Amber Road Launches Brand New Website!

Posted by Annika Helmrich on Tue, May, 10 2016 @ 9:00 AM

We are thrilled to announce the launch of Amber Road’s brand new website! Our clean, interactive design makes it even easier to find the detailed, informative content that you expect from Amber Road. And, our new web platform makes it easy to view web pages from any mobile device. 

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Topics: Press Releases, Amber Road News

New EU Union Customs Code - What's at Stake for US Companies?

Posted by Colleen Bush on Thu, Mar, 10 2016 @ 9:36 AM

Across the pond, European businesses are preparing for the EU Union Customs Code (UCC) to enter force on May 1, 2016. US companies exporting to the EU will also be directly impacted and need to understand how these changes will affect them.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Export Management, Export Compliance

Amber Road Around Town: 2015 Massachusetts Export Expo

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Wed, Dec, 16 2015 @ 9:11 AM

We had a fantastic time sponsoring the Massachusetts Export Center’s Annual Export Expo in Boston last week! This one-day event provided a forum for logistics providers, importers, exporters, financial institutions, small startups, and well-established publicly traded companies to connect with a wide variety of export resources available in Massachusetts while learning about issues that impact their day-to-day export operations, including:

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Topics: Amber Road News, Export Management, Export Compliance

Customer Testimonial: Ocean Procurement Manager, SDV

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Thu, Dec, 10 2015 @ 11:08 AM

According to Aberdeen’s 2014 Research, international shipments cost twice as much, take five times as long and have five times more variability than domestic shipments. With the growing number of international shipments, many companies are discovering the disparity between managing their international logistics spend and responding to their customers in a timely manner.

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Topics: Amber Road News, Transportation Management

Customer Testimonial: Global Head of Sourcing and Compliance, Electrocomponents

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Mon, Dec, 7 2015 @ 11:59 AM

Watch this video testimonial from Electrocomponents to hear why this global leader needed to roll out a worldwide strategy for trade compliance to reduce risk and uncertainty in their supply chain.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Amber Road News

Webinar Q&A: NCR Transforms its Global Supply Chain

Posted by Colleen Bush on Tue, Nov, 24 2015 @ 2:47 PM

Earlier this month, Logistics Management broadcasted a webinar on The Evolution to Total Landed Cost Visibility: NCR Transforms its Global Supply Chain. Josh Skeen, Director, Global Logistics Sourcing at NCR Corporation, alongside Stephanie Miles, SVP, Commercial Services at Amber Road, explained how NCR was able to develop a robust total landed cost analysis capability.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Supply Chain Visibility

Customer Testimonial: VP International Trade Compliance, Tyco Security

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Mon, Nov, 23 2015 @ 10:11 AM

As companies continue to look to foreign markets for growth opportunities, shipping to more customers in a greater number of countries complicates export compliance and increases regulatory risks. Hear from Kevin Willis, VP International Trade Compliance, Tyco Security as he discusses how Amber Road’s Global Trade Management solutions enable their supply chain to stay optimized by ensuring the unimpeded flow of products, services and technology globally.

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Topics: Amber Road News, Global Trade Management

What Makes Amber Road the Best in Class

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Tue, Nov, 17 2015 @ 10:40 AM

In this era of globalization, many companies are looking to optimize their domestic and local networks into the international arena. However, many of these organizations are faced with the intricacies of distance, cultural and time-zone challenges, all of which makes up the complexities of international trade.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Amber Road News

Axalta Reduces Corporate Risk with Amber Road’s Export On-Demand Solution

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Thu, Nov, 12 2015 @ 9:46 AM

As companies grow and move into new global markets, their trade compliance risks expand alongside their growing customer base. Keeping up to date with import and export regulations and denied party screening can become manually intensive and inefficient. For those reasons, Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global coatings company, has started using Amber Road’s Export On-Demand solution.

Axalta develops, manufactures and sells a wide selection of performance and transportation coatings to more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries.  The company is enhancing its IT systems for ERP and other technology solutions to control costs and improve efficiency which included a search for a GTM solution deployed in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) module so they could implement very quickly and at minimal IT cost on a global basis.

“As our customer base continues to grow, we needed the ability to address compliance requirements globally and minimize risk without increasing headcount,” said Lisa Ross, director, global trade compliance at Axalta. “We found the solution in Amber Road’s platform. We look forward to reducing  risk and improving efficiencies as we expand.”

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

Webinar Q&A: Significant Supply Chain Innovations

Posted by Colleen Bush on Mon, Nov, 9 2015 @ 12:37 PM

In October, Amber Road broadcasted a webinar on Significant Supply Chain Innovations featuring Stanford’s Dr. Hau Lee. Dr. Lee discussed the three S's of innovation (substitution, scale and structure), and explored how GE and Abercrombie & Fitch used this principle to innovate their supply chains.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Supply Chain Visibility