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Tips Before Starting an Import/Export Business

Tips Before Starting an Import/Export Business

Setting up a business is not a simple task, let alone offering products that can reach more people on an…
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5 Questions a Logistics Expert Might Ask You – Infographic

Given the scenario that you’re a business owner looking to ship your goods from coast to coast, you will definitely…
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Pros and Cons of Less Container Load (LCL)

Less Container Load, or more commonly known as LCL refers to a type of shipment wherein the shipper negotiates with…
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5 Ways to Improve Your Logistics Management

5 Ways to Improve Your Logistics Management – Infographic

Logistics refer to the detailed coordination of a complex operation that involves people, facilities and supplies. In the world of…
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Top 5 Products Exported by The Philippines

Top 5 Products Exported by The Philippines

The Philippines is a country in Southeast Asia that is rich in natural resources. Several of these resources are quite…
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4 Facts Everybody Should Know About Freight Forwarding - Infographic

4 Facts Everybody Should Know About Freight Forwarding – Infographic

Unless you’re someone involved or directly working in the shipping industry, there’s a fairly small chance that you already heard…
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5 Problems that the Philippine Trucking Industry is Facing Today

The Six Most Critical Issues In The Philippine Trucking Industry

For the past decades, the Philippines has been undergoing some constant changes specifically in the trucking industry. Many trucking companies…
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Reasons Why You Should Hire a Freight Forwarding Company Right Now

Thanks to modern technology, physical boundaries are not the main issues anymore when it comes to building a successful business….
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Shipping Terms Every International Importer and Exporter Should Know

Shipping Terms Every International Importer and Exporter Should Know

If you’ve been managing a business for quite some time now, you might’ve experienced some difficulties when it comes shipping…
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4 Tips to Keep your Supply Chain in Good Condition

4 Tips to Keep your Supply Chain in Good Condition – Infographic

The supply chain is defined as a congregation of all the resources of an organization, including its members, activities, and…
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Reasons Why You Should Invest in a Transportation Management System (TMS)

Reasons Why You Should Invest in a Transportation Management System (TMS)

As a business owner, it is your duty to maintain the stability of your supply chain in order to ensure…
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3 Most Common Freight Forwarding Scams And How To Avoid Them – Infographic

Hiring freight forwarders is definitely one of the most needed essentials of any business owners looking to ship their products…
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5 Important Tips for New Importers

5 Important Tips for New Importers

Importing basically refers to the act of buying goods and services from abroad in order for it to be sold…
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4 Common Traits of the Best Freight Forwarders – Infographic

Freight forwarders can be a firm or a company that specializes in services that make your shipping needs much easier…
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The Impact of Natural Disasters on Freight Shipping

The Impact of Natural Disasters on Freight Shipping

In terms of economy, any country will always rely on the continuous transportation of goods and materials that keeps the…
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5 Questions to Ask your Freight Forwarder – Infographic

One of the true marks of a successful and competent business owner is how to make the best out of…
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Current State of Port Congestion in the Philippines

Current State of Port Congestion in the Philippines

Basically speaking, port congestion refers to the situation wherein a growing number of vessels are starting to queue up outside…
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6 Basic Stages of the Freight Forwarding Process

6 Basic Stages of the Freight Forwarding Process – Infographic

In the world of commerce, transporting goods or products from one place to another is one of the most efficient…
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Indications of a Reliable and Trustworthy Freight Forwarding Company

Indications of a Reliable and Trustworthy Freight Forwarding Company

A freight forwarding company is a firm that offers the arrangement of shipping goods in place of an individual client…
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What’s the Difference Between a Freight Forwarder and a Customs Broker – Infographic

Some exporters nowadays often mistook a freight forwarder for a customs broker and vice versa. While may be working in…
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Freight Forwarding in the Philippines How to Achieve Competitive Cost Saving When Importing From China

Freight Forwarding in the Philippines: Tips to Achieve Competitive Cost Saving When Importing From China?

