Global Supply Chain Management: Best Practices in Import and Export Operations
With import/export costs accounting for up to 20% of bottom-line expenses for many U.S. corporations, there is an urgent need for global supply chain professionals with the most current skill sets available. This course offers you a comprehensive and contemporary foundation in these issues. Explore regulations, procedures, global security, documentation, dealing with customs and other government agencies, trade compliance, HTS classifications, managing freight and much more. You'll interact with a recognized expert course leader in global trade to gain both strategic and tactical skills and explore valuable, real-world case studies. Leave with an arsenal of best practices and an array of skill sets that you can apply immediately on the job.
How You Will Benefit
- Learn how to drive risk and spend out of your global supply chain
- Recognize e-commerce (direct to consumer) options
- Know how to investigate the viability of near-sourcing
- Understand landed-cost modeling and apply metrics to the decision-making process
- Select and negotiate with freight carriers to lower costs and develop business process improvements
- Know the implications of trade compliance
- Learn how to develop the best operating procedures for your imports and exports
Upcoming start dates
7 December, 2023
7 March, 2024
- Virtual Classroom
3 June, 2024
- Virtual Classroom
Who should attend?
New, mid-level and experienced purchasing professionals, including global supply chain executives; import and export operations personnel; traffic and logistics managers; purchasing professionals; legal and finance professionals (controllers).
- Global trade opportunities, risks and operational concerns
- The terminology, players and logistics of import and export supply chains
- Dealing with carriers, 3 PLs, freight forwarders and customhouse brokers
- Managing inbound supply chains from Asia
- Bonded warehouses and foreign trade zones
- Creating leverage to reduce risk and spend in the global supply chain
- Successfully working with U.S. and foreign government agencies
- Navigating free trade agreements and NAFTA
Course price for:
- Non Members: $2295
- AMA Members: $2095
Certification / Credits
Average rating 4.6
Tom was an excellent instructor and provided many useful, real-world examples to illustrate the topics discussed. And the textbook seems to be all-encompassing. But the Student ...
Extremely thorough on matters pertaining to the global supply chain. I appreciated the fact the instructor asked for questions at each section that was relevant to each of the a...
Full training on import export process which refreshed what I learnt in school and teached me very important tools.
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