Axalta Reduces Corporate Risk with Amber Road’s Export On-Demand Solution
By Business Wire News
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.
Amber Road (NYSE: AMBR), a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, announced today that Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global coatings company, is using Amber Road’s Export On-Demand solution.
Axalta develops, manufactures and sells a wide selection of performance and transportation coatings to more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries. The company is enhancing its IT systems for ERP and other technology solutions to control costs and improve efficiency which included a search for a GTM solution deployed in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) module so they could implement very quickly and at minimal IT cost on a global basis.
“As our customer base continues to grow, we needed the ability to address compliance requirements globally and minimize risk without increasing headcount,” said Lisa Ross, director, global trade compliance at Axalta. “We found the solution in Amber Road’s platform. We look forward to reducing risk and improving efficiencies as we expand.”
Amber Road’s Export On-Demand is a subscription-based solution available in a flexible software as a service (SaaS) format that can be quickly deployed and configured. Export On-Demand streamlines and automates compliance processes, including screening potential customers against 325 restricted party lists, determining license requirements, performing export compliance checks and generating international trade documents.
Integrated across multiple instances of SAP ERP, Amber Road’s Export On-Demand solution also provides Axalta with the ability to screen via file uploads allowing for a fast deployment without increasing headcount.
“We applaud Axalta’s commitment to improving its restricted party screening process and look forward to helping them expand the use of global trade management technology to optimize their global trade operations,” said Corey Rhodes, vice president of North American sales at Amber Road.
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, automotive refinish and commercial vehicles to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With nearly 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 12,800 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on twitter.
About Amber Road
Amber Road’s (NYSE: AMBR) mission is to improve the way companies manage their international supply chains and conduct global trade. As a leading provider of cloud based global trade management (GTM) solutions, we automate the global supply chain across sourcing, logistics, cross-border trade, and regulatory compliance activities to dramatically improve operating efficiencies and financial performance. This includes collaborating with suppliers on development, sourcing and quality assurance; executing import and export compliance checks and generating international shipping documentation; booking international carriers and tracking goods as they move around the world; and minimizing the associated duties through preferential trade agreements and foreign trade zones. Our solution combines enterprise-class software, trade content sourced from government agencies and transportation providers in 145 countries, and a global supply chain network connecting our customers with their trading partners, including suppliers, testing/auditing firms, freight forwarders, customs brokers and transportation carriers. We deliver our GTM solution using a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model and leverage a highly flexible technology framework to quickly and efficiently meet our customers’ unique requirements around the world.
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