Online Training

Train teams on border processes with our online training modules.


Adapt operations, data and systems with tailored advice.


Enlighten understanding of border processes with our free resources.
Discover clearBorder

Independent, expert international trade consulting and online training

What if you could trade seamlessly across borders? Our ambition is to make trade borders invisible.
As leading international trade consultants who offer trade and customs consultancy, we support businesses to grow in new markets across Europe and internationally. Our international trade consulting and training services equip you to trade with ease.

  • Unparalleled import and export knowledge
  • Train entire teams anytime, anywhere
  • Access expert advice and customs support
  • Reduce risk and exploit opportunity
  • Increase efficiency and growth
Our Services

We give you the knowledge to trade with confidence

With accessible training designed by industry specialists and personalised advice delivered by experts, there’s no better way to enhance your business’s understanding. Learn more about our services, including our international trade training and consultancy, below.

Online Training

Our comprehensive training courses are built for any business trading with international partners. See our available training courses below:

Border Ready Importing And Exporting

A 5-part course supporting teams with UK imports and exports, customs, freight services and more. The ideal way to reduce risk, save money and get border ready. Get border-ready insights from leading international trade consultants.
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Border Ready Food & Animal Products

A 3-part course with modules for trade with the EU and the rest of the world. This course is updated with the latest UK processes for imports and exports of food and products of animal origin (POAO). Enhance your understanding and develop a more streamlined and efficient process for your team.
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Border Ready Plants and Plant Products

A 3-part course with modules for trade with the EU and the rest of the world. This course is updated with the latest UK processes imports and exports of plants and plant products. Enhance your understanding and develop a more streamlined and efficient process for your team.
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International Trade Advice & Consulting.

Our advice helps you reduce risks, secure your international markets and take the worry out of trade.

Whether you’re small or large, an e-commerce platform or a trading business, our consulting puts independent, expert advice at your fingertips. Get insight and knowledge from a leading international trade consultant and make trading across borders seamless.

We provide:

  • On-call Border Ready Advice to help you overcome trade challenges
  • Customs compliance reviews to anticipate customs audits, reduce unexpected costs and increase efficiency
  • Knowledge capture to provide bespoke training products for your business requirements
  • Horizon scanning to anticipate challenges, exploit opportunities and increase international supply chain resilience
  • Regular updates to keep abreast of complex changes

Our advice and consultancy packages are shaped to your needs.

clearBorder gives you the tools to manage teams, reduce risks and increase your business’ confidence in international trade.

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Certification of Expertise
Certification of Expertise

Gain clearBorder Certification

Upon completion of any clearBorder course, you'll gain a clearBorder certificate of completion. This certifies your knowledge and entitles you to discounted access to clearBorder support.
clearBorder’s training is a great way to ensure that teams have mastered the complexities of importing and exporting in a rapidly changing field. The courses are short and digestible, with plenty of practical information to get businesses trading confidently.
Stephen Adams, Senior Director
We found Clear Borders training to be well structured, relevant, up-to-date and informative. The real life imperfect examples they provided us with throughout the training, placed our team in the shoes of the retailers and required them to consider the impact of the decisions they have to make. The knowledge gained from this training will be invaluable when we’re assisting our customers.
Fantastic in-depth training that has differentiated my team on projects and we’ve made mandatory for everyone going forwards
Harry Tayler, Borders Lead, Palantir UK
clearBorder advice is clear, informative, and available when we need it. It has proved invaluable in helping our team and partners navigate customs and shipping requirements in China, the EU and UK.
Jamieson Wellness Inc., Canada
“We’re proud to be working with Capita on their market development strategy for border management services and technologies"
"Clear Border has offered us in depth analysis and guidance on how we can improve our customs procedures, resulting in greater efficiency, not only in the day to day processes but in creating a robust Customs Policy. Friendly and helpful…every question answered."

Are you struggling with border controls?

Government legislation around imports and exports is frequently updated. For many businesses it can be difficult to keep up.

With so much to understand, reliable information can be hard to find. And communicating changes across a busy staff network presents even more challenges.

It’s no surprise that companies often find themselves non-compliant.

We are proud to be the go-to hub for trading knowledge. Our specialists are dedicated to helping you manage the uncertainties around imports and exports within your industry.

If your business is struggling with border control, needs dedicated support from an expert in international trade, or would like to facilitate border training across their teams, get a free consultation with clearBorder today.


Why choose an international trade or customs consultant?

Discover the core benefits of clearBorder training, advice and consultancy below.
Access a dedicated team for ongoing support
Reliable, accurate trade and borders information
Accessible knowledge across your business
Save time and money by preparing teams and avoiding mistakes
Expert information designed to get non-experts ahead
Reduce compliance risk and avoid delays
Enhance your business reputation and improve service
Grow your business with knowledgeable staff
Expert insight and resources

We help you overcome border challenges

Our mission is to make trade borders invisible. To do that we want to share import and export knowledge in the most accessible way possible. Our resources hub is home to expert insights, thought-leadership and helpful tips.

