Cross-border Business Knowledge

Challenges and opportunities of cross border e-commerce industry in Logistics

Compared with domestic e-commerce, cross-border e-commerce reduces the operation difficulty of sellers in most processes due to the technical support of cross-border platform. However, there is a link that makes this group of sellers have some headaches. This link is cross-border logistics. E-commerce and logistics are a pair of “good and bad” relationship. Cross border e-commerce and cross-border logistics are even closer to each other. However, no matter how close the product is to the place of delivery and the place of receipt, it still needs to cross the distance between the two customs.

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What are the main modes of cross-border logistics platform?

Overseas storage. Overseas warehousing includes three modules: first journey transportation, warehousing management and local distribution. The traditional way of foreign trade is to deliver goods to the warehouse to reduce logistics costs; local sales can provide flexible and reliable return and exchange programs to improve the purchase confidence of overseas customers; delivery cycle is shortened, delivery speed is accelerated, and cross-border logistics defect transaction rate is reduced; overseas warehouse can help sellers expand sales categories and break through the “big and heavy” development bottleneck. There are many advantages, but the most …

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Which sellers must meet their German VAT obligations?

In principle, the seller’s German VAT obligation has nothing to do with which eBay site the seller publishes the item. The seller must register for German VAT as long as it meets any of the following three typical cases: The company is established in Germany; Sale of goods stored in Germany; The sale of goods stored in EU countries to individuals in Germany, and the total turnover of such sales in all channels exceeds EUR 100000 / year.

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What is import VAT?

Value added tax, the full name of VAT, is a kind of tax levied on the value-added amount generated in the circulation of goods or services as the basis for tax calculation. In addition to customs duties, import value-added tax (VAT) is also required for goods imported from countries / regions outside the EU to EU Member States. The tax rate of the import value-added tax is the same as that of the goods supplied in the EU importing countries, and is calculated according to the customs value and tariff of the goods.

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FBA warehouse delivery process

According to the different operators, FBA logistics can be divided into two categories. The first category is the first route transportation, which needs to be solved by the seller; the second category is completed by Amazon official, including the warehousing, sorting, packaging and delivery of products. Find the corresponding FBA head logistics service provider and establish a cooperative relationship. The contents involved include customs clearance, delivery, etc.

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What is asendia?

Asia is a company owned by La Poste and Swiss post, which perfectly combines the rich experience and expertise of the two founding companies. As a joint venture, we have a large network of international and local expertise and contacts. Today, we have more than 1000 employees and 15 country offices in Europe, Asia and the United States – a global network integrated with local institutions.

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