Amber Road Named USFIA Innovation Partner Through 2017

Posted by Ryan Gudovitz on Mon, Jan, 18 2016 @ 1:48 PM

Amber Road is excited to announce the extension of the United States Fashion Industry Association’s (USFIA) Innovation Partnership into 2017. The USFIA and Amber Road partnership will help members understand the 21st century’s challenges to global trade management, as well as develop innovative ways to educate and train the industry and grow future global leaders.

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Topics: Retail, Global Trade Management Software, Global Supply Chain

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

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

Customer Testimonial: Global Head of Sourcing and Compliance, Electrocomponents

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Mon, Dec, 7 2015 @ 11:59 AM

Watch this video testimonial from Electrocomponents to hear why this global leader needed to roll out a worldwide strategy for trade compliance to reduce risk and uncertainty in their supply chain.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Amber Road News

What Makes Amber Road the Best in Class

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Tue, Nov, 17 2015 @ 10:40 AM

In this era of globalization, many companies are looking to optimize their domestic and local networks into the international arena. However, many of these organizations are faced with the intricacies of distance, cultural and time-zone challenges, all of which makes up the complexities of international trade.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Amber Road News

High Fashion Brand John Varvatos to Discuss Technology in the Supply Chain at Sourcing Journal Summit

Posted by Ryan Gudovitz on Tue, Oct, 13 2015 @ 11:50 AM

Rock ‘n’ Roll inspired retailer John Varvatos has faced many challenges over the last 15 years, including a break away from former parent company VF Corporation in 2012. Nonetheless, from pioneering menswear products with Calvin Klein to becoming an $80 million brand name, John Varvatos is now recognized as fashion’s most valuable player on stage, and their success may very well be attributed to the technology infrastructure working behind the scenes.

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Topics: Retail, Global Trade Management Software, Sourcing Optimization, Events, Global Supply Chain

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

CPSC to Launch Electronic Filing System Pilot Program for Imported Products in 2016

Posted by Nick Fabretti on Tue, Aug, 25 2015 @ 2:20 PM

Earlier this month, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) approved a pilot program to test an electronic filing system that will require importers to submit data electronically for imported consumer products. The test program is due to begin in July 2016 and will run for approximately six months. The goal of the new interface is to improve the system US Customs and Border Protection uses to collect and analyze product testing compliance data. 

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Topics: Retail, Global Trade Management Software, Import Compliance, Supply Chain Risk Management

A Step-By-Step Process for Selecting a Global Trade Management Vendor

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Fri, Jul, 10 2015 @ 11:59 AM

In a recent article with Supply Chain Digest, “Choosing a GTM Vendor,” Ty Bordner, Vice President of Solutions Consulting, discusses the keys to successfully maneuvering the process of selecting a Global Trade Management (GTM) vendor.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, 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