Discover How Abbott Achieves Global Logistics Excellence

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Fri, Jan, 15 2016 @ 11:55 AM

It requires a tightly integrated operation to achieve efficiency and compliance, especially when maintaining a priority on delivery, quality, and support. Abbott has achieved this balance — the company’s operational excellence stems from aligning its KPIs with customer satisfaction.

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Topics: Supply Chain Visibility, Import Compliance, Export Compliance, Supply Chain Excellence

New Research Supports Need for Technology in Globalization 3.0 Era

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Fri, Dec, 18 2015 @ 9:21 AM

Supply Chain Digest, the industry’s premier supply chain management and logistics publication, released a benchmark report based on the results of a recent industry survey on global sourcing and trade management practices, processes and technologies. They found the majority (68 percent) of respondents felt they had underinvested in technology necessary to meet the challenges of modern supply chains. 

The survey of 200 supply chain and sourcing professionals from a wide range of companies provides a number of interesting insights into global sourcing practices and technology as well as broader GTM issues.  Most notably, the research uncovered that challenges faced by supply chain executives today are driving the dawn of a new era of globalization, known as “Globalization 3.0.” Companies that excel in global execution – strategies, processes, agility and visibility – have a substantial competitive advantage over rivals.

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Topics: Global Sourcing, Supply Chain Visibility, Global Supply Chain, Supply Chain Excellence

Stanford’s Dr. Hau Lee to Discuss Significant Supply Chain Innovations during Oct. 28 Webinar

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Mon, Oct, 12 2015 @ 11:00 AM

You are invited to attend an exclusive and complimentary webinar featuring world renowned supply expert Dr. Hau Lee, Thoma professor of operations, information and technology at Stanford Business School.

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Topics: Global Supply Chain, Supply Chain Excellence

Supply Chain Leaders Share Insights at USC Marshall’s Excellence Summit

Posted by Nick Fabretti on Wed, Sep, 30 2015 @ 11:06 AM

Earlier this month, Amber Road was pleased to sponsor the Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit hosted by the USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management. This one-day event featured global leaders across vertical markets and supply chain competencies. Industry executives shared insight on how they have managed to navigate the world of supply chain in a rapidly changing environment.

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Topics: Supply Chain Visibility, Events, Supply Chain Excellence