March 03, 2022
Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. In this episode, Mark Ridley, CEO for GreenShoots FX, re-joins Damon for an updated discussion on international payments. Mark began his career at NatWest Bank in London, England in 1991. Since then, he has held various transaction banking roles at a number of global financial institutions including Nordea, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank. Most recently, Mark worked for BNY Mellon as North America Regional Head, Treasury Services. Throughout his career, Mark has partnered with an array of clients, providing them with the global FX payment solutions that best met their needs. Here are the time stamps for this episode: 1:04 Welcome with Mark Ridley 3:54 Updates from GreenShoots FX 6:35 Success Stories 10:43 What is Hedging and how it Could Help Your Business 18:20 Contact Information Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/WelkeCustomsBrokersUSA ...
February 14, 2022
Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. This episode's guest is Dave Gutheil Chief Commercial Officer, Port of Cleveland. Join Damon and Dave in a discussion on the current condition of global trade and how the Port of Cleveland can benefit your company. The Port of Cleveland is one of the largest ports on the Great Lakes. Over 20,000 jobs and $3.5 billion in annual economic activity are tied to the roughly 13 million tons of cargo that move through Cleveland Harbor each year. The Port of Cleveland is the only local government agency whose sole mission is to spur job creation and economic vitality in Cuyahoga County. 1:03 Background and history on Port of Cleveland 3:25 Transit Time For Vessel 5:14 Growth of The Port of Cleveland and The Effects on The City 6:48 Foreign Trade Zone Discussion 8:11 Port of Cleveland is an Active Foreign Trade Zone 10:01 Other Services Provided by The Port of Cleveland 13:23 Contact Information and Wrap Up Connect with Welke Customs Brokers USA: Twitter: https://twitter.com/WelkeCustomsUSALinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/welke-customs-brokers-usa-inc/mycompany/?viewAsMember=trueWebsite: http://www.yourcustomsbroker.com ...
March 04, 2019
Trade Secrets spent the first day of CoffeeFest 2019 in New York City talking with attendees, exhibitors and event organizers. Fantastic conversations, and a really terrific show so far! Here's a full day of podcast interviews: 1:15 Victor Scarlata: Scarlata Coffee 5:08 Pia Gschossmann: T2 Tea 9:35 John Ferguson: Arbor Day Foundation 16:55 Ben Miller: City On A Hill Coffee 22:50 Connie: Roast Magazine 26:00 Travis: NuZee 30:00 Micheal Tuttle: A-Town Coffee 35:00 Jan Wiegel: Fresh Cup Magazine 41:40 Erika Lowery: CoffeeFest 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 ...