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International Trade Training – Export Procedures & Documentation March 5, 2009

Posted by liverpoolchamber in International, Training.

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Who should attend?

This seminar provides an introduction to the world of Export Procedures and Documentation and is designed for any person in the organisation who has to deal with export procedures and the paperwork associated with it. It is ideal for those in administration, sales, despatch, logistics, purchasing, finance and managers of companies exporting for the first time.

Experienced export clerks often attend this course as a refresher, to learn if regulations have changed.

For in-house courses the content is customised to meet the needs of the company and is used as an ideal opportunity for employees and directors to understand the exporting and importing process and the activities of different departments.

Each delegate will get a set of detailed course notes to take home to use in their place of work.

Seminar content

The seminar covers all the headings below and includes a practical to produce a commercial invoice and a certificate of origin.

  • Why Export?
  • The Export Office
  • Handling Enquiries/Incoterms/Export Pricing
  • Receipt of an export order
  • Export Invoice
  • Export Invoice practical
  • Methods of Payment
  • Shipping and Shipping Documents
  • Insurance
  • Certificates of Origin
  • Preference Documents EUR 1, ATR
  • Tariff Numbers
  • HM Customs, VAT, Import Licences
  • Summary of Export Documents

Presenter: Robin Mackay LTI, FInstSMM, MIEx

Robin is an experienced Director and Senior Manager with over 15 years experience working for a world class textile company with particular responsibility for exports. Business experience has included the successful technology transfer of innovative engineering patents and software from the academic sector to commercial implementation.

Robin spent five years as Director of International Trade for the North East Chamber of Commerce and developed a range of products and services to meet the needs of large and small companies.

He has considerable experience in assisting organisations of all sizes develop markets and overcome the issues associated with export procedures and documentation; he brings to his course a wealth of practical solutions.

Robin is a Global Advisory Board Member of The International Import-Export Institute, USA.


Price per delegate per course: Member rate: £200 + VAT / Non Member rate: £300 + VAT

For further information or registration please call on 0157 227 1234 or e-mail at itc@liverpoolchamber.org.uk

Fees are payable in advance. Cheques to be made payable to Liverpool Chamber and by return a VAT invoice will be sent. Fees include lunch, refreshments and course notes.

Cancellations: A refund of fees less 50% cancellation charge will be made for written cancellations received no later than ten working days before the start of the course. The Chamber reserves the right to alter or cancel a course due to circumstances beyond our control.


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