Import Operations and Techniques
This course covers key concepts for import operations personnel including owners, managers, and brokerage/freight forwarding staff. Topics include warehousing, the customs concept of value, compliance, and record-keeping.
What you can learn.
- Gain an understanding of freight management, including warehousing, foreign trade zones, and appraisement
- Understand operations strategy, including customs management, intellectual property rights, fines penalties, and forfeitures
- Understand how NAFTA's rules and regulations inform operations and record keeping
About this course:This course is intended for individuals involved in import operations, including classifiers, import team members, supervisors, and managers; those working in customhouse brokerage and freight forwarding; as well as owners of trading companies. Topics include entry of merchandise; warehousing; foreign trade zones; the liquidation and protest process; appraisement and the customs concept of value; informed compliance; customs account management strategies; intellectual property rights, fines, penalties, and forfeitures; drawback; NAFTA; record keeping; and corporate compliance program management.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Import Operations and Techniques.
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
Internet access required. Materials required.