[On-Demand Webinar] What You Need to Know to Meet CBP’s 2016 Single Window Mandate

Posted by Ryan Gudovitz on Fri, Mar, 11 2016 @ 9:30 AM

If you’re having trouble keeping pace with the rollout of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s single window initiative rollout, you’re not alone. In early February, CBP announced a new implementation schedule for its Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), another delay in a program that is guaranteed to impact every U.S. importer.

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Topics: Webinars, Import Management, GTM Best Practices, Import Compliance, Trade Compliance

Webinar Q&A - Duty Drawback Modernization Legislation

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Thu, Mar, 10 2016 @ 1:16 PM

Earlier this month, Amber Road’s Global Trade Academy broadcasted a webinar Duty Drawback Modernization Legislation - Are You Prepared for the Changes Ahead? Our presenter, Brenda Sweetman, Vice President of C.J. Holt & Co., Inc., a company that specializes in full service duty drawback assistance, received several questions throughout the webinar. Unfortunately she did not have time to address them all during the live broadcast. We have compiled her answers into a Q&A document - here is a preview:

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Topics: Webinars, Duty Management, Global Trade Academy

New EU Union Customs Code - What's at Stake for US Companies?

Posted by Colleen Bush on Thu, Mar, 10 2016 @ 9:36 AM

Across the pond, European businesses are preparing for the EU Union Customs Code (UCC) to enter force on May 1, 2016. US companies exporting to the EU will also be directly impacted and need to understand how these changes will affect them.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Export Management, Export Compliance

Webinar Q&A: Classification of Parts of General Use, Parts and Accessories

Posted by Suzanne Richer on Wed, Mar, 9 2016 @ 9:26 AM

Last month, Amber Road’s Global Trade Academy broadcasted a webinar, Classification of Parts of General Use, Parts and Accessories. I received several questions throughout the webinar, but unfortunately, I did not have time to address them all during the live broadcast. Since the influx of questions was so high, I will be posting subsuquent blogs to answer some of the more advanced classification questions. I have compiled some of my answers into a Q&A document - here is a preview:

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Topics: Webinars, Product Classification, Global Trade Academy

Union Customs Code - What You Now Need to Know

Posted by Konrad Preuninger on Mon, Mar, 7 2016 @ 11:09 AM

The Union Customs Code (UCC) will finally be applied and enforced on May 1st of this year – with three major caveats: the administrative transitional rules in combination with the IT transitional rules and analysis of the UCC’s 2000+ legal rulebook. Customs’ departments do not need to worry about other bedtime reading for the foreseeable future!

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Topics: Webinars, Import Compliance, Export Compliance

2016 Trade Compliance Survival Guide - Help Prepare Your Organization

Posted by Suzanne Richer on Fri, Mar, 4 2016 @ 3:25 PM

As 2016 is in full swing, we have received many questions on where Customs would like you to focus your trade compliance strategy and how to best survive 2016. We have compiled the questions and here are answers to the most relevant and pressing:

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Topics: Webinars, Global Trade Academy

Duty Drawback Modernization Legislation - Are You Prepared?

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Mon, Feb, 22 2016 @ 2:53 PM

On February 11, 2016, the Customs Reauthorization bill was passed by the Senate and will now go to the President for authorization. This means that the 227 year old Duty Drawback program is set to undergo a dramatic change. 

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Topics: Webinars, Import Compliance, Global Trade Academy

USFIA Members Only TPP Webinar Series: What the Regulatory Coherence Chapter Means for U.S. Retail Companies

Posted by Ryan Gudovitz on Mon, Feb, 22 2016 @ 9:00 AM

As of early February, the Office of the United States Trade Representative and the other 11 countries involved with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have signed the agreement and are working to submit it over to Congress for approval within the year. Reaching across 40% of the world’s economy, the TPP stands to set high standards for trade and provide new and substantial market access for U.S. retail companies.

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Topics: Retail, Webinars, Duty Management, Global Trade Management, Free Trade Agreements

Register Now - Is Iran Open for Business?

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Wed, Feb, 10 2016 @ 10:02 AM

On January 16, 2016, the International Atomic Energy Agency certified that Iran had implemented measures to curb its nuclear program. While the EU lifted most of its sanctions, the U.S. provided modest relief in the form of lifting "secondary” trade sanctions directed toward non- U.S. persons and de-listing certain Iranian persons and companies.

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Topics: Webinars, Export Compliance, Global Trade Academy

Webinar Q&A: Updates to the United States’ Embargo on Cuba

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Fri, Feb, 5 2016 @ 10:51 AM

Last month, Amber Road’s Global Trade Academy broadcasted a webinar Updates to the United States’ Embargo on Cuba. Our presenter, Robin Grover of Amber Road’s Trade Advisory Practice, received several questions throughout the webinar, but unfortunately he did not have time to address them all during the live broadcast. We have compiled his answers into a Q&A document - here is a preview:

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Topics: Webinars, Export Compliance, Global Trade Academy