Bringing Trade Compliance into the Boardroom

Posted by Caroline on Tue, Nov, 23 2010 @ 4:30 AM

This September, American Shipper hosted a webinar covering a topic that many are interested in - but there are few resources are available to address the problem. I'm not saying it was groundbreaking, but for once we were able to openly discuss what c-level executives need to hear to make trade compliance a priority.

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Topics: c-level, boardroom, customs compliance, Trade Compliance Solutions, speaking to executives, c-suite, securing budget

Executive Panel: Industry Leaders Discuss Global Trade Initiatives and Capabilities

Posted by Caroline on Mon, Nov, 22 2010 @ 5:2 AM

Webinar: Global Trade Initiatives & Capabilities
December 2, 2010 at 4 – 5PM, EST

Following the AberdeenGroup’s research with 136 enterprises from September and “regarding growth and complexity in global trade operations, we can see that changes in trade lanes, shifts in trade volume and increases in overall supply chain complexity have combined to place a renewed focus on the concept of global trade management and compliance,” said Bob Heaney, senior research analyst of supply chain management at Aberdeen.

Please join AberdeenGroup and distinguished industry executives (topic areas are considered sensitive and company names are not disclosed) as they discuss global trade management initiatives and practices within their enterprises around FTZ, Restricted Party Screening, 10+2 and other initiatives. Key topic areas covered in the recent report will also be highlighted.

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Topics: aberdeengroup, customs compliance, Webinars, Trade Compliance Solutions

AberdeenGroup Releases New Trade Compliance Report

Posted by Caroline on Thu, Oct, 21 2010 @ 8:30 AM

The AberdeenGroup has come out with a brand new report, which will be available for free for a limited time –

Global Trade Management: Strategies for Mastering Trade Compliance and Supply Chain Complexity.

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Topics: analysis, aberdeengroup, benchmark, report, white paper, customs compliance, Trade Compliance Solutions, University Export Compliance, download

Global Trade Management Software on the Rise

Posted by Caroline on Tue, Sep, 21 2010 @ 5:1 AM

Although international trade has been contracting throughout the world, the Global Trade Management software market has been faring quite well, according to ARC Advisory Group, a leading research firm in the supply chain industry, which discussed these interesting results in an article in SupplyChainBrain.com.

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Topics: trade compliance companies, outlook, global trade management companies, report, Global Trade Management Software, white paper, customs compliance, Trade Compliance Solutions, ARC advisory group, customs compliance companies, customs compliance solutions, customs compliance software

New Version of Trade Planning Tool Improves Global Supply Chain Design

Posted by Caroline on Wed, Aug, 11 2010 @ 7:10 AM

Trade Planner 3.0 scenario-based planning solution optimizes sourcing and distribution
decisions based on total landed costs and trade regulation risk

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Topics: global supply chain, supply chain design, trade planner, global sourcing, customs compliance, Trade Compliance Solutions

Doubling Exports: Not So Easy As Planned

Posted by Caroline on Tue, Aug, 3 2010 @ 7:2 AM

Remember the plan to double exports as a way to rebuild the US economy? The New York Times has analyzed the progress so far, with mixed results, and highlights the many barriers to achieving the goals of the National Export Initiative (emphasis mine):

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Topics: National export initiatve, customs compliance, Trade Compliance Solutions

Export Compliance Solution Implemented at Infineon AG

Posted by Caroline on Fri, Apr, 23 2010 @ 2:0 AM

Global Semiconductor Provider Completes Enterprise-wide Implementation
of Export Compliance Solution

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ, April 21, 2010 -- Management Dynamics, a leading provider of Global Trade Management (GTM) solutions, today announced that Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) implemented its Export Compliance solution to automate and maintain compliance with international export regulations.

The enterprise-class on-demand solution has enabled Infineon to streamline its process for license determination and sanctioned party screening across its high volume, highly complex supply chain.

Screening over 10,000 daily transactions across 12,000 customers worldwide, Infineon needed a robust and scalable solution to automate compliance with all export regulations for shipping products to foreign countries, as well as the measures to ensure compliance with national and international anti-terrorism regulations.

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Topics: GTM software, software, Global Trade Management Software, customs compliance, Trade Compliance Solutions, solutions, infineon

Upcoming Webinar: Capitalizing on the Direct Import Opportunity

Posted by Caroline on Tue, Apr, 13 2010 @ 12:27 PM

World Trade Magazine will be presenting an upcoming webinar on direct import in the global supply chain on Tuesday, May 25th at 2:00 pm EST.

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Topics: global supply chain, direct import, low cost country sourcing, customs compliance, Trade Compliance Solutions, import supply chain

Trade Compliance Visibility

Posted by Caroline on Fri, Apr, 9 2010 @ 8:57 AM

The Journal of Commerce has a great article on Visibility into Compliance - New mandates have shippers and software providers thinking more strategically about trade compliance:

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Topics: visibility, Global Trade Management Software, customs compliance, Trade Compliance Solutions, solutions

Compliance Risks Can Be Too Costly To Ignore

Posted by Caroline on Thu, Mar, 25 2010 @ 9:0 AM

SupplyChainDigest features some guidance for US exporters looking to take advantage of the National Export Initiative today:

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Topics: National Export Initiative, customs compliance, Trade Compliance Solutions