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Export & Import

Guides, advice and the latest news on exporting, importing, logistics and shipping for the UK small business. As well as offering practical help on export and import topics, this section contains interviews and case studies with young businesses that have captured the opportunity to enhance their offering to a global status.

Exports: the rise of ‘Brand British’ in the global market

Steve Perez, founder and chairman of major drinks producer Global Brands, explains how and why British businesses are growing internationally, and shares his top tips for success.

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How to find the right suppliers – a small business guide

When it comes to early interactions with suppliers, make sure you follow this advice.  

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Watch out for these parcel shipping trends in 2018

Three months into 2018, here are the parcel service trends to pay attention to this year.

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What is on-demand warehousing?

In this article, Charlie Pool, CEO, Stowga, explores the concept of on-demand warehousing and what it means for small businesses.

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Turning delivery from problematic process to plain sailing

David Grimes, CEO of My Parcel Delivery, provides the tips on how you can revolutionise your business delivery service.

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Get your business ready for expanding internationally

In this piece, we look at the strategies to help your business prepare for expanding internationally.

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Importing: The Poor Relation’s Story?

The survival of many SMEs is based on the imports they bring into the UK and then sell here, argues Phil Tobin of Bibby Financial Services. 

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Upgrade your shipping logistics management to digital freight forwarding

This shipping logistic expert is one of a new wave of businesses revolutionising the way freight forwarding gets done - be it by sea, air or road - by pulling the process into the digital age.

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Importing: The Poor Relation’s Story?

The survival of many SMEs is based on the imports they bring into the UK and then sell here, argues Phil Tobin of Bibby Financial Services. 

Export & Import

Upgrade your shipping logistics management to digital freight forwarding

This shipping logistic expert is one of a new wave of businesses revolutionising the way freight forwarding gets done - be it by sea, air or road - by pulling the process into the digital age.

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Five secrets to sourcing products in China

Sourcing and purchasing products from China is becoming more popular especially with smaller businesses in the UK who are on a budget and trying to save money.

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Five top tips for launching a global business

Here, Kfir Biton of Lottoz offers five top tips to help you approach the launch of your business in international markets.

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Brave New World: Preparing for international trade after Brexit

Jake Trask, FX research director at OFX, examines how businesses can prepare for international trade after Brexit.

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Choosing the right supplier

Here, Hans Ziebeck, director of Purchasing at Beacon, gives us his tips on choosing the right supplier for your small business.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience