International Trade Webinars

Get the compliance training you need from the industry experts right at your own computer!

The webinars are on average around ninety minutes and contain the most current information available. These are excellent for brushing up on specific topics. Attendees are encouraged to ask general questions related to the topic prior and during the program. The questions will be answered as time permits.

These webinars are a cost-effective way to learn and update your skills. Stay current with international trade and dangerous goods transportation regulations. Plus no time away from the office needed!

Upcoming Webinars...

Basics of Export Documentation
Wednesday, February 2, 2015 (1PM EST)/  $175*
(12PM CST, 11AM MST, 10AM PST)

Our industry expert will provide you with an established procedure for preventing most export transaction and documentation problems. This overview will provide an understanding of the key transactional elements necessary to sucessfully complete an export transactions.

This 90-minute webinar will cover the following topics and more:

  • Why do exports go wrong?
  • What are Export Control Considerations?
  • What is involved in creating an Export Quotation Worksheet?
  • What should I kow about Incoterms?
  • How do I decide what Terms of Payment to use?
  • Why is Proper Classification under the Schedule B important?
  • What Commercial and Transport Documents or Certificates fo Origin do I need?
  • Other condiderations such as ocean and air carrier routes, cargo insurance and customs related exports

Who should attend

  • International Sales and Marketing
  • Purchasing
  • International Customer Service
  • Transportation and Logistics Personnel
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Risk and Finance Management
  • Contract Administrators

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FreeCommodity Jurisdiction Guideline
Wednesday, February 2, 2015 (10:30AM EST)
(9:30AM CST, 8:30AM MST, 7:30AM PST)

The export compliance and classification process has only become more complex under the Export Control Reform(ECR) initiatives and regulatory changes. Determing agency jurisdiction under appropriate regulations is difficult and requries a comprehensive understanding of the regulations. When self-determination cannot provide a high level of confidence that the classification is correct, your best opetion is to obtain a ruling from the controlling agency.

This 90-minute webinar will cover the following topics and more:

  • How to properly file Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ) to the Director of Defence Trade Control (DDTC)
  • Classfying requests through SNAP-R to the BIS (Bureau of Industry and Security)
  • Review the best practices for classification

Who should attend

  • Empowered Officials
  • Compliance Managers and Officers
  • Compliance Team Members
  • SNAP Users
  • Defence Trade Users
  • Any person responsible for Export Compliance and Controls

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Routed Export Transactions: Responsibilities of the USPPI
Thursday, March 5, 2015 (1PM EST)/  $175*
(12PM CST, 11AM MST, 10AM PST)

Routed transactions are common occurrences in International Trade. A "Routed Transaction" means that the customer or buyer is in control of the export purchase, from the seller or U.S. exporter's shipping point to the ultimate consignee. However, the U.S. seller still has regulatory compliance responsibilities even though the buyer, through their designated agent, may be resposibile for the routing and actual electronic export information (EEI) filing. Penalties for incomplete, inaccurate or deceptive filings can be significant and are still the responsibility of the U.S. exporter.

This 90-minute webinar will cover the following topics and more:

  • The responsibilities of the seller, Buyer, and Forwarder
  • Information required from the Seller to Buyer/Agent
  • What the Seller needs to do if they want to file the EEI?
  • What information does the Seller need from the filing agent

Who should attend

  • Export Compliance Staff
  • International Sales Personnel
  • Export/Logistics Supervisors and Managers
  • Persons in charge of filing EEI

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Incoterms in Practice
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 (1PM EST)/  $175*
(12PM CST, 11AM MST, 10AM PST)

Using the wrong Incoterms in a particular context can be very constly. You may know the definitions of Incoterms. But do you know how to apply them? This webinar will provide not only a better understanding of the definitions but acual examples of using them to your advantage in purchase orders, sales agreements, and even letters of credit.

This 90-minute webinar will cover the following topics and more:

  • Clarify the distribution fo functions, costs, and risks relating to the transfer of goods from the seller to the buyer
  • Understand how to use the most advantageous term in a partifucalr context
  • Learn which terms you should use if you are the seller and there is an export license or letter of credit involved
  • If you are the buyer, understand why you should select certain terms based upon the origin of goods or other considerations
  • Find out how and when are the best times to use Delivered Duty Paid (DDP)
  • Understand concepts and provisions - not a discussion of the rules
  • Learn who bears the cost risk, transport, and export/import clearance - the three most essential issues

Who should attend

  • Exports and Importers
  • Functional areas within the buyer/seller organizations such as sales, purchasing, contract administration, logistics, shipping, finance, risk management
  • Anyone who must act upton and fulfilment of the terms of sales used within the contract

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Complying with the Requirements of a Letter of Credit
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 (1PM EST)/  $175*
(12PM CST, 11AM MST, 10AM PST)

Properly drawn Letter of Credit reduce the risk of International Sales Transactions. Our expert will discuss definitions, types, functions, transaction parties as well as the transaction cycle. Most importantly, you will learn the basics of how to prevent the Letter of Credit from going wrong and your company not being paid in an internatioanal transaction.

This 90-minute webinar will cover the following topics and more:

  • Discover how to negotiate a letter of credit
  • What to do when you recieve an advice of confirmation
  • Learn what the common discrepancies are and how to avoid them
  • Critical elements to look for in a letter of credit
  • Costs how Incoterms related to letters of credit
  • Learn about the various types of letters of credit
  • What steps to take if a freight forwarder files on your behalf

Who should attend

  • International Sales and Marketing
  • Purchasing
  • International Customer Service
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Risk and Finance Management
  • Contract Administrators

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*More Attendees, More Savings...

Multiple Attendee Discount 

Each additional attendee from same company pays only $75. You can either call to register the additional persons OR you can register them online. Good for Webinar Programs only. Offer Expires: Dec. 31, 2014. Only one discount per registration. Can't be combined with any other offers.

You WILL NOT receive the automated access email code to the webinar until payment is received.

All webinars start at 1pm Eastern and are approximately 90 minutes in length. Registration will close the day of the webinar at 12n. You will be connected to audio using your computer's microphone and speakers (VoIP). A headset is recommended. Or, you may select "Use Telephone" after joining the Webinar. A handout copy of the PowerPoint slides will be emailed after the webinar presentation. These webinars will not be archived. Make sure that your computer complies with all software requirements. Log in 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the webinar.

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