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.

Global value chains: From fruitful discussions to meaningful actions

Global value chains (GVCs) have been at the center of attention in both business and policy spheres around the globe for the past two years….

Juan Navarro, CITP|FIBP

Juan Navarro is an Associate Faculty at Royal Roads University, the Director and Principal Researcher at CMX Partnerships and a former economist of the Mexican Central Bank. He is an active member of the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance, the Canadian International Council and the Forum for International Trade Training. He is the founding president of the Society of Mexican Talent in British Columbia and a recognized Business mentor at Futurpreneur Canada. He has collaborated with international organizations such as the World Bank Group, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the APEC Business Advisory Council. Juan can be reached at juan.navarro@cmxpartnerships.com.

CITP Spotlight: Laura Pixley, Senior Trade Officer—Food and Drink for the UK Department for International Trade

Laura Pixley always knew she wanted a career in international business. Based on her lifelong passion for travel and trade, she enrolled in the Bachelor…

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.

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 sustainability and supply chain. She has worked in logistics, manufacturing, and delivery and draws her inspiration for sustainability from nature. Indiana also has experience in owning and operating her own business.

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, CITP is supply chain management program coordinator at triOS College. He is a seasoned global business expert with over 15 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.

How to weather-proof your business: CITPs weigh-in with Startup Canada

Warren Buffet famously said: “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” For businesses who have been operating over the tumultuous past year and a…

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.