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

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

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

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is the standards, certification and training body dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. Created by business for business, FITT’s international business training solutions are the standard of excellence for global trade professionals 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.

Emiliano Introcaso MBA CITP PLOG CCI

Emiliano has more than 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 an International Business Advisor at Export Development Canada (EDC), a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) with the Forum For International Trade Training (FITT), holds the Professional Logistician (PLOG) designation from the Logistics Institute, is an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Registered Trainer on Incoterms® 2020 and a Certified Instructor (CCI) with the Canadian International Freight Forwarding Association (CIFFA). Emiliano completed a Master of Business Administration (Global Leadership stream) at the University of Fredericton. More blogs by Emiliano at TradeInsights: https://www.edc.ca/en/bio/emiliano-introcaso.html

Necessary agreements and legal considerations for cargo insurance in international trade

Cargo insurance is a hot topic in our current trade ecosystem. Week after week, news reports about shipping delays, accidents, and port congestion have become…

FITT Team

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is the standards, certification and training body dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. Created by business for business, FITT’s international business training solutions are the standard of excellence for global trade professionals around the world.

How Ground Traffic Management Innovations Could Improve Global Trade

At the end of 2020, there were “more than 280 million vehicles operating on roads throughout the United States.” That’s more than eight cars for…

Indiana Lee

Indiana Lee lives in the Northwest and has a passion for the environment and wellness. She draws her inspiration from nature and makes sure to explore the outdoors regularly. Indiana has experience in owning and operating her own business. Feel free to follow her on Twitter @indianalee3.

10 effective techniques for managing requests for discounts in international trade

All exporters, international trade professionals, international sales experts, and business development professionals receive requests from new and current customers for discounts on a daily basis….

Rahim Mohtaram

Rahim Mohtaram is a member of the faculty at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. 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/

Lora Rigutto, Loyalty and Engagement Manager at FITT, reflects on the value of upskilling on her 10-year CITP anniversary

  The CITP®|FIBP® (Certified International Trade Professional) designation is a source of immense pride for those who earn it, but many don’t know how impactful…

FITT Team

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is the standards, certification and training body dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. Created by business for business, FITT’s international business training solutions are the standard of excellence for global trade professionals around the world.