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GO GLOBAL Export Series – Session 3: International Logistics, Incoterms, Quotes, Shipping Insurance


For many businesses, the decision to extend sales overseas is a logical choice, but where to start is not as clear. Our no-cost, five-part GO GLOBAL Export Series webinar sessions will be filled with valuable information to help you learn how to export, develop an export plan, and key in on tips and tricks of the trade. Start your overseas journey with us by exploring the U.S. Commercial Service’s Basic Guide to Exporting to help plot your course to exporting success!

Five-part series to include speakers from: University of Pittsburgh SBDC, U.S. Commercial Service, Southwestern PA Commission, Huntington Bank, UPS, Wilke & Associates CPAs, RL Swearer, and Meyer, Unkovic & Scott.

Session 3


  • Chas Watson, RL Swearer Freight Forwarders
  • Brendan O’Brien, UPS
  • LeeAnne Haworth, U.S. Commercial Service


  • Role of Freight Forwarder (LeeAnne Haworth)
  • Product Preparation & Shipping Considerations, Export Documentation (Brendan O’Brien)
  • INCOTERMS/ ACE / Harmonized #s / Tariffs (Chas Watson)

Export Forum Follow-up Q&A – Thursday, October 22, 2020. 12–1pm

Other session dates:

  • Session 1: August 13 – Export Market Opportunities, Strategies, and Export Plan
  • Session 2: September 10 – Letters of Credit, Export Financing, Payment Methods
  • Session 4: November 12 – U.S. Export Regulations, CE Mark, GDPR, CCC, and International Contracts
  • Session 5: December 10– Digital Strategy for Exporting: eCommerce Across Borders


There will be follow-up Q&A forums in between session dates above to connect on specific questions and advance participants export plans.

Funding support and resources are provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development; through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, and through support from the University of Pittsburgh. All services are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Special arrangements for persons with disabilities can be made by calling (412) 648-1542. All opinions, conclusions, or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. SBDC services are not available to individuals or entities that have been debarred or suspended by the federal government. By agreeing to receive assistance from the SBDC you are self-certifying that you are not currently federally debarred or suspended and also agree to cease using SBDC services if you become federally debarred or suspended in the future.


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October 8, 2020
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar – registrants will receive link