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Updated AIAG Supply Chain Courses for the New Year

Mark your calendar! AIAG has updated two of its popular Supply Chain training courses to provide participants with the most up-to-date and relevant information. Content for both the HTS Harmonized Tariff Schedule Overview and the NAFTA Content Reporting courses has been revised according to the latest official tariff classifications, NAFTA rules of origin, and all applicable customs rulings.

The HTS Harmonized Tariff Schedule Overview course, next offered on March 20, 2018, focuses on supporting participants in complying with customs regulations, and paying the appropriate duty rates on imported products. 

The two-day NAFTA Content Reporting course, next offered March 21-22, addresses the NAFTA requirements for automotive products. Participants learn how to properly prepare Certificates of Origin, while gaining an understanding of content reporting laws, rules of origin and proof of origin requirements.

Can’t decide between the two? Take both! Special pricing is available for those who register for both courses. Simply contact AIAG Customer service at 248-358-3003 for discount eligibility, and more information.


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Customs Town Hall Wrap Up — See You Next Year!

By AIAG, Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:38 AM

The 2017 AIAG Customs Town Hall was a definitive success! We covered a number of extremely timely and relevant topics pertaining to U.S. customs compliance, export control best practices, encryption technology, trade sanctions developments, the ongoing renegotiations of NAFTA, and much more.

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2018 Supply Chain Work Groups Explore Top Industry Issues

By AIAG, Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:26 AM

Ready to get involved? At AIAG, we’re actively setting the calendar for all Supply Chain work groups meeting in 2018, and we also want to know what issues you’re interested in exploring.  

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW:  Working Together to Improve Cybersecurity

By AIAG, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 9:20 AM

The importance of thorough cybersecurity procedures and practices grows every day as the risk from cyber attacks grows. Bill Hurles, former executive director of supply chain for General Motors, said he hoped that attendees in the discussion of cybersecurity he moderated would come away with a strong drive to help protect their organizations and the industry as a whole. “I hope they take this awareness around cybersecurity and personalize it. They should take actions to protect the information they receive and that they send to others,” he said. “Doing so can reduce the vulnerabilities that they and their company are exposed to. They can continue to educate themselves and help their peers understand that this is a real threat and that we need to work together to protect ourselves.”

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AIAG VIDEO INTERVIEW: The Automotive Industry’s Role in Refreshing NAFTA

By AIAG, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 9:06 AM

Discussions of reopening the North American Free Trade Agreement have raised concerns for many businesses and industries, but Albert Zapanta, president and CEO of United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, urges people not to believe all the hype. “Don’t believe all the political rhetoric — from both sides,” he said. “Political rhetoric isn’t the driving factor. The discussions are much more positive as to how we can relate to each other.”

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