3rdwave solutions simply, simplify global trade. We are dedicated to enabling companies to simplify global supply chains by reducing complexity of operations, delivering exceptional visibility, providing exception decision support, supporting collaboration among internal associates, trading partners and service providers for optimal decision outcomes.
3rdwave simplifies import, export, logistics and trade compliance management through its innovative, intuitive and highly interactive purchase-to-receipt, sell-to-deliver, global logistics and trade compliance solutions.
3rdwave Features (partial):
- Export Sell-to-Deliver Control
- Import Purchase-to-Pay Control
- Comprehensive Global Shipment Visibility
- Automated Customs Process Management
- Master Customs Product Management–Classification, License Determination, Country of Origin
- Master Customs Account Management – Profile control
- Denied Party/Sanctioned Party screening (Global Lists)
- Automated Freight RFQ and Contract Management
- Automated Landed Cost Management
3rdwave is highly configurable and is flexible to meet the needs of each customer’s unique global business processes. 3rdwave “simply” executes, manages and controls client’s global trade, constantly improving their available-to-ship/available-to-deliver capabilities at the lowest possible cost, reduced risk and with optimal operational and financial results.
Amber Road’s (NYSE: AMBR) mission is to transform global supply chains. As the leading provider of cloud based global trade management (GTM) solutions, we help companies all over the world drive business value through improved margins, greater agility, and improved risk management in their cross-border supply chain. We do this by creating a single, centralized, standard digital model, which enables collaboration, automation, data analytics, and flexibility. Many of the world’s largest companies manage their complex global supply chains with Amber Road’s solutions, services and training.
Amber Road’s Global Trade Academy is your premier source for import-export training. Our mission is to develop expertise among international trade specialists and cultivate industry leaders through our career development and certification programs.
GTA’s programs are designed to meet the needs of busy professionals through seminars and live webinars held across the United States and around the world. Our curriculum is dedicated to all aspects of international supply chain management and is led by subject matter experts with years of professional industry experience.
We employ the latest methodologies in the fields of customs and trade compliance, import/export regulations, risk assessment and international commerce. In addition, Global Trade Academy’s library of training publications includes materials and books to assist importers and exporters.
AAEI is the premier trade organization representing U.S. companies engaged in global trade. We are recognized as technical experts regarding the day-to-day import and export of goods including the facilitation of global trade.
AAEI advocates on behalf of U.S. companies on trade policy issues before the U.S. Congress, trade compliance practices and operations before Executive Agencies, and multi-lateral organizations including the World Trade Organization and the World Customs Organization.
AAEI plays an important role in providing education to international trade compliance professionals through its ten (10) standing committees which review proposed trade policy and regulations for comment, off-the-record webinars with government officials, and the Association’s annual conference, seminars and trade briefings.
AAEI assists international trade compliance professionals by providing information concerning government regulations through its international trade ALERT hosted on the Thomson Reuters’ Checkpoint platform and annual Benchmarking Survey compiling the data on import, export, security and product safety issues.
Founded in 1919, A.N. Deringer, Inc. is a leading provider of international supply chain solutions including international freight forwarding, Customs brokerage and consulting, warehousing and distribution, cargo insurance, and meat inspection. Deringer combines over 30 US offices with a global agency partnership to facilitate the movement of cargo throughout the world. Our caring people work with companies to develop tailored solutions that improve efficiencies, reduce overall supply chain costs, and manage the risks associated with global trade.
For more than 40 years, Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ)—a USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service program—has safeguarded the health and marketability of U.S. agriculture and natural resources from destructive pests. But our role goes beyond the eradication of pests that enter the United States and the management of those that become established. Today, we also play a critical role in making sure that billions of dollars of agricultural commodities are traded safely, without artificially moving pests through commerce.
Our work spans a wide spectrum of activities—from offshore programs, rulemaking, permitting, port and border inspections, pest identification and mitigation, and smuggling interdiction and trade compliance to pest detection, response, and pest management and eradication programs.
