What Will Global Trade Management Look Like in 2016?

Posted by Nick Fabretti on Mon, Jan, 11 2016 @ 9:27 AM

The scope and capabilities of Global Trade Management (GTM) solutions have evolved significantly over the past two decades, from simple desktop applications focused on generating and printing export documents, to -based, enterprise-class solutions focused on a broad spectrum of import and export processes.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Content, Global Trade Management

What Are Companies Looking for in GTM in 2016?

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Fri, Jan, 8 2016 @ 1:44 PM

As we transition into 2016, what capabilities are companies looking for in a global trade management solution? Maintaining transparent relationships with suppliers will be key this year, as strategic sourcing increases and customers express interest in where their products come from. As before, organizations looking to expand their operations in China will need expertise navigating Process Trade and other regulations. Additionally, shippers require agility in their supply chains to avoid and even predict bottlenecks, natural disasters, and other disruptions.

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Topics: China Trade Management, Global Trade Management

The Evolution of Supply Chains and Global Trade Management

Posted by Ryan Gudovitz on Wed, Dec, 9 2015 @ 4:4 PM

Supply chains, and the tools for managing them, have come a long way over the course of 100 years, with an increased focus on improving the relatively simple, but very labor-intensive processes. Today, supply chain engineering through technology and processes allows manufacturers to manage extraordinarily complex international networks.

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Topics: Retail, Global Trade Management Software, GTM Best Practices, Global Trade Management, Global Supply Chain

Upcoming SCDigest Videocast - Global Sourcing and Trade Management

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Fri, Dec, 4 2015 @ 3:53 PM

International companies must keep pace with new research and technology so they remain agile and automated in their global sourcing and trade management practices. But trends change quickly – can you keep up?

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Topics: Sourcing Analysis, Global Trade Management

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

Webinar Q&A: What the TPP Agreement Means for U.S. Retail Companies

Posted by Ryan Gudovitz on Wed, Oct, 28 2015 @ 10:29 AM

On October 13th, Amber Road in conjunction with American Apparel & Footwear Association broadcasted a webinar entitled What the TPP Agreement Means for U.S. Retail Companies. Our presenters, Brian Collins from Amber Road and Dan Gardner from Trade Facilitators, Inc., received several questions throughout the webinar, but unfortunately he did not have time to address them all during the live broadcast. We have compiled their answers into a Q&A document - here is a preview:

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Topics: Retail, Apparel, Webinars, Duty Management, Global Trade Management, Foreign-Trade Zones, Trade Agreements, Footwear

A Checklist for Global Trade Management

Posted by Colleen Bush on Mon, Sep, 21 2015 @ 10:15 AM

Managing the activities comprising a supply chain is becoming more difficult with the growth of trade and increased regulation. It is pushing companies to further integrate their financial, legal, regulatory and operational information. In turn, their supply chain design is optimised for strategic decision-making; leaving nothing on the table.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management

[Exclusive Webinar!] Supply Chain Innovations Featuring Stanford’s Dr. Hau Lee

Posted by Colleen Bush on Thu, Sep, 17 2015 @ 9:51 AM

Supply chain management is a fast evolving discipline of business and increasingly vital to shareholders’ interests. Still, however, many practitioners and their counterparts across the business fail to connect the benefits of excellence in supply chain to strategic advantage. With the accelerated change brought by digitization this gap could easily widen.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Global Trade Management, Supply Chain Visibility

[SCM World Webinar] Tap Into A Hidden Source of Value with Global Trade Management

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Fri, Sep, 11 2015 @ 11:52 AM

Many companies perceive customs duties, tariffs and other aspects of global trade as primarily a compliance issue. However, according to SCM World’s July research study, companies with that viewpoint risk leaving millions of dollars in annual "hidden" duty savings on the table and forgoing the smoother facilitation of market growth plans that a professional global trade management capability can deliver.

Join Amber Road and SCM World for a live webinar on Thursday, October 1, at 2:00 PM EST, to delve into SCM World’s brand new report. Presenters will explore real-life scenarios that accurately depict the challenges companies face when factoring trade into the landed-cost analysis.

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Topics: Global Trade Management, Import Compliance, Export Compliance

[Upcoming Event] Amber Road to Discuss Global Commerce and Trade Automation at the FDRA Footwear Forum

Posted by Nick Fabretti on Fri, Aug, 28 2015 @ 10:18 AM

Next month, Amber Road will be sponsoring the FDRA Footwear Forum in Boston on September 15th. This forum will bring together the industry’s top executives and leading service providers to discuss information and updates on footwear trade and sourcing, compliance, product safety and other issues.

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Topics: Retail, Sourcing Optimization, Global Trade Management, Footwear