One of the most critical success factors of an import business is learning how to minimize shipping costs. Whether you’re…
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Freight Forwarding Company in the Philippines – Why Do You Need One? (Infographic)

Freight forwarders or forwarding agent have vital roles in the shipping world. In the shipping industry, freight forwarders serve as…
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Steps to Get An Accurate Freight Rate Quote

There is a famous proverb that says, ‘There is nothing certain, but the uncertain.’ Yes, this statement is true and…
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Freight Forwarder In The Philippines: 6 Things You Should Look For (Infographic)

Choosing a freight forwarder is a crucial decision for every business because you need someone whom you can rely on…
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Chinese New Year: Tips to Keep Your Supply Chain Efficient (Infographic)

If you have been importing from China over the past years, you’re probably already aware that the Chinese New Year…
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5 Steps To Save When Importing From China

5 Steps To Save When Importing From China

In 2017, China replaced Japan as the top bilateral trading partner of the Philippines with a 20.7% increase in imports…
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6 Signs that it’s Time for you to Find a New Freight Forwarder and Customs Broker (Infographic)

Many businesses resist changes because they overestimate the value of what they have and underestimate the value of what they…
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The Importance of Being an Accredited Importer and Exporter in the Philippines

The Importance of Being an Accredited Importer and Exporter in the Philippines

Over the last five years, the Philippines has become one of the most competitive economies being the 38th largest export…
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Freight Forwarding Partner in Your Supply Chain

Why You Need a Freight Forwarding Partner in Your Supply Chain (Infographic)

Your company is getting bigger, and so are your market and the number of shipments to be made. The problem…
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How to Ensure Successful Partnership with a Freight Forwarder

A productive and efficient partnership with a freight forwarder is critical in today’s challenging import-export landscape. Not only it is…
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5 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Freight Forwarder (Infographic)

A reliable and trustworthy international freight forwarding company is crucial to the success of any import/export business operations. Regardless of…
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Why Importers Choose Freight Forwarders Over Shipping Lines (Infographic)

For the past years, freight forwarding companies have been doing good in the world of logistics, wherein most of the…
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Importer Tips Tips to Effectively Manage Your Import Supply Chain

Importer Tips: Tips to Effectively Manage Your Import Supply Chain

Most importers will testify that managing shipments – from proper documentation to clearing cargos at the docks – is not…
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Integrity in Business By Excelsior Team (Infographic)

Several decades have passed, yet nothing rings truer than the words of Zig Ziglar: “Honesty and integrity are by far…
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Is Your Customs Broker Helping You Save Money from Import Cost

Is Your Customs Broker Helping You Save Money from Import Cost?

When getting your goods into a country as an importer, passing through customs is an inevitable hurdle. As with any…
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Customs Compliance for Philippine Importers

Customs Compliance for Philippine Importers: Things to Know About the Tariff System of the CMTA (Infographic)

On 30 May 2016, the Republic Act (RA) No. 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act was…
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How to Compute Your Import Tax and Duty

Philippine Importers: Here’s How to Compute Your Import Tax and Duty

Paying the right customs tax and duty in your import business is crucial to ensure that your operations are legitimate….
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Exporter Guide - Steps to Make Sure You Will Get Paid

Exporter Guide: Steps to Make Sure You Will Get Paid

In our previous post, we discussed how you could effectively find overseas clients for your export goods. Provided that you…
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Import-Export Business in the Philippines

Why Now is the Best Time to Establish an Import-Export Business in the Philippines? (Infographic)

The import-export sector in the Philippines is on the rise. According to Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the country’s total trade…
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Things to Consider When Shipping for Trade Shows

Things to Consider When Shipping for Trade Shows

As mentioned in our previous post, attending trade shows is one of the most effective ways to grow the client…
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Customs Broker vs. Attorney in Fact

