When considering entry into the U.S. market, it is imperative to remember how vast the U.S. is. While the water in most areas of another country with a small geographic footprint might be similar to one another, that is not the case here.July 26, 2021 Read more
Third-party warehouses (3PLs) have historically provided companies with an invaluable service: the ability to store inventory and ship it out to customers around the globe. These warehouses are experts at packaging products to maximize order fulfillment.July 1, 2021 Read more
When dealing with shipping internationally, especially from abroad to the U.S., setting the terms of the transaction from the moment the customer requests a quote is incredibly important. To avoid problems, unwanted costs, and even potential legal issues, there should be no room for confusion or ambiguity in the contract you set up with your customer.March 8, 2021 Read more
If your organization intends to ship or receive items to or from overseas, it is important to understand an integral part of the international shipping process: the Harmonized System (HS) and Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS), which were developed by the World Customs Organization.February 8, 2021 Read more
MI’s inSites, which are original articles that are written by MI management and staff, are updated often to ensure that we are covering timely topics. This U.S. market advice can help keep companies up-to-date on trends and global issues. To read how we have helped foreign companies operating in the U.S. market solve specific problems, head over to our Case Studies page. There we explore various issues – ranging from marketing and branding getting lost in translation, to distributor loyalty, to operational overload – and demonstrate how we helped our clients become successful.