This book is in the Principles of Export Guidebooks series published in association with the Institute of Export. Each book covers a core area in the Institute's internationally renowned membership qualification. Principles of International Physical Distribution is based on the "International Physical Distribution" module of the syllabus of the Institute of Export and provides an authoritative overview of one of the most practical and critical areas of export management. It covers the vital and complex processes needed to actually move goods internationally and will be essential reading for all those involved in international physical distribution. With exceptional clarity the author addresses the key issues of: Compliance with third party rules such as customs, insurers, banks and carriers The completion of the whole export order process from quotation to carrier in a step-by-step guide Preparation of shipping documentation Obtaining payment Using many practical examples, this is a concise and authoritative guide to all the current procedures regarding the movement of goods internationally.Sherlock, Jim is the author of 'Principles of International Physical Distribution' with ISBN 9780631191698 and ISBN 0631191690.