Customs Broker vs. Attorney in Fact

During the process of importing-exporting, many companies will decide to hire a licensed Customs Broker to clear goods through customs…
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Importers/Exporters Primer for Break Bulk Shipment and Container Loading

Importers/Exporters Primer for Break Bulk Shipment and Container Loading

If you are just new in the import/export business, then one of the first shipping methods you should get familiar…
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How to Find Foreign Buyers for Your Export Products

How to Find Foreign Buyers for Your Export Products

Your export business would not be successful unless you have a substantial client base that trusts your company. Finding export…
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Is Your Broker Really a Licensed Customs Broker or A Fixer? (Infographic)

When it comes to importing, it’s extremely important to hire a customs broker who can clear your goods safely, quickly,…
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How to Release Your Cargo in Customs Without Delay

In our previous post, we’ve discussed the process of clearing your imported goods from the Philippine Customs. While nobody enjoys…
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Common Mistakes in Import & Export Business (Infographic)

The import and export business is still the most lucrative industry anyone could venture into. Aside from the wide range…
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How to Release Imported Item from Philippine Customs

In this post, we will walk you through the steps by step guide on how to release your imported shipments…
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Advantages of Being an Accredited Importer (Infographic)

Responding to the economy’s endeavor of progress, a factor of its primary resource needs to comply and go with the…
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Tips to Run a Successful Importation Business

In this post, we will give you some proven tips and tricks that will surely help you run a successful…
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Why You Need A Legitimate Licensed Customs Broker (Infographic)

To be successful, one should have a full grasp of the complexities of trading such as the customs rules and…
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Cargo Insurance: Top Reasons Why Your Import/Export Business Need It!

In every type of business, it’s minimizing risk is equally important as achieving maximum return. If your business imports or…
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6 Tips on How to Source Goods for Your Import Business

Knowing the products that are in-demand in the market is one thing, knowing how to source them is another. Aside…
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Is Your Importation Considered as De Minimis Importations and No Longer Subject to Duties and Taxes?

If you’re a business owner looking for ways to minimize importing cost, then you should familiarize yourself with one of…
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Types of Container Units Used for Shipping Cargo – Infographic

Aside from gargantuan cargo ships, another object that most people often associate with international shipping industry is container units. These…
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Terminal Appointment and Booking System (TABS): Problem or Solution to Faster Customs Releasing?

Importers and exporters are very much familiar with how the final steps of importing in the Philippines should take place:…
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Ideas for More Efficient & Productive Brokerage Operation

Efficiency and productivity are two of the most important metrics that business owners are determined to achieve both on a…
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Tips to Grow Your Import/Export Business

Starting an import and export business is one thing, knowing how to grow it from the ground up is another….
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10 Mind Blowing Facts About the Worldwide Shipping Industry

One of the oldest industry in the world is the shipping industry. Though it is often unacknowledged by many of…
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Guide to Starting an Import and Export Business in the Philippines

In our recent blog, we have talked about the latest business ideas that you should consider if you are planning…
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Top 10 Ports in the World (Infographic)

For centuries, ports have played a critical role in global commerce, making it possible for different countries to acquire its…
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Why Shipping FOB is Better Than CIF?

Choosing the right Incoterms is a vital part of the shipping process. This ensures that both parties – the seller…
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Top Factors That Impacts Transportation Management

Transportation management is a critical component for many importing/ exporting businesses. If planned carefully and properly, an effective transportation plan…
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What to Expect in Shipping Industry This 2017? (Infographic)

Last year was a ride of incredible ups and downs for the global shipping in the industry. From financial pressures…
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Things that You Should Know When Requesting Freight Rate Quote

One of the first things that you should know when starting an importing and exporting business is how to get…
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Import Facts: What Are the Benefits If Your Customs Broker and Forwarder is Efficient?

