Australian native bees may offer an alternative pollination service

There has been a lot of concern globally regarding the health of the world honey bee population. Recent studies conducted by entomologist Dr. Tanya Latty indicate that Australian native bees may be as effective, and indeed in some cases superior to, the honey bee which was introduced to Australia from overseas following European settlement in the late 18th century. Australia’s...

Use this export costing sheet to track your spending and keep your business profitable

During the initial evaluation, establishing the cost of exporting within a limited range may be sufficient to estimate the viability of a transaction. Exporters must determine, as precisely as possible, the cost of exporting products. They must consider all real costs to be included and add the profit margin. The terms of sale negotiated with the importer will also...

How Exporting Can Improve Your Bottom Line

You may think that exporting is just for the big boys, but the truth is that approximately 98% of United States exporters are small- to mid-sized businesses, accounting for one-third of United States exports, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The number of small- to mid-sized exporters has tripled over the past two decades. Yet,...

The Benefits of Exporting

If you decide to start exporting, you’ll certainly be in good company. In fact, according to export.gov, small- and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. represent almost 98 percent of U.S. exporters. And 98 percent of these exporters have fewer than 500 employees. Exporting offers plenty of benefits and opportunities, including: Access to more consumers and businesses. If you’re only doing business in...