What are ‘Incoterms®’? International Commercial Terms Explained

5 Ways Digitalisation Is Revolutionising Customs

clearBorder Acronym Glossary

Who we are

Meet the team behind clearBorder

Christopher Salmon
Chief Executive
Christopher Salmon
Christopher Salmon founded clearBorder to help businesses optimise trade. He has wide experience across trade and borders, working with businesses of all sizes and sectors as well as being closely involved in government border modernisation programmes. Christopher oversaw the border during the UK’s exit from the EU as Senior Adviser to Michael Gove MP. He has experience across all aspects of border processes, from IT systems to business requirements and port infrastructure. Christopher was raised on a farm in mid-Wales and has over 20 years’ experience across government, business and in politics at local and national level.
Khyati Amin
Senior Consultant
Khyati Amin
Khyati Amin leads clearBorder’s strategic consulting work. She brings extensive experience as a strategy consultant with KPMG and deep knowledge of borders, supply chains and UK Government programmes from her work with clearBorder. She has worked on projects across sectors and led teams covering growth strategy, due diligence. Khyati brings extensive experience of market analysis and business development from work with her faKhyati brings extensive experience of market analysis and business development from work with her family business, one of the largest industrial piping suppliers in India. Khyati speaks native Hindi.
Mary Calam
Mary Calam
Mary is clearBorder’s chairwoman, responsible for providing a sounding board for the CEO and internal team and assuring corporate governance. Mary has extensive expertise in risk, governance and strategy, having worked at senior levels across the public and private sectors. Her government career spanned law enforcement, counter terrorism and national security, latterly as Director General for Crime, Policing and Fire in the Home Office. On leaving government, Mary joined McKinsey & Company, serving government and private sector clients around the world. She now holds a number of non executive director and trustee roles in public and private sector organisations and works as an independent consultant.
Rizwan Khan
Customer Accounts
Rizwan Khan
Rizwan Khan manages clearBorder’s training services and provides on-hand advice to businesses moving goods. Rizwan supports clients with customs requirements, paperwork, SPS processes, audit preparations and recordkeeping. He assists customers with training courses and detailed import and export queries. Rizwan brings extensive experience at the front end of customs and border processes from his work DHL Global Forwarding, Alpi and his time at clearBorder. Riz is an avid Liverpool supporter.
Sarah Rice
Senior Consultant
Sarah Rice
Sarah Rice leads clearBorder’s operational consultancy work. Sarah has 20 years of experience in customs and borders, including 15 covering export controls and advanced manufacturing. She has worked with advanced manufacturing, defence goods, dual-use items, research institutes and experimental technologies. Her expertise covers UK and US export control regimes (ITAR/EAR). Sarah has a degree in law and professional qualifications covering UK, US, and EU border controls.
Ugne Dapkeviciene
Business Support
Ugne Dapkeviciene
Ugne brings extensive business operations and office management experience. She is expert at navigating complex business processes and ensuring the smooth operation of business processes with UK and international clients. Ugne is a native Lithuanian speaker.
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  • Specialist
  • Independent
  • Transparent
  • Optimistic
Frequently Asked


We’ve designed the modules to complement each other. While you can take just two or three modules, we’d encourage you to complete the full course. Unfortunately, modules are unavailable for individual purchase.
Each course module is designed to be studied at your own pace. That said, on average, we’d expect each module to take you approximately 20 minutes to complete.
You have an unlimited amount of time to complete the course after purchasing. In fact, the course is repeatable, meaning you can repeat the modules anytime to refresh your memory.
In the Customs course, there are 5 modules which take approximately 20 minutes each to complete - totalling 1 hour and 20 minutes. In the Food, Plant & Animal course, there are 2 modules which will take approximately 20 minutes each to complete - totalling 40 minutes.
Our course is designed for both individuals and for teams across all departments. Whether you’re looking to brush up on your own skills or train your teams, this is for you.
You’ll have free access to our blog and resources page which will help you to apply the knowledge you’ve learned. If you have any further questions that might benefit from some one-to-one expert support, consider our consulting services.
You will not need to download anything in order to take the interactive course. The course is developed in a browser-based architecture called Rise and can be completed on most modern laptops, desktops, browsers and mobile devices.
Each individual license can only be redeemed by one person. This means you won’t be able to share the license with your team.
Each module comes with supporting documents which are available on completion of the module.
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As a manager, you’ll have oversight over your team’s progression within the course. For enterprise clients, clearBorder can supply detailed learner reports to managers.
Modules are regularly updated to keep in line with changing technology and government policy. New modules are being added all the time. Your purchase guarantees you receive the most up-to-date modules.
Upon completion of any clearBorder course, you'll gain a clearBorder certificate of completion. This certifies your knowledge and entitles you to discounted access to clearBorder support.
We process payments through Stripe. That means credit cards, debit cards, mobile wallets, and dozens of payment methods from around the world are available. For large orders, or if you prefer a purchase order / invoice arrangement, please contact
The modules were designed by experts with decades of experience in customs, food, plant and animal product regulation and government.
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