Washington State Small Business Development Center
Contact the SBDC
Search for Export resources 

Shipping

Shipping training modules are intended to inform business owners of best shipping practices, and packaging requirements. Some training courses will show users how freight forwarders can provide assistance and how to choose the one that is most appropriate for their business. Shipment classification, required insurance, packaging and taxing requirements, are some of the topics covered in this category of training.

Course Description Cost Registration Provider
Export Training Videos Census Bureau provides information on using a free system to record shipments (AES Direct). The training videos offered through the census bureau also provide training on how to classify shipments. Training videos also provide information on taxing your produce and how to comply with foreign trade regulations. Free None Census Bureau
Shipping Your Product Module will cover: How International Freight Forwarders can help you; how the product should be packaged and labeled; what documentation and insurance is needed, international shipping companies and offered services. Free None Global EDGE (Michigan State University)
Freight Forwarding Video explains why to use freight forwarder in your business for international clients. Free None North Carolina Department of Ag & Consumer Services