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Remove Global Trade Challenges.

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"Future-ready SMEs should be able to generate long-lasting financial growth, positively impact society & the environment & achieve high levels of agility & resilience."

World Economic Forum.

Our Trade Team.

Welcome. We are global traders 'by design' and what makes us unique is our approach to the digitally-connected world. We are active players in global trade as well as in international logistics networks. A team of 3 with a unique set of skills that delivers client-centric solutions infused with real global trade experience.

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We Help you See Wider Horizons.

We Remove the most critical 
Global Trade Challenges in
Your Supply Chain. 
Learn 
Smart Trade
Dynamic Approach.

Your Growth Potential is capped by your capacity to Trade Globally.

Many of the challenges faced by SMEs today include pressure to internationalize, digitize as well as securing the right talent. In order to build the right capabilities (for example, how to enter a new market), deep expertise in global markets as well as digital methods to to improve productivity are just two key areas we specialize in.

Read here the latest report by the World Economic Forum on talent, automation and digitization as well as the impact of supply chain disruptions on the economic fabric across countries.

SMEs need to be global in order to grow however the challenges are often found in the level of risk perceived by these firms. Global supply chains are also more complex to plan and manage.

 

The expansion of growth opportunities in the expanded BRIC geography - extending from India, China as well as Brazil and Russia has been stretched to other countries like Iran, United Arab Emirates as well as South Africa & Argentina - represents a strategic opportunity for SMEs. Whether you are looking to enter new international markets or optimize your global trade and supply chain, we can help you.  What's more! This is just one of the solutions we can offer. Contact us to learn more

6 Critical Global Trade Challenges We Help you to Tackle.

Challenge 1

Global Markets Entry

International Trade relies on an inter-connection of markets + global players.

We help you to make sense in all of that by providing a roadmap with strategies to enter international markets.

Read here to learn from our insights.

Challenge 4

Commercial Risks

We provide continuous and ongoing support to commercial operations that are facing continuous challenges in the way they go to market across global borders. Here, we help you minimize risks & maximize profitability by providing an assessment on key challenges + how to overcome them. 

Challenge 2

Business  Profitability

Your profitability relies on an interplay of costs associated with your operational strategies. In international trade, this is made more complex by the alignment different market requirements and how your operation can meet those needs. Here, we help you to optimize operations.

Challenge 5

Global Trade Mindset

A critical mindset that allow for smooth commercial operations overseas is an integrative experience-based outlook on how to do business abroad. Big corporations failed in overseas market entry and the lessons are important learning assets. We help you to adopt a global mindset so you do not fall into the same trap.

Challenge 3

Product Development

Here, we assist you with best practice in bringing a new product to market efficiently. With new product launches, the operational linkages are usually not well established (new suppliers, uncertain demand across global markets, etc.). Here, we help you with streamlining operations.

Challenge 6

Business Data

Smart data allows your organization to leverage the power of data and improve operations.

Our Best Practice Mini-Cases

Are you in the middle of facing a challenge in your operations globally?

If so, read our case for some inspiration on how to move forward.

Global Trade Barriers | Be Compliant

Case: this company planned to produce & distributed medical devices globally however stringent regulations (in the form of Non-Tariff Barriers 'NTB') imposed a significant 'drag' on operations.

Our Insight: Customs regulations, product licensing, packaging guidelines, complex classification methods are only some of the most common 'Barriers to Trade'. We help you to navigate the rough waters of global trade by providing advice - based on research - &

experential insights driven by our past direct involvement with a variety of trade issues.

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Multi-Tiers Supply Chains

Case: this business developed an extended network of suppliers & customers with multiple product lines to be managed. Complex operations & limited supply chain visibility led to an expensive supply chain as a result of errors in production and procurement planning (given limited sales volumes visibility).

Our Insight: Global supply chains are interconnected by suppliers and customers. Your company is the fulcrum that receives in-flows and out-flows in a coordinated fashion. The margin for error is tiny. Your decisions impact costs, customers and quality. We help you to optimize the network with operational expertise & solutions.

