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 is a member of the faculty at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. 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/

CITP Spotlight: Colleen Sutton, Program Manager at Core training for Trade Commissioners Workshop 

Colleen’s Spanish language skills are what spurred her into an international trade career. She had just returned from working in Uruguay on a Master’s curriculum program…

Meghana Joshi

I am the Email Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training. My background is in content marketing, copywriting, research and creative writing. I am passionate about my craft and enjoy creating content that attracts, impacts and resonates with my audience.

CITP Spotlight: Pavan Kulkarni, Manager Supply Chain and Operations 

Pavan Kulkarni’s journey into international trade began as a pharmaceutical graduate. He was working in the Pharma domestic market in India from 2006 until 2013…

Meghana Joshi

I am the Email Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training. My background is in content marketing, copywriting, research and creative writing. I am passionate about my craft and enjoy creating content that attracts, impacts and resonates with my audience.

What is CUSMA? An overview, one year later 

Earlier this month, Mary Ng, Canadian Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion, and International Trade, along with Tatiana Clouthier, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy, and Katherine Tai, United…

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.

CITP Spotlight: Prince Khan, Business Consultant, Halton Region

Prince Khan’s career journey in international business began in 2012, when he was a fresh college graduate and worked for a new small business as…

Meghana Joshi

I am the Email Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training. My background is in content marketing, copywriting, research and creative writing. I am passionate about my craft and enjoy creating content that attracts, impacts and resonates with my audience.

What’s the difference between inbound and outbound logistics?

When planning for international exporting and the distribution of goods, a strong understanding of the fundamentals of global logistics is necessary for success. In particular,…

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.

Event Recap: From Reactivity to Adaptability: Advice and Resources for Businesses on the Rebound

In a recent press release, The WTO (World Trade Organization) predicted that world trade was set for a strong but “uneven recovery” in the aftermath…

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.

Q2 International business and trade predictions in 2021

After the dramatic economic toll of the pandemic in 2020, economic forecasters predicted a rebound in trade in 2021, though experts warned trade was not…

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.

A quick guide to international trade organizations

Trade-related organizations play a critical role in ensuring the viability of businesses all around the world. They set and create needed median standards for all…

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.

CITP Spotlight: Samantha Kussmann, Sr Coordinator – Delegate and Industry Acquisition, WTC-T

Samantha’s fascination with the interconnectivity of the world’s goods have led her to some fascinating adventures of her own, including leading major projects helping SMEs enter new global markets and guiding the Prime Minister of Estonia at an important industry event.

Meghana Joshi

I am the Email Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training. My background is in content marketing, copywriting, research and creative writing. I am passionate about my craft and enjoy creating content that attracts, impacts and resonates with my audience.