2019 Seminar Schedule


The firm has announced its Import, Export, and FTZ Training Seminar Schedule for 2019, with introductory, intermediate, and advanced level sessions. The introductory-level sessions are free for clients, while the intermediate and advanced sessions are offered for $500. Details on each of the sessions follow below.

Tuesday, March 12 Import - Export 101
Wednesday, March 13 Import - Export 201
Thursday, March 14 Advanced Export
Tuesday, April 9 FTZ 101
Wednesday, April 10 FTZ 201
Tuesday, September 17 Import - Export 101
Wednesday, September 18 Import - Export 201
Tuesday, October 8 FTZ 101
Wednesday, October 9 FTZ 201

FTZ 101:
The broadest of our sessions, this seminar includes all topics that are relevant to individuals who are new to the FTZ program, as well as those who have been involved in the FTZ program for some time. It includes all basic subjects involving FTZ Board and Customs compliance. With respect to inventory control issues, both unique identifier number (UIN) and a zone lot number (ZLN) systems are included. Individuals in our organization currently involved in foreign-trade zones will conduct the seminar. This seminar is free for clients. Approved for 7 CCS Credits and 7 CES Credits.

FTZ 201:
This comprehensive one-day seminar will focus on Advanced Foreign-Trade Zone management Issues including ACE and ITDS filing deadlines, status and update, current Customs matters impacting FTZs, frequent serious management errors, and Customs Enforcement Actions, etc. Also included will be workshops on preparing the required Customs filings on Admissions, Imports, and Exports. The fee is $500 for clients. Approved for 6.5 CCS Credits and 6.5 CES Credits.

Import / Export 101:
The broadest of our sessions, this seminar provides detailed information on a wide range of import and export issues, including: entry and export processes, classification, customs valuation, origin marking, Census AES reporting, and accurate document completion. This seminar is free for clients. Approved for 7 CCS Credits and 7 CES Credits.

Import / Export 201:
This comprehensive one-day seminar includes training on INCOTERMS 2010 as well as more advanced sections on special trade programs (NAFTA, other FTAs, TIBs, etc.), export jurisdiction determination, export license determination, restricted parties screening, government enforcement actions and Prior Disclosures, U.S. trade sanctions and embargoes, and supply chain security. The fee is $500 for clients. Approved for 7 CCS Credits and 7 CES Credits.

Seminars are approved by the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) for Certified Customs Specialists (CCS) and/or Certified Export Specialists (CES) credits.

Any additional questions can be directed to Kelley Randol at 816-561-4999 or via email at krandol@millerco.com.