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San Jose Business Service Providers

San Jose Business Service Providers

The following is a listing of selected local Business Service Providers vetted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The local BSP companies listed below can assist U.S. exporters and foreign investors in a variety of ways. If you would like to be included as a Business Service Provider on this site, please contact Director Joanne Vliet at Joanne.Vliet@trade.gov.

The BSP directory is intended to provide an additional resource to U.S. exporters doing business in this geographic area. The BSP directory is not comprehensive. Inclusion does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the U.S. Commercial Service. We have performed limited due diligence research; but we strongly recommend that you perform your own due diligence investigation and background research on any company.

Service Provider Categories

This directory contains information on service providers that can support U.S. exporters.
 

Bridge Bank

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Contact: Kenneth Rosenberg, President
55 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, California, 95113
Phone: 925-984-9053
Email: ken.rosenberg@bridgebank.com
Web: www.westernalliancebancorporation.com/bridge-bank


Business without Borders
Our Global Markets Group provides the financial products and services that can help companies expand into global trade markets—and succeed there. We offer an experienced staff, creative, custom-tailored solutions and a focus on a long-term relationships. 


Our Strengths Make a World of Difference
Whether your company is experienced in international markets or is just starting out, we can help companies and their staff better manage the complexities of international trade, through a consultative approach combined with our multilingual and multinational expertise.


Foreign Exchange Services


Foreign Currency Wires
Send foreign currency payments in any tradable currency through our online banking platform, and receive foreign currency payments through our global banking network.


Multi-Currency Account Service
Simplify paying in foreign currencies with our Multi-Currency Account Service, which enables your company to receive payments, hold balances and make payments in popular global currencies without the need to convert to and from U.S. dollars.


Foreign Exchange Hedging
The Global Markets Group provides the training, advice and partnership to help manage FX risk. Access a full complement of foreign exchange hedging instruments, including forward contracts, window forward contracts, non-deliverable forwards contracts, and swaps.


Advisory Services
Leverage our client-focused approach to more accurately assess the potential risks of fluctuating exchange rates and their impact on business. Our foreign exchange specialists will help develop the best strategies to mitigate the risk of currency exposure.


Letters of Credit1


Commercial Letters of Credit
We issue and process commercial letters of credit to facilitate export and/or import transactions, and to protect payments by ensuring shipping documents are received and processed in a timely manner.


Standby Letters of Credit
We issue and advise standby letters of credit to facilitate foreign trade activities for Performance Bond or Bid Bond requirements and non-trade activities to support lease obligations or construction contracts.


Shipping Documents (Documents Against Payment & Documents Against Acceptance)
We handle shipping documents, which are not under a letter of credit, either against payment or credit (acceptance) terms.

1 Other related fees may apply. Refer to the disclosures provided at account opening and the Schedule of Fees and Charges for additional information. All offers of credit are subject to credit approval, satisfactory legal documentation and regulatory compliance.
 

BluePath Labs 

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Contacts:

Matt Brazil, San Jose, Calif.
Email: mbrazil@bluepathlabs.com 
Mobile: 1-408-891-5187

Joe Helfrich, Washington, DC
Email:jhelfrich@bluepathlabs.com
Mobile: 1-301-675-3419

Website:www.bluepathlabs.com 

BluePath Labs can help with the clear answers needed to assess business risk in China and Russia, and recommend how to reduce it to an acceptable level. Our near-native and native language linguist-analysts have lived and worked in these nations and studied their economics, business, and politics.

Moreover, we use proprietary systems that examine big data and find otherwise invisible links between parties of concern.

BluePath is dedicated to surpassing client expectations by always living up to our core values of integrity, professionalism, and resilience. Our extensive experience in government, military, commercial, and academic environments is unique among small businesses and allows us to solve diverse and complex problems. 

On our website you will see more detail on our services, publicly available studies, and status as a minority and veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB, SBA 8(a) certified). Contact us today and let us know how we can help.
 

