Mastering Import and Export Management (Hardcover)

By Thomas A. Cook, Kelly Raia

Amacom, 9780814438206, 688pp.

Publication Date: August 17, 2017

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Description

For growth opportunities, look beyond the borders. 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.


About the Author

Thomas A. Cook has 35 years of experience in global logistics and international business, and 25 years teaching with the American Management Association, National Institute for World Trade, and the District Export Councils. Kelly Raia has years of experience in international global supply chain, with a focus on trade compliance.
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