Scott Byrnes Discusses Managing CTM Complexities with Supply Chain Digest

Posted by Lisa Feroli

“Companies that develop a strategic approach to doing business in China have markedly better outcomes than those that manage it tactically,” Scott Byrnes, Vice President of Marketing at Amber Road, notes.

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Topics: China Trade Management, Amber Road News

Last Chance! Register for our China Trade Management Webinar This Wednesday

Posted by Kelsey Barker

Don't miss your chance to hear global trade experts discuss the current regulatory climate in China! SCM World and Amber Road China have teamed up for a webinar this Wednesday, April 29 - register here!

According to SCM World research, supply chain leaders view China as the indisputable premier growth opportunity. At the same time, it was fifth on executives' list of countries considered too risky to do business in, due to complex trade regulations, immature logistics infrastructure, the threat of rapid cost increases, and an opaque sub-distribution network.

Considering these challenges, how can companies develop a more systematic, strategic approach to trade with China?

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Topics: China Trade Management, Webinars

Don't Miss This Webinar! Navigating China Trade with SCM World

Posted by Kelsey Barker

According to SCM World research, supply chain leaders view China as the indisputable premier growth opportunity. At the same time, it was fifth on executives' list of countries considered too risky to do business in, due to complex trade regulations, immature logistics infrastructure, the threat of rapid cost increases, and an opaque sub-distribution network.

Considering these challenges, how can companies develop a more systematic, strategic approach to trade with China?

Join SCM World and Amber Road for a live webinar on Wednesday, April 29, to dig a little deeper into the dynamics at play in China. Attendees will focus on the challenges and opportunities associated with China trade, from both an import and export perspective.

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Topics: China Trade Management, Webinars, Amber Road News

Navigating the #1 Growth Market: New SCM World China Trade Management Report

Posted by Colleen Bush

According to SCM World research, supply chain leaders view China as the indisputable premier growth opportunity. At the same time, it was fifth on executives' list of countries considered too risky to do business in. So how do you capitalize on these growth opportunities while minimizing risk? The answer lies in a China Trade Management solution.

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Topics: China Trade Management, Duty Management

Brief SCM World Survey on China Trade Management – Please Participate!

Posted by Lisa Feroli

SCM World completed their Supply Chain Officer Study this past summer and found that China was ranked as the number one country for growth opportunities by a wide margin. At the same time, it was fifth on executives' list of countries considered too risky to do business in.

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Topics: China Trade Management, Global Trade Management, Supply Chain Visibility

Capitalizing on China Global Trade Share Growth [Infographic]

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot

As the world’s largest exporter and second largest importer, China offers many trade opportunities for companies. However, significant challenges still exist, making it difficult to conduct China global trade share.

With China being an attractive location for sourcing and manufacturing goods, it's crucial to understand the impact of cross-border documentation, licensing requirements, and export compliance with local regulations on supply chain performance.

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Topics: China Trade Management, Amber Road News, Duty Management, Global Trade Management

Webinar Q&A: Cutting Complexity from China Trade - Using CTM Software to Navigate Local Regulations

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot

Earlier this month, Amber Road and The Journal of Commerce broadcasted a webinar on Cutting Complexity from China Trade: Using CTM Software to Navigate Local Regulations. Our presenters, Ty Bordner and Kae-Por Chang (both of Amber Road), received several questions throughout the webinar, but did not have time to address them all during the live broadcast. We have compiled their answers into a Q&A document – here is a preview:

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Topics: China Trade Management, Webinars, Amber Road News, Duty Management

China’s Trade Landscape: Why You Can’t Afford to Miss Out

Posted by Colleen Bush

Once a modest player in the international trading system, China has recently transformed into a trading superpower that global companies cannot afford to miss out on. From 2000 to 2012, China’s global merchandise exports grew by 703 percent, and its merchandise imports grew by 656 percent. Today, China ranks as the world’s largest merchandise exporter, and the second-largest importer, behind only the United States.

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Topics: China Trade Management, Duty Management, Global Trade Management

[Upcoming Journal of Commerce Webinar] Cutting Complexity from China Trade

Posted by Fariba Ahdoot

With local agencies enforcing national regulations with their own emphasis and interpretations, China’s trade laws become extremely complex. In particular, many companies are turning to China Trade Management (CTM) software solutions to help them take advantage of China’s Processing Trade program, which can reduce product cost by 25 percent or more!

Join us for an upcoming webinar on Cutting Complexity from China Trade: Using CTM Software to Navigate Local Regulations, broadcasting live on Wednesday, October 8 at 2pm EDT. This webinar will review the results of a new Journal of Commerce study on China trade regulations, as well as review China’s trade landscape and address best practices for Chinese trade operations.

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Topics: China Trade Management, Webinars, Amber Road News, Duty Management

Webinar Q&A: From GTM to CTM

Posted by Kelsey Barker

Last month, American Shipper and Amber Road broadcast a great webinar, "From GTM to CTM: A Closer Look at China's Processing Trade Program and Cross-Border Supply Chain." Our speakers, Amber Road's Kae-Por Chang and Ty Bornder and Delphi's Thomas Luo, got a lot of questions at the end of the webinar, and they weren't able to answer them all during the webcast. Luckily, they've answered them here!

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Topics: China Trade Management, Webinars, Duty Management