Executive Briefings

Manufacturer Centralizes Procurement to Ensure Trade Compliance, Improve Supplier Coordination

Challenge: As part of an initiative to centralize its global procurement operations, a Fortune 500 diversified manufacturer of engineered components and products needed a way to effectively manage its importing process and reduce procurement costs while enabling real-time collaboration with its global suppliers.

Solution: The company integrated Amber Road's Trade Import solution into its enterprise procurement software in order to capture and review a complete audit trail of all import transaction activities from pre-entry to Customs to post-entry.  The Web-based system also provides their leading broker with pre-validated entry data and automatic shipping documentation for its network of global suppliers and carriers.

Results: Improved information sharing with trading partners; Streamlined import and customs brokerage processes; End-to-end visibility of all trade import transactions; Reduced Customs entry costs; Enhanced compliance standards; Improved operational efficiency.

About the Solution Provider: Amber Road (formerly Management Dynamics) is the world's leading provider of on-demand Global Trade Management (GTM) solutions for importers, exporters, and logistics service providers. Our solutions automate import and export processes, provide order and shipment-level visibility, calculate duties, taxes and fees, administer preferential trade programs and ensure regulatory compliance.

Web:  www.amberroad.com

Email:  solutions@amberroad.com

Phone:  201-935-8588

Solution: The company integrated Amber Road's Trade Import solution into its enterprise procurement software in order to capture and review a complete audit trail of all import transaction activities from pre-entry to Customs to post-entry.  The Web-based system also provides their leading broker with pre-validated entry data and automatic shipping documentation for its network of global suppliers and carriers.

Results: Improved information sharing with trading partners; Streamlined import and customs brokerage processes; End-to-end visibility of all trade import transactions; Reduced Customs entry costs; Enhanced compliance standards; Improved operational efficiency.

About the Solution Provider: Amber Road (formerly Management Dynamics) is the world's leading provider of on-demand Global Trade Management (GTM) solutions for importers, exporters, and logistics service providers. Our solutions automate import and export processes, provide order and shipment-level visibility, calculate duties, taxes and fees, administer preferential trade programs and ensure regulatory compliance.

Web:  www.amberroad.com

Email:  solutions@amberroad.com

Phone:  201-935-8588