 Fast Track Global Services

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700 K Street NW Suite # 300
Washington DC 20001
Phone: 202-602-6651
Email: sam@ftgs.us
Website: swiftdox.comftgs.us

Fast Track Global Services specializes in working with US companies to meet foreign market regulatory requirements. We can source certificates, documents and get the certificates or documents Certified, Apostilled, or Legalized for any country in the world. Basically, you can have a regulatory team whenever you need one.

Export Certificates

Get your export certificates on our website through any one of our chamber partners, you can apply for certificates from your laptop, tablet, or phone anywhere anytime.

  • Certificate of Origin (COO)
  • Certificate of Free Sale (CFS or FSC)
  • Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

Regulatory Guidance

We can guide your team on the regulation requirements of foreign countries so that they you company can meet the regulatory requirements of the importing country. Depending on the product and country regulations vary hence planning is the most step in understanding how to meet the international regulatory requirements.

International Product Registration

When exporting internationally, products must be registered in the importing county so that the shipment can clear customs. We can work to source the right set of documents from the appropriate authorities in the US to create a registration dossier/file to register your products with the appropriate government agency in the importing country.

Document Authentication or Certification

We can Apostille or Legalize any certificate or document for any country from start to finish. The turnaround time to Apostille a document is 2 to 3 working days or legalizing a document is 30 to 45 days.

AIR 7 SEAS Transport Logistics, Inc.

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Contact: Mr. Surya Dhamija, CEO
1815 Houret Court
Milpitas, CA 95035 USA
Primary Contact Number: +1 (408) 957-8787 ext. 450
Mobile Number: +1 (510) 468-8270
Email Address: bsp@air7seas.us
Web: www.air7seas.com

Since 1987, AIR 7 SEAS has provided quality Origin and Destination services at highly competitive prices.
Our credentials include FMC NVOCC, IATA, Customs Broker, C-TPAT, DOT, and TSA, and we have over 80 professionals covering shipping to/from all USA ports.

Our Location:
AIR 7 SEAS’ headquarters is in San Jose, CA (near SFO), but we service other international ports through associated offices and partners.


Our Operations:
AIR 7 SEAS’ bespoke cloud software features online calculators that provide instant quotes, simplify processes, simplify e-commerce, save time and increase efficiency for maintaining transactions.


Commodities:
We accept all commodities for shipping by Air, LCL, FCL, and packages, including foodstuffs, hazmat, perishables, household goods, automobiles, and oversized vehicles.


Value-Added Service:
Try our expertise for FBA (Amazon), FDA/CBP rejections, in-bond, cross-border to Mexico & Canada, cargo insurance, customs brokerage, air-land, and time-sensitive items, among other services.
 

AIR 7 SEAS Transport Logistics
Our sales support is prompt, as are our surveys and estimates. The United States is our specialty, and we handle everything from simple to difficult/complicated shipments of any size.

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Blue Silk Consulting

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Contact: Rosemary Coates  
PO Box 760 Los Gatos, CA  95031
Phone: +1 408.605.8867

Email: rcoates@BlueSilkConsulting.com
Web: www.BlueSilkConsulting.com

Blue Silk Consulting is a global supply chain consultancy and Expert Witness service. With more than 40 years of experience in global operations and management consulting, they solve global supply chain challenges of all kinds.


Business Process Reengineering - They evaluate issues and problems, and then design new processes that are lean and simplified to reduce redundancy and waste. They design processes aligned with companies’ vision, mission, and strategies.


Global Operations - They help companies establish and expand their worldwide sourcing and overseas operations. With many years of experience across Asia, They can assist with manufacturing strategies in low-cost countries. They  research and investigate suppliers worldwide and help their clients set up operations.


Reshoring - For the past few years, they have assisted many clients in evaluating their global operations strategy and determining what products could be manufactured in the US. They assist with Total Cost of Ownership calculations and other aspects of making the decision to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.  They have deep knowledge and experience in China and are experts at extracting operations and equipment from China.


