Amber Road Expands Support for ACE PGA Single Window

Posted by Julia Gorman on Wed, Sep, 13 2017 @ 3:44 PM

With the broadest GTM solution footprint in the market, Amber Road is continuously expanding its global reach. Today the organization announced its expanded support for the new import filing requirements under the U.S. Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Single Window for Partner Government Agencies (PGAs).

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Topics: Press Releases

Webinar: C-TPAT, Trusted Trader and Block-Chain

Posted by Julia Gorman on Fri, Sep, 8 2017 @ 2:37 PM

Every year, industry professionals gather to discuss updates and forecasted changes to the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism, better known as the C-TPAT. As a segment of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s cargo enforcement strategy, it is important that players in the trade community maintain up-to-date knowledge of the C-TPAT program.

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Topics: Webinars, Global Trade Academy

The Digital Global Supply Chain

Posted by Julia Gorman on Mon, Jul, 31 2017 @ 2:00 PM

As companies expand global operations to take advantage of cost savings in other regions, they are put under pressure to deliver the right product at the lowest price into the waiting hands of customers. From sourcing to shipment execution, your global operations require collaboration with various parties, the exchange of documents, and the ability to quickly adapt to interruptions, all the while remaining compliant with global security initiatives. Without digitization, important and cost-saving details are bound to get lost in the shuffle.

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

Did You Miss the AAEI Annual Conference? Catch Our Key Takeaways!

Posted by Julia Gorman on Fri, Jul, 7 2017 @ 2:00 PM

Were you unable to make it to the 2017 AAEI Annual Conference in Austin, Texas? Or maybe you did attend but you would like to review the themes and updates discussed in the show? Either way, we have you covered!

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Topics: Webinars, Events, Global Trade Academy

Amber Road Expands Free Trade Agreement Solution

Posted by Julia Gorman on Thu, Jun, 29 2017 @ 9:36 AM

Amber Road offers the broadest GTM solution footprint on the market, a breadth that has now grown by 89 trade agreements. Amber Road’s Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Management solution automates the supplier solicitation, qualification and certificate management processes for importers and exporters. These duty saving and efficiency boosting capabilities now cover over 120 FTAs across the globe.
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Topics: Press Releases, Amber Road News, Duty Management

Webinar: Trade Defense Measures & the EU’s Use of Anti-Dumping Duties

Posted by Julia Gorman on Thu, Jun, 22 2017 @ 2:05 PM

The subject of antidumping and countervailing duties can be very intimidating for most businesses involved in international trade. Therefore, it’s important to understand the background behind these unfair trade practices and how governments defend against them.

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Topics: Webinars, Import Compliance, Global Trade Academy

Amber Road Transforms Fashion at PI Apparel

Posted by Julia Gorman on Tue, Jun, 13 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Consumers want speed - fashion brands need to deliver or fall behind. The need for speed trickles all the way down to product design. To stay in the game, brands need to fully transform their supply chains in order to streamline operations without sacrificing quality. From product life cycle management to supply chain visibility, brands have turned to technology to ensure flexibility, agility and visibility from conception to delivery.

Amber Road is excited to attend the 2017 Product Innovation Apparel Workshop in New York City from June 22 to 23. PI Apparel serves as a platform for technology and software providers to share the solutions that are disrupting the fashion, apparel and footwear industry.

Amber Road will kick off Day 2 of the conference with a Think Tank session: ‘Maintaining Raw Material Quality Standards During New Product Launches.’ Amber Road’s Cheryl Layne, Customer Success Champion, will lead the session alongside Vera Bradley’s Megan Coale, Business Solution Lead, at 8:30AM in the Seward Room (on the 3rd floor mezzanine).

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Topics: Apparel, Events

Renault-Nissan Alliance Selects Amber Road to Maximize Preferential Trade Benefits

Posted by Julia Gorman on Wed, Jun, 7 2017 @ 12:08 PM

Throughout its 18 years of partnership, the Renault-Nissan Alliance has harnessed its unique business model to increase the value of both companies. Together, Renault-Nissan’s value has expanded on a global level—collectively operating in 122 manufacturing plants around the world with Renault headquartered in Paris, France and Nissan in Yokohama, Japan. As one of the largest global automakers, the Alliance began to recognize missed opportunities with preferential duties and struggled to ensure free trade agreement compliance.

The Renault-Nissan Alliance turned to Amber Road to help optimize its European preferential trade processes. The Alliance will use Amber Road’s Trade Automation solution to ensure compliance with free trade agreements and maximize its utilization of preferential duties. The solution will support import/export processes from European, Turkish and Moroccan sites, taking into account over 40 Free Trade Agreements.

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Topics: Press Releases, Amber Road News

AAFA Sourcing Conference: How Amber Road is Innovating the Supply Chain

Posted by Julia Gorman on Mon, Jun, 5 2017 @ 2:40 PM

The apparel and footwear industry is fueled by consumers who expect instant gratification. On top of these high demands, the new administration, dramatic changes to shipping and logistics, and shifts in sourcing practices have thrown the industry a curve ball. Although it goes without being said, the apparel and footwear industry has evolved into a complex and rapidly changing environment.

Luckily, technology has been simultaneously evolving to meet and serve the needs of the industry in all its complexities. Those who are looking ahead, understand that collaboration is a critical component to minimize risk and ensure a smooth operating supply chain. They have chosen to harness global trade management solutions to alleviate the stress of their supply chains and optimize their sourcing operations in order to meet their customer’s demands through rapid speed to market and therefore secure loyalty.

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Topics: Global Sourcing, Events, Global Supply Chain

Gartner Supply Chain Conference: ACTing On A Digital Future

Posted by Julia Gorman on Wed, May, 17 2017 @ 9:26 AM

In the face of a disruptive world, companies are ever-more empowered to transform their global supply chains. In the multi-faceted climate of global trade, organizational survival relies on the ability to effectively anticipate, adjust, and alter supply chains to maintain a reputation of reliability and high performance. This expectation makes flexibility, agility, coordination, and speed vital components to the life blood of any global organization.

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Topics: Global Supply Chain, Risk and Quality Management