As the experts in international shipping, DHL hosts many webinars to provide information that supports our customers to reach global success. Register for an upcoming webinar or watch a replay.
THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE NEW EU VAT CHANGES
Recorded on Wednesday, June 9, 2021
As of July 1, 2021, the European Union (EU) will remove the Value Added Tax (VAT) exemption for low-value imported goods (i.e. all goods with a value of up to €22*). As a result, all commercial imports into the EU will be subject to VAT and require a Formal Customs Declaration.
Is your business ready? Don’t wait until July 1 to find out. Learn from our panel of regulatory experts who will:
- Walk you through the upcoming EU VAT changes
- Identify how these changes will impact your business
- Define the steps you need to take to prepare
INCOTERMS 2021: MASTER THE LANGUAGE OF TRADE TO MAXIMIZE E-COMMERCE OPPORTUNITIES
Recorded on Wed, May 26, 2021
If you are involved in e-commerce or international trade of any kind, it’s imperative that you know about Incoterms® – the world’s essential terms of trade for the sale of goods. Whether you are filing a purchase order, packing and labeling a shipment for freight transport or preparing a certificate of origin at a port, Incoterms® offer specific daily guidance on global importing and exporting.
A new edition of Incoterms® was introduced in 2020, and some important updates have taken effect in 2021. That’s why DHL wants to ensure you have the latest information to help you make the best possible decisions.
MAXIMIZING THE BENEFITS OF GLOBAL TRADE – INSIGHTS FROM DHL CEOs IN THE AMERICAS REGION
Recorded on Wed, March 24, 2021
Join our North American CEOs as they share their insights on the new USMCA trade agreement, a groundbreaking DHL study, and more.
As international trade continues to be reshaped and redefined in the 21st century, businesses require an in-depth understanding of the ever-changing state of globalization, and how to profit from emerging trends.
During this unique online event, our panelists – DHL CEOs Greg Hewitt (U.S.), Antonio Arranz (Mexico) and Andrew Williams (Canada) – will share critical information to help your business succeed, including the latest information and projections from the recent DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI). Created in partnership with the NYU Stern School of Business in 2011, the GCI draws on more than 3.5 million unique data points from the DHL business, employing both industry experts and artificial intelligence to analyze changes in the flow of trade, capital, information and people at the global, regional and national levels.
HOW TO CRAFT THE IDEAL E-COMMERCE EXPERIENCE DURING A PANDEMIC PEAK
Recorded on Wed, September 30, 2020
Handling holiday shipping volume is always a challenge. But as we quickly approach the first peak season in a global COVID environment, a huge surge in demand could make it more difficult than ever to connect, convert and execute an ideal end-to-end customer experience.
Hosted by Ryan Hunter, VP of E-Commerce for DHL Express Americas, this unique virtual discussion will feature guest speaker Mary Quintero, Founder and CEO of Undercover, Inc. During this event, Mary will share her powerful insights on how you can execute a complete cross border customer experience strategy while minimizing risk during what is expected to be a particularly busy 2020 peak season.
Ryan Hunter, VP of E-Commerce, DHL Express Americas: As VP of E-Commerce for the Americas region, Ryan leads an experienced team responsible for the largest customers within DHL Express. In addition, he leads the commercial strategy and business development efforts for the fast growing and dynamic e-commerce sector, including responsibility for engaging the various partners that make up the complete e-commerce ecosystem.
Mary Quintero, CEO, Undercover Boots: Mary Quintero is CEO and Founder of Panama-based Undercover Boots. As a Panamanian woman living in a country where it rains seven months a year, Mary found it nearly impossible to find rain boots. Being passionate about footwear and culture, she decided to merge these two worlds and create a unique and innovative brand. In 2014, the socially conscious CEO began marketing durable rubber rain boots from her native Panama, creating eye-catching colorful designs on each pair. Today, she leads the growing Panamanian footwear and accessory company that now markets her fashion brand worldwide in 30 countries – and growing.
Maximizing the Benefits of USMCA: Expert Guidance for Your Business
Recorded on Wed, July 22, 2020
This unique virtual round table will feature noted experts in various areas of International Trade and Compliance as they discuss the recently enacted U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). This new free-trade policy presents a wealth of exciting opportunities for U.S. businesses, and our guests will present key information and unique insights to help you take full advantage.
Our Featured Panelists
Nicole Bivens Collinson leads the International Trade and Government relations practice of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., and serves as managing principal of the Washington, D.C., office. She is also a member of the Firm’s Operating Committee. Ms. Collinson has appeared on MSNBC and NPR as a subject matter expert and has over 30 years of experience in government, public affairs and lobbying. She has drafted and guided the successful implementation of several pieces of key international trade legislation positively affecting the bottom line of many U.S. companies.
