Brexit.Trade

Digitizing Trade To Help Unlock Brexit Opportunities







A Local Merchant Services Site - Part Of The Trade Gateways Programme

About Brexit.Trade Gateways

This Site is Operated by Local Merchant Services (LMS). Organizations can access Tools to Digitize Trade as well as feature their Products in an online Catalogue serving over 300 Online Trade Gateways operated by LMS in co-operation with significant local and industry partners, to help reach Target Markets, Post Brexit.

The Trade Gateways Network is a Network of Vertical And Regional Trade Gateways across the Globe.

The Trade Gateways also feature B2B Marketplaces and provide tools for Digitizing Accruing Trade, as well as provide access to a Country Manager who can help establish Sales Networks For your Products

Trade Digitization Infrastructure

LMS is paving the way to provide an infrastructure to facilitate the exchange of digital trade documents across our Brexit.Trade Gateways. All Contracting parties are members of the relevant Trade Gateway, and as such, are a closed Group of parties engaging in Trade. As such, in accruing transactions, electronic documents are created under multi-party contracts, between a closed group of parties engaged in trade, that agree to recognise them as having the same qualities as paper documents.

This addresses the “possession issue” with Trade Documents. The Parties agree that the electronic trade documents, will have the same legal function as their paper equivalents.

Digital Trade can help Address Issues Raised by Brexit

It’s estimated the digital economy accounted for 22.5 percent of worldwide GDP last year, and with significant challenges facing international travel for both people and goods, this is set only to grow.

There have recently been some significant moves by the UK to include digital trade elements in Post Brexit Trade Agreements, including deals with Australia, Singapore, Japan and New Zealand, with more in the pipeline.

Brexit has introduced barriers to Trade that have caused significant Disruption. Trade Digitization can help address many of these issues.

Brexit And Brexit.Trade Experts

Following Brexit, the UK can strike its own deals for buying and selling goods and services around the world. A Trade Agreement facilitates trade - usually in goods but sometimes in services too - by making it cheaper.

While the UK was an EU member, it was automatically part of around 40 trade deals which the EU had struck with more than 70 countries. Post Brexit, however, there is a need for the UK to be able to access markets that the UK has its own deals with. Trade Gateways are required for this to happen effectively. LMS operates Brexit.Trade as such a Trade Gateway. Trade Digitization can help address many Post Brexit Trade issues. LMS Also provides experts to assist with Post Brexit Trade As Detailed below.

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Post Brexit, Organizations need as Much Help as they can get....

Our Experts Can Help your Organizations Maximize your Trade. More Details Of Our Experts, the Parts of the World they are in, Their Areas of Specialization, and A Video they gave at a recent Workshop we held on Post Brexit Trade, below

RICK SCHULTHEIS

Rick is an experienced Marketing Professional with extensive experience in Project coordination and operational management.

SUPPLY CHAIN ISSUES POST BREXIT

Expert - Cristian O

Cristian's presentation on Supply Chain Issues Post Brexit can be seen here

Cristian has extensive experience at a senior level with different companies including in the retail and logistics industries. He has had different managing roles within general management, supply chain, production planning, manufacturing, procurement, logistic, sales and project management functions.

He has experience in operations management, strategic planning, business development, program/project management, operational risk assessment and management, organizational change, assembly/overhaul projects, and budget administration.

He has been involved in designing and implementing lean six sigma principles and tools in operations and supply chain environment, being involved in organizational change projects. Delivered continuous improvements in business performance, cost reduction, quality and product delivery, optimizing staff productivity and process overall efficiency to assure achievement of strategic goals.

Specialties Include: Operations management, Business Plans development, Management consultancy, Operations assessment, Business model design and implementation

DOING TRADE IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

USING BONDED WAREHOUSES IN THE EU

Expert: Ondrej V

Ondrej's presentation on using Bonded Warehouses in the EU can be seen here

Ondrej is located in the Czech Republic in the EU. He can provide:

  • Sales
  • Logistics
  • Distribution and storage services.

