Steering Clear on the Wild Ride of Global Trade

Posted by Veronika Clough on July 26, 2019

It’s been a wild ride in global trade this July – bumpy roads full of regulation potholes; wind-whipping storms slowing movement of goods; and trade wars blocking the flow of global trade traffic. To help companies keep steady, safe, and visible on the global trade trails, Amber Road’s subject matter experts offer insight and solutions in the following articles, which appeared in industry publications this month.

Weathering the Trade Policy Storm: Trade Content is Key in Logistics Viewpoints

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Supply Chain Visibility, Global Supply Chain, Trade Compliance

Supply Chain Pressures Heating Up This Summer

Posted by Veronika Clough on June 28, 2019

Blistering heatwaves aren’t only rolling through Europe. Global trade is heating up with looming trade wars, demanding and cumbersome regulations and brewing disruptions with stormy summer weather. To keep cool and in control, companies must have clear visibility across their supply chains and the right tools to keep everything running smoothly. Amber Road’s subject matter experts offer insight and solutions in the following articles, which appeared in industry publications.

CBP Updates Supply Chain Cybersecurity Guidelines in Sourcing Journal

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Topics: Apparel, Transportation Management, Global Trade Management, Footwear, Global Supply Chain, Trade Compliance, Risk and Quality Management, C-TPAT, Import Customs Filing, Export Customs Filing

Disruptions, Adjustments, and Norms, Oh My!

Posted by Veronika Clough on May 31, 2019

As uncertainty, complexity, disagreements, and disruptions continue to plague global trade, companies must be even more diligent and use every tool they can to keep their supply chains running smoothly. One of the most important factors is visibility – full visibility with the capability to see and control every critical aspect of the supply chain. In the articles below which appeared in industry publications, Amber Road’s subject matter experts offer some best practices to gain better visibility and control across the supply chain.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Supply Chain Visibility, Trade Regulatory Content, Global Supply Chain

CTPAT’s New Minimum Security Criteria: Is Your Supply Chain Secure?

Posted by Paris Riley on May 29, 2019

Today, global supply chain security is more important than ever. When conducting cross-border trade and exchanging of goods across the world, many lurking threats can not only disrupt your business but have potentially dire consequences.  To protect you, your company, and your country, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has recently released new minimum security requirements as it relates to Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT). If you're a CTPAT partner, then you may need to make changes to your supply chain security in order to remain compliant.
 
Hear from CBP directly as CBP's Carlos E. Ochoa and Global Trade Academy's Suzanne Richer present the complimentary webinar,  It’s Time to Review Your Supply Chain Security: CTPAT’s New Minimum Security Criteria, which broadcasts live on  Thursday, May 30 at 2pm EDT
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Topics: Global Supply Chain, Global Trade Academy, C-TPAT

Global Supply Chains Spring Into Action

Posted by Veronika Clough on April 30, 2019

Global trade is exploding; supply chains in every industry continue to ramp-up movement of goods, maintain pace with trade regulations, and gain the competitive advantage by being the fastest, top-quality, and least expensive. Staying on top of your game means you have to focus on improving supply chain visibility while tightening costs and keeping up with consumer demand. To help companies, Amber Road’s subject matter experts provide best practices across the supply chain in a range of published articles from industry publications.

All is Not Quiet on the Western Front: Trade is Happening in Logistics Viewpoints

While most of the world is tuned-into the ongoing tariff battles between the US and China, European nations are using the opportunity to strengthen their relationship with China. Moreover, China President Xi’s orchestrated visits to EU leaders is putting pressure on US trade negotiators.

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Topics: Global Trade Management, Supply Chain Visibility, Free Trade Agreements, Global Supply Chain, Trade Compliance

Surviving the March Madness of Global Supply Chains

Posted by Veronika Clough on March 29, 2019

Global trade today is making the world a smaller place and enabling more markets and regions to link together with less cost and risk. It’s also driving technology development by creating standards and removing economic barriers that inhibit the movement of goods, information, and people. Amber Road’s subject-matter experts provide some thought-provoking insights in a range of industry publications to help companies continue to streamline their global supply chains.

Is Technology the Solution to Supply Chain Complexity? in Inbound Logistics

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Topics: GTM Best Practices, Supply Chain Visibility, Global Supply Chain, Global Trade Academy, Trade Compliance

Speed is the Need in Supply Chains

Posted by Veronika Clough on February 28, 2019

New supply chain technology, changing trade regulations, and increased competition is driving the trade world at record-breaking speed. The pace means forward-thinking companies must take thoughtful steps to harness the power of the latest solutions to streamline global supply chains. In a range of industry publications, Amber Road’s subject matter experts provide thought leadership to help companies win the race.

Navigating Challenging Global Trade Currents in Supply Chain Brain

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Topics: China Trade Management, Global Trade Management Software, Global Trade Content, Global Supply Chain, Sourcing Optimization, Supplier & Product Traceability

Webinar: How Are Shippers Using Technology to Address Global Trade Woes?

Posted by Kelsey Barker on February 8, 2019

Global trade has never been as ubiquitous as it is today. Technology of all kinds – from transportation tech like containerization, cargo aircraft, and supermax vessels all the way to the digital global e-commerce marketplace – facilitates an unprecedented flow of products around the world. At the same time, tariff and sanction shifts have become the main enemy of the supply chain manager, who relies on consistency and certainty to plan and execute global trade.

Next week's webinar on February 14 seeks to answer the question: How can we leverage technology to overcome emerging and enduring global supply chain management risks? Amber Road and AAEI conducted a survey of supply chain professionals involved with global trade in order to gain a clearer picture of the primary challenges facing the community, and how their companies are using technology to address these challenges.

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Topics: Global Sourcing, Global Trade Content, Global Trade Management, Supply Chain Visibility, Trade Agreement Identification, Free Trade Agreements, Global Supply Chain, Sourcing Optimization

Bang! Supply Chains Kick Off 2019 in the News

Posted by Veronika Clough on January 31, 2019

Supply chains are running at full steam in 2019 as some economies boom, while others take hits from obstacles to open commerce and trade. From protectionist trade policies to ever-increasing costs to product recall challenges, Amber Road’s subject-matter experts provide some revolutionary best practices in a range of industry publications to help companies keep the wheels of trade moving.

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Topics: Global Trade Management Software, Global Sourcing, Supply Chain Visibility, Free Trade Agreements, Global Supply Chain, Sourcing Optimization, Supplier & Product Traceability

The Top 6 Global Supply Chain Expectations for 2019

Posted by Paris Riley on January 8, 2019

Now that glasses have finished clinking and the confetti from New Year's Eve has been swept away it's time to focus on making this your supply chain's most efficient year yet. It's a new year and that means that you can expect some new changes and challenges to impact your supply chain. Amber Road recently published The Top 6 Global Supply Chain Expectations for 2019, which includes the six biggest predictions to help you prepare for this new year. 

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Topics: Global Supply Chain

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