Asset Based Lending Blog/News

Acquisitions: a Blessing or a Curse?

October 9, 2018 | Small Business, Wholesale

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital Big brands, particularly food brands, have been merging with and acquiring smaller brands for decades. In recent years, food and drink executives have continued to strategically acquire small brands, but struggle to boost productivity among those acquisitions without damaging or cancelling out any of the fundamental qualities that made the […]

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ETC Closed for Columbus Day

October 2, 2018 | Announcement

Valued clients and associates: Please be aware that Express Trade Capital will be closed on Monday, October 8th in observance of Columbus Day. Please plan your transactions accordingly and have a safe and pleasant holiday. Click for details on our trade finance services. Contact us for more information.

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Tariffs on Chinese Products Rise Again

September 19, 2018 | Announcement, Government

In another move to crack down on problematic export practices, the US Trade Representative (USTR) has raised tariffs on certain products made in China to 25% ad valorem. Full details on the new tariffs are available in the Supplemental Action Notice released yesterday. Click to learn about our trade protection financing services. Contact us for more information.

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Bridging the Wage Gap

September 6, 2018 | Small Business, Tips

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital For many years, the gender wage gap has been the topic of numerous discussions, articles and debates. Despite increasing attention on the subject, most business owners genuinely believe that they pay all of their employees fairly and based on merit. Counterintuitive as it may be, the most confident CEOs are […]

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Jewish Holiday Operations

September 5, 2018 | Announcement

Valued clients and associates: Please be aware that while our office will be open during the upcoming Jewish holidays, there will be no funding available on Monday, September 10, to our clients who are factored through Milberg. There will be no funding available to our clients factored through Rosenthal & Rosenthal or Milberg on Wednesday, […]

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Spotting Lending Scams

August 30, 2018 | Lending, Tips

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital Recently, the alternative lending industry has expanded immensely, offering small business owners more funding options than have ever been available before. Unfortunately, this also means that scammers offering fake business loans target small business owners with increasing frequency. Without experience, avoiding these scams can be difficult but, fortunately, there are […]

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AMS Plans Cotton Fee Increase

August 20, 2018 | Announcement, Cargo, Government

The Agricultural Marketing Service has released a statement announcing that it plans to raise the “cotton fee” applied to imported cotton goods from $0.011510 to $0.011905 per kilogram. Adjustments to the fee occur regularly to ensure that assessments collected on imported cotton match those paid on domestically produced cotton. The announcement stipulates that the new […]

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New Tariffs Imposed on Turkish Steel

August 13, 2018 | Announcement, Government

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital The president has released yet another tariff-imposing proclamation. The latest in a series of recently implemented “trade remedy tariffs”, the new proclamation will impose a 50% tariff on steel mill products from Turkey and will take effect immediately. The new tariffs have been incorporated into Section 232 of the Trade […]

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Peak Wholesale Seasons

August 13, 2018 | Tips, Wholesale

Sadie Keljikian, Express Trade Capital If you’re relatively new to the wholesale business, you may find it difficult to navigate peak seasons for wholesale orders. Without ample experience, preparing for these times of year can be a bit of a scramble, but here are a few tips to help you prepare for the busy seasons: […]

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