Morley Consulting                                                                                             Tel:     07841 133027
A Comprehensive Guide To International Trade                               Duration: 2 Days
for SMEs                                                                                                                 
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This course is a comprehensive guide specifically tailored for anyone in a small business engaged in the international movement of goods either as an importer or an exporter.   


It guides the trader through the practicalities, legalities, formalities and financial consequences with due understanding of the resource and fiscal constraints applicable to a small business.


It is suitable for anyone new to export, import and cross trades and for those more experienced working in or with a small business in any industry or sector.    


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.


Course content will include:

- worldwide and EU goods movements

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

- 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

- export and import licencing

- product approvals

- documentation and record keeping

- 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 goods around the world, 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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