February 13, 2015 International Shipping, News

Things to Know When Taking Your Business Global

After establishing their success in the U.S., many business owners elect to kick things up a notch and take their business to the next level: the global stage. Taking your business global is a major step that requires careful and exact planning on your part, not to mention access to the right resources for advice, investments, and logistics solutions. Read on for some of AFP Global’s top tips for bringing your business to the whole world.

business-global How Do I Take My Domestic Business Global?

 When considering a move from domestic to international business, one of the first things you will have to consider is how your business will operate on this larger and more complex scale. You may have a very detailed and organized method for your domestic dealings, but this might not translate exactly to a global market. You will need to learn not only how to adapt your ways, but to create entirely new logistics solutions that are well-suited for international business.

Your international logistics solutions should take into account a wide variety of factors, including:

  • International Air Shipping. Shipping via air is one of the most common ways businesses transport their goods from one country to the next. The right international air shipping service will be able to provide top-quality shipping at a budget-friendly price, perfect for your burgeoning international business.
  • International Ocean Shipping. For alternative shipping methods, you will need a logistics solution that can accommodate all kinds of freight handling services, including international ocean shipping.
  • Customs/Import & Export Laws. The legality of your international business endeavors is vital to your company’s eventual success on the global scale. Make sure that the logistics company you select knows the ins and outs of dealing with customs and knows what import/export laws you will need to adhere to.

 Talk to AFP Global Logistics about taking your business global today!

 AFP Global Logistics

For a customized logistics handling experience that places your needs above all else, AFP Global Logistics is the best and only choice! We provide a full range of shipping services, and our 20-plus years in the business have given us the tools we need to tailor our logistic solutions to each and every individual customer. For more information or to start designing your own logistic solutions today, get in touch with AFP at 410.590.1234 (toll-free 800.274.9452), email us at info@afplus.com, or fill out our quick and easy contact form here!

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