Trade Compliance plays a prominent role in international business today. This course will provide you with the tools, knowledge, and mindset needed to make an immediate impact within the organization you currently represent in the U.S. You will learn the basic requirements of import and export transactions to and from the U.S.
There is a cost to non-compliance and you will learn how to communicate those costs to decision makers that control the direction and budget size of a company’s trade compliance program. Is your company demonstrating “reasonable care” which is the standard set forth by Customs and Border Protection?
In this two day workshop conference you will learn the key initiatives that make up a company-driven trade compliance program that focuses on efficiency, cost reduction, and building a reputable brand. You will learn best practices that have been implemented and proven successful that will assist you in developing or improving the performance of your current trade compliance program.
Upon completing this course participants should:
- Understand Customs Modernization Act
- Responsibilities of U.S. Importer of Record and USPPI (United States Principal Party in Interest)
- Understand basic import and export requirements
- Be able to identify USG (U.S. Government) agencies involved
- Understand documentation requirements
- Understand basic valuation
- Understand basic Incoterms
- Learn tools to assist in trade compliance
Who will Benefit:
This course is designed for people tasked with developing, maintaining and/or improving trade compliance programs for manufacturers, distributors, or freight forwarder. This includes individuals that manage someone that handles trade compliance. Following personnel will benefit from the course:
- Senior logistics managers
- Regulatory professionals
- Compliance professionals
- Shipping/Receiving supervisors
- Entry writers
- Import Specialists
- Export Specialists
- Trade Analysts
- Document control specialists