Shippers everywhere are feeling the pressure to increase their products' speed to market. In a world where consumers have become used to expedited shipping and new items on store shelves every week a higher speed to market can be a great competitive advantage.
That competitive advantage begins with having greater efficiency within the supply chain, but if you're like most of the shippers polled by Sourcing Journal in the report Digital Aspirations, Blind Spots & the Transparency Divide then you may not be sure where to start.
via Global Trade Talk https://blog.amberroad.com/blog/sourcing-journal-report-digital-aspirations-blind-spots-the-transparency-divide
In Talking Logistic’s most recent Video and Podcast, Adrian Gonzalez interviews our very own SVP of Marketing and Business Development, Ty Bordner to discuss emerging technologies and the potential they could have to transform the way that we do business, specifically within a global supply chain. Ty and Adrian cover a wide variety of technologies and topics such as blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IoT). Find out how companies could integrate these technologies into their supply chains and what the future of the global supply chain might hold by watching the video below:
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Supply chain technology and automation – these are the gifts that keeps on giving this holiday season -- and beyond. And there is something under the tree for every link of the chain from sourcing to shipping. Here’s a recap of published articles from industry publications authored by Amber Road’s subject matter experts who provide some transformative best practices across the supply chain.
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Last week, the European Council President Donald Tusk called a special summit of the EU leaders on the topic of Brexit. During this meeting, the European Council, consisting of the EU 27 Heads of State met to approve and endorse both the political and legal documents necessary for the separation between the EU and the UK to take place on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 0.00 CET (11 BST). So, what's next?
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Internet of Things (IoT) applications can bring the disparate parts of your supply chain together to create an information ecosystem that benefits all of its participants. Visibility into milestones like current status, location, transit times, costs, POD documentation, and more, has allowed shippers to improve operations, capture data for historical analytics, and improve the future movement of goods.
Amber Road's new eBook, IoT Enhances Multi-Mode Logistics Tracking, explores how you can benefit from this new level of end-to-end shipment visibility.
via Global Trade Talk https://blog.amberroad.com/blog/iot-enhances-multi-mode-logistics-tracking
Claiming preferential treatment under any free trade agreement is fairly easy. Statements on the commercial invoice or accompanying certificates at the time of import are enough for your customs broker to claim the lower duty rate on your behalf. Proving eligibility of a reduced duty claim is quite the opposite, whether you are an importer, exporter, or the producer of the good.
via Global Trade Talk https://blog.amberroad.com/blog/free-trade-agreement-audits-are-your-goods-really-duty-free
A great supply chain partner is one who knows exactly what ingredients a company needs to make their operations successful — and those that can be skipped. As a software provider, it’s critical that the functionality and tools support the marketplace, across all industries and company size. To highlight companies that possess these important characteristics, SupplyChainBrain has announced the 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2018 and Amber Road has emerged as one of those highly-valued companies.
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Celebrating National Compliance & Ethics Week with the Director of Responsible Sourcing of DICKs Sporting Goods
For National Compliance and Ethics week, we’d like to announce our final professional in our Compliance spotlight. This well-known colleague in the industry has risen through various levels of supply chain management to become the results-driven leader he is today. We are happy to announce Chris Bereznay, the Director of Responsible Sourcing at DICK’s Sporting Goods (DSG), as our Captain of Compliance this week.
via Global Trade Talk https://blog.amberroad.com/blog/celebrating-national-compliance-ethics-week-with-the-director-of-responsible-sourcing-of-dicks-sporting-goods
Autumn is here, which means the holiday shopping season is just around the corner. The store shelves are already stocked with some Christmas holiday goods, which signals that the products are already sitting in the local DCs and stores. Companies aren’t wasting time to get the holiday shopping season underway, and better inventory management will give them some extra advantages this season. It’s also important to understand why product testing matters in today’s complex safety and compliance world, and how to keep from being blindsided by custom laws and regulations. Amber Road’s subject matter experts provide best practices across the supply chain in a range of published articles from industry publications.
via Global Trade Talk https://blog.amberroad.com/blog/dont-be-scared-be-prepared-gearing-up-for-fall-2018
As global supply chains become more and more complex - and as international shipping costs continue to rise - you know that digitizing the data and collaboration tools in your supply chain is more crucial than ever. The companies that are truly thriving these days have something significant in common: a digitized supply chain. Leveraging structured data can help ease external pressures while also providing high levels of visibility, improved efficiency and minimized risk.
via Global Trade Talk https://blog.amberroad.com/blog/its-time-to-digitize-your-supply-chain-heres-how-to-make-your-case