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PUERTO RICO’S NEW MALL PRESENTS RETAILERS WITH NEW CHALLENGES

Monday June 22, 2015

As retailers flock to The Mall of San Juan in Puerto Rico, many are facing delays and setbacks. Of these issues, the following are most present:

  • Registering with the Hacienda
  • Capacity issues on the barge
  • Specialty containers for the barge
  • Site challenges as the mall is not finished
  • Difficult delivery schedule
  • Rising import taxes

Highlights & Takeaways from the 2015 AAM Meeting and MuseumExpo

Thursday May 14, 2015

From April 26-29th, Atlanta hosted the American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. John Muenzer and I attended to both meet with existing clients and start new relationships.  The show was a success for everyone involved so I wanted to share a few highlights of our trip.

A COUPLE OF IMPORTANT TRAVEL TIPS FOR CHINA FROM A PLANES PROJECT MANAGER

Tuesday September 16, 2014

Of all the places around the world to work, China is in a category all by itself. While it is still a communist country, it felt as if I was in any other Asian capitalistic country, with a few exceptions, of course.

GREG’S TIPS FOR PROJECT MANAGERS TRAVELING OVERSEAS

Thursday August 14, 2014

When traveling overseas, without proper preparation before you go can make your trip a living nightmare. Here are just a few of my tips for project managers, or really anyone, traveling overseas:

GOING GLOBAL: HOW PLANES SPECIALIZED LOGISTICS CAN HELP YOUR COMPANY EXPAND INTERNATIONALLY

Wednesday July 23, 2014

We are certainly living in a global economy in 2014. The world is getting much smaller because of the internet and ever-increasing advancements in technology. Due to the ease of communications and travel today, more and more U.S.-based companies are considering or making preparations for international expansion. Of course, operating in a different or multiple countries, each with distinct transportation guidelines and customs procedures – not to mention the actual freight process, whether by air or by sea – can be a daunting task.