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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 […]

MITA Appoints Jay Nash as a New President

The Board of Directors of the Madison International Trade Association (MITA) appointed a new president this month. Jay P. Nash, Principal, Nash Global Trade Services (NGTS), will lead the association until the end of 2020. Jay was elected to the MITA Board in 2018 and has since served on the Programming and Marketing Committees, in […]

Navigating the “New Normal” during Covid-19 times

Many words have been used to describe the global pandemic that continues to impact our world. But, one word that could sum up the situation is – disruption. The members of the MITA Board are working tirelessly during the Covid-19 pandemic to help businesses, both theirs and others, navigate this “new normal” and minimize the […]

NASBITE International Conference – Session Keynotes

The NASBITE International Conference Keynote Session via Zoom was held April 23,  and featured presentations by three  leading small business experts. Specifically SBA programs that offer special support for small businesses during the pandemic were shared. The session was recorded and a live link will be made available. For more information you may contact Aleda […]

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