Author Archives: Heather Noggle

Guns

Heather Noggle   September 20, 2017   Comments Off on Guns

Guns. Exports. Got your attention? This post hails from Global Trade Law Blog. In our blog shop, most of the news we scan is the nerdy minutia of regulatory nuance. But the other day, we found big news, a real scoop. The ITAR will be rewritten to remove guns and ammunition… Read more »

Florida Ports Opening Post Irma

Heather Noggle   September 18, 2017   Comments Off on Florida Ports Opening Post Irma

Good news from Friday – here’s a list of re-opened Florida ports, many that have been operational since mid last week: Port Miami Port Everglades Port Canaveral Port of Jacksonville Tampa Bay Manatee St. Pete Full article:http://www.globaltrademag.com/global-logistics/florida-ports-open-irma    

AES Downtime Policy

Heather Noggle   September 7, 2017   Comments Off on AES Downtime Policy

Census has published a blog post about the AES Downtime policy. The AES Downtime Policy provides uniform procedures when the AES or the ACE AESDirect program is unavailable for transmission. During this time, the Census Bureau and CBP will work together to determine the cause and resolution for the problem…. Read more »

Not Yet Exporting?

Heather Noggle   August 9, 2017   Comments Off on Not Yet Exporting?

You should be!  This video is worth 3 minutes of your time, for sure.  Check out the blog where it’s posted, too: http://www.globalsmallbusinessblog.com/2017/08/a-well-thought-out-export-business-plan.html

ITA Events

Heather Noggle   August 8, 2017   Comments Off on ITA Events

The International Trade Association attends 25 or more annual trade events and also provides webinars to assist exporters. Check out the ITA’s offerings by visiting this blog post. No matter what business you’re in, chances are that as an exporter you use U.S. and international trade shows and industry or market-focused… Read more »

Reducing Costs, Increasing Efficiency, and…not suprising…Technology!

Heather Noggle   August 7, 2017   Comments Off on Reducing Costs, Increasing Efficiency, and…not suprising…Technology!

I do so love the Global Trade blog – so many good posts across so many topics. This particular post discusses automation and its role in increasing and reducing all of the things we want to increase and reduce, respectively: “Technology is enabling a much greater degree of automation in… Read more »

Schedule B/HTS Valid For Export Codes Updated…Again!

Heather Noggle   August 6, 2017   Comments Off on Schedule B/HTS Valid For Export Codes Updated…Again!

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 small update. There are 22,138 valid codes. 2 codes are new. 2 codes were removed. 1 description of… Read more »

Global Value Chains

Heather Noggle   August 3, 2017   Comments Off on Global Value Chains

A post on Global Trade in July discussed Global Value Chains and challenges in implementing in some countries. Here’s that article and some others to read further about Global Value Chains. First, some information from this article: GVCs create new opportunities for developing countries, increase their participation in global markets and… Read more »

Top US Exports

Heather Noggle   August 1, 2017   Comments Off on Top US Exports

While this may be common knowledge, the US’ top exports according to a lovely representation on MIT’s site are as follows: Refined Petroleum Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft (now that’s a broad category) Cars Gas Turbines Packaged Medicaments Check out the source: http://atlas.media.mit.edu/en/profile/country/usa/ Navigate to other countries’ pages for more information.  There’s… Read more »

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 »