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An Introduction to Export Operations

Event Details


This export training course is designed to provide an overview of the terminology, procedures and documentation used in the export process and to promote awareness of the responsibilities and obligations of all parties. Attendees should should gain an overview of the export process from first enquiry to arrival of the goods at destination and the course will highlight the possible pitfalls that can await the unwary.

Topics Covered:

Why and what do we export?
Direct and Indirect Export
The Use of Distribution and Commission Agents
Logistics and The Role of the Freight Forwarder
Evaluation of Export Orders
Terms of Delivery: The Incoterms® Rules
Introduction to Cargo Insurance
An Introduction to Export Finance
Letters of Credit and Bills of Exchange
Internal Export Documentation
Consignment and Transport Export Documentation
The Role of Customs
Customs Documentation
EC Documentation
Rest of the World Documentation

Seminar Objectives:

Following the export training course, delegates should be able to :
Establish a successful exporting relationship with a freight forwarder
Evaluate an export order
Select the most appropriate Incoterm® Rule
Arrange appropriate marine insurance
Understand the basis of export payments
Identify and collate the documents required
Understand the role of customs

Training Methods:
The trainer will use oral and visual presentations, reference to fictitious and real examples and participatory exercises to illustrate course content. The delegates will receive a copy of the presentation on which notes can be made together with the workbook for future reference.

Who should attend?
This export training course is graded as "entry level" and is suitable for those new to the problems of export and for those with some experience who need to update their knowledge. No prior knowledge of exporting is assumed. The content will be relevant to field and office based sales staff, purchasing staff, shipping and despatch personnel, accounts and finance staff, customer services, freight forwarders.

Are you eligible for funding this training course? Register here

In the event of a booking being cancelled prior to the scheduled course date, the following charges will apply:

30+ days notice = 25%
14-30 days notice = 50%
<14 days notice = 100%

Bookings can be transferred to a later date but will incur a £10 admin fee.

Member Price £281.25 + VAT, Non-Member Price £375 + VAT

Event Location

Bulbury Lane
Lytchett Minster


Event Cost

Members: £281.25, Non-Members: £375

Event Date & Time

05/03/2019, 09:30 - 16:30
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