Export Basics

Essential information for new exporters

Like all other types of business exporting is a manageable process. Our webinar “Are You Ready provides a general introduction to exporting. Here are some key topics you may find helpful:

  • Global market research: This is more than just assembling data; it finds out what actually drives a market, and how you should approach it.
  • Shipping and logistics: Shows you how to move your goods overseas safely and efficiently.
  • Finance, costs and insurance: Here, explains the various costs associated with moving your goods overseas — factors like land and sea freight charges, customs duties, taxes, fees, and insurance.
  • eCommerce: International eCommerce and Digital Sales require a thoughtful strategy to position your company for long-term success.
  • Glossary: This alphabetical listing defines key export terms and concepts.
  • Distribution agreement checklist: Important things to consider when selecting overseas distributors.
  • Business-partner-questionnaire: Things to ask potential overseas business partners.