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Moving Forward with Freight Forwarders BDG International Webinar

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Name: Moving Forward with Freight Forwarders BDG International Webinar
Date: July 23, 2024
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
The Turner Center for Entrepreneurship and the Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at Bradley University are presenting a no-cost, two-part webinar on the roles of integrated carriers, like FedEx, and freight forwarders, like BDG International, to enable companies to choose the right shipping partner at the right time. Years of bottlenecks and a rapidly evolving global transport environment loom over companies’ shipping strategies. Moreover, many businesses, from retailers to manufacturers, find themselves reevaluating their existing shipping solutions, as they grow. How do my shipping needs dictate my options? When should I use an integrated carrier and when should I use a freight forwarder? Is it best to commit to using one provider for all my shipping? These questions and many more will be answered by our experts to enable you to get the most out of your shipping partnerships. For over 40 years, BDG International has been offering world-class freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and international trade consulting to companies throughout Illinois. Participants in this webinar will gain crucial insights on managing trade logistics in the global marketplace. BDG will share insight on key logistics considerations such as: • How to manage your shipping solutions relationships; • Effective import and export strategies; • Utilizing de minimis thresholds to your advantage; • Questions you need to ask your shipping provider; and • A discussion on freight rates, Incoterms and important resources Speaker: Lisa Victoria Waller (Anderson) is a President and co-owner of BDG International, Inc. located in Elgin (Chicago) Illinois. BDG International, Inc. (BDG) was founded in 1983 by the Anderson family. BDG is a full-service international freight forwarder, U.S. Customs Broker, FTZ and Trade Consultant. BDG is a proud recipient of the President’s “E” Award for Excellence in Exporting from the U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary in 2013. Lisa is a Licensed Customs Broker, Certificated Export and Customs Specialist. Over the last 30 years Lisa has developed a unique FTZ (Foreign Trade Zone) consulting and administration program for U.S. and Foreign Direct Investment companies. She is well versed in the up-to-date changes with U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) and the many Partner Government Agencies.
Date/Time Information:
Tuesday, July 23, 2024 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Contact Information:
Jim Ryan
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