We also work to create a fair and predictable trade system for U.S. agricultural products by promoting science-based international and regional trade standards and eliminating unfair or unjustified trade barriers that would limit U.S. access to foreign markets. In addition, we help U.S. exporters meet the plant health requirements of importing countries.
BDP International is a $2.4B logistics provider delivering transportation and logistics solutions in the areas of custom lead logistics, freight forwarding, global transportation, global trade management and regulatory compliance services. BDP tailors supply chain solutions with a keen sense of today’s landscape of evolving customer habits, demands and expectations. We differentiate ourselves from others with the dedicated and experienced team members behind every account, who provide individual attention and customized solutions. With 147 owned offices serving over 134 countries, our global reach is extensive and our local knowledge of customs rules and regulations is paramount to our customers. As companies look to adapt, refine and stay ahead of the competition, they rely on BDP’s global presence, robust service offering, and supply chain and trade compliance experts to navigate winning solutions.
The Borders, Trade, and Immigration (BTI) Institute, led by the University of Houston, conducts and transitions research, develops innovative solutions, and provides education that enhances the Nation’s ability to secure the borders, facilitate legitimate trade and travel, and ensure the integrity of the immigration system.
Through a multi-disciplinary team of national and international experts, the Institute delivers transformational technology-driven solutions, data-informed policies, workforce development opportunities for today’s Homeland Security Enterprise, and trans-disciplinary education for the next generation of homeland security experts.
The BTI effort is directed along the following areas:
Cross-Border Movement of People
BTI addresses real-world challenges as they relate to the flow of people across borders. These challenges have defined our three themes of funded projects: Monitoring, Facilitation, and Organized Crime.
Cross-Border Movement of Goods
BTI research in the broad area of trade aims to develop three themes: Ports of the Future, Trade Compliance, and Connecting Goods to People.
A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center of Excellence
The Homeland Security Centers of Excellence bring together leading experts and researchers to conduct multidisciplinary research and education for homeland security solutions.
Homeland Security Enterprise Education and Workforce Development
The center currently provides project-based STEM learning and a symposium series focusing on Department of Homeland Security topics.
The centers are sponsored by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate’s (S&T) Office of University Programs (OUP) and selected through a competitive selection process. Each center is led by a university in collaboration with partners from other institutions, agencies, laboratories, think tanks, and the private sector.
For over 70 years Buckland has been working to help companies across the world experience global trade in a better way. In order to ensure your individual requirements are met and your shipping concerns are always getting the personal attention they deserve, we employ a unique approach to global trade that focuses on combining trusted technologies and talented people that know how to use them. As a customer-focused company, we provide you with a single source of unmatched Customs Brokerage (Canadian, US, Mexican), Trade Managed Solutions, Freight Forwarding, Trade Technologies and Warehousing/Distribution Services.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. BLS is an independent national statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data for the American public, Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor. BLS also serves as a statistical resource for the U.S. Department of Labor.
The International Price Program (IPP) of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics produces Import and Export Price Indexes, a Principal Federal Economic Indicator. Import and Export Price Indexes measure the average change in prices over time for most imported and exported goods, as well as for selected services categories. For more information, see our web site at www.bls.gov/mxp.
C3 business information is a provider of US/Canadian business credit reports. All reports are custom written on-demand with no annual fees.
Through its partner SkyMinder, C3 delivers international reports across 230 countries worldwide. Aggregators like SkyMinder, make it easier and more cost effective to access and compare multiple sources of data. When information that is needed is unavailable online, use SkyMinder’s convenient “Consulting” service to obtain the information you need.
