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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.

Jan 10, 2008 | 04:13 PM CST

Supply Chain: Designing a Cosmetic Supply Chain

By: Simon Kaye

Today’s cosmetics industry relies on ingredients and components sourced and manufactured globally. Designing a successful supply chain requires a top-down view that puts all the pieces together.

Oct 02, 2007 | 10:23 AM 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.

Jun 05, 2007 | 10:13 AM CDT

Sustainable Packaging—Part 1

By: Jeff Falk

As sustainability grows in importance to consumers, retailers and the industry as a whole, packagers must consider sustainable practices at every level of the supply chain with adaptive business models and production practices.

Jun 05, 2007 | 08:49 AM CDT

Aveda Teams to Promote Indigenous Development

Aveda has partnered with the United Nations Development Program and others to discuss options for indigenous development...