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Webinar training for customs brokerage, freight, comnpliance and moreWhether you’re just ramping up your cross-border shipping or you’re an experienced importer/exporter concerned about a customs audit, Livingston’s online seminar series covers all the bases.

Expert customs brokerage knowledge and support

We offer everything from entry-level sessions to help get newcomers up to speed on customs and trade regulations, to more advanced sessions to keep experienced trade professionals up to date on the latest customs programs and global trade regulations and requirements. Take a look at our upcoming sessions and register for one today:

Please check back often as this page is updated throughout the year. Contact us at seminars@livingstonintl.com.


2017 Upcoming Webinars:

The Basics: U.S. Duty Drawback

Wednesday January 25, 2017
1:00 PM EST
Cost: Free
Duration: 1.5 hours

Unrecovered duty can add savings to the bottom line – and this session shows attendees how it can be done. We start by discussing what duty drawback is, how it works, and what makes an importer eligible or not; then we discuss the process of filing a duty drawback claim with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and key considerations to keep in mind during the process.

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The Basics: Classification

Wednesday February 8, 2017
1:00 PM EST
Cost: Free
Duration: 1.5 hours

Correct classification gives governments a consistent system to identify imported and exported goods, and can save companies money. However, in order to benefit from the system, importers and exporters must accurately classify the goods being shipped.

This webinar will discuss the fundamentals of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) and the Harmonized System (HS), and will highlight some of the tools and resources available to help importers and exporters manage their classification process.

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Preparing for Customs Audits – Canada

Wednesday February 15, 2017
1:00 PM EST
Cost: Free
Duration: 1.5 hours

In order to enforce trade compliance laws, the Canada Border Services Agency is conducting more audits and administering penalties for importers and exporters found to be in breach of those laws.

This webinar will discuss the importance of compliance verification, the steps that can be taken to prepare for an audit, and the consequences of non-compliance.

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The Basics: NAFTA Risk & Compliance

Wednesday March 15, 2017
1:00 PM EST
Cost: Free
Duration: 1.5 hours

Since coming into force in 1994, trade among the three NAFTA nations has more than tripled, reaching over US$900 billion. There’s no question that NAFTA has boosted trade and facilitated the steady flow of goods across North American borders. However, like with any other free trade agreement, in order to truly benefit from it, you need to understand its requirements and guidelines.

This webinar will provide an overview of NAFTA, debunk some common myths, and discuss best practices to mitigate risks and stay compliant.

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A leading voice for the customs brokerage industry for more than 70 years, Livingston has long-standing, cooperative relationships with customs authorities in the U.S. and Canada and extensive experience helping companies of all sizes move their goods across international borders. We’ve leveraged this experience and these relationships to create our educational webinar series, where our well-respected customs and global trade compliance experts offer their guidance on topics ranging from understanding Incoterms and export compliance, to managing NAFTA risk and preparing for a customs audit.

Follow our targeted sessions and we’ll help you get up to speed fast, update you on regulatory changes and keep your teams educated on vital customs and international trade concerns, ensuring you’re always at the top of your game.

Sign up for a Livingston webinar today!