Charter Brokerage is a leading global trade services company providing complete customs, import, export, drawback and related services. Founded in 1994, our mission is to provide full-service and compliance-focused customs services to importers and exporters in the U.S. and Canada. Our commitment to compliance and our experience and resources set us apart from all other customs service providers.Charter is the premier drawback services company in the U.S. No firm matches our experience with the complex rules that govern the payment of drawback. We recover more duties, taxes and fees for our clients than any other firm. Charter has deep expertise in the establishment and administration of foreign-trade zones and bonded warehouses for the purpose of reducing or eliminating the duties and fees applicable to imported goods.Initially serving the petroleum and airline industries, Charter now provides services to a large variety of industries, including chemicals, petrochemicals, biofuels, industrial machinery and equipment, metals and food products, among others. Charter has the experience and resources to provide a complete customs solution for your business. Please contact us at Inquiries@CharterBrokerage.net
Deloitte’s Global Trade Advisory practice can help you navigate the complex maze of import and export rules, manage compliance risks, automate global trade processes, and pursue duty savings opportunities associated with the production, import, and export of goods around the world.
We are part of the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited global network of member firms with more than 500 Global Trade Advisory specialists in over 100 countries. These professionals include lawyers, accountants, customs brokers, economists, certified export specialists, auditors, former government employees, and industry specialists. With our diverse private and public sector backgrounds, we understand the operational constraints and requirements of global trade. We can support your company through the development of relevant processes and explore practical business solutions no matter where you do business.
Moreover, because of the breadth of our professional services, we can be a single, coordinated provider to assist your company with multidisciplinary, integrated services ranging from developing overall global trade management strategies to identifying specific automated trade solutions, and providing outsourced managed services. Ours is one of the few firms that can provide integration of customs and trade management services along with our specialization in international tax, transfer pricing, supply chain management, business and systems consulting, internal audit, tax compliance risk management, and global trade management automation.
DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. DHL’s family of divisions offer an unrivaled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With more than 325,000 employees in over 220 countries and territories worldwide, they connect people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows.With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including e-Commerce, technology, life science and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivaled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world”.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $58 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 400,000 team members to remain “absolutely, positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. To learn more about how FedEx connects people and possibilities around the world, please visit about.fedex.com.
FOCUS Business Solutions, Inc. – Experienced trade professionals helping companies manage compliance & duty savings programs for nearly 20 years. Our flexibility and easy to work approach is what sets us apart.
FTZC – Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation – A Strategic Alliance Partner
FTZC™ (Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation) is the only firm that limits its practice to Foreign-Trade Zone consulting and software. This focus on providing FTZ related services and software for over 25 years has led to the FTZC receiving recognition for successfully designing and implementing some of the most significant processes and procedures that have streamlined operations in the FTZ program, such as Weekly Entry for Distribution.
FTZC has not only completed thousands of FTZ projects of all types in almost every industry, but the firm continues to operate and administer Foreign-Trade Zones of all types all over the United States. FTZC’s clients benefit from this real-world experience with quicker implementations and much greater net Zone savings.
SmartZone® software offers the unique combination of compliant processes, the most secure platform in the industry, and a degree of ease of use that far surpasses other solutions. This advanced solution is the result of a top-notch development team working hand in hand with true FTZ practitioners that understand regulatory requirements and have actually administered FTZs’ for many years.
The FTZC’s unmatched experience and real-world knowledge offer its clients quick FTZ implementations that are easier to manage and that maximize net FTZ savings.
FTZC (Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation)
2062 Old Shell Road
Mobile, AL 36607
For more information please call (251.471.1034) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
GTKonnect, Inc offers the leading web-based browser accessible Global Trade Management portal with modules including ISF, ABI/ACE Imports, AMS, Exports, Denied Party Screening, Partner Relationship Management, Trade Agreements, C-TPAT, Reconciliation, Drawback and FTZ, integrated while also customized individually to fit your needs. GTKonnect’s clientele includes several organizations such as Alcoa, Boeing, DHL, DFS, Hellmann Worldwide, Mitsubishi, Mattel, Target and more. Please visit www.gtkonnect.com.
We empower clients to manage an efficient trade operation with easy to use solutions and outstanding customer support. We have the passion to be the leader in what we do, partnering with our clients with a “Your Success is Our Success” attitude.
