The firm has announced its Import, Export, and FTZ Training Webinar Schedule for 2021, with introductory and intermediate level sessions. The introductory-level sessions are free for clients, while the intermediate sessions are offered for $500. Details on each of the sessions follow below.


March 16-18 FTZ 101
March 23-25 FTZ 201
April 16-15 Import/Export 101
April 20-22 Import/Export 201
October 12-14 Import/Export 101
October 19-21 Import/Export 201
November 2-4 FTZ 101
November 9-11 FTZ 201


FTZ 101: The broadest of our sessions, this three-day nine-hour webinar includes all topics that are relevant to individuals who are new to the FTZ program or interested in refreshing/updating their knowledge including Basic FTZ Who, What, Where and How; FTZ Activation Process; CBP Security Guidelines; Know & Manage Your Federal Agency Compliance PGA (EPA, FDA, F&W, NHTSA, etc.); Inventory Control & Recordkeeping Systems; Inbound In-Bond Movements to the FTZ; Receiving & Admissions into the FTZ; Handling of Merchandise in the FTZ; Trade Remedy Merchandise Management; USMCA/Free Trade Agreement; Removals for Consumption into the U.S.; In-Bond Removals; Annual Reports/Annual System Review; Periodic Reporting. This is free for clients only. Pending approval for 7.5 CCS Credits and 7.5 CES Credits in 2021.

FTZ 201: This comprehensive three-day nine-hour webinar will focus on Advanced Foreign-Trade Zone management issues including: FTZ Board Scope of Authority/ Government Restrictions; Subsequent Actions/Separation/Change with the FTZ Board; Trade Remedies & FTZs; USMCA/FTAs/Trade Preferences; e-214 Phase II/In-Bond Regulation Changes; Trade Remedy Exclusion Management; Protest/Post Summary Management; AD/CVD Management & Correction Process; INCOTERMS; Basic Exporting (AES/EEI)/Compliance; Federal Agency Compliance (PGA)/FTZ Required Reporting Common Errors in FTZ Management; Customs Enforcement Actions/Mitigation Actions; CBP Compliance Review; Detailed Internal Audit; Underutilizing your Zone. The fee is $500 for clients. Pending approval for 7.5 CCS Credits and 7.5 CES Credits in 2021.

Import / Export 101: The broadest of our sessions, this three-day webinar provides detailed information on a wide range of import and export issues, including: entry and export processes, classification, customs valuation, origin marking, Census AES reporting, and accurate document completion. This webinar is free for clients. Pending approval for 7 CCS Credits and 7 CES Credits in 2021.

Import / Export 201: This comprehensive three-day webinar includes training on INCOTERMS 2020 as well as more advanced sections on special trade programs (NAFTA, other FTAs, TIBs, etc.), export jurisdiction determination, export license determination, restricted parties screening, government enforcement actions and Prior Disclosures, U.S. trade sanctions and embargoes, and supply chain security. The fee is $500 for clients. Pending approval for 7 CCS Credits and 7 CES Credits in 2021.

Webinars are approved by the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) for Certified Customs Specialists (CCS)and/or Certified Export Specialists (CES) credits

Any additional questions can be directed to Kelley Randol at 816-561-4999 or via email at [email protected].