[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: 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: Webinars, Amber Road News, Global Trade Content, Export Compliance

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: Amber Road News, Document Management, Global Trade Management, Product Classification, organizational intelligence

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

U.S. Loosens Export Compliance Policies Against Cuba

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Fri, Jan, 16 2015 @ 3:25 PM

Last month President Obama announced he was going to normalize relations with Cuba and on Friday, January 16, 2015 the U.S. trade and travel restrictions on Cuba will come to an end. The Treasury and Commerce Departments issued a package of new rules that will allow U.S. exports of telecommunications, agricultural and construction equipment, as well as permit travel to Cuba. This news has U.S. businesses eager to gain export opportunities in the Cuban market.

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

Upcoming Webinar: Where Are Your Freight Transportation Rates Headed in 2015?

Posted by Colleen Bush on Fri, Jan, 16 2015 @ 11:44 AM

According to a Logistics Management panel of top economic and transportation market analysts, freight transportation rates will most certainly see incremental gains across the board in 2015. And to keep even the smallest increases in check, the panel adds that it’s now imperative for the savviest shippers to control total landed costs by using a variety of modes—and to use that mix to its fullest advantage.

Are you prepared with the modal mix that will keep freight increases in check?

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Rate Management, Carrier Selection, Transportation Management