B-Corporations: Integrating Business with Eco-Friendly Practices

by Savannah Klein With Earth Day approaching on April 22, many individuals are assessing their personal impacts on the environment. However, what numerous people fail to consider is the environmental effects of their workplace. While a great deal of organizations have “gone green,” there is a select group of companies known as “B-Corporations,” or B-Corps,… Read More B-Corporations: Integrating Business with Eco-Friendly Practices

The Harmonized System: A Brief Overview

by Savannah Klein Attempting to utilize the Harmonized System (HS) when you’re unsure of what you are doing is anything but harmonious. However, there exists an abundance of information aimed at training importers and exporters to navigate the Harmonized System effectively. What exactly is the Harmonized System? Created in 1989, the HS is a nomenclature… Read More The Harmonized System: A Brief Overview

A Big Week for U.S. Importers of Aluminum and Steel

Additional import tariffs ranging from 10 to 25 percent for aluminum and steel articles were announced March 8th with implementation occurring this week. March 19, 2018 is the effective date of the Bureau of Industry and Security’s (BIS) detailed process an individual/organization must follow to apply for an exclusion to the additional tariffs. The individuals/organizations who… Read More A Big Week for U.S. Importers of Aluminum and Steel

2018 Additional Tariffs for Steel and Aluminum Imports

An abbreviation of the scheduled additional tariff to steel and aluminum imports issued under the March 8th Presidential proclamation: The proposed 10-25 percent tariff would be applied to anything entered or withdrawn from a warehouse after 12:01 am on March 23.  Any steel or aluminum products imported from either Canada or Mexico are exempt currently… Read More 2018 Additional Tariffs for Steel and Aluminum Imports

Subaru: Integrating Safety & Technology

By Savannah Klein Subaru of Indiana Automotive, a subsidiary of the Japanese Subaru Corporation and guest at the 19th West Michigan Automotive Suppliers Symposium, has been dedicated to providing a safe and dependable driving experience since its inception. Recently, however, Subaru has been tasked with integrating its mission of security with the innovative automotive technology… Read More Subaru: Integrating Safety & Technology