Hands-on services and support for Dutch companies looking to export to, or start an entity in, the US.
Since 2013, NLtoUS has worked with Dutch companies assisting them with their US market entry. With 25 years market experience and our Dutch roots we will be your hands-on partner in the US. Having served different sectors, we know every company has their own journey. See how we can help your business expand.
We start with a thorough market analysis in order to help your company make informed business decisions. A concise and clear overview of the market, looking at potential annual volume, growth rate (AGR) and competition.
After the initial market scan we follow with a detailed plan of attack, trade show suggestions, primary retailers or customers to contact and a budget and balance sheet for the first years. We also arrange the first introductory meetings with potential customers.
Our strategy is top-down; we approach buyers first to present your product. Once there is interest they might direct us to specific distributors or re-sellers. We can do this in combination with your e-commerce platform.
At NLtoUS we register your facility with the FDA and manage your compliance with the FSMA requirements. We are trained & certified for the FSVP role and audit your plant. We can help with US label requirements as well.
For sample shipments and sea-containers we calculate the most efficient US port and help you with customs entry and local warehousing. NLtoUS will manage inventory and co-ordinate delivery of orders (LTL, courier).
What is a foreign importer of record, when to start a US entity (llc), how to get a US bank account for receiving checks, how to manage liability Insurance and everything about state sales-tax filings and the federal IRS.
If you are looking to open an office, plant or warehouse in the US we will optimize your location choice related to your customers, cost of living, raw materials, logistics, employee availability and subsidies.
We can guide your first visits and help you adapt to US culture. During your first visits we can help you read between the lines during negotiations.
What legal form suits you the best, i.e., LLC. Inc or another type of corporation.
If you are a Dutch small to medium sized business (MKB) you can qualify for certain export subsidies.
It is very important to look at several factors when choosing a location to start your US office, warehouse, or manufacturing plant.
We will guide and manage the process of getting your CFO in the Netherlands set up with financial partners in the US.
We help you set up and manage recruiting, accounting, permits with local governments, insurances, payroll companies, marketing and networking.
For the past 10 years we have been working with Dutch companies assisting them with their US market entry or expansion. We start with the execution after your own initial research back home. A hands-on approach, as partners and fellow entrepreneurs.
It is our 10th anniversary!
We have been privileged to help out many Dutch companies enter the North American market.
We thank you for your trust and partnership and look forward to the next 10 years.