Amber Road Acquires ecVision

Posted by Kelsey on Mon, Mar, 2 2015 @ 4:10 PM

Amber Road (NYSE: AMBR) announced today that it has acquired ecVision, a cloud-based provider of global sourcing and collaborative supply chain solutions for brand-focused companies.

ecVision helps many of the largest brand companies in the world to effectively manage their relationships with product suppliers, raw material vendors, product testing and social compliance audit firms, and global logistics companies.  Driven by the need to get the right products to market faster and respond to ever shortening ‘seasonal’ cycles, retail brand companies must collaborate with their suppliers and tier-n material vendors to speed innovation and manage product compliance with fine-tuned control over costs.

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New American Shipper Report: What You Should Know About Selecting a GTM Vendor

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Fri, Feb, 20 2015 @ 3:18 PM

American Shipper 2015 GTM Landscape ReportShippers are well aware of the compliance burdens that importing and exporting place on their business. Most are also aware that there are tools to help them automate the time-consuming tasks associated with meeting those regulatory burdens. However, shippers of all sizes need a game plan to help them decide whether they need a Global Trade Management (GTM) system, and then what type of system is best for their organization.

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Topics: American Shipper, GTM software, Amber Road News, Global Trade Management

[Upcoming Event] Understanding New U.S. Trade Regulations with Cuba

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Thu, Feb, 12 2015 @ 10:51 AM

On Friday, January 16, 2015 the U.S. trade and travel restrictions on Cuba came to an end. The Treasury and Commerce Departments issued a package of new trade regulations that will allow U.S. businesses to engage commercially with the island nation. These changes offer vast opportunities for U.S. businesses that are interested in the Cuban market.

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Topics: trade regulations, Cuba, Amber Road News, Export Management, Export Compliance, Events

Supply Chain Management Review Webinar: Supply Chain Network Optimization

Posted by Colleen Bush on Tue, Feb, 10 2015 @ 3:46 PM

Today’s supply chains have to perform at peak optimization to stay ahead of the competition. That’s why leading organizations are launching network studies and implementing optimization strategies to lower their supply chain costs, maximize their inventory, and delivery higher levels of customer service.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Supply Chain Visibility

OpenText Expedites Time-to-Market with Amber Road's Export On-Demand

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Thu, Feb, 5 2015 @ 10:8 AM

OpenText™ (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM) and Canada's largest software company, is using Amber Road's Export On-Demand solution for its compliance checks worldwide.

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Topics: Amber Road News, Export Management, Restricted Party Screening

Upcoming Supply & Demand Chain Executive Webinar: Managing the Risks of Globalization

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Wed, Feb, 4 2015 @ 4:24 PM

We all know that visibility throughout the supply chain is vital. Whether you're manufacturing offshore or shipping goods to other countries, what are the risks and challenges to your supply chain and your business? 

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Topics: compliance, Export, Webinars, Amber Road News, Global Trade Content

Cloud-Based Global Trade Solutions Replace the Firewall

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Wed, Jan, 28 2015 @ 2:41 PM

For years companies have confined global trade systems to operate behind the corporate firewall using a manual process. However, with today’s growing technology, companies are now able to embed balanced metrics at the executive level and foster organizational intelligence with the use of secure, automated cloud-based global trade management solutions. According to Aberdeen Group, organizational intelligence is defined as the intellectual capacity of an entire organization to act effectively and proactively. It nurtures cross-functional alignment between executive management, departments, teams, and individuals to create an organizational culture and workflow.

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Topics: automation, Amber Road News, Document Management, Global Trade Management, Product Classification, organizational intelligence, Cloud-Based Global Trade Solutions, cloud-based solutions

Global Sourcing Optimization: Factories Are Taking it to the Cloud

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Mon, Jan, 26 2015 @ 10:11 AM

From personal information to data produced by million dollar corporations, it is no surprise that more and more information can be found on the cloud. This reliance is vital when it comes to global sourcing optimization through cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP).

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Topics: Sourcing Optimization, Global Trade Management

Navigating the #1 Growth Market: New SCM World China Trade Management Report

Posted by Colleen Bush on Fri, Jan, 23 2015 @ 12:49 PM

According to SCM World research, supply chain leaders view China as the indisputable premier growth opportunity. At the same time, it was fifth on executives' list of countries considered too risky to do business in. So how do you capitalize on these growth opportunities while minimizing risk? The answer lies in a China Trade Management solution.

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Topics: China Trade Management, Duty Management

4 Preferential Trade Agreements to Have on Your Radar in 2015

Posted by Colleen Bush on Wed, Jan, 21 2015 @ 1:1 PM

Could 2015 be the year of preferential trade agreements? We are only a few weeks in, but both President Obama and Congress have made it clear that ratifying preferential trade agreements is a top priority. With a new Republican majority in Congress and Obama hoping to solidify his legacy of expanding free trade, action on a number of trade issues is sure to be a major legislative theme this year.

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Topics: Duty Management, Trade Agreement Identification, Trade Agreements