U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross presented Blue Tiger International with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony today, May 23, 2019, in Washington, D.C.. In total, Secretary Ross honored 48 U.S. companies with the President’s “E” Award, the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.
“Blue Tiger International has demonstrated a sustained commitment to export expansion. The "E" Awards Committee was very impressed with Blue Tiger International's extensive list of case studies demonstrating export growth achieved by the company's clients. The company's innovative market entry strategies were also particularly notable. Blue Tiger International's achievements have undoubtedly contributed to national export expansion efforts that support the U.S. economy and create American jobs.” said Secretary Ross in his congratulatory letter to the company announcing its selection as an award recipient.
Blue Tiger International, located in East Moriches, New York, is a provider of export services for small and medium-sized U.S. businesses, including Freight Forwarding, Export Counseling, Strategic Planning and more. As a premier international business consulting company with 35 years of seasoned experience and 100% client satisfaction they assist clients all over the world manage their import and export operations in areas of supply chain management, trade compliance, purchasing, global trade and logistics.
“Exporting is crucial to the success of the businesses we work with,” said Tom Cook, CEO and Managing Director of Blue Tiger International. “Every day we see the growth of our clients’ businesses, due in large part to exporting. This growth has enabled our clients to add jobs and support their local communities as they expand their bottom line. Buyers and consumers in foreign markets want quality products made in the United States, and we are honored to receive the ‘E’ Award.”
In 2018, U.S. exports were the highest on record with U.S. services at $821.1 billion and U.S. exports of goods reaching $1.7 trillion, demonstrating how American private enterprise can not only survive, but thrive, in the international market.
American companies are nominated for “E” Awards through the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service office network, located within the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. Record years of successive export growth and an applicant’s demonstration of an innovative international marketing plan that led to the increase in exports is a significant factor in selecting the overall winners.
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