xxBuying From Overseas
xx• Logistics, Transport and Packaging.
xx• Quality Standards & Non Conformance issues.
xx• Terms & Conditions.
xx• Vendor Selection & Benchmarking.
xx• Supplier Relationships & Communication Channels.
xx• Import legislation tariff codes, Inco terms Customs and excise.
xx• Letters of credit for overseas suppliers.
xx• Sampling of components and assemblies.
xx• Technical understanding of specific industry standards, e.g. traceability.
xx• Knowing and controlling the TCO.
xx• Understanding Exchange rates at point of sale.
xx• Dispute Resolution & Contingency.
xx• Air Freight Versus Sea Freight