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

What should be on every bill of lading

When trading goods across international borders, the period of transit has a high level of risk and a high cost of liability should anything happen to a shipment of goods. That’s why transport documents like a bill of lading are so crucial, acting as a contract and a receipt for the goods delivered to the carrier for shipment.

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.

CITP Spotlight: Rahim Mohtaram, Supply Chain Management Program Coordinator, triOS College

In 2001, As a student in the Customs Clearance bachelors’ program, Rahim Mohtaram began his journey in international trade with an internship in the most…

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.

CITP Spotlight: Warren Senkowski, Trade Commissioner, Global Affairs Canada

Warren Senkowski began his career in international trade back in 2016, when he became a Trade Commissioner in the Pacific Regional Office for Global Affairs Canada in Vancouver. Throughout…

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.

CITP Spotlight: Emmanuel Asafo Adjei, Owner of E.A.T. Tigernuts Co.

Emmanuel Asafo Adjei’s career in international trade has been an evolution. After earning a post-graduate degree in International Business from Fanshawe College, he worked for…

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.