Importer Insight Bulletins
As referenced in NNF 2014/092 client relationship and their understanding of
the international trade logistics and supply chain management process is a
constant and challenging business relationship for service providers in
international trade logistics and supply chain management.
In order to support the relationship between members and their clients the
CBFCA has produced a series of Insight Bulletins specifically referenced to
importers. This compendium of commentaries for CBFCA member clients has been
produced to foster better understanding of the way the supply chain operates in
order for the trade community to maximise benefits, ensure the efficient flow of
goods in the international trade process and be aware of their regulatory
These Insight Bulletins include:
There is an expectation from many importers that service providers either in
the context of international freight forwarding, border clearance and a variety
of other activities related to the importation or exportation of goods should
carry the responsibility for some, if not all, issues relating to the
contractual relationships between the buyer and the seller whether it be related
to the goods in question, carriage of goods, finance and other related
This is not the case nor commercial reality.
The documents are in PDF format for download options.