Morley Consulting                                                                                             Tel:     07841 133027
A Comprehensive Guide To International Trade                               Duration: 2 Days
for Luxury Retail                                                                                              
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Specifically tailored to meet the unique challenges encountered in the international movement of goods within the luxury retail sector.

This course is a comprehensive guide for anyone engaged in the international movement of luxury goods.  It is suitable for anyone new to export, import and cross trades and for those more experienced wishing to understand the physical, operational and financial implications in the luxury retail supply chain.    


The course is given from an integrated, pragmatic and practical viewpoint rather than an academic and theoretical one.   The emphasis is on avoiding difficulties and delays and achieving cost efficiency across the business disciplines involved in the luxury goods supply chain.


Course content will be specifically tailored to cover movements of luxury items such as fashion, leather goods, fragrance, jewellery, art and antiques.


Topics will include:

- worldwide and EU goods movements

- airfreight, seafreight, road, hand carry and courier shipments

- the calculation and prediction of freight, duty and VAT costs

- options for relief from duty and VAT

- the use and implications of incoterms®2010

- the importance of goods origin

- quotas

- licensing including CITES, gemstone sanctions, conflict minerals, art and antiques

- product approvals

- Hazardous goods

- customs regulations including IPR, OPR, RGR, bonded warehousing, temporary import

- documentation including ATA Carnets

- intrastats and the Export Sales List (ESL)

- working with freight agents


Attendees will leave the course with a thorough understanding of how to successfully and legally move luxury goods around the world on behalf of their companies and customers. How to calculate costs, achieve cost control in the supply chain, utilise customs procedures that benefit their business, avoid costly delays, unexpected costs and legal tangles with overseas Authorities and suppliers and ensure a level of customer satisfaction that encourages repeat business.

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