Amber Road Receives ISO 9001:2008 Recertification

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Fri, Oct, 30 2015 @ 10:41 AM

Amber Road's proprietary process for collecting, translating, interpreting and updating country-specific trade regulations has achieved ISO 9001:2008 recertification.

Amber Road commercialized trade content under the trade name Global Knowledge®. In 2014, Global Knowledge was updated with over 13 million new records, with trade content sourced from government agencies in over 145 countries. Global Knowledge provides the intelligence to power Amber Road's GTM solutions.

The ISO 9001:2008 is an internationally recognized set of standards for quality management systems developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Both the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) in the United States and the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) independently verified Amber Road's ISO 9001:2008 compliance.

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Topics: Global Trade Content, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening, Trade Regulatory Content, Global Knowledge

Join Our New Amber Road's Global Trade Academy LinkedIn Group!

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Tue, Oct, 27 2015 @ 4:34 PM

Are you interested in furthering your GTM knowledge through educational and development training courses? Amber Road's Global Trade Academy has got you covered! Amber Road's Global Trade Academy is your premier source for comprehensive training and professional development in the areas of trade and customs compliance, import/export management, global logistics, risk assessment and international commerce. 

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Topics: Amber Road News, Global Knowledge, Global Trade Academy

Amber Road Launches Global Trade Academy

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Tue, May, 12 2015 @ 12:59 PM

We are very pleased to announce that Amber Road is launching a comprehensive global trade management training practice known as Global Trade Academy™.

The Global Trade Academy provides rich training and professional development to industry professionals in the areas of customs and trade compliance, import and export management, global logistics, risk assessment and international commerce. At launch, it offers over 60 courses, spanning instructor led in-classroom and web-based training, as well as computer-based training designed for the U.S., European and Chinese markets.

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Topics: Amber Road News, Global Knowledge

Join Amber Road at the GTM 2014 Conference in London

Posted by Sam Scordato on Wed, Apr, 16 2014 @ 10:32 AM

Globally efficient trade management is mission critical. Please join Amber Road in London on 23-25 June for Global Trade Management Europe 2014. Not your typical compliance conference, this is the first regional forum to tackle GTM at a holistic level to help you deliver efficient, compliant and profitable global trade.

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Topics: Amber Road News, Global Trade Content, Global Trade Management, Events, Global Knowledge

Did You Know? New Video!

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Tue, Apr, 15 2014 @ 10:09 AM

Global trade has an even farther reach than you may realize. For example, did you know...

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Topics: Global Trade Content, Global Trade Management, Trade Regulatory Content, Global Knowledge

Global Trade: Why Content Matters

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Thu, Apr, 3 2014 @ 1:32 PM

Successful global supply chains require timely access to complete and accurate global trade content. Content isn't just data, though -  content combines logic with data, automating rules with data to keep companies in compliance.

For example, calculating the landed cost of a good requires not only knowledge of the harmonized tariff schedule (HTS),  the duties and fees – among other pieces of information-- associated with the item, but also the applying algorithms (the logic) to the information to calculate that cost. Similarly, simply knowing an Export Classification Number won’t tell you whether you need a license to ship an item.

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Topics: Global Knowledge

The “Look” of Retail at NRF Big Show 2014

Posted by Gary M. Barraco on Mon, Jan, 20 2014 @ 11:04 AM

Wrapping up my 8th Big Show in NYC last week, I reflected on the ebb and tides the show has taken and how much the industry is truly reflected in the activities of the event. The roller coaster ride for US retailers and brands is just like the weather each year at the Big Show – this year we had warm weather and drizzle compared to the year’s past where trudging to the Javits Center on thick layers of ice was the norm, and the freezing cold blasts off the Hudson just part of “the experience”. The economic downturn in 2010 meant that this (an almost every retail event in the country) was poorly attended back then. But in 2012 the show was overwhelmed by the comeback and flocks waited for hours to get into the show.

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Topics: Retail, Global Knowledge

Upcoming Webinar: Best Practices for Managing Free Trade Agreement Management Processes

Posted by Emily Thornton on Mon, Mar, 14 2011 @ 11:19 AM

 

What: Free Webinar: Best Practices for Managing Free Trade Agreement Management Processes

When: Tuesday, April 19 at 2pm EST
Where: Online

Given the advantages of NAFTA and other free trade agreements, exporters and importers seek to widen the advantages of reduced duty impact by participating in trade agreements. After surveying import and export compliance managers from 200 firms, Customs & Trade Solutions Inc. and Management Dynamics have uncovered key trends in managing the complex Free Trade Management process.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Trade Agreements, Global Knowledge

Survey Finds Most Companies Won’t Do Business with Trade Regulation Violators

Posted by Caroline Brown on Tue, Mar, 1 2011 @ 8:35 AM

A recent survey by Deloitte found potential trade violations to be a deal breaker for the majority of companies surveyed.

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Topics: Import Management, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening, Global Knowledge

Japan and India Ink FTA

Posted by Annika Helmrich on Thu, Feb, 24 2011 @ 5:26 AM

India and Japan signed a free trade agreement February 16th, eliminating tariffs on 94% of goods between the two countries within ten years and making the two countries each other’s biggest free-trade partners. The two are now Asia's second and third largest economies after China. The deal comes as Japan looks to expand its markets and improve its competitiveness in relation to South Korea and China, reported the Wall Street Journal. India anticipates the Free Trade Agreement will not only increase its exports but gain the country access to cheaper imports. The FTA is Japan’s twelfth, reported the Journal of Commerce. Currently two-way trade between the two countries totals less than one percent of Japan’s total foreign trade.

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Topics: Trade Agreements, Global Knowledge