05/10/16 - Introduction to Export Procedures

Start: 09:30 - Finish: 16:30


This seminar offers an introduction to the Terminology, Procedures and Documentation used in the exporting process. It will examine the responsibilities and obligations of all parties in the export process.

Delegates should gain an overview of the exporting process from first enquiry to order completion and to highlight the possible pitfalls that can await the unwary. No prior knowledge of exporting is assumed. The seminar utilises a mixture of presentation and practical exercises and will include a summary of The New Incoterms® Rules 2010.

The seminar is designed for those new to the problems of exporting and for experienced exporters who need to update their knowledge. It is suitable for staff from both small and larger companies involved in shipping/dispatch, sales and customer service staff, finance and accounts staff, junior and senior management and trainees at all levels.

Seminar Objectives

The course should assist delegates to:

• Establish a successful working relationship with freight forwarder/agents
• Evaluate an export order
• Select the most appropriate Incoterm® Rule
• Arrange appropriate marine insurance
• Understand the basis of export payments
• Identify and collate the documents required
• Understand the role of customs

Seminar Topics

Why and what do we export?

• Documentary Credits and Bills of Exchange
• Direct and Indirect Exporting
• Internal Documentation
• The Use of Distribution and Commission agents
• Consignment and Transport Documentation
• Logistics and The Role of the Freight Forwarder
• The Role of Customs
• Evaluation of Export Orders
• Official Documentation
• The New Incoterms® Rules 2010
• EC Documentation
• Introduction to Cargo Insurance
• Rest of the World Documentation
• An Introduction to Export Finance


Devon Chamber of Commerce, 22 Lockyer Street, Plymouth, PL1 2QW


Member £295 + VAT
Non-Member £325 + VAT.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided


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