Speakers and themes will vary each month, but topics will include the latest developments and updates on Trade Wars, Brexit, Trade Agreement negotiations, key Customs, Export Controls, Sanctions developments and much more. Members from the OCR team will also partner with a variety of industry experts for live discussion and Q&A sessions.
The idea for the monthly series came as a result of the growing interested in the USA Webinars. Speaking about the need to replicate this success globally. Karen Alleyne, Head of Global marketing said:
“We’re delighted to announce our monthly webinar programme which will cover all of the most important topics in international trade from a UK, EU, APAC And EMEA perspective. With rapidly shifting news cycles and growing concerns about COVID-19, Brexit, trade disputes and rising tariffs it’s important to OCR that professionals involved with the complex world of international trade are kept up to date to ensure the success of their business. As an organisation, we have over 30 years in experience in Global Trade management and we strongly believe that a monthly series, with expert advice and a live Q&A for attendees, is the best way to address the wide range of industry developments right now.”
The first webinar will take place on Wednesday 10th June 4:00- 5:00PM BST. Entitled “Screen, Request, Manage- 3 steps to navigating the challenges of International Trade it will address issues such as:
- Rising cybersecurity concerns and COVID 19
- Post-Brexit fallout and the effects on UK trade
- Watch List Screening, Licence Screening and Authorisation Management. Three steps to simplifying your workflow
The webinar will be bought to you by Pete Smith: Director of Sales EMEA and APAC at OCR, Raghav Ahuja: Senior Business Analyst/Product Manager and Bruno Raamljak: Senior Business Analyst. Outlining what to expect from the forthcoming webinar Smith said:
“Our first webinar aims to help participants navigate some of the everyday challenges that affect their business, whether that is finding a way to put an end to the manual processes that serve as a block to growth or just giving them the information they need to simplify their processes. Now more than ever companies need to manage these risks and our latest webinar will discuss this and look at how this can be achieved through innovative technology.”
OCR International Webinar Wednesdays are available to everyone. The series is free of charge and will take place each month. To register for the next webinar click here.
Notes to Editors
OCR is the leading provider of globe trade management software and solutions for a diverse range of industry verticals. With a global presence that spans across the US, UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, OCR specialises in trade compliance solutions that have successfully streamlined the compliance processes for top Fortune 500 companies with its robust software solutions.
OCR’s Global Trade Management Software is implemented by industry leaders to facilitate their import/export processes ensuring the supply chain processes adhere to customs compliance as well as other regulations imposed by government organisations and agencies.