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Jan. 7 2019
Today’s shopping trip is no longer confined to the corner store or the local mall. With the growth of e-commerce, people can buy nearly anything from anywhere in the world with the click of a... View More
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Dec. 17 2018
“In Globalization 1.0, which began around 1492, the world went from size large to size medium. In Globalization 2.0, the era that introduced us to multinational companies, it went from size me... View More
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Dec. 14 2018
Online shopping has dramatically transformed the retail industry. The days of brick and mortar stores are dwindling, as retailers are emphasizing e-commerce to reach a larger customer base. No l... View More
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Dec. 12 2018
This article appeared in the Fall 2018 International Issue.The world is truly getting smaller, and more and more merchants from around the globe are entering the global e-commerce arena as technology... View More
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Dec. 10 2018
Several new international regulation changes have flown under the radar this summer. These changes could potentially have a profound effect on US export shippers and importers, especially as the... View More
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Dec. 6 2018
There are many reasons to focus on international marketing and distribution, and if you ignore this segment, your business could be missing out. Global parcel shipping has increased by 48% over... View More
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Dec. 4 2018
Selling internationally is a real opportunity for small e-commerce merchants. According to Statistica, from 2014 to 2021, worldwide e-commerce sales will grow almost 246%, from $1.3 to $4.5 tril... View More
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Nov. 30 2018
You wouldn’t really know it from recent media headlines, but cross-border trade between the United States, Mexico, and Canada continues to thrive, with US goods exports to Mexico up by more th... View More
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Sept. 17 2018
This article originally appeared in the July/August, 2018 issue of PARCEL. Threats have now become a reality as global trade comes under attack. Actions such as tariffs and Brexit are risks that ship
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Aug. 24 2018
When the history of e-commerce is written by scholars in the future, it will be first and foremost a global story. Beyond the technology that has fueled it — and the convenience it has created... View More
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May 10 2018
This article originally appeared in the March/April, 2018 issue of PARCEL.The international e-commerce market is growing at 25% per year and is just beginning to capture the attention of merchants all
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April 12 2017
Today, the explosive growth of e-commerce and rapid advances in shipping and logistics has spurred even the smallest companies to reach and engage customers abroad. According to the Internationa... View More
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March 9 2017
In transportation, the role of the freight forwarder is to ensure that internationally traded goods move from point of origin to point of destination — and arrive at the right place, at the right... View More
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Feb. 27 2017
2016 ushered in a rising sentiment of populism. The UK vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States were among the most visible of... View More
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Jan. 24 2017
As we went through the 2016 peak season, one thing was painfully obvious: the e-commerce world is continually growing. However, along with the challenges this presents, the global e-commerce wor... View More
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Dec. 27 2016
Recently, in working on several different accounts but using one particular carrier, I noticed the same anomaly. In the billing data, there were shipments that showed “no-zone” as the rated
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Dec. 16 2016
E-commerce continues to represent a growing chunk of total US retail sales. Representing an average of eight percent of total US retail sales for the first half of 2016 (compared to 7.1% for the... View More
Sept. 23 2016
Inefficiencies in barcode label printing can decrease a company’s throughput, resulting in customer dissatisfaction, delays, missed deadlines, fines, and ultimately a significant impact to overall... View More
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Sept. 15 2016
Compared to just a few years ago, there’s a world of difference, literally, in how organizations operate today. Businesses and institutions are increasingly engaged in shipping beyond their na... View More
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Aug. 22 2016
When we last focused on cross-border e-commerce, in the 2015 article, “E-Commerce Cross Border Parcel Shipping,” the market was ready to take off, and since then, it certainly has. In a rece

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