April 29, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Holland College Campus
Centre for Applied Science & Technology
300 Kent St, Charlottetown, PE C1A
Leroy Lowe, MBA, MAEd, PhD, Certified International Trade Professional
Faculty of International Business
Nova Scotia Community College
This session will provide an overview of the aspects of export logistics to make sure you are managing the flow of goods is an efficient manner. The workshop will touch on the documentation required, transportation options, HS Codes and Incoterms as well as considerations for freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution channels. The objective of this workshop is to explain some of these unique attributes, to provide tools and examples, and to help prepare your company to answer logistics-related questions.
Leroy Lowe is an expert in international trade with an extensive background in international business. He began his career as an Aerospace Engineering Officer and Project Manager in the Canadian Airforce and then worked for Sparton of Canada and Mxi technologies in the defense and aerospace sectors. In his corporate roles, he recruited and managed agents, distributors and strategic alliance partners in over 20 countries. He is now a full-time faculty member in International Business at the Nova Scotia Community College and an active international business consultant who has worked with a wide range of companies across many sectors. He has also delivered trade-related workshops to World Trade Center Staff in Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Middle East and Asia. He has a Bachelor of Science degree, a Diploma in Engineering, a Masters Degree in Adult Education, an MBA, and a PhD. He is also a Certified International Trade Professional, a Certified Global Business Professional, and a social entrepreneur (see www.gettingtoknowcancer.org)
To attend this session, please register your interest by emailing Shawn MacDougall, firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 902-566-9642.
Registration will start at 1:30 p.m.; refreshments and snacks will be provided.
Trade Team PEI, in partnership with the Holland College Office of Applied Research & Customized Training, are pleased to offer this ‘free’ session to PEI-based enterprises and organizations interested in international business development.