Brief SCM World Survey on China Trade Management – Please Participate!

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Thu, Nov, 20 2014 @ 9:24 AM

SCM World completed their Supply Chain Officer Study this past summer and found that China was ranked as the number one country for growth opportunities by a wide margin. At the same time, it was fifth on executives' list of countries considered too risky to do business in.

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Topics: China Trade Management, Global Trade Management, Supply Chain Visibility

[Last Chance to Register!] Domestic vs. International Supply Chain Performance Gap Webinar

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Mon, Nov, 17 2014 @ 11:48 AM

When it comes to investing in your international supply chain, awareness is key. Don’t forget to register for the complimentary Logistics Management webinar featuring Amber Road and Aberdeen Group, Domestic vs. International Supply Chain Performance Gap: Uncovering the Investment Disparity, this Wednesday, November 19th at 2:00pm ET.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Performance Management Reporting, Supply Chain Visibility

Capitalizing on China Global Trade Share Growth [Infographic]

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Fri, Nov, 14 2014 @ 12:6 PM

As the world’s largest exporter and second largest importer, China offers many trade opportunities for companies. However, significant challenges still exist, making it difficult to conduct China global trade share.

With China being an attractive location for sourcing and manufacturing goods, it's crucial to understand the impact of cross-border documentation, licensing requirements, and export compliance with local regulations on supply chain performance.

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Topics: analyst report, China Trade Management, Amber Road News, Duty Management, Global Trade Management

Disruptive Technology: Is Your Global Supply Chain Prepared?

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Wed, Nov, 12 2014 @ 3:52 PM

The November issue of World Trade 100, “Technology Pushes Supply Chain Agility,” discusses the ever-present threat of technology disrupters in the businesses arena and how they are challenging supply chains to become more flexible. PwC surveyed 1,500 business and IT executives and concluded that while executives are aware they operate in a disruptive global business community, they are still concerned by inevitable technology disrupters. For this reason, global supply chains must be agile and ready to reconfigure themselves to operate to a new set of business initiatives with the click of a button. 

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management, Supply Chain Visibility, Data Quality Management

Oil and Gas Compliance Complicated by Russian Sanctions

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Wed, Nov, 12 2014 @ 10:43 AM

On September 12, the United States imposed a new round of sanctions against Russia prohibiting U.S. companies from exporting goods, services, or technology to Russian defense and energy companies. Last year, the U.S. exported over $400 million worth of oilfield equipment to Russia. Consequently, the new round of sanctions has greatly affected the oil and gas compliance industry, including suspending a $20 billion joint venture between Exxon and Rosneft, Russia’s state-controlled oil company. 

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Topics: oil and gas industry, eBook, Amber Road News, Export Management, Global Trade Management, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening, Russian sanctions

Does Your International Supply Chain Measure Up?

Posted by Kelsey Price on Mon, Nov, 10 2014 @ 9:52 AM

The increased complexity and multi-party nature of global supply chains has led to longer lead times, more in-transit and multi-channel inventory, and the need to control downstream and upstream logistics.

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Topics: Global Trade Management, Supply Chain Visibility

[Upcoming Logistics Management Webinar] Domestic vs. International Supply Chain Performance Gap

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Fri, Nov, 7 2014 @ 8:59 AM

According to Aberdeen Research, international shipment costs twice as much, takes five times as long and has five times the lead time variability of a domestic shipment.  In light of these facts, a 1% improvement in international supply chain efficiency will obviously yield a far greater return than a 1% improvement in domestic supply chain efficiency.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Performance Management Reporting, Supply Chain Visibility

Supply Chain Insights Survey: How Well is Global Trade Management Software Used?

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Wed, Nov, 5 2014 @ 11:40 AM

Supply Chain Insights is looking to get a better understanding of how well global trade management software is used. Please take this brief survey to share your views on:

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management

What Are the Biggest Challenges in the Supply Chain Execution Landscape? Here’s What the Experts Say

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Wed, Oct, 29 2014 @ 4:27 PM

In today’s growing economy, supply chain execution (SCE) initiatives are essential for companies to comply efficiently with shifting country and region-specific regulations. Companies are heavily investing in sustainability while consumers demand more when it comes to price, quality, and delivery. Achieving profitable growth while managing margins requires a strong focus on controlling supply chain costs.

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Topics: Supply Chain Visibility, Order and Shipment Visibility, Data Quality Management

Webinar Q&A: Cutting Complexity from China Trade - Using CTM Software to Navigate Local Regulations

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Tue, Oct, 28 2014 @ 10:38 AM

Earlier this month, Amber Road and The Journal of Commerce broadcasted a webinar on Cutting Complexity from China Trade: Using CTM Software to Navigate Local Regulations. Our presenters, Ty Bordner and Kae-Por Chang (both of Amber Road), received several questions throughout the webinar, but did not have time to address them all during the live broadcast. We have compiled their answers into a Q&A document – here is a preview:

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Topics: China Trade Management, Webinars, Amber Road News, Duty Management