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Trade Secrets Podcast

Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. Damon is a licensed U.S. Customs Broker and certified Customs Specialist, with more than 18 years' experience...more

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February 28, 2019

Trade Secrets Episode 5 - Christopher Scalisi

Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. This episode's guest is Christopher Scalisi, Director of North American Sales for Welke Customs Brokers USA. Join Damon and Chris for a discussion on global trade outlooks for 2019. Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true Website: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...

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December 04, 2018

Trade Secrets - Episode 4 - Dean Gionis

Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. This episode's guest is Dean Gionis, Software Sales Executive for QuestaWeb, Inc. Join Damon and Dean for a discussion on international trade trends and technology aiding Customs compliance. :45 Welcome and Questaweb Background 3:20 Compliance in Trade and Customs. Constant Change in Compliance 5:45 Denied Parties List and Penalties 9:05 Section 301 and 232 Shipments From China 10:55 Update on International Trade and World News With Charlie 17:30 Transactional Brokers and the Dangers of Using one 18:45 What Has Dean Seen in the Industry- Compliance 25:01 How Technology is Improving for Customers 28:00 Wrap up And Takeaway for Listeners Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true Website: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...

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October 18, 2018

Trade Secrets - Episode 3 - Jim Manno - ITGO

Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. This episode's guest is Jim Manno, Vice President, Sales for Sonwil Distribution and Board President for the Buffalo Niagara International Trade Gateway Organization (ITGO). Join Damon and Jim for a discussion on international trade trends, and a recap of the 2018 Port Industry Day, hosted by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. 1:05 Open and update on ITGO 4:16 World Trade and Global Economy and How it Effects ITGO 6:43 Trade War, Trade Regulations and Tariffs 13:03 Steamship Lines 14:58 Update with Charlie Goodwin 20:48 Recap Port Industry and Port Day 25:00 Trucking Industry Issues 28:56 Recap Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true Website: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...

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October 04, 2018

Trade Secrets - Episode 2 - NAFTA

On September 30, the U.S. and Canada finalized their negotiations, following up on the previous U.S.-Mexico negotiations, to reach agreement on the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement. What does the USMCA mean for North American trade relations, for global competitiveness and, most importantly, for your business? Welke Customs Brokers USA President & CEO Damon Piatek breaks down the new agreement. Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true Website: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...

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September 18, 2018

Trade Secrets - Episode 1 - Craig Turner President, World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara

Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. This episode's guest is Craig Turner, President of World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara. Join Damon and Craig for a discussion on NAFTA, tariffs, and the recently-announced trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico. Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSA LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=true Website: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...

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