Friday, March 16, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM CDT
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320 N. Damen Avenue
First floor
Chicago, IL 60612

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Lauro Arias 

Export Documentation - Export Overview 

This workshop will help you learn how to Export. Get an overview of the process, identify the necessary service providers, examine the available payment options, and compliance issues from Ric Frantz of LR International.

Program Layout:

  • 8:30-9:00: Breakfast and networking
  • 9:00-10:30: Presentation
  • 10:30-11:00: Q&A

Topics Covered:

The Export Process Overview will illustrate:

  • Vetting your international customers 
  • How to create accurate quotations/Negotiating Terms of Payment and Sale
  • Creating the required Export Documentation
  • Correctly preparing your goods for shipping
  • The physical process of shipping your goods including information on Freight Forwarders and Customs Brokers and how to use them

Export documentation - Learn the necessary documents required for exporting including:

  • The Pro Forma invoice/ Your quotation
  • The Commercial Invoice/ The one document that is always required/ how to correctly construct it
  • Certificates of Origin/ How to obtain and when they are required
  • Transit Documents/ Bills of Lading
  • The Shipper’s Export Declaration/ When it is required and how to report your export details to the U.S Government
  • Other necessary documents required due of the nature of specific commodities and foreign government requirements  

Ric Frantz, CEO, LR INTERNATIOANL INC. a global logistics firm with representative offices in 102 countries.

With over 45 years’ experience in international trade including several years as an international trade finance banker and an export manager for a multi-national corporation, Mr. Frantz is recognized nationally as a foremost authority on Global Trade and Logistics. His achievements and honors include receiving the President’s “E” Award for excellence in export service from the U.S. Department of Commerce & the “E Star” Award for Export Service, winning the Governor’s Export Award, along with being appointed to the Illinois District Export Council by seven U.S. Secretaries of Commerce. 

There is no cost to attend, but registration is encouraged. 

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