Understanding Export and Export Documents

25th July 2024

Understanding Export and Export Documents

25th July 2024
United Kingdom
Starts at 9:30am
Ends at 3:30pm

This course follow the Beginner Practical Guide to Exporting and outlines the end-to-end export process, taking a detailed look at export documentation requirements and shipping using freight forwarders and couriers.

What we will cover

Review and discuss the process from enquiry to dispatch including:

  • Receive the enquiry – Considerations
  • Transport Options
  • Incoterms
  • Insurance
  • Methods of Payment and the Risk Ladder
  • The Goods – Commodity Codes
  • Export Controls and Licence Requirements
  • Origin of the Goods – Non-Preference and Preference
  • Documentation and Costs


Order Acknowledgement / Pro Forma Invoice

Packing – Guidelines and Rules

Generating the Shipping Documents to include

  • Invoices
  • Packing Lists

Move the Goods

  • Booking Considerations
  • Courier Shipments
  • Freight Forwarders and their Responsibilities
  • Export Declarations
  • Contracts of Carriage /Transport documentation

Proof Of Export

General good business practice

If you are a Business West Chamber of Commerce member you can save 10% on this course, simply contact us for your discount code.

Our BCC accredited export and import courses will award you a Foundation Award in International Trade when completing all 6 of the courses. Prices for individual courses start at £170.00 + vat (a 10% discount applies when you book all 6 courses) please email events@businesswest.co.uk for your discount code.

Thank you for your booking. We look forward to seeing you.

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