Integration Point – A Strategic Alliance Partner
Integration Point, now part of ONESOURCE Global Trade from Thomson Reuters, offers a comprehensive suite of global trade management products encompassing all industries, geographies, and trade programs. By delivering visibility and localized knowledge for 195+ countries on a single, web-based platform, Integration Point enables companies to achieve global compliance while maximizing savings. Integration Point provides solutions for import/export management, product classification, free trade agreement qualification, export screening, drawback, foreign-trade zone operations, supply chain security, and post entry validation.
Since 1952, JM Rodgers has been moving America’s Global Commerce through our Customs Brokerage and Freight Forwarding Services. J.M. Rodgers has a team of experienced licensed brokers who work with the largest importers and exporters in the United States to ensure their goods are expedited efficiently and are compliant with U.S. Customs. For over 60 years, J.M. Rodgers has been filing Duty Drawback for some of the largest companies in the United States. As a leader in duty drawback, J.M. Rodgers is well versed in the new laws that are affecting the trade industry including the Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA) and are at the forefront with our data capabilities and our proprietary, custom software system that interfaces with U.S. Customs ACE system to perfection. J.M. Rodgers vast expertise covers every industry, including, chemicals, industrial machinery, apparel, aerospace, and automotive to name a few. For more information visit, www.jmrodgers.com.
Your work undertaken subject to our terms of conditions which are available online at www.jmrodgers.com/about/JMRTCS.html or upon request.
KPMG LLP (KPMG), the audit, tax and advisory firm, is the independent U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”). KPMG International’s independent member firms have 189,000 professionals, including more than 9,000 partners, in 152 countries.KPMG’s Trade & Customs (T&C) Services practice helps multinational companies achieve a global edge by helping them implement import and export operations that keep costs down, maintain strategic and competitive advantages, and help ensure compliance with local regulations associated with import-export operations. Services include, but are not limited to, advice and guidance in global trade transformation; import cost reduction; trade risk mitigation, and global trade automation.
Krypt Inc. is the #1 value-add service provider for SAP system solutions for small to large enterprises. Leveraging our complementary products to go with standard SAP offerings, our customers have seen 10% to 40% savings over three years. We are a global business and SAP consulting firm and a strategic partner for Services, Development, VAR and HCP (HANA Cloud Platform). We also maintain partnerships and reseller agreements with hosting providers, content providers, and industry organizations. These partnerships not only grant us priority access to the latest releases, most current industry information and strong industry ties, but we also can pass along these benefits to our clients.
Livingston International simplifies the complexities of importing and exporting, giving businesses the freedom to focus on their core functions. From clearing single shipments to managing global supply chains, clients in North America and across the globe turn to Livingston for world-class customs brokerage, trade consulting, global trade management and freight forwarding solutions. Our clients also rely on us for innovative technology solutions, including the TradeSphere® suite of automation software. No matter the size of your shipment or the location of your supply chain partners, our solutions are flexible and scalable to fit your requirements. To learn more about Livingston and our services, visit www.livingstonintl.com.
With over 700 clients utilizing our software solutions in over 48 countries, MIC saves clients time, energy and money through the automation of customs rules and import / export processing.
MIC specializes in customs software for:
- Import and Export Compliance
- Free Trade Agreement with full Bill of Material Origin Determination and Solicitation Management (NAFTA and 85+ FTAs fully supported)
- Multi-Country Import and Export Customs Clearance/ self-filing for over 45 countries (Canada, Mexico, EU, etc…)
- Single Authorization for Simplified Procedures (SASP – EU)
- Intrastat reporting (EU), New Computerized Transit System (NCTS – EU), Excise Movement Control System (EMCS – EU)
- Duty Drawback
- Foreign Trade Zone
- Rules based Classification Automation
- Duty Deferral and Bonded Warehousing
- Integration to Brokers, Forwarders and 3PLs
- Both hosted (subscription / SaaS)and Licensed based solutions
Millar Kreklewetz LLP is a Canadian tax and trade law firm, practicing customs, trade and tax related matters, as follows: Our Customs practice includes issues involving Tariff Classification, Origin, Valuation, Marking, Seizures, Ascertained Forfeitures, and Administrative Monetary Penalty (AMPs), and includes all related customs representation and litigation. Our Trade practice includes issues involving the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) (including NAFTA Origin, and Exporter Verification), Export Controls, Government Procurement, Anti-dumping & Countervail, the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the GATT, including litigation before the CITT, NAFTA panels, and the WTO. Our Tax practice includes issues involving Canada’s federal income and withholding taxes, value-added taxes (GST/HST), and excise taxes (on fuels, tobacco, etc.), and all Canadian provincial sales and use taxes, including tax litigation before the Tax Court of Canada and federal appeal courts. We believe our “hands-on” customs, trade and tax knowledge, combined with our litigation skill, gives us a competitive advantage in the Canadian and international litigation arena. We continue to act for premier industry leaders in virtually all industry sectors. When you have a Canadian issue involving the movement of goods, services, intangibles or people across the international border, please think of us! We were the winners of the inaugural I.E. Canada Trade Innovation Award and finalists in 2012 and 2014 for Best Practices in Trade Compliance Processes.
