Essentials of International Purchasing

Whatever the driver for purchasing internationally, the risks and costs of getting it wrong are
magnified by the longer supply chain. Buyers need to understand what is different about buying
from overseas and how to deal with the special terminology and documentation involved in
international trade. This seminar explains the importing process including selecting suppliers,
controlling quality, evaluating risks and costs, delivery terms, methods of payment, freight
services, duty and the role of Customs and Excise.