inception of a great product/service and physically delivering it to the customer. Close consideration to process will optimize supply chain management and lower a business’ overall costs. This […]
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The United States is the largest, richest and most responsive market in the world and it is a market that lies right at British Columbia’s doorstep. Unfortunately for many business owners words like “export” or “international trade” translate to “expensive” and “risky.” But with the right planning, Canadian companies can and should approach the U.S. […]
E-commerce has made a huge impact on how companies do business on both sides of the Canada-USA border. The pandemic has only increased consumers’ dependence on online shopping. With borders closed to non-essential travel and shelter-at-home orders initiated on both countries, shopper demand has created a ripple effect resulting in dramatic shifts in order fulfillment, […]
Export Assistance for Washington State Businesses Impacted by Covid-19 Coronavirus. From the office of Washington State Governor Inslee, “… to defray the costs of trade show or trade mission fees, airfare, interpreter and translation services, business matchmaking, export training programs and more.” The Washington State Department of Commerce’s STEP Vouchers are just one of many […]
Game On! By: Jim Pettinger Despite some political uncertainty about how the game will be played, and who will be in the penalty box, the overwhelming opinion seems to be “game on” when it comes to international trade and prosperity in 2019. Our feeling is that communication and data fueled by the internet will continue […]