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M.E. Dey & Co. Awarded the 2021 President’s “E” Star Award for Export Service at Ceremony in Washington D.C.

On Friday, November 5, the U.S. Department of Commerce awarded M.E. Dey & Co. the 2021 President’s “E” Star Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. “M.E. Dey & Co. […]

Ready to take your membership to the next level? MITA’s annual call for board member nominations is underway.

Are you willing to share your talents and expertise to help connect, inform and empower our membership? Bring your passion for international trade to help build engaging programming, enhance sponsorship and set strategic direction to move MITA forward. If you are interested in adding your name to the ballot, please send a photo, a short bio […]

In the News: WisBusiness covers MITA November 9 Seminar on Exporting Food and Ag Products: Trends, Trajectories and Tips

From WisBusiness.com … read the News coverage on MITA’s November 9 event here: Sartori Cheese global markets head points to rising demand; Chippewa Valley Bean sees higher demand amid pandemic Other highlights include: The head of global markets for Sartori Cheese sees great potential for expanding product exports, despite certain trade barriers and distribution issues. […]

Talking Trade with guest Jay Nash

Jay Nash, President of MITA and principal of Nash Global Trade Services, was a recent guest on WisBusiness’s Talking Trade podcast.  Ian Coxhead from UW Madison and Sandi Segal, President of M.E. Dey, talk with Jay on the hot topic of Export Controls and why they’re important.  Gain insight on US export controls, the increased […]

Eliminating Non-Dutiable Charges from Customs Value

Written by Andrew Siciliano and Elizabeth Shingler, KPMG, LLP Determining accurate customs values for your imported goods can help prevent leaving money on the table.  In this Global Trade Magazine article from July 26 issue, you’ll learn about the 8 overlooked, non-dutiable charges that can help reduce overall tariff spend. https://lnkd.in/ddG37UTr

Meet MITA’s September Event Speaker, Dr. William Hauptman, Medical Director at International SOS

International SOS is in the business of saving lives and protecting global workforces from health and security threats. We deliver customized health and security risk management as well as well-being solutions to fuel growth and productivity around the world. When the global coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020, business travel tumbled and organizations rapidly pulled […]

Wisconsin First Quarter 2021 Trade Highlights by WEDC

March 2021 trade data reflect a full year’s impact of the COVID-10 pandemic. Disruption of supply chains, reduced airfreight capacity, and impacts on workforce all effecting Wisconsin’s international trade but exports are showing signs of strength. Wisconsin businesses exported a total of $5,700,864,222 worth of products in the first quarter of 2021, 5.41% more than […]

Meet MITA’s longstanding Sponsor, LR International and Paul Jarzombek!

When you think of human trafficking and what freight forwarding companies can do to help young women in faraway places, you think of donating money for the cause, perhaps. Well, our MITA sponsor, LR International (LRI), decided to go further, by teaming up and combining forces with a U.S.-based charity organization named “Free the Girls”.   LR International, a freight forwarding […]

M.E. Dey provides Updates on Traffic Jam: What Port Congestion Means for Supply Chains in 2021

At this time last year, the world had come to a stand-still—streets were empty, lockdowns in place, and we were just beginning to get our arms wrapped around the impact of COVID-19. Few could have anticipated that staying at home would actually put more pressure on the global supply chain. Now, well into 2021, global trade has […]

On The Road with Chad Hoffman and the Wisconsin District Export Council

The Wisconsin District Export Council is a 2021 Annual Sponsor of MITA. We interviewed the Council’s President, Chad Hoffman, and asked him to share who DEC is and how the synergies between DEC and MITA can be accelerated. The Wisconsin District Export Council (DEC) contributes and supports MITA and others by educating the “export” community […]

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