Customer Testimonial: Ocean Procurement Manager, SDV

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Thu, Dec, 10 2015 @ 11:08 AM

According to Aberdeen’s 2014 Research, international shipments cost twice as much, take five times as long and have five times more variability than domestic shipments. With the growing number of international shipments, many companies are discovering the disparity between managing their international logistics spend and responding to their customers in a timely manner.

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Topics: Amber Road News, Transportation Management

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

Webinar Q&A: NCR Transforms its Global Supply Chain

Posted by Colleen Bush on Tue, Nov, 24 2015 @ 2:47 PM

Earlier this month, Logistics Management broadcasted a webinar on The Evolution to Total Landed Cost Visibility: NCR Transforms its Global Supply Chain. Josh Skeen, Director, Global Logistics Sourcing at NCR Corporation, alongside Stephanie Miles, SVP, Commercial Services at Amber Road, explained how NCR was able to develop a robust total landed cost analysis capability.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Supply Chain Visibility

Customer Testimonial: VP International Trade Compliance, Tyco Security

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Mon, Nov, 23 2015 @ 10:11 AM

As companies continue to look to foreign markets for growth opportunities, shipping to more customers in a greater number of countries complicates export compliance and increases regulatory risks. Hear from Kevin Willis, VP International Trade Compliance, Tyco Security as he discusses how Amber Road’s Global Trade Management solutions enable their supply chain to stay optimized by ensuring the unimpeded flow of products, services and technology globally.

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Topics: Amber Road News, Global Trade Management

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

Axalta Reduces Corporate Risk with Amber Road’s Export On-Demand Solution

Posted by Kelsey Barker on Thu, Nov, 12 2015 @ 9:46 AM

As companies grow and move into new global markets, their trade compliance risks expand alongside their growing customer base. Keeping up to date with import and export regulations and denied party screening can become manually intensive and inefficient. For those reasons, Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global coatings company, has started using Amber Road’s Export On-Demand solution.

Axalta develops, manufactures and sells a wide selection of performance and transportation coatings to more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries.  The company is enhancing its IT systems for ERP and other technology solutions to control costs and improve efficiency which included a search for a GTM solution deployed in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) module so they could implement very quickly and at minimal IT cost on a global basis.

“As our customer base continues to grow, we needed the ability to address compliance requirements globally and minimize risk without increasing headcount,” said Lisa Ross, director, global trade compliance at Axalta. “We found the solution in Amber Road’s platform. We look forward to reducing  risk and improving efficiencies as we expand.”

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Topics: Amber Road News, Export Management, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening

Webinar Q&A: Significant Supply Chain Innovations

Posted by Colleen Bush on Mon, Nov, 9 2015 @ 12:37 PM

In October, Amber Road broadcasted a webinar on Significant Supply Chain Innovations featuring Stanford’s Dr. Hau Lee. Dr. Lee discussed the three S's of innovation (substitution, scale and structure), and explored how GE and Abercrombie & Fitch used this principle to innovate their supply chains.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Supply Chain Visibility

CSCO View Series on Prescriptive Optimization: Concluding Thoughts

Today’s Chief Supply Chain Officer (CSCO) is beset by pressures on all fronts, not the least of which is how to address new B2B and B2C direct to consumer flows. Aberdeen recently introduced a Prescriptive Model for Optimization that both defines and describes what leading companies are doing to reengineer inventory and fulfillment flows from source to end consumer. This framework requires a move from current state descriptive analytics to analytical optimization that applies prescriptive and predictive intelligence during both planning and execution phases.

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Topics: Amber Road News, Global Sourcing, GTM Best Practices, Transportation Management

[Upcoming American Shipper Webinar] Recovering After Disaster: Lessons Learned for Supply Chain Execs

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot on Fri, Oct, 30 2015 @ 9:30 AM

Today’s managers know that they need to protect their supply chains from serious and costly disruptions, however only a few have taken action to prepare for unforeseen disasters. The most significant factors impacting supply chain risks are environmental, geopolitical, economic and technological. Each factor has a probability of causing disruptions within global supply chains. Whether it’s dealing with quality and safety challenges, supply shortages, legal issues, regulatory and environmental compliance, or natural disasters, companies can take a proactive approach to risk management to ensure their global supply chains are insulated.

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Topics: Webinars, Amber Road News, Risk and Quality Management

Join Our New Amber Road's Global Trade Academy LinkedIn Group!

Posted by Lisa Feroli on Tue, Oct, 27 2015 @ 4:34 PM

Are you interested in furthering your GTM knowledge through educational and development training courses? Amber Road's Global Trade Academy has got you covered! Amber Road's Global Trade Academy is your premier source for comprehensive training and professional development in the areas of trade and customs compliance, import/export management, global logistics, risk assessment and international commerce. 

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Topics: Amber Road News, Global Knowledge, Global Trade Academy

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