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understanding common US customs clearance issues and anticipating them is crucial for a successful global trading endeavor.

Common U.S. Customs Clearance Issues & Overcoming Them

For people who are not intimately familiar with the international freight industry, it can appear to be dauntingly complex. After all, dabbling in international trade means dealing with a host of different entities, each of which has its own regulations and rules that you have to follow. And US customs are just one large piece in an ever-increasing puzzle. However, understanding … Read More

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Lineage Logistics Recognized for Exemplary Energy Management Project

Utilization of machine-learning technology for a process referred to as “flywheeling” has successfully supported energy management and waste reduction for… Read More

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Watch for global banking leaders to continue to emerge from unlikely places and for the industry to become much more diversified. This will be a win-win for customers worldwide.
Peter Frerichs 8:50 PM  6/21/2019

Top 5 Leading Global Banks

A cursory search of “top global banks” will yield a list, typically according to size and assets, of a familiar set of names. While many of these same names are mentioned in this piece, understanding why a bank is considered a top global bank is much more nuanced than how big they are or how much they’ve netted. Leading global banks are recognized as leading by their peers because they perform exceptionally well in one of more categories. No bank has a monopoly over … Read More

What follows is a rundown of each of our target California cities, with the nightly rates being what was quoted on Dec. 10, 2018.
Matt Coker 6:43 PM  6/12/2019

EXECUTIVE DESTINATION: CALIFORNIA

California is a big state, one of the biggest, actually, with its 163,696 square miles making it the third largest in the United States in terms of area and its 39.5 million residents making it the most populous in America. When it comes to travel to or within the Golden State on business, there is no single destination that is a central location to the hubs of industry, unless that industry is agriculture, in which case just about anywhere in the … Read More

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“The success of Qatar Airways, and the partnership with EFL, strengthens our ability to attract manufacturing and distribution to the airport."

Pittsburgh International Airport has been confirmed as the airport of choice by EFL – a Sri Lanka freight forwarder and Qatar Airways customer. EFL announced the utilization of Qatar Airways Cargo’s nonstop service, specifically through one of the two weekly Boeing 777 freighters Qatar currently operates, following its first successful 90-ton shipment in May. “Today’s announcement continues moving the airport corridor … Read More

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"We’re excited to have found a real estate network that shares the same passion for the business that my family has had for generations."

Americana Holdings Announces Major Real Estate Acquisition

GT Staff 11:58 PM  7/5/2019

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate franchise, Americana Holdings, announced the acquisition of Tarbell, Realtors® this week. Tarbell is known for the operation of 20 Southern California-based offices. Family-owned Tarbell boasted $1.1 billion in sales for 2018. “Culture is everything,” he said. “To find a company with the same thought process and has treated their people in such a positive and … Read More

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Based on this imminent urban population surge, the affected countries are seeking solution-based engagements with both local entrepreneurs and foreign investors to provide infrastructure upgrade and contemporary urban planning.

The uninterrupted flow of people from rural communities to urban areas has remarkably increased over the past 100 years worldwide. This migration trend, leading to the formation of megacities, will continue over the next decade with 60 percent of the world population expected to live in urban areas by 2030 based on projections from the United Nations (UN). The UN defines … Read More

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How are students being prepared to enter the workforce and more importantly, which business schools are integrating talent acquisition and recruiting strategies within these focused programs?
Haylle Sok 10:03 PM  6/19/2019

Beyond the Books: 5 Business Schools Preparing Students for Career Success

It’s no secret logistics and supply chain management-focused education is gaining traction each year among students. In fact, Data USA reports that in 2016, nearly 7,669 degrees were awarded in Logistics, Materials and Supply Chain Management. The report, which projects that number will be growing by 15.2 percent, also confirmed that a whopping 10.9 million people make up the current workforce and will continue growing by 3.53 percent. Earning a robust education is essential, but a bigger question remains on … Read More

Texas offers an experience that separates itself from neighboring southern states.
Haylle Sok 10:07 PM  6/2/2019

EXECUTIVE GETAWAYS: LONE STAR STATE OF MIND

If the Lone Star State is in your future travel plans, prepare for an experience with culture, food and sights substantially different from the rest. Of course, depending on the time of the year, you might want to bring an extra jacket and prepare for triple-digit temperatures within the same week, but the state of Texas offers an experience that separates itself from neighboring southern states. It holds true that everything is bigger in Texas–from the chicken fried steak to … Read More

Keynote and guest speakers from leading retail and ecommerce company's such as Walmart, Groupon, Unilever, Amazon Business, Express and more.
GT Staff 11:10 PM  5/9/2019

IRCE @ RetailX: Ecommerce and Beyond

The International Retailer Conference and Exhibition features a staggering 130 sessions on a range of topics and trends in ecommerce and more, created by the editorial team at Internet Retailer Magazine. Taking place at McCormick Place South in Chicago, retailers will gather at the event known as the “one stop shop” for e-retailers and all their ecommerce needs. Keynote and guest speakers from leading retail and ecommerce company’s such as Walmart, Groupon, Unilever, Amazon Business, Express and Airbnb will address … Read More

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