There's a common misconception that tariff classification is as simple as looking it up in the book (and sometimes it is!); however, without considering all the aspects that play a role in the classification of a product, you may be inaccurately classifying it and therefore underpaying duty or worse, sometimes even overpaying! You will learn the step-by-step process of accurate classification, composition considerations and when binding rulings are recommended.

  • On-Demand

  • 2 Hours

  • Online From Any Computer/Mobile Device

  • Free

On-Demand Course Will Cover

Who Should Attend?

The material in this course is relevant to ...

Do you classify your product line for your company’s or customers’ customs documentation? Do you want to better understand how your customs broker determines an HS code? Whether you are the owner, manager, supervisor, coordinator or logistics staff of a company importing into Canada or the US, or needing points for your professional designation then this is for you.

Are You A Professional Designate?

Whether you’re a CCS, CES, CTCS, MCS, MES, a legal, accounting, trade or logistics professional we’ve got your annual maintenance points and/or study material here.

Professional Development

This course awards points towards your designation(s). To earn the eligible points you must do both:

  • Watch On-Demand

    Complete all 6 on-demand modules prior to attending the live roundtable

  • Attend Webinar

    Tune into the live webinar. Check out the upcoming calendar for the next session.

Now You're Ready To Attend The Roundtable

A 1-hour Q&A session with our trade experts to get your questions answered live.

  • Free

    FreeHow To Classify A Product

    Did you have a chance to watch the On-Demand course? Great! You're now ready to join the Expert Roundtable for How To Classify A Product. This is a 1-hour Q&A session with the experts so bring your US or Canadian HS classification questions and/or examples for which you seek answers or explanations and pose them to us live.


  • April Collier

    US Trade Advisor

    April Collier

    Licensed Customs Broker and Certified Customs Specialist with 40 years' experience in the import-export industry. April is a Senior Trade Advisor with PCB Customs Brokers (USA).
  • Gloria Terhaar

    Canadian Regulatory Analyst

    Gloria Terhaar

    Certified Customs Specialist, Certified Trade Compliance Specialist and CBSA Professional Designate with over 20 years' experience in Canadian customs brokerage. Gloria is a Canadian Regulatory Analyst with PCB Customs Brokers (Canada).
  • Adriana Petty

    Marketing Specialist & Asst. Graphic Designer

    Adriana Petty

    Adriana spearheaded PCB Global Trade's education program for the last 12 years. With a natural knack for hosting in-person events, online webinars and a love for being on camera she takes on the role of the importer/exporter to moderate, introduce you to the PCB Group and pose your questions to our experts in global trade.


International Operations, BuildDirect

Robert Palma

International Operations, BuildDirect

Helped in understanding of classification and how to follow the GRI rules.
Import Coordinator, Urban Barn

Mark Zhong

Import Coordinator, Urban Barn

It was very helpful and informational. It exceeded my expectations.
Corporate Administrative Assistant, Bartlett Tree Experts

Cindy Brown

Corporate Administrative Assistant, Bartlett Tree Experts

Great information today. I now have a good understanding of my responsibilities as the importer.
Project Coordinator, Glass 3 Enterprises Ltd.

Biniiam Woldegabir

Project Coordinator, Glass 3 Enterprises Ltd.

You took a lot of time to address our specific questions!
Supply Chain Coordinator, BuildDirect

Lydia Liu

Supply Chain Coordinator, BuildDirect

I feel more confident as I’ve gained good general knowledge of HS code classification through this workshop. It’s quite good overall.
Warehouse and Distribution Manager, Jackpot Digital Inc.

Christopher Danton

Warehouse and Distribution Manager, Jackpot Digital Inc.

Understanding of HS code selection - confirmation of my understanding. Good examples; could be applied widely.
Sales Support Specialist, Westmill Industries

Jenny Jeffries

Sales Support Specialist, Westmill Industries

Very helpful! Info on essential character and country of origin especially enlightening.
Logistics Coordinator, BuildDirect

Noor Balolia

Logistics Coordinator, BuildDirect

You helped me understand what exactly HS Codes are!