About Us
Who We Are

Our Mission

To professionally help our client companies maximize the value of their Distribution Supply Chains by protecting them against unexpected trade risks and losses arising from customer non-payment of their invoices as well as supply chain disruptions.

Our Goal

Significantly reduce and minimize unexpected losses in the distribution supply chain arising from customer non-payment of invoices (Accounts Receivable) using proven trade credit risk mitigation insurance programs.

Founded in 2001 by former banking executive John R. Koch, World Trade Consult is headquartered in St. Charles, Missouri, in the Greater St. Louis, Missouri metro area.  St. Louis is home to 13 of the Fortune 500 companies, and counts corporate giants like Express Scripts, Emerson, Monsanto, Peabody Energy, Energizer, Ralcorp, Arch Coal, Brown Shoe, Sigma-Aldrich, Patriot Coal, Solutia, Olin Corp, Belden and Furniture Brands International.  The capital of Mid-America manufacturing, St. Louis also is known as a strong financial/banking center, a hub of world-renown health care and medical facilities, and outstanding universities and colleges of higher learning.

World Trade Consult serves businesses nationwide that desire to limit and reduce their risks of loss arising from customer non-payment of their Accounts Receivable, occurring at the latter stages of its customers’ Distribution Supply Chain. Our clients operate in many business sectors including Trucking, Logistics, Cotton, Hardwood and Softwood Lumber, Electronic Equipment, Chemicals, Film, Kitchen Equipment, Auto Parts, Filters, Alloy and Scrap Metals, Staffing Services, Energy, Safety Equipment, Medical Implants for Hips, Knees and Spines, Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Environmental Engineering Services, Marine Construction, Plastic Resins, Stamped Metal,

Fertilizer and Bulk Chemicals, Rice, Aircraft Parts, Furniture, Turf Nutrients, Irrigation Equipment, Plastics and more . Most of our clients export and import, while some clients concentrate on providing goods and services just to the broad U.S. markets. Many cover primarily their Export Accounts Receivable from customer non-payment.  Regardless of their respective Distribution Supply Chains, they call on World Trade Consult to advise them on their Trade Credit Risk Management issues and arrange Trade Risk Insurances to cover their needs.