Supply Chain Matters: Takeaways from the 2016 RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference

Posted by Ryan Gudovitz on Thu, Mar, 24 2016 @ 4:51 PM

Last month, Amber Road set up shop in the bustling exhibit hall and attended some great retail presentations at the RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference in Dallas, TX. At this year’s conference, retail supply chain professionals from all over the country came together to exchange ideas and discuss what the future holds for this industry.

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

Annual Seminar in Hong Kong Continues to Deliver Educational Value and Networking Opportunities

Posted by Gary M. Barraco on Mon, Mar, 14 2016 @ 11:21 AM

For the last three years, sourcing and supply chain executives have met for a full-day seminar in Hong Kong, listening to panels of experts discuss the most current trends in apparel and footwear sourcing. This year the event, originally facilitated by ecVision, the supply chain software provider acquired by Amber Road in 2015, was held on March 1st with support from the US Fashion Industry Association along with other sponsors. 

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Topics: Retail, Events, Risk and Quality Management

Heightened Supply Chain Security: Is There a New Paradigm?

Posted by Ryan Gudovitz on Wed, Jan, 20 2016 @ 4:01 PM

Today, securing the global supply chain is integral to preserving both the lives of people around the world, and maintaining the stability of the global economy. For that reason, solutions and processes need to become part of the supply chain organization in order to protect against disruption.

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Topics: Retail, GTM Best Practices, Events, Global Supply Chain, Risk and Quality Management

Suzanne Richer to Present at IGTLC Conference

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Fri, Nov, 13 2015 @ 1:38 PM

Are you in the San Francisco Bay Area and looking to further your Global Trade, Logistics & Cybersecurity knowledge? Today through November 14th is the 1st Annual San Francisco Bay Area Center for International Trade Development (CITD) Integrating Global Trade & Logistics and Cybersecurity (IGTLC) Conference. Participants of the IGTLC conference will hear from U.S. Government, Academia and leaders on how academic models bridge skill gaps between education and training.

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Topics: Export Compliance, Events

Amber Road Teams Up with PVH to Discuss FTAs at USFIA’s Annual Conference

Posted by Nick Fabretti on Wed, Oct, 21 2015 @ 10:25 AM

Next month, Amber Road will be a platinum sponsor at the USFIA 27th Annual Apparel Importers Trade and Transportation Conference in New York City on Wednesday, November 4th. This event brings together several hundred industry professionals to hear the latest updates on trending trade and customs topics from high-level U.S. and international government officials and industry experts.

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Topics: Retail, Apparel, Import Management, Export Compliance, Events, Free Trade Agreements

[Upcoming Event] Amber Road Joins Top Retail Executives at Apparel East

Posted by Nick Fabretti on Fri, Oct, 16 2015 @ 12:22 PM

This month, Amber Road will be sponsoring Apparel East in New York City on October 29th. Hosted by Apparel Magazine, this conference brings together top apparel brand and retail executives to discuss innovations within their business and challenges they face throughout their operations.

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Topics: Retail, Apparel, GTM Best Practices, Events, Free Trade Agreements, Global Supply Chain

Top 4 Takeaways from the 2015 NAFTZ Annual Conference

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Thu, Oct, 15 2015 @ 1:53 PM

Last month’s 2015 NAFTZ Annual Conference and Exposition in Los Angeles was certainly a success! Great California weather and prime networking truly rounded out the jam-packed, 3-day conference. This year’s conference took a broad look at the role of the FTZ program in promoting economic development and competitiveness, as well as the practical knowledge that grantees and operator/users need to fully benefit from the program.

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Topics: Events, Foreign-Trade Zones

[Upcoming Event] Amber Road to Discuss Free Trade Zones at Footwear Traffic and Distribution Conference

Posted by Nick Fabretti on Thu, Oct, 15 2015 @ 10:01 AM

This month, Amber Road will be sponsoring the Footwear Traffic and Distribution Conference hosted by FDRA from October 25th-28th. This conference brings together the industry’s top footwear executives and distribution specialists to discuss innovations impacting the footwear industry as well as address current and future challenges within their operations.

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Topics: Retail, Import Management, Export Management, Events, Foreign-Trade Zones, Footwear

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations are Complete: What’s Next?

Posted by Nick Fabretti on Tue, Oct, 13 2015 @ 3:30 PM

On October 5th, 2015 the United States, Japan and 10 Pacific Rim nations reached the largest trade pact in decades by finalizing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. The agreement, which comprises 12 nations that make up 40% of the world GDP, is expected to tear down trade barriers and establish new labor, environment and e-commerce standards.

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Topics: Retail, Import Management, Supply Chain Visibility, Export Compliance, Events, Foreign-Trade Zones, Footwear

High Fashion Brand John Varvatos to Discuss Technology in the Supply Chain at Sourcing Journal Summit

Posted by Ryan Gudovitz on Tue, Oct, 13 2015 @ 11:50 AM

Rock ‘n’ Roll inspired retailer John Varvatos has faced many challenges over the last 15 years, including a break away from former parent company VF Corporation in 2012. Nonetheless, from pioneering menswear products with Calvin Klein to becoming an $80 million brand name, John Varvatos is now recognized as fashion’s most valuable player on stage, and their success may very well be attributed to the technology infrastructure working behind the scenes.

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Topics: Retail, Global Trade Management Software, Global Sourcing, Events, Global Supply Chain