Schedule B/HTS Valid For Export Codes Updated

Heather Noggle   July 5, 2017   Comments Off on Schedule B/HTS Valid For Export Codes Updated

The US Government released updates to its Schedule B and HTS for Import numbers that are valid for update.  Global Wizard has been updated, and here are some fun statistics about this update. There are 22,138 valid codes. 74 codes are new. 7 codes were that were previously deleted were reactivated…. Read more »

Spotlight on Global Wizard: Shipment Status

Heather Noggle   July 5, 2017   Comments Off on Spotlight on Global Wizard: Shipment Status

Global Wizard’s stellar shipment management capabilities may be obvious to your firm.  There are some “unsung hero” features that deserve some highlight, and through the next few weeks, we’ll be doing just that. Today’s focal point is the Shipment Status feature. Customers can, without additional cost, code their workflow and track… Read more »

IoT and Exports – Projected Growth

Heather Noggle   July 5, 2017   Comments Off on IoT and Exports – Projected Growth

IoT.  The Internet of Things.  My favorite “Thing” is my FitBit, which is currently on the fritz, and I suspect a have a new one arriving packaged and wrapped for my birthday in late July. For those unfamiliar, the Internet of Things refers to non-computer items that iteract with the… Read more »

Proposed Border-Adjustment Taxes

Heather Noggle   July 3, 2017   Comments Off on Proposed Border-Adjustment Taxes

Affectionately (or not) acronymized as BAT, Border-Adjustment Taxes are the subject of a complex an interesting article we wish to highlight. The Global Trade Magazine blog posts thus here. Like any controversial legislative proposal, the border-adjustment tax has spawned a great deal of conjecture about what the potential impacts could be…. Read more »

BIS Seminars, 2017

Heather Noggle   June 28, 2017   Comments Off on BIS Seminars, 2017

The BIS Seminar Schedule’s current list shows seminars through September of 2017. Visit the site often to see new content and look for when Update 2017 is announced. The grid below is copied from the site for the future dates. https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/compliance-a-training/current-seminar-schedule FY17 BIS Current Seminar Schedule Dates Location Topics Details… Read more »

US and Cuba Trade Relationship

Heather Noggle   June 27, 2017   Comments Off on US and Cuba Trade Relationship

You had me at Scylla and Charybdis. What else could the US and Cuba trade relationship be but the best literary representation of a rock and a hard place? In our last post, we made a few cocky predictions about the new Trump Administration’s Cuba policy. We correctly asserted that the… Read more »

US Export Statistics – June 2017

Heather Noggle   June 21, 2017   Comments Off on US Export Statistics – June 2017

This comes via The Balance, a money site: In 2016, total U.S. trade with foreign countries was $4.9 trillion. That was $2.2 trillion in exports and $2.7 trillion in imports of both goods and services. The United States was the world’s third-largest exporter, after China and the European Union. It was the world’s second-largest largest importer after… Read more »

US and China Trade Agreement

Heather Noggle   June 20, 2017   Comments Off on US and China Trade Agreement

Made in China.  You see it everywhere, as US importers work a lot with Chinese entities. The US and China have been working toward a trade deal aimed at boosting US exports. How? Well, food, gas, and financial tech. In Mid-July, a new trade agreement with China will be implemented…. Read more »

How Important Is Cross-Department Compliance Training?”

Blaine Smith   June 13, 2017   Comments Off on How Important Is Cross-Department Compliance Training?”

Volkov law posted about compliance training, and it’s good enough to quote the whole thing. Original article: http://blog.volkovlaw.com/2017/06/future-now-compliance-technology/ This posting is not a “pie in the sky” outline of compliance in the future, when technology works seamlessly with compliance functions. My focus today is on what is happening now in the… Read more »

Automagic!

Heather Noggle   May 30, 2017   Comments Off on Automagic!

When work you’ve already completed no longer needs to be redone in another area, you realize serious savings in time and pain.  Global Wizard can receive and use your data from your back-end computer system “automagically” so that when you visit the software, your previous work is there for you… Read more »