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You can browse our collection of white papers, published by members of our experienced consulting team on a wide range of topics touching supply chain, trade compliance, and international logistics.

Mohawk Global Trade Advisors’ experts are constantly monitoring new industry developments and changes to compliance rules and regulations. These Whitepapers are an excellent source of thought-provoking material and explanations of the latest industry developments. Our white papers are downloadable for direct delivery to your desktop.

How Important is it to Screen Your Suppliers? Ask ZTE.
May 18, 2018
A smartphone being used as a GPS on a car dashboard. I recently took an Uber in New Read More »
Commercial Invoice Checklist: Avoid Miscommunicated Requirements
February 14, 2017
Customs officer with commercial invoice faded in the background At last count, your company is sourcing from 35 Read More »
Frustrated by C-TPAT? You're Not Alone
December 20, 2016
Man with head under laptop, frustrated Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) has undergone numerous changes since its inception Read More »
Antidumping and Countervailing Duties Coming Back to Haunt You?
July 18, 2016
American bill faces over cargo ship   After a relatively quiet week, your CFO calls you into his office Read More »
Changes Allow for Duty Free Return of Foreign Goods
June 24, 2016
Faded containers and professional man writing For years, U.S. buyers have found it difficult to return imported articles Read More »
Manufacturing with Dies and Molds: What's the Real Cost?
April 26, 2016
When outsourcing production overseas, U.S. companies will often rely on a foreign vendor to fabricate custom dies and molds to use as part of the Read More »
How to Get Senior Leadership Invested in Export Compliance
January 22, 2016
Do you ever imagine it’s just the two of you, alone on a tropical island? Just the two of you relaxing under a palm tree, Read More »
If My Cargo Is Not Adequately Insured, What Is My Exposure?
April 13, 2014
Insuring cargo for international transport is very different from other forms of property insurance. There is an entire body of law, known as Admiralty Law, Read More »
Stop Importer Identity Theft
July 29, 2013
We’ve all heard of identity theft, and the first thought that comes to mind is having our personal identity stolen. Yet, there are other kinds Read More »
It's Raining... Inside My Container!?
May 28, 2013
Have you ever encountered this scenario? “My container arrived and the cargo inside is wet. There are no holes in the container and the interior Read More »
Not All Risks Are Created Equal: Why You Need a Risk Management Plan Now More Than Ever.
October 26, 2012
In 2012, an explosion at a resin plant in Germany shut down production of nearly half the world’s supply of a critical polymer used in Read More »
Don’t Overlook Reasonable Care
April 25, 2012
One common misconception among U.S. importers is that they don’t have to worry about what’s on their commercial invoice and other import documentation. These importers Read More »
7 Ways to Harness the Power of Foreign Trade Zones
December 11, 2011
More and more U.S. companies are using Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) to better manage their global supply chain costs. Here are seven advantages that showcase FTZ as Read More »
How to Survive an Export End-Use Check
September 21, 2011
Finding out that the government wants to do an end-use check on your export is a lot like finding out that you’re being audited by Read More »
My Goods Are EAR99. Why Do I Have to Screen?
August 2, 2011
One afternoon I get a phone call from a frantic export client who is desperate to meet with me. He’s just been informed by the Read More »
Case Study: Better Transportation Management & Customs Compliance
June 6, 2011
The client is a leading U.S. garment importer with distribution facilities in Oklahoma and California. The company currently imports from over 14 countries. Client Challenge Mohawk Global Read More »
It’s All in the Details: AES Filing and State Department Licenses
May 19, 2011
AES filings are critical in that they not only convey to the government what has been exported from the country but also who exported the Read More »
Potential Pitfalls for Exporters Using Ex Works
April 13, 2011
Many exporters like to sell under the Incoterms rule Ex Works (EXW) because it seems to require the least obligation or responsibility for the seller. Read More »
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