Understanding and Applying Incoterms® 2020

Incoterms® are the essential terms governing commercial contracts for international trade. Companies who attend this course will learn the rules and terminology for the 11 Incoterms as well as guidance around contracts for the sale of goods worldwide.

About the course

These predefined commercial terms relate to international commercial law and cover the rules for any mode of transport, sea and inland waterway transport. Companies who attend this course will learn what Incoterms are, their functionality, how and when to use them effectively.


  • Incoterms2020® – Introduction
  • How Incoterms are used
  • Incoterms and Risk
  • 11 Incoterms Explained
  • Export Documentation and Compliance
  • Summary

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Understand the 11 Incoterms and what they do and don’t do
  • Understand when and where to apply Incoterms
  • Understand what incoterm(s) will best suit their company
  • Understand your reporting and compliance obligations
  • Learn how you might save money when selecting your incoterm(s)
  • Learn how to mitigate company risk in the event of a problem

Who should attend

  • Anyone involved in international trade, importers and exporters
  • Business development and legal managers
  • Logistics, warehouse and shipping managers
  • Finance and procurement managers
  • Compliance, customs and export sales managers
  • Entry-level staff who require general awareness in customs


*Book Incoterms training and one colleague from your organisation can join for free* 

For more information or bookings please contact Niamh Reynolds or Paul Corbett on 01 661 2182 or training@irishexporters.ie

location Location location Date time Time
Online- Webex December 1, 2022 9.30 am - 1 pm


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