Introduction to International Logistics and Compliance

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, U.S. import and export regulations, U.S. Free Trade Agreements, and supply chain security. The course includes a tour of the Port of Savannah.

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15453 Oct 21, 2015 Oct 23, 2015 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $3,500
16385 Oct 19, 2016 Oct 21, 2016 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $3,500
17188 Oct 18, 2017 Oct 20, 2017 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $3,500

Special Discounts

There are discounts available for this course. Please use one of the coupon codes below at checkout. Note: Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart.

Alumni:  If you are a returning student of the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) courses or you are an alumni of the GT EMIL or MSSCE programs, you can receive 10% off of any LOG course – Use coupon code SCL-Alum

Member Organization: Members of certain organizations can receive 10% off of any LOG course (for information on member organizations visit: – Use coupon code SCL-Org

Certificate Participants: To receive a certificate course price of 17% off per course, you must enroll and pay for all courses required to earn a certificate – Use coupon code SCL-Cert

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
  • Multi-modal port operations
  • Transportation security protocols
  • Incoterms
  • U.S. Free Trade Agreements


  • Introduction to Incoterms
  • Introduction to HTS Structure & content
  • Classification of goods under the HTSUS
  • Types of customs entries
  • Special duty programs
  • Commercial invoice requirements
  • Essentials of container movements
  • Transportation security protocols
  • Tour of Port of Savannah operations
  • U.S. Free Trade Agreements
  • Comparison of cost and service performance of transportation modes
  • Issues and future trends in global logistics

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Brown