This week I’ll be in Mexico, giving a keynote at the CANIETI West Regional Annual Convention (Congress), which is taking place from July 30-August 2, 2015, at the Puerto Vallarta Jalisco Hotel: Grand Velas de Nuevo Vallarta. It is going to be a great event and the topic will be a great one as well: what companies need to know to make e-commerce work in Mexico.
Summer Assessment of Your Supply Chain Operations – Part One: 5 Ways to Improve Supply Chain Operations
While some view summer as a time when things at work tend to slow down, for those in the consumer goods industry it often becomes time to ramp up in preparation for the back-to-school and holiday buying seasons. With the upcoming increased demand, this can be a great time to step back and take a quick look at your supply chain operations to make sure they are running as smoothly and efficiently as possible, before you ramp up operations.
This week we here at ModusLink announced some big news tied to our solutions center in Guadalajara, Mexico: we have secured AAA Status Certification for Ley del Impuesto al Valor Agregado (IVA) (Value Added Tax) and Ley del Impuesto al Valor Agregado (IEPS) (Product and Services Tax).
Things change in a hurry. I’m consistently amazed at how quickly something can go from idea to invention to novelty and then, in the blink of an eye, it’s just a part of the world as we know it.
We live in an increasingly real-time world where the idea of instant information directing our actions and decision-making has seeped into nearly every aspect of our lives – transforming the way we live.
In previous posts, we talked about the unique challenges of selling online into China and discussed compliance as one of the challenges. In this post, I will further describe why having a domestic business presence is a necessary part of many application and operational processes in China.
Companies face many challenges when entering the online market in China, which is continually growing, making each merchant or manufacturer’s brand a potential hit.
In my last blog, I talked about the way organizations can maintain their high-standard customer engagement without increasing costs. It’s all about the way a company organizes its customer contacts.
In this blog, I would like to point out that regardless of how many new and exciting means of communication came into our lives in recent years, the most important one is still picking up the telephone.
There is so much more to global expansion than simply operating with a different currency. No two countries are alike, and no matter how similar certain countries might seem, there is no magic bullet for supply chain solutions that will work across the board.