Asset Based Lending Blog/News


October 16, 2017 | Announcement

Express Trade Capital, Inc., a dynamic leader in trade finance, factoring, purchase order funding and logistical financing, is excited to add another financing tool to its growing arsenal of services. To address overwhelming demand from clients and prospects engaged in the rapidly expanding ecommerce market, we are now providing customized financing solutions to companies with […]

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Review: New Logistics Technology

October 2, 2017 | Shipping, Technology

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital The shipping and logistics industry is constantly evolving. With the changing landscape of domestic and international trade, consumers’ varied and shifting priorities, and the breakneck pace of new technological developments, it can be difficult to keep up. Here are some of the current trends in the logistics industry and a […]

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Managing Director Mark Bienstock: Factoring in a Changing Retail Landscape

September 29, 2017 | Announcement, Apparel Industry

Managing Director Mark Bienstock spoke with California Apparel News yesterday. As part of a curated panel of trade finance experts, Mark discussed the changing retail landscape and consequential changes in the commercial lending industry. In order to cope with the seismic shifts affecting trade at every level, lenders are either scaling back their services or bulking […]

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CBP Strengthens Penalties on Wood Packaging Material Violations

September 28, 2017 | Cargo, Shipping

Peter Stern, Express Trade Capital Harmful invasive pests and pathogens are found in the solid wood packing material (SWPM) that accompanies shipments in international trade. Wooden pallets, crating, and dunnage can harbor environmentally and economically harmful species that use the wood as host material, feed upon it, or hitch a ride on it and then […]

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Fighting the Factoring Stigma

September 22, 2017 | Lending, Wholesale

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital There are numerous varieties of business financing, some of which are better understood than others. Everyone’s heard of commercial bank loans and most people are familiar with popular debt financing methods like credit cards and mortgages, but less well known financing vehicles like factoring receivables are often met with either […]

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Announcement: Holiday Hours

September 20, 2017 | Announcement

Valued clients and associates: Please be advised that in observance of Rosh Hashanah, several of our partner financial institutions will either be closed, or operating with limited staff this Thursday, September 21st and Friday, September 22nd. We will be operational this week, but we will be closed in observance of Columbus Day on Monday, October […]

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Effective Invoicing

September 15, 2017 | Wholesale

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital Careful and effective invoicing is crucial to any B2B business, but especially so if you are a wholesaler. Chances are, you already know the basics: you should audit your invoices for accuracy and send them to your customers promptly. However, many businesses aren’t sure which details to include, what terms […]

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ETC to Attend Natural Products Expo East!

September 12, 2017 | Announcement, Trade Shows

Express Trade Capital is excited to announce that we will be attending this year’s Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore! The show will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center starting this Thursday (September 14th) through Saturday (September 16th). We take great pride in working with businesses that not only make quality products, but take […]

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Marketing From Scratch: Part 2

September 8, 2017 | Startups

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital The following is a continuation of our previous article on building a marketing department from scratch when resources are limited. Step 5: Content rules. When you start building your marketing materials, remember that content is your best friend, whether it’s material on your website, a guest blog post or article, or […]

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Hurricane Irma: CBP Guidance to Trade

September 7, 2017 | Shipping

Peter Stern, Express Trade Capital CBP informed the trade community today of anticipated trade interruption due to Hurricane Irma. At this time planning is centered on potential impact to southern Florida ports. CBP issued CSMS 17-000540 yesterday with the same basic instructions as those recently issued in regard to Hurricane Harvey. As of 3:00 PM September 6, […]

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