Cost-efficiency is one of the primary goals of many businesses, and the same holds true in import and export business….
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Importer & Exporter Fact: Culture of Honesty, Find an Honest Broker (Infographic)

The advent of new technology has made it easier for anyone to start their own import and export business nowadays….
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Customs Audit: How Will It Affect Your Importation?

Customs Audit is one of the most critical parts of the importation process. In May 2001, the Philippine Congress passed…
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6 Biggest Frustrations of Importers and Exporters

6 Biggest Frustrations of Importers and Exporters image from http://cf.ltkcdn.net No industry is free from problems and complaints, even the importing…
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Incoterms 2010: What’s the Responsibility of Supplier and Buyer? (Infographic)

Whether you are new in the importing and exporting industry or not, you might have already encountered the term Incoterms…
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Why Should You Pay the Correct Customs Duty and Tax?

In the importing industry, paying the right customs duties and taxes does not only ensure a smooth flow of importation…
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Importer Facts: Choosing Your Agreement Between Your Supplier – Incoterms 2010

If you are planning to start an import and export business on an international basis, or you are expecting to…
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Types of Bill of Lading That Affects Your Import & Export Business (Infographic)

Bill of Lading (BOL, Waybill) is a legal document between the shipping carrier and the business which acts as 1)…
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Advantage of Having the Services of a Freight Forwarding Company

Advantage of Having the Services of a Freight Forwarding Company Imabe from nationalaircargo.com In the shipping world, one of the most…
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Importer Tips: How to Avoid Shipping Storage and Demurrage

If you’re new in the importing or exporting world, you might be surprised to receive an unexpected bill showing demurrage,…
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Importer Facts: What to Pay and Not Pay? (Infographic)

Importation is quite tricky, especially if you’re not aware of the costs that come with it. It is important to…
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Advantages of Having an Honest Customs Broker

Advantages of Having an Honest Customs Broker Professionalism and Integrity have always been an imperative aspect in every industry. In…
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Importer Checklist: Save Time and Money (Infographic)

Being competitive in today’s market requires your overall business operations to be fast and smart in every step of the…
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How To Choose The Best Customs Broker

How To Choose The Best Customs Broker

Customs brokers provide professional and expert service on customs clearance of goods during importing and exporting. Customs brokers are in…
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What Is a Customs Broker and Why Do You Need One?

Importing and exporting are two strategies currently being used in business expansion. In exporting, a business grows by tapping into…
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What Is the Best Freight Forwarding Company?

Freight forwarding is the process of preparing goods for transport in behalf of the shipper. The shipping process includes moving…
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Excelsior Worldwide Logistics Corp Success Story

Early this year, Excelsior Worldwide Logistics Corporation’s success story has been cited by Victory Fort, as an encouragement to business…
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New Cebu international port project may start in August

Lorenciana, Carlo and Braga, Michael Vencynth (2016, June 24). The Freeman. New Cebu international port project may start in August….
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Duterte OKs P39-B project in Davao

Nawal, Allan (2016, June 24). Inquirer Mindanao. Duterte OKs P39-B project in Davao. Retrieved from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/792194/duterte-oks-p39-b-project-in-davao Backers say one of…
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Philippines Top 10 Exports

Workman, Daniel (2016, June 21). Philippines Top 10 Exports. Retrieved from http://www.worldstopexports.com/philippines-top-10-exports/ Exports from the Philippines amounted to US$58.6 billion…
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No pressing need for DTI reforms, says incoming chief

Mercurio, Richmond (2016, June 20). The Philippine Star. No pressing need for DTI reforms, says incoming chief. Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/business/2016/06/20/1594535/no-pressing-need-dti-reforms-says-incoming-chief…
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Dominguez readies Customs reforms

Magtulis, Prinz (2016, June 15). The Philippine Star. Dominguez readies Customs reforms. Retrieved from http://www.philstar.com/business/2016/06/15/1592969/dominguez-readies-customs-reforms To rid agency of ‘most…
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