Beyond Borders Podcast
Completing a NAFTA Certificate of Origin

Completing a NAFTA Certificate of Origin

October 9, 2019

A NAFTA Certificate of Origin is essential to verify that goods qualify for Free Trade under the NAFTA rules and regulations.

This podcast features audio from our recent webinar with Jo Dee Potter, Manager, Compliance & Consulting and details how to accurately complete a NAFTA Certificate of Origin, and provides a detailed explanation of the different NAFTA Criterion. 

Helpful Resources / Show Notes:

Learning Guides – downloadable resources

Completing a NAFTA Certificate of Origin – to download the slides from this webinar

Subscribe to Our Newsletter – for a weekly round-up of the latest resources, a review of the trade news headlines and important regulatory update

Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties

Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties

September 25, 2019

Being aware of anti-dumping and countervailing is essential for importers to ensure you reduce your risk of exposure to substantial duties. Our podcast features audio from our recent webinar on anti-dumping and countervailing duties featuring Chris Bourdganis, Manager of Compliance & Consulting. This podcast will give you an overview of this topic, help you determine if your goods are affected and teach you what to do if you get flagged.

Helpful Resources / Show Notes:

Learning Guides – downloadable resources

Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Webinar - to download the slides from this webinar

Subscribe to Our Newsletter – for a weekly round-up of the latest resources, a review of the trade news headlines and important regulatory update

 

Best Practices for Successful Onboarding

Best Practices for Successful Onboarding

September 11, 2019

Effective onboarding is essential to ensuring ongoing success in business relationships, especially in the supply chain. Girish Gandhi, Integration Manager at Buckland explains the process of onboarding and shares some of his top tips for a smooth start to operations between organizations and their customs broker. 

Helpful Resources / Show Notes:

Learning Guides – downloadable resources

Subscribe to Our Newsletter – for a weekly round-up of the latest resources, a review of the trade news headlines and important regulatory update

How to Avoid 5 Common Pro Forma Mistakes

How to Avoid 5 Common Pro Forma Mistakes

August 28, 2019

Missing or incorrect elements on your Pro Forma invoice may cause delays at the border. Listen in to hear Sharlene Hillock share with you the most 5 common mistakes when completing a Pro Forma so that you can ensure your paperwork is completed properly and avoid costly and time-consuming errors.

 

Helpful Resources / Show Notes:

Learning Guides – downloadable resources

How to Avoid 5 Common Pro Forma Mistakes – Learning Guide

Subscribe to Our Newsletter – for a weekly round-up of the latest resources, a review of the trade news headlines and important regulatory update

Completing a Power of Attorney

Completing a Power of Attorney

August 14, 2019

A Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal document which allows a Customs Broker to conduct business on behalf of an importer. Listen in to the latest episode to hear our guest, Kelly Dinius give you her top tips for completing a POA. 

Helpful Resources / Show Notes:

Learning Guides – downloadable resources

Completing a Power of Attorney (POA) – Learning Guide

Subscribe to Our Newsletter – for a weekly round-up of the latest resources, a review of the trade news headlines and important regulatory update

Completing a General Agency Agreement

Completing a General Agency Agreement

July 31, 2019

A General Agency Agreement (GAA) is an essential legal document which allows a Customs Broker to conduct business on behalf of an importer. Listen in to this episode with guest Erica Rotermann give you her top tips for completing a GAA. 

Helpful Resources / Show Notes:

Learning Guides – downloadable resources

Completing a General Agency Agreement – Learning Guide

Subscribe to Our Newsletter – for a weekly round-up of the latest resources, a review of the trade news headlines and important regulatory update

How to Avoid Demurrage and Detention Charges

How to Avoid Demurrage and Detention Charges

July 17, 2019

Demurrage and detention charges can be incurred during freight moves if you’re not adequately prepared. Listen in to hear our guest, Paul Van Wijk tell you more about demurrage and detention and how to avoid paying these unnecessary charges.

Helpful Resources / Show Notes:

Learning Guides – downloadable resources

How to Avoid Demurrage and Detention Charges – Learning Guide

Subscribe to Our Newsletter – for a weekly round-up of the latest resources, a review of the trade news headlines and important regulatory update

Completing a NAFTA Certificate of Origin

Completing a NAFTA Certificate of Origin

July 3, 2019

A NAFTA Certificate of Origin is essential to verify that goods qualify for Free Trade under the NAFTA rules and regulations. This podcast details how to accurately complete a NAFTA Certificate of Origin, and gives a detailed explanation of the different NAFTA Criterions. 

Helpful Resources / Show Notes:

Learning Guides – downloadable resources

Completing a NAFTA Certificate of Origin - Learning Guide

Subscribe to Our Newsletter – for a weekly round-up of the latest resources, a review of the trade news headlines and important regulatory updates.

Free Trade Agreements

Free Trade Agreements

June 19, 2019

Free Trade Agreements are dominating the headlines lately, from USMCA to NAFTA and CPTPP. Our latest podcast featuring Jo Dee Potter will give you an understanding of Free Trade Agreements to help you maximize your importing and exporting.

Helpful Resources / Show Notes:

Free Trade Agreements Webinar

Learning Guides – downloadable resources

Subscribe to Our Newsletter – for a weekly round-up of the latest resources, a review of the trade news headlines and important regulatory updates.

Optimizing Incoterms® & Payment Terms

Optimizing Incoterms® & Payment Terms

June 5, 2019

Incoterms® (trade terms that define buyer and seller responsibilities) and payment terms (conditions for completing a sale, ie payment due in 30 days) can be negotiated and coordinated to help you make the most of your international trade arrangements. Our guest, Larry Millington of Vibracoustic, gives us an overview of this topic, and real-life examples to help optimize the relationship between Incoterms® and payment terms. 

Helpful Resources / Show Notes: 

Incoterms® 2010 Reference Chart  

Incoterms® Explained Podcast 

Example Slides for scenarios

Learning Guides – downloadable resources

Subscribe to Our Newsletter – for a weekly round-up of the latest resources, a review of the trade news headlines and important regulatory updates.