This incoterms training course will ensure that all international trade parties clearly understand their responsibilities in performing trade under the given contract. In just one afternoon of training you will eliminate potential inconsistencies in language by giving all parties the same definition of specific terms within your trade agreements.

Incoterms (International Commercial terms) are rules for International Trade which allocate the division of responsibility between the Shipper (usually the supplier) and the Consignee (usually the buyer) in the process of shipping the goods from one to the other.

INCOTERMS® rules can be invaluable for shifting costs and liability associated with exporting, importing and shipping and for avoiding disputes down the road but only if companies understand how to use them properly.

Avoid costly shipping catastrophes, delays, and fines with this half-day incoterms training course and learn the proper use of INCOTERMS® rules, published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and updated in 2010.

Key Learning objectives and outcomes of the course:

  • What are Incoterms?
  • What are the benefits of using Incoterms for both buyer and seller?
  • Explanation of the risk and responsibility for buyer and seller.
  • The obligations for both buyer and seller.
  • Explanation of each term outlining the pros and cons of each.
  • The commercial implications of using Incoterms.
  • The correct application for the correct mode of transport.
  • Issues that can be avoided by understanding how to use the terms.

While many businesses employ INCOTERMS® rules in their commercial contracts, these contracts are often negotiated by individuals who don’t really understand what the INCOTERMS® rule means and don’t know how to use them effectively. This course explains some of the benefits of using INCOTERMS® rules and how they can improve your international commercial contracts.

This course is BCC accredited and qualifies for the BCC Foundation certificate programme. Delegates wishing to receive a BCC Certificate will be given a short assessment at the end of the course.

This afternoon course directly follows the morning course “Customs and Procedures” as part of a back-to-back International Trade training day. It is suitable for all levels and all departments involved with the sales, financing and shipping of products.

Does the time/date/location not work for you? We’re flexible, feel free to contact us about in-house or bespoke International Trade Courses and we’ll be happy to bring the training to your facility on a date and at a time that is most convenient to you!

Price :
Members £175 Non Members £275
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13:30 - 16:30


1 Lockheed Court
Amy Johnson Way, Blackpool
Lancashire, FY4 2RN

To book your appointment please contact the Chamber on:

01772 653 000

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