Forecasters agree that importers and exporters can expect to see an increase in shipping costs in 2018. Here are 6 ways you can fight back against rising logistics costs to save your business money.
CITP® |FIBP® Spotlight
Since moving from China to study in Nova Scotia, Lan Zheng has enjoyed success in her current position with Victoria Co-operative Fisheries.
After over 15 years in logistics with the Royal Canadian Navy, Nord Mensah now runs Fanshawe College’s International Business Management program.
With decades of business leadership, consulting and teaching experience, Philip Cohen has a wealth of wisdom and knowledge to share with business professionals and students…
Feasibility of International Trade
In this month’s #TradeElite Twitter chat, we sought to explore the practical aspects of obtaining the funding needed to enter global markets for the first time.
With globalization, evolving trade agreements and increased competition, the province is taking action to help Ontario businesses expand their international trade to new markets through Ontario’s Global Trade Strategy, Seizing Global Opportunities.
To get a glimpse into the situations global entrepreneurs face and put our fingers on some great solutions, we assembled a panel of experts who have been there, done that, and are helping others successfully enter international waters as global business owners.
Import Export Trade Management
In this month’s #TradeElite chat, we gave our panel the chance to provide some of their best tools and tips for SMEs going into 2018.
What should you look out for or expect in the international business world in 2018?
Dive into this virtual book shelf of international business sources and get inspired, educated, motivated and energized for the year ahead.
International Trade Finance
The time has come for those in global business to look at how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will affect international trade finance.
Despite increasing regulatory challenges, banks are collaborating to help bridge Asia’s trade finance gap.
Can’t remember or don’t know what specific trade finance terms mean? Here are 20 helpful definitions you need to know in international business.
Market Entry Strategies
Here are the tremendous insights I learned about the issues that really impact whether a company succeeds or fails internationally in emerging markets.
Here are some outstanding developing players in Colombia, which bring remarkable new options to consumers – and should be on your radar.
Two of the most popular strategies to enter new markets are direct and indirect exporting. Which one, if either, makes the most sense for your business?
How should you use marketing metrics to decide what data to gather, analyze the available information and make decisions regarding your business future?
We’ve gathered 5 international marketing tips straight from the experts to help you avoid the pitfalls and set your company up for success in the transition from domestic to international markets.
This list is not exhaustive but provides an example of the information that exporters should gather and use to screen potential sales agents.
How do you narrow down potential markets from the entire world, to a particular geographic area, country and region? These 24 international market research questions can help.
Take the chance to catch up on some of the most popular global trade articles you may have missed, or re-read some favourites as we head into 2018.
An export costing sheet details the costs involved in supplying goods to a foreign importer, so you can track all the costs involved in a transaction.
Supply Chain Management
We all want last mile delivery to get packages to our homes or offices – so who wants to get those packages to our doors, and why?
Here’s how missing small details in trade documents caused major problems for one company, and what you can do to avoid similar problems.
Here, we are predicting the top 8 ways supply chain management will be different in 2018, and how you can keep up.