Import Compliance(Import Best Practices)

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    Speaker: Kimberly Daniels

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    Duration: 60 Minutes
    Product Code: 50289
    Level: Intermediate

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If you are dealing with goods importation, you need to know the correct meanings of various terms, including INCO terms. The webinar focuses on explaining these terms and also the regulations and compliance requirements for importing commercial goods into the US.


• Learn the correct terms and definitionsfor importing goods
• Learn about INCOTerms and how they affect your contract and imports
• Learn what your customs broker needs for the best import experience
• Learn how to correctly describe your products


• Federal regulation is complicated, and the words have specific meanings. Learn the correct definitions of what seem like common terms.
• Describing your product can be tricky. We cover how to assign the HTS code to your product.
• How to use HTS regulation for your product.
• Which paperwork your customs broker requires
• Issues your customs broker cannot affect (i.e. random exam, inclement weather, etc.)


• Attendees will know what is needed to import commercial goods into the US
• Attendees will know how to assign the correct HTS code to their product
• Attendees will know how to choose the right customs broker for their business


• US importers
• Foreign importers
• Receiving personnel and freight managers ofimportcompanies
• Anyone interested in importing goods for their business


Years of Experience: 10+ years

Areas of Expertise: International Logistics

Kimberly Daniels, a Licensed Customs Broker (LCB), has more than 10 years of professional experience in international logistics. She started as a logistics manager for a construction supplier, importing hundreds of containers per month for projects on and around the Las Vegas Strip. She later went on to assist small business owners with the importation and exportation of their goods as the freight director for an e-commerce fulfillment warehouse. She is currently the CEO of Mercantile Logistics & International Trade, Inc., a small business that focuses on the international trade needs of other small businesses. As a licensed and experienced customs broker, Kim is astute to the regulations imposed by the US Government for goods crossing the border. As a small business owner, she is keenly aware of the needs of small businesses to operate efficiently and effectively, creating her own programs to smooth costs for clients in providing required customs services.

Kim believes that only by working together, rather than separately, can the client achieve their global expansion goals. Kim holds a Certificate in Logistics, Transportation and Distribution (CLTD) from APICS.

Kim has obtained several degrees and certifications over the years. She is a certified Russian Linguist, and holds an Associates of Arts in Linguistics, earning Phi Theta Kappa Membership. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities in 2005, and her Master of Business Administration in 2010, earning membership into the Golden Key International Honour Society in 2009. She was also awarded a Master of Science in Law (MSL) degree from Champlain University in Vermont in June 2017.

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