Incoterms 2020 & COVID-19 – Protecting your business and supply chain through diligent contracts

To help get some answers on how SMEs can protect their supply chains and their businesses during this time of disruption we brought together experts in supply chain management, contracts, customs and the Incoterms® 2020 rules to answer key questions on how SMEs can protect themselves and have confidence in their international transactions.

Pamela Hyatt

Pamela Hyatt

I am the 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.

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 the 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

CITP Spotlight: Samantha Kussmann, Sr Coordinator – Delegate and Industry Acquisition, WTC-T

Samantha’s fascination with the interconnectivity of the world’s goods have led her to some fascinating adventures of her own, including leading major projects helping SMEs enter new global markets and guiding the Prime Minister of Estonia at an important industry event.

Meghana Joshi

Meghana Joshi

I am the Email Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training. My background is in content marketing, copywriting, research and creative writing. I am passionate about my craft and enjoy creating content that attracts, impacts and resonates with my audience.

CITP Spotlight: Yuzuru Mizohata – CEO at Brand New Trading Inc.

Yuzuru’s forte of nurturing strong business relationships helps him easily bridge every gap between foreign suppliers and his Japanese consumers. With his keen business acumen and a deep knowledge of Japanese markets, he looks all set to launch his new importing company.

Meghana Joshi

Meghana Joshi

I am the Email Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training. My background is in content marketing, copywriting, research and creative writing. I am passionate about my craft and enjoy creating content that attracts, impacts and resonates with my audience.

How small businesses can save money and recover faster – experts weigh in on Twitter

Small businesses across the map still face a long uphill battle, but we wanted to dig into how they can lower costs today to help make it through to the better days ahead. And how to really hit the ground running as soon as possible.

Pamela Hyatt

Pamela Hyatt

I am the 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.

4 ways your small business can crack Latin America

I know it can be daunting: a region of 600 million people and over 20 countries, stretched across three continents and two hemispheres. But believe me, even if Latin America can be challenging, small businesses can crack it too. Let me tell you why.

Gabriela Castro-Fontoura

Gabriela Castro-Fontoura

Gabriela Castro-Fontoura is Director at Sunny Sky Solutions (www.sunnyskysolutions.com), supporting overseas companies across Latin America. Gabriela specialises in market research, distributor recruitment, soft-landing and trade missions across the region, from her base in Montevideo, Uruguay.