Incoterms 2020 theory (English training)

Make clear agreements with your foreign customers

Starter ⬤⬤ / more info

Are you directly involved in the import or export of goods within or outside the EU? Then you know that there are many obligations involved and that clear agreements with your foreign customers and suppliers are necessary.

Incoterms have been established to limit any lack of clarity as much as possible. Incoterms stand for ‘International Commercial Terms’ or international delivery conditions. They describe all the tasks, risks and costs involved in the transaction of goods worldwide.

Would you like to avoid the risk of a dispute or legal fallout between you and your customers by incorporating and complying with the correct incoterms in your international contracts? Then register for this training, you will learn:

  • What the obligations of the seller and the buyer are
  • Who is responsible for insurances, permits and other formalities
  • Who is responsible for the organization of transport
  • At which critical point in the chain responsibilities, costs and risks pass from seller to buyer
  • What are the most commonly used incoterms in e-commerce
  • What incoterms do not regulate

Target audience

  • Managers and employees of export, transport, logistics, purchasing and sales departments, forwarders, declarants, accounting staff, etc.
  • Newcomers to the port and logistics sector
  • Employees from the HR, temporary employment or banking sector, education, IT, government personnel, etc. with port and logistics related tasks.
  • Anyone who aspires to a career in the port.

Required knowledge

No previous knowledge required. Notions of transport documents are a plus.