White Papers

Our White Paper series is designed to assist global traders by identifying where trade compliance fits within the context of these new realities.

Integrated Trade Compliance Strategies

Our White Paper series offer insight into why and where global strategies may be compromised by non-compliance; and providing ideas to turn trade compliance and risk mitigation into competitive advantage.

White Paper #1:

Our first white paper, “The Case For An Integrated Trade Compliance Strategy,” forms the foundation of the series, we outline key reasons as to why companies need to adopt a holistic organizational approach to deal more effectively with their burgeoning global scope, and the growing demands of international regulators on critical sales and sourcing activities.

White Paper #2:

Our second white paper, “The Seven Best Practices of Leading Traders,”unpacks best business approaches utilized by proactive companies to successfully navigate their regulatory compliance challenges.

White Paper #3:

Our third white paper, “The Role of Corporate Leadership”, expands on the foremost best practice of the 7 identified, which is the indispensable role of corporate leadership in making international trade compliance a vitally critical issue throughout the organization.

White Paper #4:

Our fourth white paper examines in more depth the second best practice of leading international traders, which is the appointment of a champion or team to oversee compliance priorities across business functions, and throughout the business cycle, from strategic planning through to business plan execution, and ongoing vigilance.

White Paper #5:

In our fifth and final white paper, we examine how leading traders use key performance indicators or KPIs, to track trade compliance variables that align with their company’s vision, mission, values, strategy, risk intelligence, and brand reputation.

White Paper – CARM

Getting on Board with CARM: How It Will Impact Your Supply Chain

Dive into this White Paper and learn everything you need to know about CARM. We unpack all the details as to why CBSA is making this monumental change, timelines you need to be aware of, why this matters to all importers, steps in setting up your CARM account, and how to minimize your compliance risk and maximize your business opportunities. This is a go-to for all importers and members of the trade community; an invaluable resource to guide you through one of the biggest changes that CBSA has ever made.

White Paper - Getting on Board with CARM: How it Will Impact Your Supply Chain

White Paper – 21CCF

21st Century Customs Framework (21CCF 19 CFR 111): An Importer’s Guide to Accountability, Co-Accountability, and Expectations of Customs Brokers

Dive into this White Paper and learn everything you need to know about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 21st Century Customs Framework 19 CFR 111. We detail the responsibilities and accountability/co-accountability expectations of both customs brokers and importers, in addition to providing a comprehensive importer-broker assessment tool. This is a go-to for all importers, and members of the trade community and an invaluable resource to guide you through the big changes that the CBP is implementing.

White Paper - 21CCF

Video Series – Integrated Trade Compliance Strategies

Check out our video series on integrated Trade Compliance Strategy, which can help you understand the changing world of trade compliance and what you can do to prepare and protect your firm from the focus of the regulators.

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