Cross-Border Logistics Operations: Effective Trade Facilitation and Border Management (Hardcover)

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Cross-Border Logistics Operations: Effective Trade Facilitation and Border Management (Hardcover)


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With considerable turmoil in international trade and logistics it is more important than ever to understand trade and customs issues and their impact on logistics operations. At every port and border international freight operations are exposed to trade and customs procedures.

Cross-Border Logistics Operations serves as a comprehensive guide and companion to the cross-border trade and customs environment and its implications for international business supply chains and their control. Inspired by the World Customs Organization's Professional Standards (also known as the WCO PICARD Standards), it provides key insights into transporting goods across borders and effectively managing the requirements for compliance and enforcement.

International students, business operators and government officials will find the book rich in detail with practical examples that include the political, administrative, regulatory, technological and economic context throughout. It covers all the critical operational and legal aspects of cross-border logistics operations, including:
-prevailing trade, customs and border policy
-tariffs and import taxes
-border management and supply chain security practices
-prohibitions and restrictions
-enforcement and compliance practices
-supply chain and logistics arrangements
-disaster relief operations
-frictionless trade and trade facilitation principles.
Dr Andrew Grainger is an established trade facilitation practitioner, academic and educator with global outlook. As the Director of Trade Facilitation Consulting, he helps government agencies and international organizations cut red-tape in international trade. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Customs and Excise Studies (CSU, Australia) and an Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham (UK). He has provided consultancy services to the World Bank Group and the United Nations family of organizations, has given witness to the UK Parliament's Select Committees and provided research services to the European Parliament.
Product Details ISBN: 9781789666731
ISBN-10: 1789666732
Publisher: Kogan Page
Publication Date: August 31st, 2021
Pages: 312
Language: English