[Register Now!] Create a Compliance Training Program with Amber Road’s Global Trade Academy

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Fri, May, 22 2015 @ 2:29 PM

Before heading to the beach for Memorial Day Weekend fun, don’t forget to register for Amber Road’s Global Trade Academy upcoming complimentary webinar, How to Create a Trade Compliance Training Program for Global Professionals, on Tuesday, May 26 at 2:00pm EDT.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Global Trade Management

[Infographic] Imports & Exports Made Easier with Global Trade Management Software

Posted by Colleen Bush on Mon, May, 11 2015 @ 11:46 AM

How well are companies using Global Trade Management (GTM) software? Supply Chain Insights recently conducted a study to answer this question. They found that GTM software makes it easier to become a global shipper and ensure regulatory compliance, but success with GTM requires the careful selection and use of both the software and trade compliance content.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management

How to Build a Business Case for GTM: Identifying Key Stakeholders

Posted by Colleen Bush on Tue, May, 5 2015 @ 8:24 AM

Last week, we blogged about developing a convincing business case for Global Trade Management (GTM). In case you missed it, you can check out the post here. While this four-step process provides a clear path for creating the business case, you might still be wondering, how do I identify the key stakeholders and their priorities?

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management

Manufacturers, Retailers and Importers Prepare for Amendment of the CPSC’s 1110 Rule

Posted by Nick Fabretti on Thu, Apr, 30 2015 @ 4:27 PM

On September 18, 2014, dozens of business associations traveled to the headquarters of the Consumer Product Safety Commission in Bethesda, MD to get answers to their concerns over a new regulation requiring electronic filing of Certificates of Compliance. The new rule requires that regulated consumer products must be certified as compliant with the CPSC regulations by the manufacturer, importer, and the private labeler of the product. A certificate of conformity must also accompany the product or shipment of products.

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Topics: Import Management, Export Management, Global Trade Management, Import Compliance, Export Compliance

Webinar Q&A: What You Should Know About Selecting a GTM Vendor

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Wed, Apr, 22 2015 @ 3:24 PM

Last month, Amber Road in conjunction with American Shipper, broadcasted a webinar on What You Should Know About Selecting a GTM Vendor. Our presenters, Ty Bordner of Amber Road, Mike Dupaix of Tricon Energy and Beth Peterson of BPE Global received several questions throughout the webinar, but unfortunately they did not have time to address them all during the live broadcast. We have complied their answers into a Q&A document - here is a preview:

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Webinars, Amber Road News, Global Trade Management

How to Build a Business Case for GTM: A Step-by-Step Guide

Posted by Colleen Bush on Tue, Apr, 21 2015 @ 10:7 AM

There’s no doubt that Global Trade Management (GTM) software offers a wide range of benefits to global organizations, from improved process efficiencies, to lower supply chain costs, to reduced corporate risks. But how do you develop a convincing business case to bring a world class GTM program into your organization?

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management

New Supply Chain Insights Findings on Global Trade Management Software

Posted by Colleen Bush on Tue, Apr, 7 2015 @ 9:21 AM

Global trade is essential to growth, and it is growing more complex. Global Trade Management (GTM) software can reduce this complexity, making it easier to become a global shipper and ensure regulatory compliance. However, success with GTM requires the careful selection and use of both the software and trade compliance content.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management

How Should You Prioritize for Growth in 2015? CEO Jim Preuninger Offers Expertise

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Fri, Apr, 3 2015 @ 10:23 AM

The 2015 edition of Consumer Goods Technology’s Review & Outlook report is now available and the secrets for prioritizing for growth are out! This year, Consumer Goods Technology Magazine asked over 100 industry experts just one question: "Which business or technology initiative should take top priority in 2015/2016 for Consumer Goods companies?"

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Topics: Amber Road News, Global Trade Management

[New eBook] An Executive’s Toolkit for Global Trade Management

Posted by Colleen Bush on Thu, Mar, 26 2015 @ 12:50 PM

As companies continue to look to international markets as a means to grow top line revenues and reduce sourcing costs, international trade has boomed. Unfortunately, with more customers and suppliers spread across more geographies, global compliance and international supply chain challenges have increased. Luckily, global trade management (GTM) has emerged as a viable solution to address these global complexities.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management

Top 5 Supply Chain Events Impacting Supply Chain Visibility

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Wed, Mar, 25 2015 @ 10:50 AM

There is no such thing as a small supply chain disruption, according to an annual report from Resilinc. These disruptions can impact your visibility into the supply chain, among other things. SupplyChainBrain reports the findings of the EventWatch Top 5 Supply Chain Disruption Events of 2014:

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Topics: Global Trade Management, Supply Chain Visibility