2019: New year, new regulations

Aerial view of colorful containers on port

More and more, companies are putting a major focus on compliance and how to formulate strategies to incorporate best practices into their supply chains. With a myriad of changing regulations, navigating the proverbial waters of international shipping has never proved to be more challenging. 

Don’t let shifting regulations intimidate you! Set your strategy with confidence. 

Here are six webinars coming up in Q1 to help you sharpen your compliance skills and build an effective -and compliant - global supply chain strategy.

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1. Import Documents 2019

Documents versus Information: what is required under the Customs Regulations, post entry documentation requirements and record retention best practices.

2. Spotlight: Brexit and your business

Brexit is coming. Is your business ready? With the impending Brexit effective date of March 29, there are multiple moving parts and potential impacts for businesses all over the globe.

3. Handling Airfreight 

Shipping your goods via air freight can be costly, yet very effective if you make the right decisions. Take the time to learn many of the industry standards that are used to determine costs and make sure that you understand all of the options that are available to you as the shipper of the cargo. 

4. Export Documents

Do you know the difference between a standard Bill of Lading and an Express Bill of Lading? Do you know what an air waybill is? We will be explaining the difference between different types of documents and which is best in a given situation along with a general overview of standard documentation for an export transaction.

5. Role of the Importer

Being an importer of record places regulatory responsibilities on your organization. Learn what is required, risks and liabilities, recordkeeping requirements, and why a properly executed power of attorney and Customs bond is important.

6. Incoterms and potential issues

How does your company view Incoterms?  There can often be misunderstandings about their use and purpose. We will explore the proper usage of Incoterms and how best to utilize them in your international transactions and highlight potential problems.