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Sep 12, 2008 | 12:50 PM CDT

IFF Names Executive VP, Head of Supply Chain

Beth E. Ford charged with developing supply chain strategies that enhance customer service, increase plant productivity and reduce costs.

Sep 05, 2008 | 03:23 PM CDT

Supply Chain: Finding Safe Harbor in the World’s Ports

By: Simon Kaye

Combining an effective freight forwarder with efficient shipping terms is increasingly key to effectively importing, exporting and conducting business globally.

Aug 28, 2008 | 02:43 PM CDT

The Challenges of a U.S. Launch

By: Michael Long and Chris Czajkowski

The idea of launching international brands into the U.S. market presents an exciting yet intimidating proposition for many international brands. A strong U.S. management partner is the first step to meeting the challenge.

Aug 26, 2008 | 01:30 PM CDT

Counteract Counterfeits

By: Rick Van Arnam, Esq.

Counterfeiting is a growing industry unto itself, and while stemming the tide grows increasingly difficult, there are steps a company can take to help safeguard its valuable IP and branding.

Aug 21, 2008 | 08:54 AM CDT

Lauder Names Executive Vice President-Global Supply Chain

Gregory Polcer to lead company's global supply chain efforts; charged with improving global processes.

Jun 09, 2008 | 03:18 PM CDT

Supply Chain: Don’t Lose Your Company’s Future En Route

By: Simon Kaye

In today’s hypercompetitive market, lost shipments are unacceptable and unnecessary.

Apr 29, 2008 | 11:53 AM CDT

Money on the Table

Importers are missing a major opportunity to improve their reported financial results by failing to take full advantage of a little-known aspect of Incoterms 2000.

Apr 02, 2008 | 10:48 AM CDT

Supply Chain: Distributing in China

By: Simon Kaye, Jaguar Freight

Although it may be difficult to believe, China is getting bigger. The Chinese cosmetics market is more powerful and influential than ever before, and the challenge to cosmetics companies is to move products and materials back and forth in a streamlined, effective way that will not be bogged down by politics, customs issues, QC problems, crime or loss.

Feb 11, 2008 | 03:12 PM CST

The Changing Landscape of Importing and Exporting

By: Felix Pekar, QuestaWeb…

The rules of importing and exporting continue to grow alongside the proliferation of international business and increasing security considerations. The responsibility to meet these rules lies on the shoulders of importers and their agents, and global trade management technology affords companies the power to meet this responsibility.

Jan 15, 2008 | 10:36 AM CST

Going Global with Brand Security

Globally, counterfeit trade, including brand diversion, is expected to exceed $900 billion by 2010, according to the World Trade Organization. Brand security measures must be considered and acted upon in the early marketing stages, and these measures should be evaluated along the entire supply chain.