This course teaches you the practical lessons, in plain speak, how to successfully setup your own import export agency business. Benefit from 35+ years of experience and know pitfalls so you won’t make the most common mistakes that lead to failure.
Module 1 (Video Length: 22m 40s)
In this module, you'll learn how to set-up your business, what start-up costs to consider, how to conduct market research and how to identify worldwide suppliers.
Module 2 (Video Length: 54m 8s)
In this module you'll learn how to contact potential buyers, the advantages and disadvantages of trading as a commission agent, a stockist agent, a general importer or a procurement agent.
Module 3 (Video Length: 1h 1m 24s)
In this module you'll learn about various sales outlets, best practice for visiting potential buyers, how to conduct follow-up visits and advertising tips.
Module 4 (Video Length: 36m 41s)
In this module you'll learn how to be a successful negotiator by setting a winning strategy.
Module 5 (Video Length: 1h 8m 20s)
In this module you'll learn about Incoterms 2020, what's involved with third-party logistics providers, the importance of pre-shipment Inspection and review your checklist.
Module 6 (Video Length: 12m 30s)
This module gives you some tips on how to setup your website and online marketing without wasting time and money.
A Practical cost sheet, example request for a quotation from suppliers, example request to become a stockist agent, example request to become a commission agent, example request for an Air freight quotation, example request for a sea freight quotation, a visit report sheet and example of a non-circumvention clause.