Trade Technologies provides patented software and services that accelerate the creation and delivery of complex letter of credit and other trade documentation. Our customers are consistently paid faster and more reliably with lower overhead costs.

Global Exporters

Accelerate creation and delivery of accurate trade documents for faster payment

Asia-Direct Imports

Automate document creation and delivery from Asia to North American and European retailers

Trade Banks

Receive digital letter of credit and Direct Import open account documents for examination

Freight Forwarders

Deliver better service by outsourcing your customers' letter of credit and banking needs
We combine cutting-edge technology, trade documentation experts, and best-in-class processes to improve visibility into the financial supply chain. We process over $9 billion in global transactions per year. Learn what we can offer »

Upcoming Events:

Seminar: Global Connect: Texas Trade Finance
February 20, 2015; San Antonio, TX

Global Connect: Texas Trade Finance Seminar

A must attend event for small and medium-sized businesses, interested in entering, growing, and succeeding in global markets.

Topics Covered
  • How to get paid from your export sales;
  • How to increase export sales while reducing the risk of nonpayment by your foreign buyers;
  • Learning opportunities for new and existing exporters;
  • U.S. Government export assistance resources;
  • A major networking occasion for financial institution professionals seeking to expand their client base;
  • A great learning opportunity for students interested in international trade and global business;
  • Offered in support of the advancement of U.S. hispanic owned businesses in global markets.

Conference: Global Trade Management - Oil & Gas
November 17-20th, 2014

Enable Efficient & Profitable Global Trade

Whilst every oil and gas business acknowledges the importance of trade compliance, many also view compliance as being defined by what can’t be done rather than what can.

We know that trade compliance at it’s best is really trade management – managing opportunity as well as risk, demonstrating the impact of what we do and adding real business value. However, with so many functions competing for management attention, it’s clear that trade compliance needs to work smarter to deliver results, and ultimately get the attention, investment – and recognition – it deserves.

Webinar: Letter of Credit Discrepancies
November 20th, 2014 1:30PM EDT

Trade Technologies and U.S. Department of Commerce are co-hosting this informative webinar.

Speaker will be Trade Technologies’ Julie Wilson, Client Support Director will present an informative webinar about LC discrepancies.

Discrepancies are responsible for much of the headache and added cost associated with using letters of credit in international trade transactions. These challenges can often make exporters avoid using letters of credit altogether, usually resulting in either highly uncompetitive cash-in-advance demands or extremely risky open account terms in foreign markets.

Seminar: Take Control of Your Letters of Credit
October 20-21, 2014; Houston, TX

If you are like most exporters using Letters of Credit (LCs), you are likely experiencing various levels of frustration and pain.

Conference: 3rd Annual West Coast Trade & Export Finance Conference
October 16, 2014

3rd Annual West Coast Trade & Export Finance Conference

GTR are delighted to announce that the 3rd Annual West Coast Trade & Export Finance Conference will be held in Los Angeles for 2014. With a city responsible for over $400 billion worth of trade and a state that contributes 11% of total US exports, this one-day conference will be a key meeting point for the producers, importers, exporters, financiers and service providers of one of the most dynamic trade centers in the world.

As the only gathering of trade finance practitioners on the West Coast, hear industry leaders discuss the financing demands of corporate organisations as well as the complexities of seeking new opportunities in emerging markets. Focus will center on both the development of operational strategies and the technical aspects of trading and creating supply chains across borders.

Given the high-level delegation in attendance, networking is not to be missed. Engage with decision makers before the conference through the GTR online networking site, during the conference within dedicated networking sessions, and finally at a cocktail drinks reception at a central Downtown location.

Webinar: Documentary Transactions Outside of Export Letters of Credit
October 16th, 2014 1:30PM EDT

Trade Technologies and U.S. Department of Commerce are co-hosting this informative webinar.

The speaker will be Trade Technologies’ Charlie Kelly, Vice President, will present an informative webinar about documentary transactions outside commercial letters of credit.

This webinar will help exporters and importers comprehensively understand the three international trade finance methods of payment and their variations. Charlie will review the pros and cons of each method and what documents are used to affect each type.

Webinar: Logistics and the Implications of International Trade
September 25th, 2014 1:30PM EDT

Trade Technologies and U.S. Department of Commerce are co-hosting this informative webinar.

You thought reaching an agreement on an international sales contract was hard. But now you have to move the goods from one country to another before you get paid. And you have to do it within the terms of the sales agreement and without incurring a lot of unexpected expenses.