Monthly Archives: December 2010

Shipments to Puerto Rico?



By: Eric Gauthier During the holiday season, most of you sent gifts by mail and private carriers to distant relatives and friends. I, for one, sent gifts to my family in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. The first thing to note, unless any … Continue reading

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International Trade Shows are a Great Business Development Strategy



By: Guest Blogger Doug Barry, International Trade Administration International Trade shows supported by the U.S. Commercial Service and the National Export Initiative attract buyers from all over the world. The ones in Germany are especially good venues for U.S. companies … Continue reading

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Trade deficit decreases in October



By: Joe Kafchinski The U.S. international trade deficit Latest U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services Report , as exports increased and imports decreased.  Exports increased 3.2% from September 2010 to $158.7 billion, and imports decreased 0.8% to $197.4 billion. The … Continue reading

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Connecting With You Virtually – Webinars



By: Josephine Ocheni Do you want more clarification on classifying goods or using our new enhanced search engine? Do you qualify as an individual whose learning style is both visual and auditory but you cannot make it out to one of … Continue reading

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Dealing with Issues on a Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC)



By: Kenny Soo Earlier in the year, a comment was made on “How to correct Fatal Error: 125 Conveyance Name Ineligible” about verifying a SCAC. I’m sure many of you have had an issue or question about a SCAC at one … Continue reading

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