Posts Tagged: Export

Hawaii: An Ideal Hub for Trade

Hawaii is home to ten commercial harbors, eleven commercial airports, and roughly 2,500 miles of roads, making it an ideal hub for trade. In 2018, Hawaii exported $660 million of Made-in-America goods worldwide. The top contributors to the state’s economy are real estate, tourism, construction, and government, including the U.S. military. The island is now… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Energy Certification Requirements


Global Trade Alert Message: Importers must now use product-specific templates to certify compliance to the U.S. Department of Energy before distributing a basic model to commerce in the United States and annually thereafter. These templates must then be submitted electronically to the Department through the Compliance Certification Management System. Some of the products that require… Read more »

Logistics Plus Expands IOR Services to over 190 Countries


Logistics Plus Expands Importer of Record Services to over 190 Countries Services cater to manufacturers, network security firms, cloud service providers, and value-added resellers across many industries. ERIE, PA (November 19, 2020) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, has announced an expansion of its Importer of… Read more »

The Year in Trade 2018: U.S. Global Trade Trends

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) just released its annual “The Year in Trade” report for 2018. This detailed report features all of the global trade trends from 2018. Some of the key elements to this report are exchange rate trends, administration of U.S. trade laws, global trade agreements, new trade relations, and global… Read more »

Logistics Plus Customs Broker Solutions Offers Peace-of-Mind

Importing and exporting goods may seem like a daunting task. There have been 6 tariff changes already this year, along with 12 revisions to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSA). With constant tariff changes and revisions, importers may feel lost or confused. Logistics Plus Customs Broker Solutions can assist by providing peace-of-mind…. Read more »

U.S. Global Trade Trends from The Year in Trade 2017 Report


The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) just released its updated “The Year in Trade 2017” report. This report covers all of the global trade trends from 2017. Included in this report are exchange rate trends, trade laws and regulations, global economic trends, regional trade activity, global trade agreements, and new trade relations, among other… Read more »

Shift Your Supply Chain Back Into High-Gear After Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the first day of the year in the Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival in modern China, or simply the Lunar New Year, is the most important and longest of all Chinese holidays. The first day of the Chinese New Year 2018, the year of… Read more »

Importing Basics and Exporting Basics Webinars


Logistics Plus recently recorded two new webinars as part of its ongoing series of complimentary logistics-related webinars for the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) and its members. The two new webinars are focused on Importing Basics and Exporting Basics. Although these webinars are prepared for the benefit of MBA members, the informational content is appropriate for… Read more »

What are Incoterms? Here’s what you should know!

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Incoterms® is an abbreviation for “International Commercial Terms.” This term represents a very useful way of communication and it’s actually aimed at reducing confusion between buyers and sellers. So what is an incoterm? An incoterm represents a universal term that defines a transaction between importer and exporter so that both parties understand the tasks, costs,… Read more »

What to Know about Shipping Between the U.S. and Mexico

Shipping between the U.S and Mexico

Shipping between the U.S. and Mexico is not as easy as it may seem. In order to transport shipments between these countries, there are certain regulations and documents that must be legally followed. The most common methods of shipping goods from the United States to Mexico are by truck, rail, air and sea, or a… Read more »