Eric Farnsworth is the Vice President of the Council of the Americas and the Americas Society (www.as-coa.org). He maintains an important thought leadership and advocacy role across the broad range of issues affecting the Western Hemisphere, including trade policy and advocacy. He is a widely-sought after conference speaker and media commentator, and has published numerous articles and opinion pieces in leading newspapers and policy journals.
Mr. Farnsworth has served in government at the State Department, USTR, and the White House. Previously, he was also managing director of ManattJones Global Strategies, and worked with Bristol-Myers Squibb, and has worked in both the US Senate and US House of Representatives.
POWER UP YOUR E-COMMERCE POTENTIAL
Recorded on Wed, June 24, 2020
Watch the most recent webinar to help you “Power Up Your Potential” with lucrative global e-commerce opportunities. In it, a DHL expert explains how you can capitalize on key global e-commerce trends, identify your expansion opportunities and understand key consumer behaviors to help you take your online business to the next level.
Plus, hear from guest speaker Matt Colehour, VP of Operations for Function of Beauty, the world’s first fully customizable hair-care brand company valued at $110 million in 2017. Matt discusses how they identified the most lucrative global markets, ability to access those markets and the lessons learned in growing to more than 40 countries, with the support of DHL. In addition, how he and his colleagues are adapting for success in the new post-Covid-19 marketplace.
INCOTERMS 2020: Learn The Language Of Trade
Recorded on Wed, May 13, 2020
If you are involved in international trade, it’s imperative that you know about the Incoterms® rules – the world’s essential terms of trade for the sale of goods. Whether you are filing a purchase order, packing and labeling a shipment for freight transport or preparing a certificate of origin at a port, the Incoterms® offer specific guidance on global importing and exporting on a daily basis.
Now that the new Incoterms® 2020 are in effect, DHL wants to ensure you have the latest information about what has changed and what you need to know to make the best possible decisions.
Maximizing Online Consumer Confidence During COVID-19
Recorded on Wed, April 22, 2020
DHL Express is proud to present this complimentary webinar featuring expert tips on how your online business can communicate to build trust with wary virtual consumers who demand clear, consistent information – now more than ever, in the wake of COVID-19. As the pandemic forces more desperate shoppers online – some for the first time – many seek an immediate response to questions such as: Did my order go through? Is shipping free? Will the courier take safety precautions? If you don’t provide instant answers, they will likely postpone an order or buy elsewhere. That’s why it’s critical that you use your entire online arsenal to keep visitors informed and boost your brand visibility in the process – and our experts will show you how.
Guidance on Navigating Global Trade Challenges in a Changing World
Recorded Wednesday October 30, 2019
Gain a better understanding of current and future international trade risks and what you can do to mitigate the risk. Learn about the US-China Trade War, with insights from the presenters about how businesses and individuals can help protect themselves. An overview of the tariffs, USMCA, E-Commerce and Brexit, as well as new markets and their effects on trade. Plus, get suggestions regarding practical strategies for trade compliance and business management.
WATCH THE POWER UP YOUR BUSINESS POTENTIAL WEBINAR
Take Your E-Commerce Opportunity to the Next Level
Recorded Tuesday, May 14, 2019
The most recent DHL Express webinar will help you take full advantage of e-commerce opportunities around the world. This is your chance to hear top global e-commerce experts discuss how to benefit from cross-border trends, expansion strategies and key consumer behaviors that can help take your e-commerce growth to the next level.
In this webinar, you will learn about:
- The current global e-commerce landscape
- Market trends that are driving new brand strategies
- Global consumer buying habits
- How to use data and analytics to determine your top global opportunities
- How to use market-specific data to deliver the best customer experience to your global audience
WATCH THE HOW TO PREPARE YOUR BUSINESS FOR THE HOLIDAY SHIPPING SEASON WEBINAR
Be Prepared for the Peak Shipping Season
Recorded, July 24, 2019
The holiday season is fast approaching for your e-commerce business, and it’s never too early to prepare. Is your website ready to handle a heavy volume of international orders? Watch our Holidays in July webinar and you’ll learn how to find out. Hear from Alan Majchrzak, Director of Customs Brokerage Services for DHL Express U.S., as he delivers his top tips for importing and exporting goods to customers during the holidays.
In this webinar, you will learn about:
- Your website’s ability to attract customers and accept international orders
- How to avoid delays when exporting items to customers
- Best practices for importing gifts
- How to identify a shipment as a gift
- Common restrictions on importing gifts into the U.S.