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

New American Shipper Report: What You Should Know About Selecting a GTM Vendor

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Fri, Feb, 20 2015 @ 3:18 PM

American Shipper 2015 GTM Landscape ReportShippers are well aware of the compliance burdens that importing and exporting place on their business. Most are also aware that there are tools to help them automate the time-consuming tasks associated with meeting those regulatory burdens. However, shippers of all sizes need a game plan to help them decide whether they need a Global Trade Management (GTM) system, and then what type of system is best for their organization.

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

Cloud-Based Global Trade Solutions Replace the Firewall

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Wed, Jan, 28 2015 @ 2:41 PM

For years companies have confined global trade systems to operate behind the corporate firewall using a manual process. However, with today’s growing technology, companies are now able to embed balanced metrics at the executive level and foster organizational intelligence with the use of secure, automated cloud-based global trade management solutions. According to Aberdeen Group, organizational intelligence is defined as the intellectual capacity of an entire organization to act effectively and proactively. It nurtures cross-functional alignment between executive management, departments, teams, and individuals to create an organizational culture and workflow.

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Topics: Amber Road News, Document Management, Global Trade Management, Product Classification, organizational intelligence

Global Sourcing Optimization: Factories Are Taking it to the Cloud

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Mon, Jan, 26 2015 @ 10:11 AM

From personal information to data produced by million dollar corporations, it is no surprise that more and more information can be found on the cloud. This reliance is vital when it comes to global sourcing optimization through cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP).

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Topics: Sourcing Optimization, Global Trade Management

Global Trade Management Vendors Assessed by IDC MarketScape

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Wed, Dec, 10 2014 @ 10:55 AM

The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Global Trade Management 2014 Vendor Assessment is now available! This new research is an assessment of a vendor’s success in the global trade management (GTM) marketplace, including current and anticipated performance in the marketplace. The study assesses the capability and business strategy of five of the key global trade management vendors, including Amber Road, using a vendor assessment model called IDC MarketScape.

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

Russian Sanctions Webinar: What are the Trade & Compliance Ramifications?

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Fri, Dec, 5 2014 @ 10:17 AM

After Russia’s first incursion into Ukraine back in February of 2014, the United States has imposed sanctions on a number of Russian financial, defense and energy-related entities. Measures include the denial and/or revocation of licenses subject to E.A.R. or ITAR jurisdiction, the placement of companies on the Entity List, the freezing of assets, financing restrictions on Russian banks and travel bans.

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

Apple’s Supply Chain Visibility: How Product Popularity Impacts Secrecy

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Mon, Nov, 24 2014 @ 12:17 PM

Apple's heightened popularityIt is no surprise that Apple is always two steps ahead of the competition. It seems when a new product is unveiled, without question, all other brands follow suit. But when it comes to Apple’s supply chain intricacy, the brand is stuck between publicity and the necessity of secrecy.

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Topics: Performance Management Reporting, Global Trade Management, Supply Chain Visibility