Mastering Import and Export Management

 Mastering Import and Export Management

Author: Thomas A. Cook
Pub Date: August 2017
Print Edition: $85.00
Print ISBN: 9780814438206
Page Count: 688
Format: Hardback
Edition: Third Edition
e-Book ISBN: 9780814438213

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Mastering Import & Export Management fills an important void in the information and skill set development required to succeed in the field of global supply chain management. Neither prior to nor since September 11, 2001 has a book covered all the old and new supply chain import/export management issues and offered an array of cost-effective options in bringing competitive advantage and reducing global risks.”— From the Foreword by Spenser Ross, Chairman Emeritus, National Institute for World Trade

The third edition of Mastering Import & Export Management addresses virtually every aspect of inter-national commerce, large and small—from the proper methods for packaging and shipping goods to negotiating prices and problems to expanding a business into new geographic markets.

The ultimate guide to global trade, this completely updated sourcebook provides the expertise necessary for dealing with a host of contemporary import/export matters, including: Duties, tariffs, and taxes • Free-trade agreements • Quality control • Distribution logistics • Foreign contract management • Incoterms • TSA regulations • Marine Insurance • Global sourcing • Security issues • And more.

It’s the definitive reference to all things import/export.


Purchasing Management Skill Sets in Foreign Markets. An overview of essential skill sets designed to benefit supply chain executives in the performance of their import and export duties.

Freight, Logistics, and Specialized Transportation Issues for Import/Export Managers. A review of the many factors involving freight, with comprehensive options for reducing cost, negotiating better rates, and obtaining the best service contracts.

Risk Management in International Business. Identifying and managing political risk exposure in the global business arena.

Technology in Global Trade. The various applications of new technologies in import/export practice and how to use them to gain an advantage in the international marketplace.

Global Personnel Deployment and Structure. The most efficient and cost-effective use of personnel in export sales and operations.

Developing Resources in the Import/Export Supply Chain. Outlines the options available through a valuable array of resources in sales, marketing, operations, and banking.

Free-Trade Zones and Bonded Warehouses. The logistics and benefits of duty-free work areas in the global supply chain.

Essential Overview of Import/Export Compliance and Security Management, Post-9/11. Important changes in government regulations that affect importing and exporting, following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Export Management: Incoterms, Documentation, Compliance, Operations, and Export Supply Chain Skill Sets. The proper export documentation and the best resources and systems available for avoiding or mitigating potential errors.

The Import Supply Chain: Purchasing, Operations, Documentation, and Compliance Management. All the information necessary for a complete working knowledge of importing.

Strategies for Maintaining a “Compliant and Secure” Inbound Supply Chain. How to manage brokers and develop an in-house program that complies with current regulations.

Bureau of Customs and Border Protection: Compliance and Security Expectations, Post-9/11. Official security demands and expectations in today’s international trading environment.

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