4 ways your small business can crack Latin America

I know it can be daunting: a region of 600 million people and over 20 countries, stretched across three continents and two hemispheres. But believe me, even if Latin America can be challenging, small businesses can crack it too. Let me tell you why.

Gabriela Castro-Fontoura

Gabriela Castro-Fontoura

Gabriela Castro-Fontoura is Director at Sunny Sky Solutions (www.sunnyskysolutions.com), supporting overseas companies across Latin America. Gabriela specialises in market research, distributor recruitment, soft-landing and trade missions across the region, from her base in Montevideo, Uruguay.

The 5 most common mistakes SMEs make in drafting purchase and sales contracts + solutions for SMEs during the COVID-19 crisis

Many SMEs are active in global business and have recently encountered conflicts or will soon experience disputes with their suppliers. Here are 5 common mistakes SMEs make with their supplier contracts and how to solve them during the COVID-19 crisis.

Rahim Mohtaram

Rahim Mohtaram

Rahim Mohtaram is a business development expert at Willson International (www.willsonintl.com), focusing on non-resident importers. He is a seasoned global business expert with over 14 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/

Guide: How COVID-19 delays could affect your supply chain from contracts to insurance and custom clearance

Coronavirus will continue to be a cause for delay and non-delivery of goods and services for at least the next few months. Here are the aspects of your contracts and supply chain processes you should look at to prepare and mitigate risk.

Rahim Mohtaram

Rahim Mohtaram

Rahim Mohtaram is a business development expert at Willson International (www.willsonintl.com), focusing on non-resident importers. He is a seasoned global business expert with over 14 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/

Top 10 most read global business articles of 2019

Here are the top 10 articles that TradeReady readers found most interesting in 2019

FITT Team

FITT Team

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. We offer the only international business training programs and related professional designation (CITP®|FIBP®) endorsed by the World Trade Centers Association and the Canadian government. And our international business training solutions have become the standard of excellence for global trade professionals across Canada and around the world.

Quick read: The essentials of negotiating an international business contract

Discover the essential elements of a solid international business contract and avoid having to deal with disputes and possible litigation.

Nicole Chevrier

Nicole Chevrier

I am a digital media writer and a Content Marketing Specialist with the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in digital marketing and communications. Creating content that inspires, informs or delivers on results is my passion.

Enrique Sobalvarro, CITP|FIBP – International Trade Entrepreneur and Consultant

For Enrique Sobalvarro, international trade has been a passion for a long time. Even as a child, he remembers being enthralled by the idea of…

Nicole Chevrier

Nicole Chevrier

I am a digital media writer and a Content Marketing Specialist with the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in digital marketing and communications. Creating content that inspires, informs or delivers on results is my passion.

Lessons learned from Startup Canada’s Canadian Export Challenge – what new exporters need to know

Get a trade finance expert’s viewpoint on what new exporters need to know about international trade to succeed around the world.

Scott C. Ferris, CITP

Scott C. Ferris, CITP

Scott C. Ferris is a business development professional specializing in international trade and CEO of The Saddle Up Management Co. Scott has more than 25 years experience in export sales planning, domestic and international business development, investment attraction, multi-sector communications, marketing campaign development, negotiations and partnership engagement as well as client engagement and membership development. His domestic and international experience stems from participating on and organizing more than 30 trade missions on four continents.

5 ways to minimize the risks of global sourcing

While global sourcing can save your business money, find out the risks of getting your products from global sources and what to do about them.

Nicole Chevrier

Nicole Chevrier

I am a digital media writer and a Content Marketing Specialist with the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in digital marketing and communications. Creating content that inspires, informs or delivers on results is my passion.

How to price your import or export products and remain profitable

Doing business in international markets is different from handling domestic business transactions on many levels. A company that has decided to export its product or…

Nicole Chevrier

Nicole Chevrier

I am a digital media writer and a Content Marketing Specialist with the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in digital marketing and communications. Creating content that inspires, informs or delivers on results is my passion.

7 strategies for managing the big risks of international distribution

In international trade, it is important to maintain the competitive advantage of sourcing goods globally. Your business needs to get your goods to the right…

Nicole Chevrier

Nicole Chevrier

I am a digital media writer and a Content Marketing Specialist with the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). My background is in digital marketing and communications. Creating content that inspires, informs or delivers on results is my passion.