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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chris Hoare is an Account Manager with Target Transportation, a 3rd party logistics (3PL) company based in Calgary, Alberta that provides truck freight solutions to clients throughout Canada and the U.S.
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.
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.
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.
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.