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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