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U.S. Importing for Beginners Webinar

Learn the Fundamentals of Importing into the United States

Blocks: USA
Event type:
Online webinar
Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Pacific Time
Place: Online from any computer or mobile device
Fee: Complimentary
 Natalie Berry

This 60-minute webinar 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. If you also currently or will soon import into Canada, you may want to consider attending the session following that covers Canadian Importing for Beginners.

Topics Include

  • 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
  • Penalties
  • Consequences of non-compliance

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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