Import/Export – Principal Consultant, Rosemary Coates, is a Licensed U.S. Customs Broker with 40 years of experience in global trade operations and strategies. They can audit your current operations and provide guidance on importing and exporting.


Logistics and Distribution – They are experts and negotiating rates and designing distribution channels to meet customer expectations. They have experience in ocean and air freight and warehouse operations.


Expert Witness Services – They are experienced in legal conflicts in global supply chains. They provide Expert Witness services for cases involving disputes between global supply chain participants.  They have 15 years of experience in EW report writing, testimony at depositions, and testimony at trial

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Straight Forwarding, Inc.

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Contact: Chris Lo  
1156 Cadillac Court, Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone: 408-722-5211
Email: chris@sfi.com
Web: www.sfi.com

Mission 
To empower everyone along the global supply chain by facilitating transparent teamwork and embracing the latest technological advances in data management and tracking for the shipping sect

Vision
To be the logistics service provider of tomorrow in global supply chain with a team of forward-thinking, service-oriented industry professionals backed by the most sophisticated IT team. 

 

VALUES       
•    Visionary 
•    Integrity 
•    Partnership 

STRAIGHT FORWARDING TRACKING
•    Ease of Access
•    Customizable Alerts, Notifications, and Report
•    24hr Real Time Updates
•    Online Support
•    Capable EDI/API Connectivity to ERP system/Cyber Physical Logistic Update

Ocean Freight IMPORT / EXPORT   
•    Various Carrier Options to Meet Your Needs
•    Strong Network of Partners
•    Specializing in Different Commodities

AIR FREIGHT IMPORT / EXPORT
•    International and Domestic Air Freight
•    Ranges from Parcels to Charters

NATIONWIDE DOMESTIC LOGISTICS 
•    Interstate & Cross Border Trucking
•    Nationwide Container Drayage
•    Nationwide 3PL Services

CUSTOMS BROKERAGE      
•    In house customs broker
•    Duty Drawbacks / Tariff Exclusion
•    Experienced with Specialized Commodities

SPECIALIZED COMMODOTIES   
•    Food Product/ Frozen/FDA & USDA 
•    Hazmat/ D.G.
•    Project Cargo

 

SVIgnite

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350 Oakmead Parkway
Sunnyvale, CA, 94085
Email: info@svignite.com
Website: www.svignite.com/

SVI Academy was founded in 2015 as a boutique company providing entrepreneurs with
action-oriented training programs and connecting major Silicon Valley players. With new
investment from strategic investors, SVI started to offer even more, including business
development, corporate innovation, academy, and an accelerator program.

SVI supports startup founders and SMEs from ideation through commercialization to seed
investments, funding, operational capability, growth and strategic/financial exits which maximize
investor returns. SVI also mentors first time founders to build sustainable growing businesses.
SVI has been using proven and structured processes to support the companies and founders
while unlocks access to an innovative community of mentors, investors and world-class
businesses.


SVI is now a leading entrepreneurial resource center that provides tailored opportunities to local
and international entrepreneurs, companies and investors, right in the heart of Silicon Valley.


SILICON VALLEY IGNITE
An ecosystem, complete with all the resources you need to launch and grow in Silicon Valley.
SVI’s major services:


SVI ACADEMY
Invites entrepreneurs, investors and mentors together for multi-day programs and single-day
events to learn. Whether you’re nurturing an early business idea or expanding internationally,
get real-world results and build a strong network.


SVI ACCELERATOR
SVI Accelerator is tailor-made for you — no matter what stage your startup is in. A dedicated
adviser and a team of coaches will create a customized road map with you so you can take
action now.


SVI BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Start with a complete go-to-market strategy created for you by a business development expert,
with your input. Then, witness 20 weeks of on-the-ground, dedicated execution. And, gain
automatic access to our global distribution channel of 35+ countries.


