Thursday, August 05, 2004

Abridged "Borderbuster" 8/5/04

Snippets from today's edition:

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1. Welcome from the Publisher
2. Feedback From Our Readers
3. Website for Entrepreneurs*
4. Business Cultural Tips: Have Some Fun!*
5. Ten Truths About Trade*
6. How I Went Global: Ongoing Series // Export Development Canada*
7. A Reader Asks: Q&A*
8. Everybody Loves a Freebie -- repeat: FREE OFFER*
9. Global Service For Shippers*
10. Textile Firms Weave Global Ambitions*
11. Strengthening Values Centered Leadership*
12. Small Firms Don’t Look Abroad for Business*
13. Watch for Laurel’s New e-Book: “Godzilla Global Marketing”*
14. Take A Walk On The Wild Side (TAWOTWS)*
15. Wind Behind Your Sail*
16. Miscellany*

*Subscriber Exclusive*

Is globalization sending the best American jobs overseas? If you get your news from CNN’s Lou Dobbs, the answer is "of course" and the only real issue is how many trade restrictions should be applied to stem the bleeding.

To read the full, interesting article, visit reasononline:
Ten Truths About Trade

*Subscriber Exclusive*

Global regulations and restrictions have always created difficulties for those sending shipments, particularly when it comes to calculating landed cost. While a number of niche software vendors popped up to address this pain in the past few years, global shipper DHL has recently thrown its hat into the fray. The company now offers a comprehensive trade automation service for shippers, illustrating how the spread of e-business is prompting traditional companies to develop their own software solutions for customers.

For more information, visit Line56:
Global Service For Shippers

*Subscriber Exclusive*

If you can think wild thoughts, then you can most certainly go global.

People who go on vacations typically travel by car, train or plane. Have you ever considered traveling by horse? Well, not the entire trip but once you arrive at your destination? If so, then this is the place for you: Discover The World On Horseback. Hint: Don’t even think Smarty Jones on this adventure.

(Remember, inaction is the worst kind of failure.)

*** We welcome suggestions for our Take a Walk On The Wild Side. Early responses have the best chance of being published. Please include your title, company affiliation, location and email address. We reserve the right to solicit and edit suggestions.***

"Borderbuster" is published the 5th of every month (unless it falls on a legal U.S.A. holiday, then it is published the day after).

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