HS Codes Explained

What is an HS Code? It’s probably a question most people have either heard or asked if they work with imports or exports. Here’s a brief overview of what it is and how it works.

Top 3 Effects of Globalization on Manufacturing

There are tremendous new opportunities opening up for product developers, entrepreneurs and manufacturers around the world due to the increasing pace of globalization. Here are, in our opinion, the top three effects globalization is having on manufacturing and how our team thinks manufacturers should deal with them. 1. Trade Agreements Free trade agreements can be beneficial to […]

How To Save Money With The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement

On December 20th, 2015 the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) came into effect after more than a decade of careful negotiations. If you wish to import manufactured products or parts from China, this change will allow you to save money and become more competitive. Here are some step by step instructions to guide you through the […]

A Word About Responsible Sourcing

There are a number of concerns that modern manufacturers have, above and beyond the making of products. Among these is the need to demonstrate due diligence in the sourcing of raw materials, especially if those materials potentially originate from war-torn regions of Central Africa. There are legal statutes like the Dodd-Frank Act in the United […]