The term plan is from the 1670s as a technical term in perspective drawing; 1706 as "drawing, sketch, or diagram of any object," from French plan "ground plan, map," literally "plane surface" (mid-16c.), from Latin planum "level or flat surface," noun use of adjective planus "level, flat."
If a company is going to export then an export plan is paramount to success. An export plan should have the following components; introduction, goals, financial resources, non-financial resources, current trends and practices, production capacity, target markets, risk, credit policies, return policies, shipping, freight forwarder, export licenses, health certificates, language laws, harmonized codes, intellectual property, export documents, pricing, website tactics, and action plan. Much to do to be successful globally.
Perspective in plan, guiding surface to success, certification