Understanding Exporting & Incoterms® 

Online Course

This course is an overview of international trade procedures which are explained in simple everyday terms. This course will provide delegates with a good understanding and knowledge of current best practice, enabling customs compliance whilst maintaining profitability.

The course also includes Incoterms® covering the risk, responsibility and obligation between the buyer and the seller for each term.

The content includes:

  • What is an export and the export process
  • The importance of UK trade agreements
  • What is a contract of sale and a purchase order?
  • The importance of Commodity/Tariff codes in international trade
  • An overview of packaging, shipping marks and handling labels
  • Why as an exporter you must be aware of embargoes and sanctions?
  • What type of goods are controlled with export licences?
  • Explanation of why you need Proof of Export
  • The different types of standard documents used in exporting goods
  • An explanation of the Risk, Cost and Obligations in the delivery of goods from the Seller to the Buyer
  • What Incoterms® DO NOT cover
  • Where to use Incoterms®
  • The importance of how they are written on international trade documentation
  • A description of each Incoterm®
  • Common misunderstanding and pitfalls when using Incoterms®
  • Sources of information

Our professional export training is delivered live online

Venue: Videoconference via Zoom

Date: 6 September 2024

Time: 9.30am to 3.30pm

Online discounted cost: 


Regular Customers / Chamber Members £512 +VAT

Non-Regular Customers / Non-Chamber Members £532 +VAT


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