This seminar will give you an overall view of what you need to know when you want to export goods abroad:
- financial issues (Incoterms, payments, exchange rates, insurance),
- Canadian export regulations,
- declarations and permits,
- wood packaging materials,
- logistics costs,
- Free Trade Agreements and their impact,
- regional differences (USA, Europe, Latin America, Asia),
- shipping to trade shows,
- the roles and responsibilities of the:
- the importer,
- the carrier,
- the freight forwarder,
- the customs broker, and
- other intermediaries.
Learn the basics as well as the important details that will impact your bottom line and help you avoid mistakes, minimize costs/risks and maximize revenue.
Speaker Bio: Christian Sivière
Following an international freight forwarding career of over 30 years in Europe and in Canada, Christian Sivière started an import-export consultancy in May 2010: Solimpex. Solimpex is principally active in two areas: – consulting to help SME’s grow internationally – training on topics related to international trade, such as logistics, international trading terms and customs compliance.
A CPMT accredited trainer (Québec designation), Christian lectures at College Champlain in Montréal, for the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association in Toronto and gives seminars and webinars for other trade organizations. He is a member of the Québec Exporters and Manufacturers Association, the Supply Chain Management Association of Canada, the Belgium-Québec Business Circle, the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Canada, the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Canada and the Hong-Kong Canada Business Association.