International Trade Training

Import Procedures

Importing & Exporting

10/09/2024 9:30 am

10/09/2024 3:30 pm


Chamber Members: £300

Non-members: £420

*All our business prices are excluding VAT at 20%

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For further information on this event, please contact: International Trade Training on 03333200333 or email


This course will lead delegates through the procedures and documentation required to successfully complete an import transaction.

Delegates will learn about the import process from initial contact with potential supplier to the import customs clearance process to ensure receipt of goods in time and within budget.

The course will be delivered online with full participation from all attendees. You will be sent a calendar invite along with your link to access the session following receipt of your booking.


Workshop Programme in Detail
• Sources of information
• Typical import steps and import order administration
• Incoterms 2020
• Tariff and commodity codes
• Payment terms
• Modes of transport
• Using a freight forwarder and freight rates
• Documentation including insurance, transport and customs
• Trading with the EU
• Overview of other Custom regimes in particular an Introduction to Special Procedures

What outcomes can you expect from joining us

Delegates will understand the procedures and documentation required to ensure the import transaction is successful and avoid any possible problems.

Exporter Services

Exporter Services was established in 2010 by Sue Wright. Initially Sue delivered training in several areas of International Trade for Chambers of Commerce. The business model was to expand from Training to offer assist exporters and importers with issues that they may have. This included offering a Helpdesk Service, preparing and presenting documents for Letters of Credit and offering a full Shipping Department service for SME’s.
The business is successful and well established today with a team of 15 employees. Training has expanded to have 4 trainers and the operations side of the business continues to grow.

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