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What If Protectionism Spreads?

With protectionism at the center of today’s debate, a logistics expert says we can't turn back the clock on global progress.
Augie Picado | UPS

We make every product – from golf clubs to laptops, internet servers, automobiles and even airplanes – with parts from all around the world. Augie Picado knows this because he’s seen it first-hand. Lately, there’s been talk about countries looking to limit imports in the name of protecting domestic businesses. Augie takes the stage at TED@UPS […]

La Vía Rápida A La Oportunidad Económica

Para las compañías mexicanas y estadounidenses, el comercio transfronterizo puede desatar un potencial ilimitado.
Augie Picado | UPS

A menudo, el comercio es descrito como un juego que no suma, en el que una nación sólo puede destacarse en detrimento de la otra. La evidencia más notoria de esta falacia es la floreciente relación entre los Estados Unidos y México. A modo de contexto, todos los días, EE. UU. y México intercambian 1.4 […]

The Fast Lane to Economic Opportunity

For U.S. and Mexican companies, cross-border trade can unleash unreached potential.
Augie Picado | UPS

Trade is often portrayed as a zero-sum game in which one nation can excel only at the expense of another. Nowhere is this fallacy more evident than in the burgeoning relationship between the United States and Mexico. For context, the U.S. and Mexico exchange $1.4 billion in goods every day – that’s about $1 million […]