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Mastering Import and Export Management, 3rd Edition

Book Description

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, more than $1.6 trillion in goods are exported annually to dozens of countries, while nearly $2.4 trillion are imported. That’s big business for anyone who can navigate the complicated rules and mitigate the risks surrounding international trade.

Filled with step-by-step instructions, cost-effective strategies, and ready-to-use forms, this third edition of Mastering Import & Export Management walks you through every key area—from handling logistics to building a global team to complying with post-9/11 security measures to clearly documenting shipments using Incoterms. Completely updated, the guide simplifies the latest regulations and gathers best practices in an evolving field, including:

  • Strategies for reducing risk and spend in global supply chains
  • New documentation, operations, and procedures
  • Trade compliance SOPs
  • Guidance on managing transportation service providers
  • E-commerce in international trade

For managers and operating personnel with the knowledge and tools to overcome challenges, the world of exporting and importing offers lucrative new frontiers.