Crossing Borders and Managing Customs

Global Value Chain

Crossing Borders and Managing Customs

Shipping across borders involves keeping track of many various agencies, laws, regulations and customs. Learn how customs and border security agencies function, which steps you need to follow to comply with all customs regulations, protocols and programs, and how customs brokers can help.

You’ll learn:

  • The role of customs and border security agencies & trade facilitation programs
  • Customs and border clearance processes
  • Single window customs and border security services
  • The role of customs brokers

Free resources included:

  • Downloadable PDF covering all key concepts in the unit
  • Video content featuring a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) exploring key concepts and providing practical context through real-world examples

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Documents and the International Trade Transaction

Which documents do you need to meet legal and regulatory requirements and avoid financial penalties or customs issues on your cross-border shipments? Learn how to properly complete, submit, and manage all required documents, dotting every “I” and crossing every “T”.
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International Contracts and Partnership Agreements

International and domestic contracts can differ in ways which, if not understood and managed, can result in costly disputes. Learn how each party’s rights and obligations are defined, which international rules govern your contracts, and how to settle disputes if they arise.
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Intellectual Property Protection

Your goods or services are your business, and you need to ensure your intellectual investment is protected internationally. Learn what intellectual property (IP) risks exist in global markets, how to protect your IP in other countries, and how to identify the latest IP trends.
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Adapting Products and Services

Each market is different. Do your products or services need to be adapted for international market entry? Learn how to identify your adaptation options, choose the option best suited for your specific customers and market requirements, and customize your value proposition and pricing to ensure success.
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