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On-Line Certificate in International Shipping & Customs Procedures

[ June 19, 2020   //   ]

The Port of Long Beach Maritime Center of Excellence at Long Beach City College is now offering the live, on-line version of its six-week training program entitled, “International Transportation & U.S. Customs Clearance Procedures.”

This 24-hour program takes a deep dive approach into three subjects related to importing into the United States: Ocean transportation, air freight and U.S. Customs & Border Protection import procedures. Designed for folks new to the logistics business, as well as industry veterans that need a brush-up, this is the most comprehensive program of its kind in the entire country.

Topics to be covered during this fast-paced and real-world oriented program include:

        -Full Container Load & Less-than-Container-Load ocean shipping
        -Import Operating Models: Buyer's Consolidation vs. Trans-Load
        -Pricing structure of the U.S. import maritime industry
        -Consolidated air freight shipping
        -Pricing structure of the U.S. air import industry
        -Classification & Valuation of goods for entry into the U.S.
        -How to interpret U.S. Customs & Border Protection Regulations (19 CFR)
        -How to use the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States

Class Dates: Tuesday, July 7th through Thursday, August 13, 2020
Class Times: Live, on-line, Tuesday & Thursday nights, 6:00-8:00 p.m. PDT
Price: $460 (scholarships available)
Instructor contact: dgardner@tradefacil.com

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