Synopses & Reviews
This book is in the Principles of Export Guidebooks
series published in association with the Institute of Export. Each book covers a core area in the Institute's internationally renowned membership qualification.
Principles of International Physical Distribution is based on the "International Physical Distribution" module of the syllabus of the Institute of Export and provides an authoritative overview of one of the most practical and critical areas of export management.
It covers the vital and complex processes needed to actually move goods internationally and will be essential reading for all those involved in international physical distribution. With exceptional clarity the author addresses the key issues of:
- Compliance with third party rules such as customs, insurers, banks and carriers
- The completion of the whole export order process from quotation to carrier in a step-by-step guide
- Preparation of shipping documentation
- Obtaining payment
Using many practical examples, this is a concise and authoritative guide to all the current procedures regarding the movement of goods internationally.
Based on the International Physical Distribution syllabus of the Institute of Export, this book covers the processes needed to actually move goods internationally. It addresses key issues and includes a guide to the completion of the whole export order process from quotation to carrier.
This is a concise and authoritative guide to all current procedures regarding the movement of goods internationally.
About the Author
Jim Sherlock is Chairman of the Institute of Export Education Committee and Senior Lecturer in International Trade at Manchester College of Arts and Technology. He provides regular export training for a wide range of international companies.
Table of Contents
List of Figures.
Series Editor's Introduction.
About The Institute of Export Examinations.
1. Physical Distribution in Perspective.
2. The Export Office.
3. The Export Quotation.
4. Inland Transport.
5. International Transport Modes (I).
6. International Transport Modes (II).
7. International Transport Documentation.
8. International Customs Control (I).
9. International Customs Control (II).
10. International Customs Control (III).
11. Risk Management.
12. Methods of Payment.
13. The Future.
14. Further Questions for Discussion.