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Furniture Retailers: Take Control of Your Import Supply Chain and Reduce Your Landed Cost!

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The National Home Furnishing Association (NHFA) has selected Globe Express Services to speak at its Retailer Resource Seminar Program in the High Point Market. Bill Smith, Logistics & Marketing Manager with Globe will present how to “Take Control of Your Import Supply Chain and Reduce Your Landed Cost!” Come learn how savvy furniture retailers are taking control of their supply chains and import destiny. Faced with a greater dependence on imported product, a need for improved in-transit inventory visibility and the ongoing desire to minimize freight expenditure, retailers are discovering the advantages of purchasing imports on an FOB origin port basis. The advantages of buying imports FOB (vs. CIF) are numerous, and today many retailers that have made the switch consider their supply chain a major source of competitive advantage. Here’s your opportunity to learn how logistics best practices can provide greater visibility, increased shipment control and ultimately improve your bottom line. Globe Express Services, a leading international third party logistics (3PL) provider to the furniture industry, has extensive experience helping retailers reduce their overall landed cost by: •Achieving lower transportation / container costs •Increasing in-transit visibility via real time web-based tracking •Improving internal information flow Details of this informative event are as follows: Location: NHFA Retailer Resource Center, 12th Floor of Main IHFC Building, 209 S. Main Street, High Point, NCTime: Sunday, April 25th 2004; 4:00PM – 5:00PM For more information, please contact Globe’s Charlotte, NC headquarters (800-874-8827) or visit www.globeexpress.com.