Avon, CT – December 3, 2019: Orchid Advisors and Global Defense Trade Network have released an end-to-end solution for business entities looking to grow domestic and international sales. The solution will uniquely provide Import / Export Licensing, Sales Representation and Export Brokering services.
Global Defense Trade Network (“GDTN”) is a U.S. Importer / Exporter and International Manufacturers’ Sales Representative of firearms, ammunition and related accessories for Commercial, Military and Law Enforcement markets. GDTN’s vision is to provide complete global solutions to the firearms and defense industries with the highest standard of integrity, trust and commitment to exceptional service to their clients and partners across the globe.
The organizations announce a number of new clients upon formation of the partnership. Of note is Franklin Armory®, whose President, Jay Jacobson, states, “I would never associate with a firm that might jeopardize our sterling reputation, and the great thing about working with Global Defense Trade Network is that they have a track record of proven performance and honest dealings throughout the world. We look forward to expanding our reach into foreign markets with products like Providence® and our F17™ series of rimfire rifles.”
- Targeted Marketing
- Sales and Promotion Management
- Manufacturer Relations
- Distribution Advisory
- Int’l Trade Show Coordination
- Logistics Coordination
- ATF Import Forms Manageme
- Export Licensing and Forms Management
Franklin Armory® National Sales Manager David Gockel said “The combination of Global Defense and Franklin Armory® will provide the international community with new and innovative products for years to come.”
GDTN’s, CEO and Founder, Jordan Young, brings over 20 years’ experience as a firearms industry executive, having held management positions at major U.S. and international firearm manufacturers and importers. With an extensive background in firearms and ammunition import and export permitting and licensing, international trade logistics and international business development, Jordan established GDTN to serve the expanding needs of the firearm industry, and to help companies develop internationally.
Additional information about the partnership can be found on the companies’ respective pages:
About Orchid Advisors
Based out of Avon, CT, Orchid Advisors provides ATF and ITAR compliance services to manufacturing, distribution, and retail FFLs. The firm offers FFL and export licensing, deep record inspections, e4473 / NFA eForms, Electronic Bound Book software and delivers the largest online ATF and ITAR compliance training platform available. Learn more at www.orchidadvisors.com
About Franklin Armory®
Franklin Armory® is a Nevada corporation that specializes in manufacturing quality firearms for sporting, military, and law enforcement applications. We are well known for our creative products such as the Binary Firing System™, Reformation®, Providence®, the F17™ series of rimfire rifles in 17 WSM, and our finely machined ARs. We are very adept at creating products for restrictive jurisdictions such as our home state of California, and every firearm we make uses 100% American made parts and materials. For additional information, visit https://franklinarmory.com.
About Global Defense Trade Network
Global Defense Trade Network is a U.S. Importer / Exporter and International Manufacturers’ Sales Representative of firearms, ammunition and related accessories for Commercial, Military and Law Enforcement markets. Our goal is to provide global solutions to help our clients grow. For additional information, visit https://globaldefensetradenetwork.com.
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