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Automated Compliance: Allied's Stock-in-Trade

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Written by By Jennifer Baljko | INBOUND LOGISTICS  Automating global trade compliance helps electronics component distributor Allied Electronics & Automation nail its screen test. Companies in the import/export business dread the day when a customs official knocks on the door and questions their shipping policies. That day came for distributor Allied Electronics & Automation a few years ago. Allied stocks about 150,000 electronics, automation, and electromechanical products at its Fort Worth, Texas, distribution center. Its core portfolio...
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The Impact of Technology on International Selling

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In the  second part  of this three-part series, I described some specific pitfalls related to crossborder selling and some lessons learned. In this final part, I’ll take a look at a key trend that is impacting the marketplace: the use of automation to manage complexity. As noted in  Part 1  of this series, crossborder selling is becoming easier than ever.   Research published by DHL Express  predicts crossborder online retail will grow at twice the...
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