Trade and Logistics
Due to cost advantages from producing overseas, revenue opportunities from foreign sales, and the potential to exploit new technology, tapping international markets holds the greatest potential for business growth. International sales should be an integral part of your business plan. Proven strategies include exporting, licensing, joint ventures, acquisitions, and establishing an overseas facility. The opti..
1. This is a Business Relationship a. You are representing your Company or Agency b. You’re First Priority should be to look out for the best interests of your Employer c. Your Vendor will be looking out for their best interests d. Avoid getting into a personal relationship with your supplier or their representative2. Coming to Terms with your vendor a. Make..
Participants will learn the basics of U.S. Customs laws and how to develop a Customs compliance program at their company. Participants will learn and apply the mechanics of classification of how to classify their products.The program will discuss all the key elements of a solid import program. The participants should be able to return to their office and enhance their import compliance program or develop an..
Companies are facing an ever more increasingly complex environment coupled with increasing marketplace volatility. This is causing companies to strive to be more flexible and responsive by streamlining both planning and execution. In addition, companies are attempting to conserve the use of their valuable resources. Instead of investing in products prematurely that then creates an inventory that may not be ..
This training program will discuss why an effective export control program (ECP) consists of many processes that connect, intersect, and overlap. It is vital that employees responsible for export compliance know the requirements of Title 15, CFR, Part 30 and the responsibilities of U.S. parties at the time of export.Areas CoveredForwarder and Carrier ResponsibilitiesRouted Export TransactionsEEI/AES Filing ..
A Responsibility Check should be done before an award or contract is made to a vendor. This process will help ensure that a vendor is capable and reliable. Participants will learn how to Document an Assessment Review. They will learn ways to do Customization for vendor Types. Attendees will be able to understand what a Verification Check List is and how to create and use one. In addition, they will be given..
The takeaway for each participant is to understand the ABC’s of customs compliance and learn how to develop a program that is tailored to its company’s size, supply chain, product, and risks. The program will outline the key elements of a solid customs compliance program and provide guidance on how to develop or take corrective actions to ensure compliance and protect the company. This webinar will give the..
This program will cover drafting a contract with the next steps in finalizing an award from a Bid or RFP. Learn terms that may impact your contract and your employer. Get a head start on what to look out for in a common vendor agreement. Discover what terms to include to strengthen the position of your company or agency. Gain an understanding of what terms may be considered deal breakers vs. a business deci..
Manufacturing in Mexico as a maquiladora under the IMMEX program (formally known as the Maquiladora Program) can offer tremendous benefits for virtually any foreign manufacturer, especially those selling into the North American market. Established in 1965 by the Mexican government as a way to reduce unemployment along the borders, the maquiladora program offers foreign companies easy access to inexpensive l..
The U.S. government monitors regulate and collect import duties on merchandise entering the United States. The agency with the primary responsibility for the effort is U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), which is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Not to understand the basics of importing guarantees serious trouble for the importer.Goods may be imported to the United States subject to i..
The Webinar will cover such topics as definitions of various articles related to U.S. Mail and express consignments; mail subject to Customs examination; exceptions to Customs examinations; general documentation and requirements; importations not over $800 in value; bona - fide gifts; dutiable packages; formal entries; costs of importing by mail; special classes of merchandise; restricted and prohibited mer..
The outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), first in the People’s Republic of China (PRC or China), and now globally, including in the United States, is drawing attention to the ways in which the United States and other economies depend on critical manufacturing and global value chains that rely on production based in in the PRC and other countries. Congress is particularly concerned about these depende..
Letters of Credit are the primary instruments for assuring payment of goods sold internationally. Letters of Credit are issued under the Uniform Customs and Practice standard and can be negotiated by over 30,000 banks worldwide. This web session is designed to provide attendees with an end-to-end understanding of the L/C (letter of credit) process. From the beginning of a contractual agreement, through the ..
Participants will learn the basics of the Export Administration Regulations, the mechanics of export classification and apply the rules to their products. They will understand that there is more to exporting than just shipping a freight container across a border into another country. The webinar will explain what an export is and what procedures must be implemented and followed in order for their compa..
Non-tariff measures (barriers) are generally defined as policy measures other than ordinary customs tariffs that can potentially have an economic effect on international trade in goods, changing quantities traded, or prices or both (UNCTAD).Areas Covered Non-Tariff Barriers definition and objectiveDifference between a Direct and an Indirect NTBDirect NTB’s established by the Mexican ..