SVI CORPORATE INNOVATION
Giving corporations the freedom to leverage innovation through training, startup technology,
talent, brand advisory and brand exposure. Get a customized innovation framework,
complimented by matchmaking events with startups and seminars led by world-leading
coaches

Stonegardens Advisory

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Email: info@sgadvisory.org
Website: www.sgadvisory.org

Stonegardens Advisory is a white-glove advisory and consulting service that helps emerging deep technology companies identify and grow new opportunities in the commercial and public sectors domestically and abroad, with emphasis on building inroads into the defense community. Stonegardens Advisory supports business development to assist the world’s most competitive technology disruptors scale, expand, and succeed. Stonegardens Advisory connects individuals and institutions with new opportunities for collaboration and partnership, with a focus on developing relationships with the United States Department of Defense. With clientele across the country and globe, Stonegardens Advisory maintains a permanent presence in New York, and Washington, DC., as well as distributed Satellite offices through the country

 

Alcorn Immigration Law

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Contact: Alcorn Immigration Law
Sophie Alcorn, Founder
hello@alcorn.law
855-546-0015
https://www.alcorn.law/
 

With offices located in Silicon Valley, California, Dallas, TX, and New York City, Alcorn Immigration Law supports clients around the world with United States inbound immigration.
 
Alcorn’s mission is to provide expert legal representation that empowers individuals to overcome the barriers of borders and pursue their dreams - to transcend borders, expand opportunity, and connect the world by practicing compassionate, visionary, and expert immigration law in service of the betterment of humanity.

We support a wide range of individuals, small businesses and corporations. Our clients include rapidly scaling tech companies and highly-motivated professionals from around the globe. We’ve helped many serial entrepreneurs, inventors and startup founders reach for their dreams in the U.S. We know what works, stay vigilant, and are agile enough to keep our clients winning even as the political landscape shifts.

With our personalized attention, responsiveness, open and honest communication, and enterprising approach, we’ve got you covered. Your approval is our focus. The Alcorn Immigration method has worked for thousands of clients - we’re excited to make it work for you.
 
Alcorn Immigration Law began in the heart of Silicon Valley and is the home of our founder Sophie Alcorn. Daughter to a prolific Californian immigration attorney, Sophie bootstrapped Alcorn from her kitchen as a new mother of two. As a board-certified specialist in United States immigration and nationality law, Sophie leads our firm to a future without borders.

Between Alcorn’s podcast, Dear Sophie articles, courses, webinars and various educational resources, we are dedicated to supporting you to navigate through your immigration journey.

We hope to have the privilege of winning for you.
 

 

Blue Silk Consulting

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Contact: Rosemary Coates  
PO Box 760 Los Gatos, CA  95031
Phone: +1 408.605.8867

Email: rcoates@BlueSilkConsulting.com
Web: www.BlueSilkConsulting.com

Blue Silk Consulting is a global supply chain consultancy and Expert Witness service. With more than 40 years of experience in global operations and management consulting, they solve global supply chain challenges of all kinds.


Business Process Reengineering - They evaluate issues and problems, and then design new processes that are lean and simplified to reduce redundancy and waste. They design processes aligned with companies’ vision, mission, and strategies.


Global Operations - They help companies establish and expand their worldwide sourcing and overseas operations. With many years of experience across Asia, They can assist with manufacturing strategies in low-cost countries. They  research and investigate suppliers worldwide and help their clients set up operations.


Reshoring - For the past few years, they have assisted many clients in evaluating their global operations strategy and determining what products could be manufactured in the US. They assist with Total Cost of Ownership calculations and other aspects of making the decision to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.  They have deep knowledge and experience in China and are experts at extracting operations and equipment from China.


Import/Export – Principal Consultant, Rosemary Coates, is a Licensed U.S. Customs Broker with 40 years of experience in global trade operations and strategies. They can audit your current operations and provide guidance on importing and exporting.


Logistics and Distribution – They are experts and negotiating rates and designing distribution channels to meet customer expectations. They have experience in ocean and air freight and warehouse operations.


Expert Witness Services – They are experienced in legal conflicts in global supply chains. They provide Expert Witness services for cases involving disputes between global supply chain participants.  They have 15 years of experience in EW report writing, testimony at depositions, and testimony at trial.