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Global Markets Access - Strategy

Case: this business was planning to to enter 

multiple markets over a 3 years period. Planning from a commercial and operational point of view implied that alignment between market demand and supply was essential to the success of this strate

Our Insight: Global Trade is reliant on a set of challenges that all international traders must be able to master. Firstly, is market selection based on a well rounded assessment of key criteria that build the foundations for commercial success. Then, is a range of connected considerations and action plans that integrate with the market selection stage. We help you prepare a well integrated plan that encapsulate your business goals and our operational expertise.

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Logistics Efficiency to a halt!

Case: This company faced stringent challenges with operational efficiency. A mis-aligned internal supply chain function led to a lack of responsive operations in line with market demands. A global exposure to international markets created ripple effects in distribution methods and practices. Quality suffered as a result of the mis-alignment. Our insight: Your infrastructure for receiving materials and delivering products hinges on a network shaped by decisions with cascading effects on your overall business performance. We help you with accelerating the speed & fluidity of your logistics operations.

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Customer Experience | Partners

Case: this business 

Our Insight: One of the key criteria for developing a smarter supply chain is the time it costs to 'sit' on materials so increasing the speed of transactions is paramount. Time x Cost = Reduced Profit.

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Risk Mitigation - Adverse Events 

Case: this business was caught off-guard when a black swan (Covid-19 pandemic) unfolded its reach across the globe. The usual planning system to export based on market demand was disrupted when the pandemic affected manufacturers to supply 'as usual'. This led to a chain reaction where the exporter was halted from exporting.

Our Insight: This case highlights (in a rather extreme scenario) the importance of risk mitigation in global trade. While market demands may shift, the most important element of risk is linked to unpreparedness to uncertain events. How can you prepare, for example, for a sudden interruption in a supply chain flow that 'feed' your capacity to export to global markets? This could be related to a supplier solvency or a sudden spike in costs that might impact your profitability.The future demands resilient and flexible supply chains to changing customers' demands.

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Let's Simplify Global Trade 

Be Efficient 

How we Help? 

We help you to maximize your supply chain performance and transform it into a flexible 'enabler' to your

organizational path to higher profitability

Be Digital 

 

How we Help? 

In order to leverage the true potential of  

business insights (useful for faster and more accurate decision-making), you need a data strategy that enables  more operational control

Be Compliant

How we Help?

We help you by translating compliance requirements into 

practical plans of action ranging from customs requirements to an in-depth assessment of your trade compliance opportunities .

Be Flexible 

How we Help?

We help you by providing a solid support to your international trade strategies by identifying and developing business plans that include Go to Market scenarios in line with your goals and market demands. 

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4 Sectors we Specialize

Trade Beyond Borders!

01 Food Supply Chains .

Improve Operations

For a multi-point/storage, temperature and ambient, bulk or packaged, short shelf-life and so perishable - you must ensure a supply chain infrastructure that is appropriate to support the product requirements. In global trade, where visibility of stages and processes is diminished, a visible supply chain that is cost-effective and can provide 100% timely fulfilment can make the difference for elevating the customer experience being provided by your businessAnalyze processes and evaluate how they contribute to a value-adding activity in operations.

02

Cosmetics

Operational Excellence

Our customers deserve the highest level of support, and we work tirelessly to maintain those standards. When you choose to work with our team, know that you are consistently choosing quality and excellence. Customer service is at the heart of everything that we do.

03

Health Products 

Quality-led operations.

We believe that data is the centrepiece of your operations and with this view we deliver a easier way to deliver improvement in the way you manage key activities in the integrated supply chain. This represents the building block for strategy development in logistics.

04

Devices

Manufacturing at scale.

We are constantly working to improve our offerings and expand upon our technological capabilities. Our expert team of professionals is passionate about developing the most advanced tech on the market. Ready to experience the future? Get in touch.

Case Study - Trade

How to Remove Global Trade Challenges and Push Forward your Growth.

How digital logistics helped to cut costs and improve customer experience. Learn the strategies, tools & the operational methodologies required to be digital.

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Our Global Trade

Assessment delivers a 360

View that cover 

the 4 critical traps of Trade.

