How to Automate Export Compliance – Register for Five-Part Webinar Series

Posted by Chester Yavari

Let’s face it, export compliance is tedious and complicated work. Government rules and regulations are constantly changing and trying to tackle this problem manually can be an overwhelming nightmare. Do not let export compliance control your valuable time. Take back your work day with processes and technologies designed to maximize your efficiencies and reduce export compliance risks.

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Topics: Export Management, Export Compliance

Going Global with GTM [Watch Video]

Posted by Joseph Gabro

To compete when selling goods around the world, growing businesses need supply chain and trade compliance solutions that rival large enterprises but can be implemented at a fraction of the cost and time. Your business needs to get things done with fewer resources and shorter time frames. And no one wants to shoulder the risk of a poor software implementation.

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Topics: Export Management, Export Compliance

Getting Started in Exporting: Entering the Export Market with an Active Learning Approach

Posted by Colleen Bush

Don’t depend on everyone else’s answers on exporting. Before taking the big leap, planners need to ask themselves (and their organizations) if they have the answers to some key questions. Then, begin the research and planning to develop a new export market.

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Topics: Export Management

Trade Compliance Needs More Attention

Posted by Colleen Bush

The value of world exports has increased by nearly five times in the 18 years from 1993 to 2011, according to the World Trade Organization. Exports in 1993 were $ 3,676 billion; rising to $17,816 billion in 2011. There are many factors driving this dramatic rise in exporting. They include lower sourcing and production costs in some developing countries and rising consumption in growing economies. This leads supply chain executives to consider new sourcing and distribution models and then to reexamine and optimize those network models on a more regular basis to balance cost and opportunity.

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Topics: Trade Compliance

Is the Mid-Market Ready to Increase Exports? Our Survey Results

Posted by Colleen Bush

Amber Road conducted a survey of nearly 150 mid-market companies to better understand their export compliance challenges and the extent to which they are performing compliance checks today.

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Topics: Export Management, Product Classification, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening

Building an Export Compliance Program

Posted by Colleen Bush

The mandatory checks and balances for export compliance are fairly standard, and most global US corporations are aware of them. However, only 53% of exporters surveyed in a study by Amber Road actually have a full export compliance program (ECP) in place. This leaves many organizations vulnerable and at risk of noncompliance. Penalties and fines have been on the rise and all organizations, large and small, are susceptible to committing infractions when not exercising due diligence. 

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Topics: Export Management, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening

[Webinar Q&A] Export Compliance Webinar Series Part 2: Product Classification and Transactional Screening

Posted by LizAnn Nealing

In October, Amber Road broadcasted part two of a two part webinar series entitled Export Compliance Webinar Series Part 2: Product Classification and Transactional Screening. Our presenters, Scott Lewis and Steve Keighley, both of Amber Road, received several questions throughout the webinar that they were unable to address during the live broadcast. We have compiled the answers into a Q&A document – here is a preview.

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Topics: Export Management, Product Classification, Export Compliance, Order and Shipment Visibility

[Webinar Q&A] Export Compliance Webinar Series Part 1: Restricted Party Screening

Posted by LizAnn Nealing

In September, Amber Road broadcasted part one of a two part webinar series entitled, Export Compliance Webinar Series Part 1: Restricted Party Screening. Our presenters, Scott Lewis and Scott Parker, both of Amber Road, received several questions throughout the webinar that they were unable to address during the live broadcast. We have compiled their answers into a Q&A document – here is a preview.

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Topics: Export Management, Export Compliance

[Webinar] Best Practices for Automating Your Company’s Restricted Party Screening Process

Posted by LizAnn Nealing

Is your company still manually screening restricted party lists? What happens if you make a mistake, or if someone is added to a list after you perform the screen?  Your company can face significant fines, and even risk losing its export privileges. Incorporating automated, persistent screening into your export compliance program can help ensure your company’s compliance with U.S. export laws and trade regulations.

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Topics: Export Management, Export Compliance

Export Violation: BIS Denies Privileges to Multiple Entities for Attempted Exports to Syria

Posted by LizAnn Nealing

Two people and three companies that conspired to illegally ship web monitoring and controlling equipment to Syria were denied export privileges by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) last month. The items in question are controlled by the Commerce Department for security and anti-terrorism purposes.

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Topics: Export Compliance, Export Violations