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April 29, 2022
Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. Join Welke Customs Brokers USA President & CEO Damon Piatek for the 10th (and Final) session of our 10-part "Customs Basics" Series - "PTI's". Damon discusses the role of PTI's as well as Customs and Border Protection. Learn how engaging a customs broker in your operations creates competitive advantage in international trade. We hope you enjoyed our 10 part series. Time Stamps for the Podcast Below: :48 Welcome and Introduction to PTI’s 1:30 Customs and Border Protection 2:50 Topics for PTI’s and Import Safety 5:20 Revenue for Customs and Border Protection and Tariffs 7:45 Compliance Programs and Why They Are Key 9:30 Document Everything When It Comes to International Trade 12:00 Recap and Contact Information 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 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 ...
November 19, 2021
Welcome to the Trade Secrets Podcast, hosted by Damon Piatek, President & CEO of Welke Customs Brokers USA. This episode's guest is Robert Leo, Partner Meeks, Sheppard, Leo and Pillsbury. Join Damon and Robert in a discussion on Customs Law. Meeks, Sheppard, Leo & Pillsbury is a specialized law firm representing clients on customs and related international trade issues. :55 Welcome with Bob Leo and Background on His Firm 4:20 Chinese Tariffs Discussion 8:35 301 Duties and Legal Issues 12:12 Clients Can Still Get Involved with Lawsuit 15:58 What Are Some Key Facts About Compliance 22:24 US Tariff Classification and Changes 25:00 Wrap Up/Use YOUR Broker 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 ...