Choosing the wrong Incoterms® can mess up your contract – here’s how to get it right

Which Incoterms® rule an organization chooses for a trade transaction will depend on a number of factors. Here’s how to get it right.

Pamela Hyatt

Pamela Hyatt

I am a Content Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). You can find some of my work on TradeReady.ca. My background is in copywriting, journalism and social media. My passion lies in connecting people to the stories that are most important to them.

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Forum for International Trade Training establish partnership to train Canadian businesses on Incoterms® 2020

FITT and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce are partnering to deliver Incoterms® 2020 in-person training to Canadian businesses.

FITT Team

FITT Team

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. We offer the only international business training programs and related professional designation (CITP®|FIBP®) endorsed by the World Trade Centers Association and the Canadian government. And our international business training solutions have become the standard of excellence for global trade professionals across Canada and around the world.

Incoterms basics with an international business training instructor

My exposure to Incoterms goes back to 2002 when I took my first FITT-accredited international business course at Seneca College.

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Emiliano Introcaso CITP PLOG MBA

Emiliano has close to two decades of experience working with manufacturers and exporters looking to increase their global growth by providing them with support and guidance in all things export. His strategy not only focuses on navigating companies through the complexities of global supply chains, but also in the small details that can make or break an international trade transaction. Emiliano is one of the Export Help Advisors at Export Development Canada (EDC) and an ICC Registered Trainer on Incoterms® 2020 in Canada. If your company has any questions, please use this form to contact my team at EDC: https://www.edc.ca/en/tool/export-help-team.html

The 5 most common mistakes SMEs make in drafting purchase and sales contracts + solutions for SMEs during the COVID-19 crisis

Many SMEs are active in global business and have recently encountered conflicts or will soon experience disputes with their suppliers. Here are 5 common mistakes SMEs make with their supplier contracts and how to solve them during the COVID-19 crisis.

Rahim Mohtaram

Rahim Mohtaram

Rahim Mohtaram is a business development expert at Willson International (www.willsonintl.com), focusing on non-resident importers. He is a seasoned global business expert with over 14 years of experience in international trade compliance and supply chain. He is passionate about the export and import process, including negotiation, logistics, finance, customs clearance, and Incoterms 2020. Connect with him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rahim-mohtaram/

Guide: How COVID-19 delays could affect your supply chain from contracts to insurance and custom clearance

Coronavirus will continue to be a cause for delay and non-delivery of goods and services for at least the next few months. Here are the aspects of your contracts and supply chain processes you should look at to prepare and mitigate risk.

Rahim Mohtaram

Rahim Mohtaram

Rahim Mohtaram is a business development expert at Willson International (www.willsonintl.com), focusing on non-resident importers. He is a seasoned global business expert with over 14 years of experience in international trade compliance and supply chain. He is passionate about the export and import process, including negotiation, logistics, finance, customs clearance, and Incoterms 2020. Connect with him on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rahim-mohtaram/

Top 10 most read global business articles of 2019

Here are the top 10 articles that TradeReady readers found most interesting in 2019

FITT Team

FITT Team

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. We offer the only international business training programs and related professional designation (CITP®|FIBP®) endorsed by the World Trade Centers Association and the Canadian government. And our international business training solutions have become the standard of excellence for global trade professionals across Canada and around the world.

Quick read: The essentials of negotiating an international business contract

Discover the essential elements of a solid international business contract and avoid having to deal with disputes and possible litigation.

Nicole Chevrier

Nicole Chevrier

I am a digital media writer and a Content Marketing Specialist with the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in digital marketing and communications. Creating content that inspires, informs or delivers on results is my passion.

Enrique Sobalvarro, CITP|FIBP – International Trade Entrepreneur and Consultant

For Enrique Sobalvarro, international trade has been a passion for a long time. Even as a child, he remembers being enthralled by the idea of…

Nicole Chevrier

Nicole Chevrier

I am a digital media writer and a Content Marketing Specialist with the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in digital marketing and communications. Creating content that inspires, informs or delivers on results is my passion.