​​​Practical, pragmatic advice and training

Morley Consulting

email: enquiries@morley-consulting.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)7841133027

A practical import seminar examining the varied elements involved in successful importing for those new to importing to the UK from anywhere in the world.

Our experienced trainer will show you how to avoid delays in customs and avoid unexpected costs and fines by making your imports as simple, painless and cost efficient as possible.  The link between the export and a smooth import process will also be explained.

The practical knowledge gained will allow delegates to make immediate use of their new skills to begin importing with confidence, to improve their career and their company's import performance.

Our seminars are continuously updated to take account of changes in best practice and legislation so you can be sure to get the best and most current advice from a trainer with years of practical business experience.

Key topics:


  • UK import procedures including legal liabilities
  • how to obtain an EORI number
  • the importance, contents and use of documentation e.g. invoices, customs declarations, airwaybills, bills of lading, EUR1 etc.
  • incoterms®2020, their impact on risk, responsibility and cost
  • how to calculate and reduce duty and VAT (Inward Processing, Warehousing etc.)
  • record keeping requirements
  • the use of tariff codes (commodity numbers)
  • the difference between commercial and customs valuation
  • how to gain benefit from economic origin
  • working with freight agents and courier companies
  • common technical terms and abbreviations will be explained


Delegates will gain awareness of the key elements involved in importing goods along with an understanding of the impact that different choices in the operation of the supply chain will make to cost, timescales and efficiency.

This import training seminar offers real value for money as delegates learn how to prevent costly errors and delays, encouraging repeat business and opportunities for growth.

No previous experience of importing is required.

What’s included:

Copies of the slides are provided for future reference.  All delegates receive a Certificate of Attendance for their training records.

A half day seminar.

Seminar Dates

20th Nov 2024         Virtual      £150.00+VAT





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