The AAPEX Webinar Series is set to showcase “Reducing Risk & Cost in the Global Supply Chain: Top 5 Strategies,” on Tuesday, Sept. 26.
The webinar is slated for 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. CST, and aims to explain strategies and knowledge that businesses can harness to navigate the intricate waters of global trade efficiently.
Leading the session will be Thomas Cook, the managing director of Blue Tiger International, a consulting firm specializing in global business, supply chain management, and trade compliance. With an in-depth landed costs approach, Cook will delve into the comprehensive assessment of costs spanning from product acquisition to distribution. This includes a keen focus on aspects such as alternative sourcing, tariff nuances, freight options, and robust demand planning, among others.
Attendees will gain insights on:
•Deciphering and leveraging their landed costs;
•Effective risk identification and mitigation;
•Evaluating nearsourcing as an import strategy;
•Managing export freight;
•Enhancing negotiation skills.
Cook’s vast expertise stems from over three decades in the field, aiding global companies in optimizing their import and export operations. Notably, he previously held leadership roles at American River International and Apex Global Logistics Supply Chain Operation. Furthermore, Cook wears the hat of the Director for the National Institute of World Trade, a revered New York-based educational institution with a legacy spanning 30 years.
Cook has penned more than 20 books on global trade, with his latest project, a nine-book series named “The Global Warrior,” in the pipeline.
This upcoming session is a part of the AAPEX 2023 Education Online Webinar Series, which began in June. Earlier episodes broached topics like the integration of Generative AI in automotive repair and the dynamics between companies and socio-political discourse. The series will conclude in October, serving as a prelude to AAPEX in Las Vegas. Scheduled from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, AAPEX will unfold at The Venetian Expo.
To be a part of the upcoming webinar, interested participants are required to register. The session is open to all and free.
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