We all know how challenging supply chains can be and exporting adds a whole new element to supplying your customers. Delivery of a product overseas is an essential part of the export process and ultimately the goal of a successful marketing strategy. A solid understanding of global logistics and trade issues can improve your market competitiveness, pricing strategies and customer satisfaction.
In this 90-minute workshop, international trade consultant/trainer Linda Woulfe helps Rhode Island manufacturers gain the understanding they need to take the next step to exporting. The second in a four-part series, this session dives into global logistics.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
1) Learn the basics of global logistics
2) Understand the impact global logistics has on a company’s pricing and marketing
3) Tools to mitigate risk when exporting
3) Time for Q&A to drill deeper on your questions or challenges
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
- Owners, Founders, senior executives of RI manufacturing companies who want to start or increase international business
- CFOs / Controllers
- Sales and Marketing leads
ABOUT THE TRAINER:
Linda Woulfe is an international trade professional with over 30 years of experience helping companies take their products and services overseas. Linda spent the last ten years as Assistant Director of the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, where she worked closely with local companies as part of Rhode Island’s international trade office, helping them with international trade needs including consulting and training on a wide range of international trade topics, as well as assistance with grant funding. Prior to that, she worked for numerous private companies in a variety of trade-related roles including supply chain management, global sourcing, marketing and business development.
In addition to guiding companies as a Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP), Woulfe is an Adjunct Professor of International Trade and Logistics at Bryant University