[Register Now!] Total Supply Chain Risk Management Webinar Series Pt. 4: Trade Compliance

Posted by Colleen Bush on Tue, Jul, 28 2015 @ 1:10 PM

Risk is a fact of life for any supply chain, whether it’s dealing with quality and safety challenges, supply shortages, legal issues, regulatory and environmental compliance, or natural disasters. Luckily, companies can take a proactive approach to risk management to ensure their global supply chains are insulated.

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Topics: Import Management, Export Management, Export Compliance

[Upcoming Webinar] Fines, Penalties and Forfeitures - Working with Customs

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Tue, Jul, 28 2015 @ 12:7 PM

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seizes imported cargo every day, which can result in hefty fines and penalties for both importers and Customs brokers. If you received a letter from the Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures Office (FP&F) for a seizure, penalty, fine, or claim, would you know what to do?

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Import Compliance

Upcoming Webinar: Making Dollars and Sense of Sourcing and Global Trade Automation

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Tue, Jul, 21 2015 @ 5:11 PM

Are you automating and integrating your sourcing and global trade activities? There is an undeniable link between clearing trade compliance hurdles and the sourcing of goods, yet many companies still view these processes as completely isolated functions. Never before has it been more important for companies to automate their export compliance, logistics, and transportation management processes to achieve sourcing optimization.

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Topics: Amber Road News, Sourcing Optimization

Webinar Q&A: Creating a Trade Compliance Training Program

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Fri, Jul, 17 2015 @ 11:15 AM

In May, Amber Road’s Global Trade Academy broadcasted its first webinar, How to Create a Trade Compliance Training Program for Global Professionals. Our presenters, Suzanne Richer and Jean-Pierre Geronimi, discussed how creating an atmosphere and culture of strong expertise in trade regulations can drive value in the international supply chain.

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Topics: Webinars, Global Trade Content

U.S. and Iran Take a Step Towards Lifting Trade Sanctions

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Wed, Jul, 15 2015 @ 2:32 PM

On July 14, 2015, The United States, Iran, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China reached a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to limit Iran’s nuclear program. In exchange, Iran will get billions of dollars in relief from crushing international trade sanctions. Under terms of the deal, "Iran must dismantle much of its nuclear program in order to secure relief from biting sanctions that have battered its economy."

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

Suzanne Richer and Gary Barraco to Discuss Leveraging Free Trade Agreements at FDRA’s Sourcing Intelligence Summit

Posted by Nick Fabretti on Tue, Jul, 14 2015 @ 2:40 PM

Amber Road is excited to sponsor the FDRA Sourcing Intelligence Summit on July 22-23 in New York City. The summit will focus on footwear sourcing, factory compliance trends, and supply chain innovations to help you get your footwear to retail faster and more cost effectively.

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Topics: Duty Management, Foreign-Trade Zones, Trade Agreements, Global Supply Chain

2015 Apparel Magazine Exclusive Report: The State of Global Compliance

Posted by Ryan Gudovitz on Mon, Jul, 13 2015 @ 11:56 AM

Today’s supply chains are increasingly complex. Apparel companies must be proactive in managing the complexities of testing and compliance to avoid the risk of losing far more time and money on the back end when reacting to problems.

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Topics: Retail, Apparel, Supply Chain Visibility, Data Quality Management, Footwear, Global Supply Chain, Supply Chain Risk Management, Product Testing

A Step-By-Step Process for Selecting a Global Trade Management Vendor

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Fri, Jul, 10 2015 @ 11:59 AM

In a recent article with Supply Chain Digest, “Choosing a GTM Vendor,” Ty Bordner, Vice President of Solutions Consulting, discusses the keys to successfully maneuvering the process of selecting a Global Trade Management (GTM) vendor.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management

U.S. and China Collaborate on Global Supply Chain Security

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Thu, Jul, 9 2015 @ 11:15 AM

Last month, the Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with China Customs Minister Yu Guangzhou to discuss customs and law enforcement issues, and brainstormed strategies for increasing supply chain security. The two officials agreed to collaborate on protecting the global supply chain against the illicit importation, exportation and trafficking of counterfeit trademarked merchandise. As a result, they signed a Declaration of Principles that expands the Container Security Initiative (CSI) in China to address customs violations.

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Topics: Amber Road News, Global Supply Chain, Supply Chain Risk Management

[Register Now!] Building the Bridge Between Production & Logistics Webinar

Posted by Nick Fabretti on Wed, Jul, 8 2015 @ 11:22 AM

There are numerous critical points during the product lifecycle where conflicts arise due to intensive demands. Once vendors and production facilities have the goods ready for shipment, crucial tasks need to be completed to export and import the goods with ease, at the best price, and in the most efficient manner.

Please join Amber Road and USFIA for our upcoming webinar, Building the Bridge Between Production & Logistics, which will outline the key factors that go into achieving the proper visibility throughout post-production to avoid potential delays and unnecessary shipment costs.

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Topics: Webinars, Import Management, Export Management, Supply Chain Visibility