The ecosystem of cross border trade can be a complex one, and a level of assurance is needed to ensure proper levels of trade can be reached as efficiently as possible. A Bill of Lading, sometimes shortened to B/L acts as such assurance, as when issued by a carrier of goods it presents acknowledgement of the receipt of the cargo for shipment.
Exporting is great, but growing your business outside of the homeland faces significant challenges. With geopolitical challenges, trade wars, and a constant need to keep your finger on the pulse in terms of margins and P&L, taking a more strategic approach to growing your export business is critical.
Lesley Batchelor OBE, the Director General of the Institute of Export & International Trade, gave her views on how UK businesses can improve their export performance, despite the current geopolitical situation
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