The Department for International Trade (DIT) is the Government department that helps UK companies grow their export sales. The DIT team, located in Shropshire, supports local businesses by offering account management and advice from an experienced advisor.
The team of experienced International Trade Advisers provide local businesses, of any size or export experience, with FREE of charge advice and access to a range of Government backed services. If you need guidance with import and export rules, overseas trade fairs, market visits, documentation, or training our team can offer expertise and practical support to help your business grow in new and existing markets.
local account management offering support and advice from an experienced adviser
e-exporting advice offering guidance on navigating the global digital marketplace
tradeshow access, providing grants to eligible businesses so they can attend overseas events
access to ExportSavvy, the online training tool
overseas market introductions
offering tailored research from our network of overseas experts
language and culture advice
access to a programme of free events, 1:1 meetings and meet the buyer sessions
access to 1000’s of live export opportunities
authorised to certify and authenticate EC Certificates of Origin, EUR1, A.TR and Commercial Documents.
• Website Internationalisation & eMarketplaces • International Market Research • Localisation & standing out in search engines •International Routes to Market • Social Media & Content • Germany Culture & Communications • International Supply Chains • Managing International Logistics and Shipping • Part 1: International Marketing • Indian Culture & Communications • International Sales & […]
This virtual meet the buyer event is the ideal first step for businesses wanting to grow their sales and operate in the following product categories: Premium Grocery | Health & Wellness | Free From | Fortified Products Working with the Great British Food Platform, this innovative event includes: Part 1: Meet the Buyer Virtual Mission from […]
Shernel Stevenson Head of International Trade Shernel is the Head of International Trade for DIT Shropshire with over 12 years’ experience working for the Department for International Trade delivering a tailor-made, professional mentoring service to businesses, assisting them in developing and implementing a successful international action plan. Shernel’s passion for international business led her to […]
Merlin Unwin Books – Karen McCall Managing Director “We have worked with Shernel for many years on improving our exports and opening up new overseas markets. She’s been enormously helpful and encouraging, she’s on top of her game and it’s great to feel that someone we know from the DIT is always there for us […]
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce offer a number of International Trade Training events throughout the year. To find out more and to book your places online, please visit our International Trade Training Calendar.
What could be more rewarding than seeing your company grow beyond borders? This series of Businesss Culture Workshops gives you the chance to learn about a markets culture before visiting, making sure you make the best impression and start your business relationship off on the right foot. The masterclasses will cover: – different business and […]
Quarterly International Trade Outlook – Quarter 2 2020 The first 6 months of 2020 have been an extremely challenging time for businesses trading both overseas and domestically, according to the largest independent survey of UK firms, released by British Chambers of Commerce. The impact of Coronavirus has been felt at all stages of supply chains […]