Understanding export documentation and logistics

Date Code Suburb or town Member Non-member Register
12 Feb 2019 BITUE1901
Melbourne $530.00 $630.00
23 May 2019 BITUE1902
Melbourne $530.00 $630.00

In this workshop you will learn about the various types of export documentation required to sell goods overseas and gain an understanding of exporting and logistics processes, saving your business time and money. On completion of his workshop, you will have the opportunity to access a free one-hour onsite evaluation of your export documents and procedures by a qualified practitioner.


One day

Learning outcomes

This program will increase your knowledge of:

  • The importance of sales and freight contracts
  • ‘Incoterms 2010’ - the acronyms  used in international trade
  • How to create invoices, packaging lists and other documents
  • The insurance and quarantine  issues you will need to consider
  • Different payment methods
  • Air and sea cargo issues
  • How to select the right route


This course is ideal if you are new to exporting and want to learn more about the documents needed, the processes involved and the issues you will need to consider.

About the Trainer

With over 27 years' experience, Mark Coleman has both practical and academic knowledge in international trade and transport. Mark owns an international freight forwarding and customs broking business at Melbourne Airport with offices around Australia, a company that is one of the largest suppliers of plastic pallets into the Australian market. He also has a very successful lecturing business which sees him traversing all over Australia.

Prior to becoming an international freight forwarder, Mark worked in international banking, and has been lecturing on this subject for the last 19 years. He publishes regular newsletters on the subjects of international trade, transport, banking and letter of credit issues, and is a member of several committees that study and advise on ways to improve international trade conditions and reduce fraud. Mark was also on the Australian Banking committee for the reversion of the UCP600, the rules that govern Letter of Credits (LC).

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