The 8th Annual Compliance Conference, hosted by AEB in partnership with CILTUK in October 2017, revealed insights from business leaders across ten industry sectors in an industry survey on the risks, challenges, and opportunities in global trade under Brexit developments. Survey findings deliver valuable benchmarks for traders and a call for urgent action. The new report also includes a global trade action plan template with useful check-points of preparation that every business needs to have on screen.
Increasing security threats and political instability across the globe are fuelling changes in export control regulations and frequent, new restrictive measures. While global bans and restrictions are essential for secure and fair global trade, they also present tremendous challenges for businesses looking to operate efficient, competitive, and secure supply chains. A new fact sheet by AEB supports businesses engaged in global trade to identify and manage compliance risks successfully.
Automated solutions and integrated IT landscapes in global trade form an essential part of smooth and compliant trade across borders. Brexit puts a new spotlight on the urgency of smooth customs and compliance processes: with upcoming, new border procedures for many UK traders and a massive increase in customs declarations expected, it's crucial to establish efficient programmes.
It's a turbulent time for global trade compliance: New sanctions, new trade agreements, and Brexit developments are keeping British traders on their toes. To help them to become Brexit-proof before 2019, global trade and supply chain experts in manufacturing and trade businesses are invited to attend a free conference featuring expert speakers.
König & Meyer experienced a total transformation of its warehouse logistics. The German manufacturer of music accessories not only moved into its new state-of-the-art logistics centre with space for 7,200 pallets, but also went live with its new warehouse management system (WMS) from AEB, a leading provider of global trade and supply chain management software and services.
Many companies take on global trade and logistics services on behalf of their customers and partners or other internal divisions. To enable them to calculate prices and bill these services more easily, AEB has expanded its logistics solution suite by ASSIST4 Billing, which supports the entire billing process, from automated price and cost calculation to invoicing and internal cost allocation.
Many global trade and logistics projects today are so complex and their environment so dynamic that traditional project management methodologies are no longer adequate. An agile approach promises to deliver greater efficiency and flexibility at lower cost. It’s a promising formula – but will it work for global trade and logistics projects? That’s the focus of this year’s survey for the joint research study by AEB and the University DHBW in Stuttgart.
AEB (International) Ltd is kicking off its next stage of business development: after five years of successful leadership, Claire Umney has passed the baton on to Geoff Taylor and the company is moving into a dedicated new home in Warwick, Warwickshire, UK.
Managing supply chains across borders, companies need to consider numerous global trade regulations. The new white paper “Bans and restrictions” by AEB provides an overview of the most common bans and restrictions and offers tips for automating and simplifying screening processes through manual restrictions.
Senior managers focus on increasing productivity, reducing costs, developing products, and winning customers. Export control compliance is often considered a burden. Why is it important? Who's responsible? What are the consequences of non-compliance? AEB has developed an online guide to help executives understand the relevance of export controls for their business.
The opportunities for synchronising supply chains between businesses and across borders are promising. But many businesses are struggling to integrate transport partners into their IT environment. AEB has published a white paper that offers valuable information on this very subject.
Apps have become part of everyday private life. But what is the role of business apps in global trade, logistics, and supply chain management? A new study by AEB and the University DHBW in Stuttgart (Germany) provides the answer.
The rollout of the new SAP S/4HANA® suite generated quite a buzz in the IT industry and in IT departments across all industry sectors. But what’s the right strategy for SAP users? To help businesses make an informed decision, AEB’s new fact sheet “SAP S/4HANA® – What the new generation of ERP brings to businesses” introduces the main features of S/4HANA®.
Product protection specialist and Bubble Wrap inventor Sealed Air has chosen AEB as its software partner. A combination of AEB solutions will streamline, accelerate, and secure Sealed Air’s customs processes, including export documentation, supplier management, product classification, and visibility – directly in the SAP® system.
ERP software provider IFS and AEB are joining forces by integrating AEB solutions into the IFS Applications software. The cooperation’s main focus is on international customs processing – e.g. in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Sweden – and on global trade compliance (including sanctions list screening and export controls), as well as on the management of origin and preferences.
Martin-Baker is the world’s leading manufacturer of ejection seats and related equipment. Safety and security are the number one priorities for the company. With increasing regulatory requirements for global trade compliance and export controls, Martin-Baker decided to outsource previously self-managed IT processes and selected AEB as its software partner.
To support UK businesses in “future-proving” their global trade compliance programmes following the Brexit vote, AEB and CILT(UK) are inviting industry professionals to their 7th Annual Compliance Conference. Titled “Brexit – global trade compliance and export controls in dynamic markets”, the event features experts from government bodies, professional associations, consultancies, and various industry sectors.
Update, upgrade, maintain: Keeping powerful ERP systems running consumes a lot of a company’s IT resources. AEB's new fact sheet shows how hybrid system environments consisting of ERP systems and cloud-based applications offer an escape from the resource trap. The fact sheet also explains what criteria businesses should apply when making a decision.
Apps have become an indispensable part of everyday life. But have they found their way into logistics? Take part in the new online survey: Logistics managers, supply chain professionals, and everyone working in the fields of customs and exports, in companies of any size, are invited to participate between now and 1st September 2016.