    He can also Provide Trade and Local Customs Services in the Czech Republic as well as Provide Trade and Local Customs Services in Germany or Poland

    CUSTOMS AND TAX REGIME POST BREXIT AND NORTHERN IRELAND PROTOCOL ISSUES

    Expert: Peter S

    Peter's presentation on the Customs and Tax Regime Post Brexit can be seen here

    Peter is a Customs Compliance Manager. His Specialities include: customs regulations, Post Brexit preparation, AEO procedures, customs warehousing

    GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS

    THE LOGISTICAL CHALLENGES OF BREXIT

    Expert: Thomas C

    Thomas's presentation on Global Supply Chains and the Logistical Challenges of Brexit can be seen here

    Thomas is an expert in Global Supply Chains. He has held different leading positions with Multinational Organizations including Head of Global. He has set up Logistics Flows and Processes. Thomas is located in Germany.

    REGIONAL CO-OPERATION FOR ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP (RCEP)

    B2B SALES

    (The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a free trade agreement between the Asia-Pacific nations of China, Australia, Brunei, Cambodia , Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam.)

    Expert: Ravi M

    Ravi's presentation can on Facilitating B2B Sales be seen here

    Ravi has vast experience in the implementation of long-term IT projects.

    SOUTH ASIAN FREE TRADE AREA

    TRADE ADVISORY SERVICES

    (The South Asian Free Trade Areas comprises of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka)

    Expert: Shahid K

    Shahid's presentation on what a Trade Adviser can do for your Organization can be seen here

    Soon after completing his MBA, Shahid joined the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce UK and became an International Trade Services Advisor. He had good contacts with a range of Trade Organizations, Chambers of Commerce, and good experience on Export related issues

    BLOCKCHAIN AND SUPPLY CHAINS

    Expert: Ray S

    Ray's presentation can be seen here

    Ray has more than 15 years of corporate experience in Project Management and has good knowledge of Supply Chain Management and Blockchain.

    Blockchain is revolutionizing all aspects of trade and making cross border trade faster, more secure, and more efficient.

    Blockchain is removing barriers of trade, which can lead to more than US$ 1 trillion of new trade in the next decade. Blockchain can greatly facilitate Paperless Trade. Applications of Blockchain in cross border trade include:

    Trade Finance: The complexity and scale of existing procedures in trade finance have meant that many organizations that require Trade Finance, particularly SME's have not been able to access Trade Finance. Blockchain can greatly help with addressing these issues and make Trade Finance faster, more accessible, and secure

    Taking control of border procedures for trade: Blockchain with smart contracts can enable users to complete customs procedures efficiently and securely.

    Time and Cost Savings: Blockchain can greatly reducing the time and expense of cross border trade procedures

    Supply Chain: Traditional Supply Chains have inherent weaknesses that have been highlighted by the Covid-19 Pandemic. Many Of these inherent weaknesses can be addressed by Blockchain. Blockchain can also greatly enhance the transparency of supply chains and the traceability of products within supply chains.

    AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AFCFTA)

    Expert: Kenneth C

    Kenneth's presentation on Doing Trade in a Country in The AFCFTA can be seen here

    Kenneth has an LLB and an MBA from the UK. He ia a qualified Lawyer with significant experience in Contract Law, Commercial Law, Business Law, Intellectual Property Law, Property Law. His services cover Market Research, Business Plans, Business Strategy etc.

    BRICS

    STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES

    BRICS is the acronym coined to associate five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. BRICS countries are known for their significant influence on regional affairs.

    Expert: Renata M

    Renata's presentation on Strategic Communication Strategies and Doing Trade in a BRICS Country can be seen here

    Renata has experience in the provision of Trade Services. She is Brazilian with a good understanding of Brazilian culture and the B2B local environment. She has created strategic communication plans for many companies.

    Please contact us to book an expert. Please also see links below that can help access useful information, as well as useful online services for Trade.

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