[Now Available!] IDC MarketScape: Global Trade Management 2014 Vendor Assessment

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 GTM 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

[Upcoming Webinar] Russian Sanctions: 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

A global supply chain issue in international business: Disruptive Technology

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Wed, Nov, 12 2014 @ 3:52 PM

Anthony Hardenburgh, Vice President of Global Trade ContentThe November issue of World Trade 100, “Technology Pushes Supply Chain Agility,” discusses the ever-present threat of technology disrupters in the businesses arena and how they are challenging supply chains to become more flexible. PwC surveyed 1,500 business and IT executives and concluded that while executives are aware they operate in a disruptive global business community, they are still concerned by inevitable technology disrupters. For this reason, global supply chains must be agile and ready to reconfigure themselves to operate to a new set of business initiatives with the click of a button. 

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management, Supply Chain Visibility, Data Quality Management

Supply Chain Insights Survey: How Well is Global Trade Management Software Used?

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Wed, Nov, 5 2014 @ 11:40 AM

Supply Chain Insights is looking to get a better understanding of how well global trade management software is used. Please take this brief survey to share your views on:

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management

Lowering Costs with China Trade Management

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Thu, Jun, 26 2014 @ 9:39 AM

by Kae-Por Chang, Managing Director, Amber Road China

The total costs to conduct business and supply chain operations in China for multi-national companies are greatly influenced by a company’s capabilities to manage its General Trade, Processing Trade, and Bonded Zone operations in China.

Processing Trade, for example, affects companies that import materials and components into China and use those materials and components to manufacture finished goods for export to foreign markets. When properly administered, Processing Trade transactions are exempt from import duties and value-added-taxes on export. Utilizing the Processing Trade program can reduce product costs and increase working capital efficiency by 25 percent or more.

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Topics: China Trade Management, Global Trade Management Software, Duty Management, Foreign-Trade Zones

Ty Bordner Weighs in on the Benefits of GTM Software

Posted by Sam Scordato on Fri, Apr, 25 2014 @ 10:0 AM

In the quest to maintain a profitable global supply chain, technology is just as important as human know-how. Recently, Ty Bordner, Vice President of Product Management and Solutions Consulting at Amber Road, talked to Inbound Logistics about the benefits that GTM software can offer companies today.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Management

New Video: Amber Road Celebrates IPO Around the Globe!

Posted by Colleen Bush on Tue, Apr, 22 2014 @ 9:1 AM

Amber Road is now a publicly traded company! It listed as AMBR on the New York Stock Exchange on March 21, 2014. The video below captures the excitement of the company's initial public offering from the floor of the NYSE to its offices around the globe.

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

Q&A from the American Shipper GTM Webinar

Posted by Colleen Bush on Mon, Apr, 14 2014 @ 1:50 PM

Amber Road would like to thank all of those who attended American Shipper’s Bridging the Gap Between Existing Compliance Automation and True GTM Platforms webinar. The attendees asked some great questions, but unfortunately, we ran out of time and were unable to answer all of them. The presenters were kind enough to provide us with written responses to those questions. Here are a few:

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

Free American Shipper Global Trade Management Webinar - Register Now!

Posted by Colleen Bush on Tue, Mar, 25 2014 @ 10:54 AM

A large number of shippers use manual or spreadsheet-based methods to handle their trade compliance processes, despite the clear advantages to be gained from automation.

Join American Shipper, BPE Global and Amber Road for a complimentary webinar broadcasting live on Tuesday, April 8 at 2:00pm EDT. During Bridging the Gap Between Existing Compliance Automation and True GTM Platforms, viewers will learn how to leverage trade compliance technology and other tools to increase documentation accuracy and reduce compliance risk.

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

Amber Road's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Mon, Mar, 24 2014 @ 3:17 PM

Amber Road completed its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday! Amber Road leadership and stakeholders were welcomed onto the trading floor to experience this very important day for our company and to ring the closing bell for AMBR’s first day on the market. 

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