The industry has developed in fits and starts across economic cycles and data has never been more important in how your freight network is performing. I have created a unique solution that leverages upon how global trade and freight networks function as well as an integration tool into your existing SCM capabilities so you can get more out of your existing network. The program is divided into 4 components however the strategic direction of your organization is taken into account at all times into how I craft my solution for you. It is a black canvas that you can customize at your specific requirements. With a strong background in freight and logistics , I bring a unique strategic perspective to every project and client I work with . My goal is to create practical and innovative solutions that optimize efficiency and drive growth. With a focused dedication to continuous learning and staying ahead of the curve, I am constantly learning how to do better and more with the skillset I accumulated. I invite you to explore my website and reach out with any questions. Let's collaborate.

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Global Trade

Challenges 

For You

Smart Logistics 
We Streamline + Simplify Operations.

We build a team exclusively focused to your capacities, needs and requirements so you can trade better. We inject our skills in your supply chain so you can grow faster. We assist you and support you all the way from your first international sale to a more robust and dynamic global value chain with an integrated supply chain network. We serve both end of the spectrum because we believe we have something to offer to everyone with an interest in global trade, optimization and/or growth. Jump aboard and let's start the journey.

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Work With Us 

Global Trade - Faster, Better, Reliable, Easier

Global Trade Projects

We begin the engagement with a Free Discovery Call where we assess your most common challenge and address a way forward to an easy + practical 

outsourced solution 3.0

Global Trade Management

One of the ways in which we provide exceptional value is through our backbone in Operations. Clearly, our team deliver above standard 

performance in order to provide exceptional customer experience at the best possible price. We are pleased to assist your businesses with extra horsepower.

Visibility of Orders 24/7

In today’s globalized world, chances are you are interacting with people from more than just one country. This is where our multilingual functionality comes into play. Take advantage of this unique capability to expand your reach.

Access to Global Markets  

You deserve the highest level of international support, and we work tirelessly to provide 

access global markets with our expertise. We sit above generalized advice and drill in to the issue at hand. When you choose to work with us, be sure that you are consistently choosing passion and superior service. Logistics is at the heart of everything that we do.

Efficient Service  

We are constantly working to improve our offerings and expand upon our technological capabilities. Our expert team of professionals is passionate about developing the most advanced tech on the market. Ready to experience the future? Get in touch.

If you’d like to STREAMLINE your global supply chain, get in touch with us.

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Welcome to your Project Team in Amsterdam.

Your Global Trade Hub

The Global Trade Hub is a Hybrid Project Agile Team that is totally dedicated to Smart Trade challenges and opportunities. We do this by tirelessly working on a variety of issues ranging from global trade in Industry 4.0 to smart logistics & supply chains. 

Global Insights in Trade

We produce Global Trade Strategies for SMARTer Businesses.

In a world of existing and continuing opportunities and challenges there is a need for ONE competitive advantage that your company should access immediately - Ability to trade seamlessly globally while maintaining operational efficiency.

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Why SMART Trade?

Learn 4 Compelling Reasons WHY You Should Try our Different Approach to Trade  in solving Trade challenges

01

True Expertise in Global Trade

We would not be who we are without our root-deep expertise in global trade and this is the core of our strategy. We focus on being knowledgeable so our clients can reap the benefit of our expertise. Our capabilities range from market entry to challenges in regulations with a solid operational background. Get in touch to learn more.

02

Flexible Solutions to Simplify

Our clients search for the easiest way to remove challenges in their operations. We work tirelessly to deliver easy solutions. If you choose to work with our team, you will receive easy to understand solutions  that are based on our search for excellence. 

03

Client-Centric Problem-Solvers

Our unique capability lies in our obsession for client approaches and theories that help us to deliver 'State of the Art Solutions' in line with clients' requirements. If a challenge is deep into your operations, we must extrapolate the root cause and resolve it.

04

Precision in Projects Execution 

Our Systematic capabilities rely on methods and tools that we strongly believe will help you in improving your operations. For example, how do you interpret regulations impact on your profitability in a specific market? Do you diversify or stay the course? Our expert team of professionals is passionate and ready to help you. 

Get in touch.

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