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Effective Incoterms® - 23/02/2017, London

Effective Incoterms® - 23/02/2017, London

On February 23, 2017 Save to calendar

At Imperial Hotel, 61 - 66 Russell Square, London 61-66 Russell Square, London WC1B 5BB, UK

Posted by Ian Staalem

Effective Incoterms®

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Course Outline



Course Outline:
Incoterms® comprise some of the most widely used, but most misunderstood aspects within international trade; they can impact on a number of areas of a company's operations, including sales, accounts, shipping, operations, compliance and customer service.

If used correctly, they can avoid uncertainty, minimise delay and facilitate smooth operations, transport and payment. Agreeing to use a term without understanding the full implications for your business, can result in unexpected costs, obligations and delays.

This half day course is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the purposes, meaning and correct use of Incoterms® 2010, enabling staff in all departments, and at all levels. To use Incoterms® effectively and with confidence.

Who would benefit from this course?
All staff involved in international trade transactions, including administrators, customer service, sales, purchasing, accounts & finance, shipping & logistics, as well as service industries (freight forwarders, accountants, financial services)

CPD Value:
12.5 points


The course is designed to enable participants to:

  • Understand the functions and significance of Incoterms® 2010.

  • Understand the features, obligations and responsibilities for each of the 11 terms within Incoterms® 2010.

  • Choose the most suitable Incoterm® for any transaction,

  • Avoid pitfalls and problems from use of unsuitable terms

  • Understand when and how to Use Incoterms® 2010 effectively.



  • What are Incoterms®?
    • History, overview,

  • Functions of Incoterms®
    • What they do, what they don’t do, Why do we need to use them?

  • The Incoterms®explained,
    • Obligations & responsibilities of each party (cost, risk, documentary,)

  • Using Incoterms®effectively
    • Using the correct Incoterm®,

    • When & how to use Incoterms®

  • Case studies, exercises & examples.




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