The International Commercial Terms has moved into the 2010 versions for usage in the contract of sale. Highlights being the formulation of DAT and DAP as the new rulings under seller’s risks and costs.
The contemporary changes business landscape has created a proliferation of trading risks and hidden costs across the borderless territories. In these crucial risk gaps, proper understanding and application of Incoterms would contribute to a viable contingency plan in and out of the distribution chain. A stronger defensive resolution would be in place against all contractual predicaments.
Understanding the provisions and classification of Incoterms 2010
Learning the contractuals and operatives constraints of Incoterms
Managing the risks and costs in the Incoterms distribution chain
The 4D’s Roadmap of Incoterms Strategic Planning.
The Simplified Operational Factors of the 4C’s.
The Comparison Illustration of Incoterms 2000 and 2010.
The Winning Attributes of Incoterms contractual documentation.
Mr. Stephen Kum (MBA, USA) is a fellow of The Institute of Freight Association, The Institute of Logistics & Transport, The Institute of Business Administration. Former Vice Chairman of the Persatuan Logistik Selangor and co-founder of Global Logistician Network.
He has more than 30 years of hands-on experience in the fields of international trade, global procurement, freight operation, logistics and supply chain management. His consultancy expertise relates to Incoterms execution, trade documentation, suppliers development, shipping risks and export strategies.
He was the Managing Director of a global logistics provider with network in UK, USA and Australiasia. Held various contractual senior positions as Country Manager of Esprit Shipping (HK), Sales Director with Karl Schroff Associates (US) and Business Development Manager with Port Cargo International (UK). Associated with Cambridge International College as their Training Consultant, Program Examiner with Durham Logistics College and Resident Consultant with TPL Global Chains Management.
He has been involved in corporate training and executives development since 2002 for national corporation ( DRB,TNB, MAHB, etc) multinational companies (Mitsubishi Corp, British American Tobacco, Alstom Power, etc) market leaders (Goodyear, Hitachi, Siemens, etc) academy of learning and development (OCBC Trade Academy, Boustead Naval Academy, etc). His embassy clientele includes trade divisions of Nigerian Embassy, Sudan Embassy and Royal Thai Embassy in Kuala Lumpur. He has developed Shipping programs for Institute Technology Multimedia, Logistics program for Sentral City Institute, Freight management program for PSNB and Open University Malaysia. Developed post graduate courses in Supply Chain Management for Camden University and Export Management for Metropolitan University organized from Kuala Lumpur.