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.

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.

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.

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 Small Business Spotlight: Randall Strategy Corp.

Taking your business to the global stage takes planning and guts. No small feat in any sense, international growth requires you to assess all potential…

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.

10 Global trade trends we’ll be watching in 2022

2022 is here and the mantra for the year ahead might be “Get familiar with the unfamiliar.” To adapt, they’ve applied better risk mitigations strategies;…

Sheena Koo

I am the Content Marketing Manager for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in copywriting, content strategy, content marketing, and content management. Passionate about stories with purpose and meaning, I connect readers to writing that's engaging, useful, and informative.

Best of 2021: Our top 10 most popular international business articles from the past year

2021 is almost over so we’re taking the opportunity to look back at our top 10 most popular international business articles from the past year….

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.