Basics of Importing Workshop – Memphis

Posted on Jun 22

V. Alexander & Co., Inc. is excited to announce the scheduling of our very popular
“Import Compliance — Basics of Importing” Workshop
and we would like to formally invite you to attend.We are honored to host this event at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Memphis, 1022 South Shady Grove Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38120.When: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016Where: Embassy Suites by Hilton Memphis, 1022 South Shady Grove Road, MemphisTime: 9:00 am to 4:30 pmCost: $195.00 (includes lunch, refreshments and all course materials)The cost for additional participants from the same company is $165.00 eachThe workshop will be limited to the first twenty-five paid registrants.“The Basics of Importing” because importing rules and regulations can be complicated. This is an intensive one day workshop that defines the complete import process. The course explains the import process from the time of purchase, through the transportation and entry processes, including processes necessary to resolve post entry disputes with U. S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP). It includes presentation of purchasing agreements, documentation, compliance strategies, and security issues such as C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) and Importer Security Filing (ISF).This Workshop focuses on an importer’s Customs compliance issues and responsibilities, including basic classification and valuation of imported products, and recordkeeping as mandated by the Customs Modernization Act. Upon completion of the course, each participant should have a basic understanding of the import process and of his/her firm’s compliance obligations to CBP.Who should attend: important information for import, logistics, sourcing/purchasing, accounting, and compliance personnel. This is a great program for everyone who works with imports.Having staff members attend workshops like “The Basics of Importing” can help prevent unpleasant surprises and penalties. U.S. Customs laws and regulations clearly include the requirement that importers exercise “reasonable care” in the management of their import processes. This is one way to demonstrate your good intentions to CBP and other government agencies.Demand is always high for these valuable training courses, so if you are interested, please reserve a space quickly. For further details, please contact:Glenn Shearron at or (615) 885-0020 x 2400.