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Mastering the Business of Global Trade: Negotiating Competitive Advantage Contractual Best Practices, Incoterms®, and Leveraging Supply Chain Options – published by CRC Press

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30 April 2014 – Florida, USA – CRC Press has announced the publication of a new book titled Mastering the Business of Global Trade: Negotiating Competitive Advantage Contractual Best Practices, Incoterms®, and Leveraging Supply Chain Options, by Thomas A. Cook.  Key features include illustrations of the impact of Global contract agreements and how to negotiate more favorable conditions and terms. It also offers best practices to reduce risk and ensure compliance, and it describes how to use leveraged options and Incoterms to maximize the benefits of your supply chain.

140430-pmwj22-Cook-IMAGEAccording to the CRC release: The book clearly explains how landed cost modeling works and how you can use these business models to leverage supply chain options. Illustrating how Incoterms impact compliance and risk, it details options to help you reduce your exposure to risk as well as best practices to help you steer clear of compliance issues that can cause costly delays.

Managing global supply chains is about constantly striving for efficiency, driving down costs, and increasing profits. With this book, you will not only learn how to negotiate better contracts, but you will also learn how to manage relationships with freight forwarders and customhouse brokers in a manner that will help you get the most value from your service agreements.

The book establishes a very simple, yet comprehensive, roadmap that both the neophyte and the more experienced global supply chain executive can easily follow and master. By following the time-proven advice and roadmap detailed in these pages, you will learn that it is possible to engage in more deals and increase your returns, while reducing your overall risk exposure.

CRC Press is a premier publisher of scientific and technical work, reaching around the globe to collect essential reference material and the latest advances and make them available to researchers, academics, professionals, and students in a variety of accessible formats.  CRC’s mission is to serve the needs of scientists and the community at large by working with capable researchers and professionals from across the world to produce the most accurate and up to date scientific and technical resources.  To see their  Supply Chain Management/Logistics titles, go to http://www.crcpress.com/browse/category/BUS15A.

Mastering the Business of Global Trade: Negotiating Competitive Advantage Contractual Best Practices, Incoterms, and Leveraging Supply Chain Options; by Thomas A. Cook; published by CRC Press, © 2014, 405 pp., hard cover, ISBN 9781466595781; $79.95; for more information, go to http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781466595781

Source: CRC Press