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.

10 global trade trends we’ll be watching in 2020

It’s that time again where we like to look ahead at the incoming year and pinpoint the biggest trends to keep an eye on in the global trade environment. Here are the top 10 global trade trends we’ll be watching in 2020.

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 countries that are taking China’s place as major manufacturing hubs

Here is a list of the top four countries that are picking up China’s manufacturing slack and will be major manufacturing hubs in the near future.

Bennett O'Brien

Bennett O'Brien

Bennett O'Brien is a freelance writer from the state of Massachusetts in the United States. He holds a bachelor's degree from Westfield State University, and graduated cum laude. Currently he is expanding his freelance writing career, and enjoying the opportunity to write on a variety of business topics.

Check to see if you need any of these certificates or approvals for your international shipping

Besides commercial and transport documents, exporters must organize certificates, documents and approvals for international shipping to satisfy customs.

Ewan Roy

Ewan Roy

I'm a Digital Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in writing and research, and I am passionate about communicating new ideas and telling stories that matter to you.

6 global supply chain trends to watch in 2020 and beyond

Current supply chain trends are being shaped by efforts to operate smarter, faster, more sustainably and in a more customer-centric manner.

Dimple Gandhi, CITP|FIBP

Dimple Gandhi, CITP|FIBP

Dimple Gandhi is an International Trade Professional with FITT’s CITP®I FIBP® certification. She has post-graduate education in International Business Management and Logistics and Supply Chain Management. She is highly skilled in developing compliance and International trade strategies to successfully access new markets. She has successfully formulated business plans for European and Canadian companies which are interested to enter two different international markets. She currently works for Fraser Direct as their Logistics Coordinator. Her work experience has been in logistics and supply chain management. She has been responsible for an Import and Export Department in the manufacturing sector and worked as a Logistics Coordinator in the freight forwarding and transportation industry. She has developed extensive knowledge of import and export operations throughout her career.

3 key issues affecting global trade right now

Rising tariffs, counterfeiting and intellectual property theft, and government seizures of vessels are all creating problems in the world of global trade.

Bennett O'Brien

Bennett O'Brien

Bennett O'Brien is a freelance writer from the state of Massachusetts in the United States. He holds a bachelor's degree from Westfield State University, and graduated cum laude. Currently he is expanding his freelance writing career, and enjoying the opportunity to write on a variety of business topics.

How is the U.S.-China trade war affecting international trade?

As the U.S. and China apply new tariffs and impede trade with one another, we’ll examine their building trade war and how it affects international trade.

Sasha Macdavid

Sasha Macdavid

Sasha Macdavid is an experienced and notable author, who loves taking on new challenges and writing across a huge range of topics - channelling her personal experience and expertise. When Sasha isn’t tapping away at her keyboard, creating her latest masterpiece, she can be found exploring new countries and cultures or burying his head in a good book.

Your guide to 10 common global business acronyms

Read any article, enter any conversation or try to fill out any paperwork in the global trade realm, and you might just find your head…

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt is a New York-based freelance copywriter. A former journalist and graduate of Penn State University, Jennifer now writes about a variety of topics, including business, technology and marketing. She is passionate about helping companies develop their brands by providing compelling copy that adds value to their online presence.

How trade advisors can help today’s exporters to go global

Our current trade environment provides a perfect opportunity to refocus the way trade advisors and trade promotion organization serve their clients’ needs.

John Treleaven, CITP|FIBP

John Treleaven, CITP|FIBP

John Treleaven is Principal and founder of The Treleaven Consulting Group. He has spent 32 years in the Canadian Foreign Service working abroad and in Ottawa in a variety of positions with a trade and economic focus. He is an expert in Canadian international trade and is focused on improving trade in Canada based on business friendly local communities.