Trading internationally can be a highly lucrative business if your company is set up correctly and working efficiently.
If you are looking to start an import/export business or currently importing or exporting goods and want to improve your processes to boost profits, then allow our import & export experts talk you through best practices and give 1 on 1 advice during our training courses to help you get the best out of your business.
What’s covered in our import and export training courses
Our import and export training courses start with introducing you the world of international trading and how to get started. With the basics covered, our experts will help develop your understanding of Incoterms®, Customs/Logistics, Distributors & Agents, and more. You’ll learn about rules of Origin and Letters of Credit and Export Finance, so you are fully clued up on all the aspects of an import and export business.
How to Start Importing & Exporting
Getting started with an import/export business can look daunting at the outset, but our introduction to the business can ease your mind and help you begin. Our international trading experts will walk you through how to select the best target markets and the best plan of attack. You’ll learn about finding your ideal overseas partners, resources, export quoting, as well as support in working out your key logistical considerations.
Customs and Logistics
Where do you start moving your goods in and out of the country? This customs and logistics course is perfect for anyone looking at the functions and processes required, from working with HMRC, through to documentation requirements and working with freight forwarders. You’ll cover many of the rules involved with exporting goods, get clued up on the licenses you’ll need and the checks you’ll need in place.
Working with Distributors and Agents
Picking the right partners is pivotal to a successful import and export business. Tackling working with distributors and agents, this course will provide a thought process for choosing the ideal route to market and sourcing overseas partners. Ideal for delegates tasked with export sales, our experts will also cover the important elements to consider in a distributor agreement, as well as touching on the Bribery Act.
Introduction to Rules of Origin
Are you striving to find out exactly where your product came from and declaring it correctly? This course will consider the key issues of Rules of Origin and how they can be applied to the products you are looking to import or export. Using real examples and highlighting UK trade agreements, our experts will guide all delegates on how to determine the exact origin status of their products and how to declare it.
Letters of Credit and Export Finance
The complex world of international payment methods can catch many business owners, accounts and sales departments out, if rules are not understood and processes put into place. During this course, our experts will support delegates to pair the most appropriate payment method in a variety of international trading scenarios. Close attention will be paid to Letters of Credit and how mistakes can be avoided.
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