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Import / export documentation – AISF supports you to deal with it!

March 13, 2013.
Logistics Publications

In doing international business, import & export documentation plays a very important role. Above all in case of imports, the efficiency of the Customs Clearance procedure and/or the bank remittance for letter of credit depends on the documents requested (they may vary from a country to another), the correctness...

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Logistics Tech Trends

March 12, 2013.
Logistics Publications

“I'm excited about the opportunities with mobile phones and being able to receive information on the go and relevant to what I'm doing at that moment in time.” Quoted by: Susan Wojcicki, Senior Vice President of product management and engineering at Google. Some of the technologies...

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A Perspective on Globalization: European Crisis to Latin American Investments

March 09, 2013.
Logistics Publications

Since 2009, the Eurozone has been facing a fast paced and dramatic economic breakdown. As a result of the long economic struggles, several European countries have been badly influenced. Greece has a huge national debt and Spain’s market crashed due to long term loans and bankruptcy of some important...

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Paperless Customs Clearance had been launched in August in China

September 12, 2012.
Logistics Publications

The paperless Customs clearance had been launched by the twelve customhouses of China at the beginning of this August. All paper documents now have to be turned into electronic ones. There is no any paper document during the whole declaration process now. It has highly improved the Customs clearance efficiency...

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Ask Your Logistics Experts… Is It Possible to Expedite Customs Clearance of Cargo Arriving by Ocean

June 15, 2012.
Logistics Publications

Q: Is It Possible to Expedite Customs Clearance of Cargo Arriving by Ocean to the U.S.? A: Many first-time ocean-transport customers wonder if they will need to wait days for their cargo to clear customs before being allowed to collect it. Luckily, the answer is ‘no’!  ...

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Ask Your Logistics Experts… What Is a Letter of Credit?

June 15, 2012.
Logistics Publications

Q: What Is a Letter of Credit? A: A letter of credit is an agreement between two parties—a buyer and a seller— that is issued by a bank acting as an uninterested party. The seller will only get paid after performing specific actions that the...

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Ask Your Logistics Experts… How Should I Ship My Material?

June 13, 2012.
Logistics Publications

Q: How Should I Ship My Material? A: There are many factors that come into play when choosing the right mode of transport for your freight:     Where is the freight picking up from and delivering to?       How much does the shipment weigh?   ...

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The ‘Informal’!

June 13, 2012.
Logistics Publications

The more relaxed local business event not to forget: The’ Informal’. It’s clear that the companies of a same local economic area know them a little or sometimes absolutely not. However, they work next to each other. So since May 2010, the Economics Development Agency of...

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Top 4 Business Cost Saving Strategies

March 13, 2012.
Logistics Publications

One of the most important goals for every business is to be profitable. Businesses not only need to grow in sales revenue, but also control or cut costs in order to reach their financial objective. Cost saving strategies will help businesses evaluate current expenditures and find ways to cut costs....

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AISF Allyn International Services France – Specific shipments, specific requests, specific countries

March 13, 2012.
Logistics Publications

Russia – Customs convey, specific documentation AISF has been chosen by one of its new client to organize the shipment to Russia of a full production line automation system for the automotive industry. This project consists of door-to-door transportation of about 8 full trucks. The first truck was loaded in...

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Six Best Practices to Reduce International Transport Cost

March 12, 2012.
Logistics Publications

The savings opportunities related to low cost country (LCC) sourcing strategies have far out-weighed concerns regarding the processes and systems needed to efficiently manage a global supply chain.  Surprisingly, few organizations have clear transportation management initiatives surrounding their LCC sourcing strategies to ensure they truly reap the intended benefits. ...

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