Can Trade Compliance be outsourced?

What is trade compliance? In the supply chain and logistics industry, "trade compliance" usually refers to the governance processes that cover HS classification, export controls, Customs valuation, import and export…

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Global Trade Manager

What does a Global Trade Manager do? Global trade managers can also be referred to as international trade managers, compliance managers or even import/export compliance managers. The role of global…

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EAR99 US Export Control Basics

Let's talk about US Export Controls There used to be a time when any discussion on export controls was by default a discussion on US export controls. However, in today's…

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UK Export controls on software

Export control regulations in the UK cover controls on software and technology. If the software is of a controlled nature, you may need a license to export it out of…

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Supply Chain Logistics Definitions

The supply chain and logistics space is so full of industry specific terminology and jargon that even the most experienced logisticians can often come across new terms they are unfamiliar…

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What are Export Controls?

Export controls define the rules surrounding the release of certain types of data, information, products, technology, services and funds from a country. Export control regulations are written to prevent the…

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Is an export license required?

This articles deals with the export licensing controls for exports out of the United States. Other countries may have similar regulations that are administered in varying ways. It is often…

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Role of Trade Compliance Managers

International trade is more relevant in today’s world than it ever was. Companies across the world continuously try to venture into foreign markets and expand their businesses. Even manufacturing or…

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How to determine ECCN number?

What is ECCN? ECCN is the abbreviated form of Export Control Classification Number. It consists of alphanumeric characters and is used to classify and identify products or items that may…

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