I was at the barber recently. I frequent a traditional, old fashioned, neighborhood barbershop, the kind of a place where conversations veer all over the place and the barbers dispense advice on all sorts of life matters. On this particular morning, a young male customer was there after having earned just enough money from a [...]
A seller is most concerned about being paid on time and in full. There are several components to structuring the sales contract that must be considered including the payment method and sales term. The payment method reflects the seller/buyer relationship and cash flow impact to both parties; and the sales term affects the pricing. A [...]
"The World is Flat" is not just the title of a book by Thomas Friedman, but it is a concept in conducting business in the 21st century. Given today's ease of sharing information worldwide, it has become easier than ever to export to markets on the same continent or land thousands of miles away. However, [...]
Are you receiving inquiries from international customers interested in buying your product or service? Or maybe you’re hoping to diversify your revenue stream, or just want to expand your income opportunities by looking towards international customers? But are you export ready? Are you willing to make a commitment to exporting? This doesn’t necessarily mean spending [...]
Learn more about exporting! The Washington Export Outreach Team, the Center of Excellence for Global Trade & Supply Chain Management invite you to a workshop on how to go international. The workshop will be held on Thursday, October 5th from 8 AM - 1:30 PM at the Port of Everett - Blue Heron Room, 1205 [...]
Save-the-Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Hosted by the Center of Excellence for Homeland Security & Emergency Management, this year's forum will focus on Women in Technology and will coincide with October's Cyber-Security month. Technology is constantly changing and more women are entering the field. The forum will also debut the Center of Excellence for HSEM's [...]
Certificate in Maritime Management at Pacific Lutheran University begins September 30, 2017 This course will focus on the acquisition and application of maritime industry-specific knowledge with a managerial perspective. Participants will examine the strategic role of managers in maritime activity and business. Content includes shipping and transportation, law and regulation, as well as vessel and [...]
Have you been thinking of getting into the export game? You know, start to sell your goods or services internationally? Or, maybe you already export but want to expand your markets. Perhaps you’re not even sure if you are ready to export?
Export 101 is a bi-weekly free resource to help business owners learn about international trade and export their products. Check back often for the next segment. So you want to export? But are you ready to sell your good or service to international customers?
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