Customs – Trade – Tax – Litigation: Hard Name. Simple Solution. ®
Headquartered in the Metropolitan Washington DC area, OCR is the first choice for global trade information solutions. OCR as a trusted resource widely recognized as an expert for automating international trade compliance processes. OCR’s software is modular, enterprise strength and Web based that facilitate international trade, reduce the risk inherent in cross-border transactions, and keep clients informed of the ever-changing regulatory environment. The products and services offered by OCR are as follows:
- Web-based Trade Compliance Management Portal
- Restricted Party Screening Solutions – fully integrated with any ERP
- Technical Data Management
- ITAR Compliance (DTRADE)- US Department of State Licensing
- Global License/Permit Management System
- Global Export License Screening for US, UK, Canada, Singapore, Germany, Australia, all EU Countries (Determination –
- Visitor Management integrated with Biometrics
- Automated Export Documentation & Customs submission
- Commodity Classification
- Incident Tracking (Voluntary Disclosure Management)
- Compliance Portal for Export & Travel Requests
- Import Operations Management
- Online Import/Export Regulations & Publications like ITAR, EAR, USCR, HTS, Schedule B and many others
The solutions are available in both, web-hosted environment – requiring minimal investment, or as an installed enterprise strength version that seamlessly integrates with any leading ERP system. Visit OCR Booth and contact Rajeev Malhotra for more details or an online live demo to see the capability and distinct features of our solutions.
PointTrade Services, Inc.– A Strategic Alliance Partner
PointTrade Services, Inc. (PTSI), an AAEI Strategic Alliance Partner, is a leader in providing Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) managed services, customs brokerage services, and international trade consulting services to top importers of the United States. PTSI is committed to earning trust and confidence as a valued partner to our clients.
PTSI’s mission is to partner with companies conducting international trade through foreign-trade zones as well as other trade programs and deliver practical, innovative and enduring solutions that optimize compliance, streamline processes, and maximize savings.
The PTSI team’s experience in FTZ managed services, customs brokerage, and consulting means our team is equipped to provide unparalleled service to our clients.
Headquartered in Panama City, Florida, PTSI’s team has numerous years of experience with matters related to:
- FTZ managed services and related FTZ manufacturing, warehousing and distribution operations and processes
- Customs brokerage with a focus on FTZ’s
- International trade consulting related to FTZ’s and other trade programs
Our world-class expertise and innovative solutions can maximize trade related benefits for your business.
To find out more about how our experience and commitment to service can benefit your company, contact PTSI today via our website link at https://www.pointtradeservices.com/contact-us/.
QuestaWeb is a premier provider of integrated, Web-based global trade management (GTM) software solutions. Since its inception, QuestaWeb has stayed at the forefront of technology innovation, delivering state-of-the art solutions to its customers. QuestaWeb’s business model, customer support, comprehensive industry knowledge, products and service offerings all reflect the company’s market-oriented approach.
