Careers & Apprenticeship Show 2020

Following on from the success of the Careers and Apprenticeship Show in September 2018 we have again joined forces with BCP Council and the Dorset Careers and Enterprise Company as Event Partners.Following on from the success of the Careers and Apprenticeship Show in September 2018 we have again joined forces with BCP Council and the […]

January Networking Lunch – Hotel du Vin

The DCCI January Networking Lunch will be held at stunning Hotel du Vin, a luxury boutique hotel just off the historic Quayside in Poole.The event is available to DCCI members and non-members and will begin at 12.00pm. Your ticket includes a drinks reception and 2 course lunch with facilitated networking and table moves, ensuring you […]

Introduction to AEO (Authorised Economic Operator)

AEO status went live within the EU on the 1st January 2008, and although it's not currently mandatory, companies involved in the export/import process will have a commercial decision to make as to whether they apply for this Security and Customs status. This is not for the faint-hearted and anyone looking into the AEO standards […]


This course provides an update on the new revisions and highlights the main changes between the old and the new terms. Introducing the reasoning behind the changes and the impact on the export/import trade and ensures that import/export personnel are kept up-to-date with their skills and knowledge.Using the correct Incoterm (EXW, FOB, CIF) is an […]

E-Z Cert World: Get it right first time

Submitting your export documents electronically can save you time and money. The whole process will help with consistency and understanding the specific requirements each export market brings.This short session is designed to help those currently using the platform, to get the most out of it. E-Z Cert is a popular platform used by many exporters […]

Import procedures

In recent years, manufacturing has relocated to countries with lowers production costs, many found beyond the EU. The affect is an increase in non-EU imports, which places more responsibility on those staff working in purchasing and shipping, whilst finance teams need to be aware of the impact of import procedures and HMRC regimes. Furthermore, many […]

Export documentation

In today's busy exporting environment, few exporters have the time to consider the why, where and when questions surrounding export documentation. These simple oversights could result in delays or even financial penalties incurred at customs. Getting to know your documents requires individuals to demonstrate good time management, incorporating export shipping procedures into their daily routines, […]

Understanding exporting

As a potential exporter it is vital to understand the complex issues of trading internationally. Exporting is a process and needs planning with clear and focussed objectives, and those in the company who manage the movement of goods overseas need to be aware of their responsibilities. It's not uncommon for administrators, or even managers, to […]

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