Magazine Article | April 25, 2012

Viewing Shipments Across Borders Decreases Risk And Increases Rewards

Source: Innovative Retail Technologies

By Bob Johns, associate editor

Now that retailers are becoming truly international through their sourcing, knowing what is being shipped and complying with government regulations becomes paramount.

With retailers sourcing more of their product from a growing number of countries, it becomes increasingly important to be able to know what is being shipped, when, from where, and when it clears customs. I recently spoke with Integration Point’s Melissa Irmen and Kevin Shoemaker to discuss the importance of retailers knowing where their shipments are coming from and complying with customs regulations.