Understanding Exporting 

Online Course


1/2 day

This popular course is aimed at people involved with export sales, payment, documentation, dispatch and import/export activities. It also provides an excellent opportunity for import/export supervisors and managers to acquire a good understanding of the work carried out by their staff.

International trade concepts and procedures are explained in simple everyday terms and delegates leave equipped with a good understanding and knowledge of current best practice.

The content includes:

  • Current EU and non-EU business
  • BREXIT impact
  • What is an export and the export process
  • Why is it important to know where the UK has trade agreements
  • What is a contract of sale and what content is required?
  • What is a purchase order and what content is required?
  • What are Incoterms and the importance of using them in an international contract.
  • 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?
  • The advantages of using freight forwarders.
  • Why must you give your forwarder written instructions when asking them to arrange the export of your goods?
  • Explanation of why you need Proof of Export.
  • The different types of standard documents used in exporting goods.
  • Sources of information

Our professional export training is delivered live online

Venue: Videoconference via Zoom

Date: 3 July 2024

Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm

Online discounted cost: 


Regular Customers / Chamber Members £372 +VAT

Non-Regular Customers / Non-Chamber Members £392 +VAT


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