Making Lemonade in the Age of Trade Restrictions

Posted by Nick Fabretti on September 11, 2017

Unpredictability around trade protectionism isn't just limited to the US, or even the western hemisphere. For global companies sourcing and shipping around the world, it can be important to know some of the quirkier import and export anomalies, saving time and avoiding headaches from denied shipments and surprise tariffs.

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Topics: Import Management, Export Management, Import Compliance, Export Compliance

Global Trade Updates Around the World

Posted by Nick Fabretti on August 22, 2017

Global trade and policies are changing quickly. Leaders of the world’s biggest economies are trying to have it both ways on trade – protectionism with a commitment to free trade. This leaves companies that move goods and services across borders between a rock and a hard place when it comes to sorting out their business.

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Topics: Global Trade Management, Free Trade Agreements

Preventing Risk from Sinking Your Supply Chain

Posted by Nick Fabretti on July 18, 2017

Global trade compliance risks are not always easy to identify and don't manifest in only one area of the supply chain. Also, if you are not preparing your organization to address them, you can expose your company to irreparable damage. 

As an exporter, being aware of those risks is the first step in learning how to manage them.

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Topics: Risk and Quality Management

How Digitization Impacts the End-to-End Supply Chain

Posted by Nick Fabretti on July 14, 2017

The key to success for any supply chain is efficient exchange of information. The traditional supply chain is fraught with friction, caused primarily by lack of complete and timely information. The data that exists is often siloed in multiple systems across the network. Digitization breaks down the walls to create a unified ecosystem that provides great value to all of the players involved.

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Topics: GTM Best Practices

AAEI Annual Conference to Investigate How e-Commerce Impacts Global Trade

Posted by Nick Fabretti on June 8, 2017

Since the Great Recession of 2008, global trade has remained flat while e-commerce has increased 20% per year. While the disruptive force e-commerce has on the economy appears most prominently in the retail sector, this latest digitalization of trade will continue to change industry trade patterns and product distribution for years to come.

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Topics: Import Compliance

Upcoming Webinar: The Ins and Outs of Tariff Classification

Posted by Nick Fabretti on May 8, 2017

With evolving import regulations and products, tariff classification can be a challenging exercise for even the most experienced international trade professional. Ensuring accuracy at the time of entry is crucial to avoid paying fines and penalties.

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Topics: Import Compliance, Global Trade Academy

Global Trade Academy – Export 3-Day Boot Camp

Posted by Nick Fabretti on May 5, 2017

Customs has increased its focus on exporters with higher fines and tougher penalties. As an exporter, are you aware of your compliance responsibilities? Do you know how non-compliance can impact your organization?

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Topics: Export Compliance, Global Trade Academy

Global Trade Academy Certification – Certified Classification Specialist

Posted by Nick Fabretti on April 21, 2017

Accurately classifying products is an absolute necessity, yet one of the most difficult tasks corporations face today. Organizations need to train key personnel on a systematic approach to properly classify all product lines.

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Topics: Global Trade Academy

Kick Start Your eVOLVE Experience & Become an Expert

Posted by Nick Fabretti on March 20, 2017

Attention all Amber Road customers! Are you on the fence about registering for eVOLVE? Our Global Trade Academy pre-conference workshops might be your deciding factor. We are excited to offer four top-rated courses, handpicked with our customers in mind.

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Topics: Global Trade Academy

Global Trade Academy Certification - Export Controls Specialist

Posted by Nick Fabretti on March 17, 2017

Are you ready to advance your career and help your organization become export compliant? 

Amber Road's Global Trade Academy's Export Controls Specialist™ course (EXCS™) provides the highest professional standards when it comes to the knowledge associated with the regulatory environment of United States export controls, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

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Topics: Global Trade Academy

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