Do your homework if you plan on using the FCA Incoterm

As your supply base expands into the global trade arena, sellers and buyers need to be acutely aware of how this may impact purchases under the FCA Incoterm.

Ann Archer, CITP|FIBP

Ann Archer, CITP|FIBP, is an International Logistics Specialist for General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada (GDLS-C), a company based out of London, ON. With twenty-three years of experience in international trade, she is capable of taking on even the largest projects, ensuring that the goods she is responsible for will reach their destination without issue anywhere in the world.

How relocating 3,500 km across the country became the personal challenge of my logistics career

Since October 2015, I have been working on one of the biggest projects of my logistics career – to relocate my career, home and life from Ottawa, ON to beautiful Victoria, BC.

Suzanne Cascanette, CITP|FIBP

Suzanne has over 20 years experience managing global supply chain requirements for a diverse industry sector base and extensive portfolio of commodities. She is a CITP|FIBP, and enjoys connecting with her fellow global trade professionals all over world.

What you need to know to ensure a smooth international export delivery

Under most common terms of sale, the exporter will have to make some sort of provisions for the receipt of goods at the target destination. While there are many details to balance, having the appropriate agents and warehouses in place goes a long way towards securing a successful international export delivery.

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.

How one CITP®|FIBP® is creating positive change by promoting global trade in some of the world’s poorest nations

After many years of practicing law in Canada, Bill Kosar decided to take his career in a more global direction, and has since pursued several opportunities to serve as a legal and international trade advisor to national governments, providing training to lawyers and government officials in international business law and promoting global trade.

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.

The top 7 most important skills that global trade professionals need to master according to industry experts

Over the course of our International Trade Competency Standards (ICS) Project, we’ve had many international trade experts talk about the skills that global trade professionals need to master, and why. Here are seven of the skills that came up most often.

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.

13 ways Canadian SME’s can improve on their dismal export rates

For all the talk about Canada being a trading nation, we aren’t when it comes to small and medium sized enterprises. While SME’s account for roughly 95 percent of all companies in Canada, and create 65 percent of all jobs, Canadian SME export rates are at less than 2 percent.

Doug Taylor, CITP|FIBP

Doug, CITP|FIBP, is the Managing Director of Pacific Business Intelligence Ltd. (PBI). PBI provides professional consulting services in the core areas of international business development, strategic market planning and corporate guidance. PBI has undertaken assignments in over thirty countries in East and West Europe, Asia, North America, the Middle East and the Caribbean for private industry, governments and international organizations.

Ann Archer, CITP|FIBP – International Logistics Specialist

Ann Archer, CITP|FIBP, is an International Logistics Specialist for General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada (GLDS-C), a company based out of London, ON which manufactures light armoured vehicles (LAVs) and provides full fleet life cycle support including upgrades, repair services and training.

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.

Scott Miranda, CITP|FIBP – International Trade Professional

Scott Miranda, CITP®|FIBP®, is an international business graduate with a background in the international in-flight travel industry, business development and international marketing. His love of travel and passion for global politics inspired Scott to dedicate himself to a career as an international trade professional.

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.

Diana de la Huerta Gaston, CITP|FIBP – Trade Commissioner Assistant

Since becoming a Trade Commissioner Assistant, Diana has relentlessly pursued opportunities to train and educate herself, and views her new designation as proof that she has all of the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to stand out as a leading professional in her field.

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.