Getting back to the export basics is good business, whether you are new to exporting or an experienced international company. This is a one-day workshop on export sales, finance and logistics will help you and your company compete globally! Speakers from the U.S. Commercial Service, banks, freight forwarders and other sectors will provide expert insight to help you export more.

Topics will include:

  • Getting Started in Exporting and Developing Your Export Plan  
  • Finding Overseas Customers  
  • Incoterms 2010  
  • Export Logistics  
  • Getting Paid  
  • Export Compliance  
  • How we did it- Export Success  
  • 1:1 Speaker Counseling Sessions

​Who Should Attend?

  • Companies currently exporting but want guidance to expand overseas markets and sales.
  • Companies new to exporting that want long-term success by avoiding typical, costly mistakes.
Date:
July 26
Time:
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location:
SC Manufacturing Extension Partnership, 37 Villa Road, Suite 500, Greenville, SC 29615
Cost:
Registration fee is $45 per person and includes breakfast, lunch and all training materials. Seating is limited for this popular event.
Contact:
Norris Thigpen at 803-737-0598, nthigpen@sccommerce.com
Register:
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Export University 101

ACE - Automated Commercial Environment for Filing of the EEI for Exporters & International Documentation Training

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This program will help you understand when and how you should be filling out international documents listed below. We will go through each document, step-by-step and instruct you on where to go, how to fill them out accurately, and when they are required to be submitted. Many companies are exposing themselves unnecessarily to shipment delays, Customs audits and other charges because there is incomplete or inaccurate documentation for the shipment. In addition, you will learn about the new 2016 Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) system for filing of the EEI for exporters.

Topics Covered:

  • Learn how to use the new and soon to be mandatory ACE system for filing of EEI’s for exporters.
  • Understanding Commercial invoices, packing lists, EEI’s, Certificates of Origin. Knowing when they are required and going step by step on how to fill out each them.
  • What other documents can be used to reduce delays, eliminate demurrage and shorten your product cycle.
  • Understanding what a DCS statement is and why you should have it all on domestic and export commercial invoices.
  • NAFTA Certificates of Origin’s – Common errors, when you should/ shouldn’t fill one out.

Who should attend:

Traffic managers, purchasing managers, shipping/receiving personnel, compliance officer, sales managers, customer service managers and anyone else involved or concerned with international shipments.

July 26 Export University 101
​ACE - Automated Commercial Environment for Filing of the EEI for Exporters & International Documentation Training

Date:
August 18
Time:
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location:
World Trade Center Charleston 4500 Leeds Ave., North Charleston, SC 29405
Cost:

Registration fee is $225 per person before August 4; $275 after August 4. All reference materials, morning pastries/coffee and lunch are included. The SC District Export Council will offer this class at a special rate (normal price is $425) so seating is limited. 

Contact:
Norris Thigpen at 803-737-0598, nthigpen@sccommerce.com
Register:
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