March 20, 2024

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Course Description

Global Trade is fraught with complexities and hurdles faced by many organisations both nationally and internationally. This course will focus on the main areas of complexities you need to consider such as Import & Export Declarations, Origin, Incoterms, duties and Vat to name just a few. We will unravel the complexities of customs regulations, logistics strategies and supply chain management techniques to navigate the ever-changing landscape of global trade.

Course Content

·        Important Requirements for Importing and Exporting – Irish Revenue and HMRC - your responsibilities and documentation required for smooth passages through borders.

·        Import and Export Declarations – The various declarations and accompanying documents required - IE-UK and UK- IE explained.

·        Different Procedures –Permanent and temporary imports and exports.

·        Goods movement references (GMR) and Preboarding notifications – How they are completed,why they are required and their importance.

·        Incoterms- Buyer & Seller Contract Responsibilities – Who’s responsible for what and how the goods travel from supplier to buyer.

·        Commodity Codes, Tariff Classification, Duties, Conditions, Restrictions, Preferential Treatment and The IE and UK Taric Portals - What these codes are and how they impact the goods and the importer.

·        Rules of Origin – Where are the goods manufactured and how Preferential Treatment works.

·        Duties and VAT – When and how they apply and why they need to be considered for Smart Buying and Lean Business.  How and when they are paid.

·        Green,Orange, Yellow and Red Routings –What they mean, how they come about and how they impact on the movement of goods.

·        Audit Compliance - Why Green Routing doesn’t always mean Audit Compliance – Some common misconceptions.

·        Sustainable Supply Chains: Road to Net Zero and growing sustainability concerns – Environmental and social responsibility, cost reduction and improving the business reputation whilst enhancing competitiveness.

·        Importing and Exporting Sanitary and Phytosanitary Goods (SPS) – Exporters’ and Importers’ obligations,risk management strategies,certification, documentation, declarations, inspections, validation, and recent changes in the UK.  An overview of The EU Traces NT System and UK IPAFFS system.

·        The Windsor Framework & the Target Operating Model – Recent customs & trade changes between the UK and Northern Ireland.

·        Importing UK Goods to Southern Ireland Via Northern Ireland – The legal obligations for Importers explained.

Who Should Attend?

This training course will be relevant to professionals engaged in various roles related to customs,logistics, and supply chain management. These roles include Supply Chain Managers/Directors, Logistics Managers/Directors, Customs Compliance Managers,Procurement Managers, Transportation Managers, Warehouse Managers, International Trade Managers, Customs Brokers, Trade Compliance Officers,Export Control Specialists, Import/Export Coordinators, Supply Chain Analysts, Demand Planners, Operations Managers, Compliance and Regulatory Managers, Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), Chief Operations Officers (COOs), Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), Customs and Trade Policy Analysts, and Freight Forwarders to name just a few.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €485 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €585. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE. The course cost includes all course documentation and certificate of attendance.

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