QuestaWeb’s robust software modules ease procedures for global trade, addressing import andexport compliance and logistics, foreign trade zone distribution and/or manufacturing, landed costs monitoring, Harmonized Tariff Schedule classifications and U.S. Customs clearance. The company’s flexible technology also streamlines financial processes for its clients. Notably, QuestaWeb’s centralized global database maintains up-to-date compliance content information and supports multiple languages, currencies and time zones. Our reliance on .NET technology and C# language speaks to how advanced, secure and robust QuestaWeb solutions are. We are HTML5 compliant, meaning that regardless of browser or device used, our customers enjoy the same user experience.
Featuring ONESOURCE Global Trade and CHECKPOINT Trade
In today’s global economy, moving goods internationally has become more critical and complex than ever. Managing these processes and complying with all the varying regulations has become increasingly more challenging with every year. Thomson Reuters provides the tools you need to easily manage this entire process from start to finish. From up-to-date information, expert analysis and insight, to software that enables you to manage your trade compliance easily, efficiently and with confidence. You’ll have everything you need for your global trade management and compliance, all in one place. ONESOURCE Global Trade is the first truly global solution for global trade management. You’ll be able to efficiently operate, control and manage your process with several foreign trade modules including Import, Export, and the control and management of specials custom programmes. Easily determine if your products are eligible for preferential treatment and duty rates under Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), and take advantage of a full integration with your ERP system for Restricted Party Screening (RPS) backed by Accelus World Check Database. Other highlights include our classification engine, ensuring effective in-house classifications and accurate global landed cost calculation. CHECKPOINT Trade is your single source for trade compliance, research and learning. With Checkpoint Trade, you can make accurate classification determinations for over 160 countries with our Global HS Classification Engine. You’ll also be able to easily compare duty rates from multiple countries with Create-a-Chart, search multiple information sources to quickly find answers to your trade questions and create reliable audit trails. You can track regulatory changes and updates with targeted email alerting, perform reliable restricted party screening, train your team on importing and exporting within the US and EU with over 50 online self-study courses, prepare for the Customs Broker License Exam, and more.
UPS is the world’s largest package delivery company, and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. UPS Supply Chain Solutions specializes in the design, execution and delivery of integrated trade solutions, such as Customs Brokerage, Trade Consulting, Managed Services, and Import/Export Technologies that enhance our client’s supply chain operations. We are a single source provider that manages the intricacies of international trade by enhancing compliance and the efficient transportation of goods.
As acknowledged international trade experts and professional practitioners, we serve as lead instructors for The World Academy by providing a resource option to corporate training regulatory requirements as a demonstration of “reasonable care informed compliance” enforced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. We instruct on a wide array of topics that includes but is not limited to China 301 Trade Remedy solution strategies, Incoterms management, global trade compliance management, global supply chain security controls and procedures, CTPAT 2020 Minimum security supply chain threat awareness risk training, Export Compliance management, HTSUS line review determination and management, compliance supervision and controls, Corporate responsibility, valuation management, revenue recognition, export license management and much more!
We focus on elevating the international trade compliance practices of our clients to result in a more efficient, compliant and streamlined organization with maximum opportunities to reduce the financial risks inherent in the supply chain profiles for all participants.
Education is the key to your success, and we provide excellence in global trade compliance education and training through public and private training venues.
THE WORLD ACADEMY PROVIDES TRAINING PROGRAMS AND SEMINARS FOR:
- Trade Associations
- Global Trade Organizations
- In Association with Pre-existing Teaching Centers
- Public Seminars
- Customized In-house Training Programs
- Specially Designed and Tailored Training Activities
THE WORLD ACADEMY MISSION STATEMENT
- To make our clients supply chains operate more efficiently and cost effective.
- To make profits for our shareholders.
- To be a place for our staff to earn a good living, have career opportunities and security in their futures.
- To be at the cutting edge of innovation, customer service and technology to the mutual benefit of our clients, staff and operations.
- To always strive to be the best, adding value and capability … and not to be solely price driven.
- To recognize our strengths and weaknesses and recognize that not all companies can be our clients, and to be a boutique provider where service, expertise and competitive advantage … is our corporate branding.