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Introduction to International Logistics and Compliance (Savannah, GA)

Special Note

We currently do not have any scheduled dates for this course. If you have questions relating to this course or would like to arrange a custom course around this topic, please contact us. When offered on-site in Savannah, the course includes a tour of the Port of Savannah.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the complexities of global trade, its impact on logistics, and key areas of concern for international logistics managers. Key topics are investigated such as: Incoterms, global trade compliance, harmonized tariff schedules, US import and export regulations, US Free Trade Agreements, and supply chain security.

Who Should Attend

  • Operations managers of traffic, transportation, and/or warehousing
  • Supply chain engineers and analysts
  • Industrial engineers and systems analysts
  • Supply chain and logistics consultants
  • Transportation managers and engineers
  • Import/Export analysts, supervisors, managers
  • Compliance analysts, supervisors, managers

How You Will Benefit

Upon completion of this course, you will have an understanding of:

  • Structure & content of the HTSUS
  • Classification of goods under the HTSUS
  • Methods for valuing merchandise
  • Types of Customs entries
  • Special duty programs
  • Commercial invoice requirements
  • Air & ocean transportation
  • Landed cost calculation
  • Multi-modal port operations
  • Transportation security protocols
  • Incoterms
  • US Free Trade Agreements

What Is Covered

  • Introduction to Incoterms
  • Introduction to HTS Structure & content
  • Classification of goods under the HTSUS
  • Types of Customers entries
  • Special duty programs
  • Commercial invoice requirements
  • Essentials of container movements
  • Transportation security protocols
  • FCL & LCL ocean transportation
  • Air transportation pricing
  • How to calculate landed costs
  • Tour of Port of Savannah operations
  • US Free Trade Agreements
  • Comparison of cost and service performance of transportation modes
  • Issues and future trends in global logistics

Course Materials

Participants receive a course notebook.

Course Prerequisite and Related Certificate Information

No prerequisites. This course is part of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) Certificate.

Course Instructors

Course Fees

Standard: $3,500.00, Alumni/Org Discount: $3,150.00, Certificate: $2,905.00 (cost of each course when signing up for and paying for a multi-course certificate program).

First time attendees pay the listed course fee. If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses, you will receive a 10% discount which you will enter at the "Check Out" page. Use Coupon Code SCL-Alum.

There are also discounts available for multiple-team member registrations, to those who prepay for all the courses in a specific certificate, to active/retired military, or to members of certain organizations (click this link for a listing).

Discounts cannot be combined. To receive the coupon code for these discounts, call 404-385-8663 or send us an email prior to registration

The program fee for LIVE courses (non-online) includes continental breakfasts, lunches, breaks, parking, internet access, and all classroom materials.

If the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute must cancel a program, registrants will receive a full refund. Georgia Tech, however, cannot assume the responsibility for other costs incurred. Due to program enrollment limits, early registration is encouraged. Registrations will be acknowledged by a letter of confirmation from Professional Education.

Course Times

On the first day, please check in at least 30 minutes before the class start time.

  • First Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • ​Second Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Third Day - 8:00am to 5:00pm



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Supply Chain & Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343