A recent dispute between an importer and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) serves as a stark reminder that the “substantial transformation” test used to determine the country of origin of imported goods is far from straightforward.
Suresh Acharya, Professor of Practice at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, lays out the challenges of creating an end-to-end supply chain that can produce and distribute millions of doses of a vaccine for COVID-19.
Ann Marie Uetz, head of the coronavirus task force with the law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP, discusses the results of a pair of surveys about how executives are responding to supply-chain disruptions caused by the pandemic and rising geopolitical tensions.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to severe shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to protect Americans from the disease. The crisis has revealed an overreliance on imported supplies, particularly from China.
The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions regarding global trade management software and systems and their impact on supply chain management. New developments in global trade management software - which streamlines logistics and business processes related to cross-border trade - are transforming the way companies operate and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these solutions continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies around the world are using global trade management solutions for supply chain optimization.
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