Mastering Import and Export Management, 3rd Edition

  • Thomas A. Cook
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  • ISBN-10: 0814438210
  • ISBN-13: 9780814438213
  • DDC: 658.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 688 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
The Global Supply Chain.
1: Purchasing Management Skill Sets in Foreign Markets.
2: Freight, Logistics, and Specialized Transportation Issues for Import/Export Managers.
3: Risk Management in International Business.
4: Technology in Global Trade.
5: Global Personnel Deployment and Structure.
6: Developing Resources in the Import/Export Supply Chain Management.
7: Foreign Trade Zones, Bonded Warehouses, Free Trade Agreements, and Business with China.
8: Essential Overview of Import/Export Compliance and Security Management: Post 9/11.
Export Operations.
9: Export Management: Incoterms, Documentation, Compliance, Operations, and Export Supply Chain Skill Sets.
Import Operations.
10: The Import Supply Chain: Purchasing, Operations, Documentation, and Compliance Management.
11: Import Strategies in Maintaining a “Compliant and Secure” Inbound Supply Chain.
12: Bureau of Customs and Border Protection: Compliance and Security Expectations: Post 9/11.
13: Concluding Remarks.
Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Free Trade Agreements.
International Trade Administration Resource Outline.
E-Commerce Guidelines.
Credits and Support Reference Material.
Key Telephone Numbers.
Trade Finance Guidelines.
Government Resources.
General Export Sample with Definitions and Instructions.
Airfreight Export (Cash Against Documents).
Airfreight Export (Hazardous Materials).
Airfreight Export (Department of State License).
Truck Export (NAFTA).
Ocean Freight Export (Registration, No SED Required).
Ocean Freight Export (Letter of Credit).
Airfreight Import.
Miscellaneous Documents: Export.
Miscellaneous Documents: Import.
Miscellaneous Documents: Resource Guides.
Sample Generic Statement of Work (SOW) Template.
The Export Finance Matchmaker (EFM).
Export Management Systems (EMS) and BIS Guidelines.
Import Compliance Issues Review and Customs and Border Protection Guidelines.
Customs and Border Protection: Tips for New Importers and Exporters.
Customs and Border Protection: Stakeholder Engagement.
Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).
“National Institute for World Trade”: Global Supply Chain Recommendations in Eight Steps.
ATA Carnet.
Options in Export Finance.
Letters of Credit.
Comparison Method of Export Payment Options.
Examples of Volume Weight vs. Gross Weight.
Resources for Export Credit Insurance.
Local Contacts of the Export Import Bank.
Legalization Prices and Requirements.
SGS Inspection Countries.
International Commercial (INCO) Terms.
WTO Agreement on Rules of Origin.
Correct Way to Complete the Shipper’s Export Declaration Form 7525-V.
U.S. Government Contact List.
About the Author.
Copyright Page.