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U.S. Importing for Beginners Webinar Series

Learn the Fundamentals of Importing into the United States

Blocks: USA
Event type:
Online webinar series
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Place: Online from any computer or mobile device
Presenter: Natalie Berry
Note: Attendees may register for any one or both sessions in the series

Part 1
 9:30 am - 10:30 am Pacific Time
  Fee: Complimentary

Part 2
  Time: 10:45 am - 11:45 am Pacific Time
  Fee: $57 CAD plus GST (per attendee)


These 60-minute webinars will provide an efficient and comprehensive introduction to the importing process into the United States. We will cover a brief overview of how to accurately complete documentation, the parties involved in the supply chain, basic compliance considerations prior to importing, common entry types, free trade agreement eligibility, possible risks of non-compliance such as penalties and more.

Topics Include

Part 1

  • Parties involved
  • Considerations prior to importing
  • Tariff classification and its impact
  • Free trade agreements
  • The customs release process
  • U.S. Customs bonds
  • Entry types
  • Documentation requirements
  • Consequences of non-compliance

Part 2

  • Review/expand on Part 1
  • Non-resident importing
  • Methods of appraisement
  • ACE eManifest
  • Common invoice errors
  • Duty assessment and rulings
  • Importer security filing
  • AMPS

Who Should Attend

Logistics staff of:

  • Companies considering importing
  • Companies recently started importing
  • Companies importing with new staff
  • Anyone involved in the import process

Additional Resources

Have questions or comments about this course? Call 888.538.1566 or email us today.

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