Flash Global and its customers must follow applicable safety regulations and take appropriate precautions when preparing batteries for transportation. Lithium ion and lithium metal battery shipments are subject to both U.S. and International safety regulations which are dynamic and constantly… Read entire entry »
As people in the United States get set to score big on the first days of the holiday shopping season, China is grappling with supply chain delivery issues in the aftermath of its own annual shopping frenzy. “Singles Day,” an online buying festival hosted by Alibaba each Nov. 11, set a record… Read entire entry »
In Part I of this series, we discussed the risks inherent in purchasing counterfeit parts in the supply chain and how it can lead to higher costs and problems with spare parts inventory management. While that information can be somewhat worrisome, the other side of the coin, the benefits of working… Read entire entry »
Doing business in Japan can be lucrative, but it often presents challenges to outsiders. Japan is the fourth largest economy in the world after the U.S., China and India. Its population reached 126,702,133 in July 2016, putting it at No. 11 in terms of population size. It ranks at No. 34 for eas… Read entire entry »
France is one of the most important countries in the world economy as well as in world politics. Its central location, between Spain and Belgium and bordering the English Channel, makes doing business in France ideal for trade with the entire EEC.
Not including the recently annexed islands of… Read entire entry »
The election seems closer than ever, and more Americans are starting to wonder how the next president will affect international trade policy. Unfortunately, endless call outs and insults have muddied Donald Trump’s and Hillary Clinton’s opinions on how to ensure American vitality and prosperity… Read entire entry »