China too risky? Do you need a new strategy for your FDI in the face of COVID-19?

The combination of U.S.-China trade frictions and the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus and subsequent disruption to the Chinese economy and global supply chain, give cause to more deeply evaluate Asia market entry and development strategies.

Peter Gray

Peter Gray, CITP, is a B2B sales, marketing and business development professional with a diverse background and underpinning record of successes in building businesses, developing people & partnerships, and creating growth opportunities for leading multinationals operating in the ASEAN building materials, MRO & OEM industrials, and DIY consumer goods sectors.

Build a resilient supply chain with these innovative approaches from the experts

By now, we are all probably well aware of the economic turmoil caused by the COVID 19 pandemic and the knock-on effects it has had,…

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.

If You Haven’t Prepped Your Supply Chain for Holiday 2022 You’re Already Behind – Here’s What You Should Do

If you don’t prep your supply chain for the upcoming 2022 holiday season months in advance, you will be stuck in reaction mode rather if anything inevitably goes astray. Here’s how to prepare.

Paige Henley

Paige is a freelance writer based in the Canadian Prairies. She is a nocturnal animal getting most of her work done before watching the sunrise. When she isn’t writing, she raises orphaned kittens in partnership with her local humane society, curls up with a good book, and works on DIY projects around the house.

Regulatory compliance for your products and services – a complete guide Part 2

This article is part 2 of our series on regulatory compliance, and we will be looking at shipping  and health and safety. In part 1 we…

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.

Digital Credentials: How digital badges can impact your international trade career

Particularly crucial during this period of transition ushering in the “future of work”, digital badges can help trade professionals better communicate the scope of their education and skills with potential employers.

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.

Using the latest location tracking technology to tackle supply chain disruption

Investing in location tracking technology is one way businesses can help build supply chain resilience to protect operations and revenues.

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.

New technologies changing the trade finance industry

New technologies are altering the face of trade finance, bringing a host of opportunities and challenges for corporate treasurers. Joon Kim, Global Head of Trade…

Joon Kim

Joon Kim is the Global Trade Product and Portfolio group manager in the Treasury Services Product Management group. In his current role, Joon is responsible for managing, developing and executing Trade Finance Product and Distribution strategy, working with all Treasury Services Global segments and Global Sales organizations to grow revenues and ensure risk and compliance measures are met.

FITT celebrates 30-year anniversary with $30,000 contribution to the Canadian business community

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is thrilled to be celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. However, this milestone comes at a time when businesses are still reeling from a global pandemic and finding a “new normal”. With the “great resignation” and a labour market also in flux, there is a critical need for upskilling as employees switch jobs and employers struggle to fill them. To help during these times, FITT is contributing a total of $30,000 in international business training for employees of companies that are seeking to expand their global footprint in 2022.

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.

5 new CITPs in the supply chain management and logistics industries share their career stories

In this article we celebrate five supply chain and logistics professionals, now CITPs, who have taken that step to advance their already impressive careers.

Paige Henley

Paige is a freelance writer based in the Canadian Prairies. She is a nocturnal animal getting most of her work done before watching the sunrise. When she isn’t writing, she raises orphaned kittens in partnership with her local humane society, curls up with a good book, and works on DIY projects around the house.