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.
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,…
While there are many risks inherent in international trade finance, there are also numerous methods of settlement in international trade available to exporters and importers to manage and mitigate risks. Here are the 4 most common trade finance instruments you can use.
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.
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…
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.
Investing in location tracking technology is one way businesses can help build supply chain resilience to protect operations and revenues.
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…
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.
In this article we celebrate five supply chain and logistics professionals, now CITPs, who have taken that step to advance their already impressive careers.