Renault-Nissan Alliance Selects Amber Road to Maximize Preferential Trade Benefits - Global Trade Magazine
  June 9th, 2017 | Written by

Renault-Nissan Alliance Selects Amber Road to Maximize Preferential Trade Benefits

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  • Renault-Nissan has chosen Amber Road to ensure compliance with free trade agreements.
  • Amber Road solution will support import/export processes, taking into account 40 free trade agreements.
  • Amber Road solution provides Alliance with global solution for supplier solicitation for parts.

Amber Road, a provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, has announced that the Renault-Nissan Alliance is partnering with Amber Road to help optimize its European preferential trade processes. The Alliance will use Amber Road’s Trade Automation solution to ensure compliance with free trade agreements and maximize its utilization of preferential duties.

The Renault-Nissan Alliance, signed on March 27, 1999, is a strategic partnership of Renault and Nissan, making it one of the world’s largest automotive groups. The Alliance collectively operates 122 manufacturing plants around the world and is headquartered in Paris, France for Renault and in Yokohama, Japan for Nissan. The solution will support import/export processes from European, Turkish and Moroccan sites, taking into account over 40 free trade agreements.

The trade automation solution is expected to significantly increase supplier response rates, a critical factor in preferential trade optimization. With the Amber Road solution, the Alliance has a comprehensive, global solution for supplier solicitation for parts, BOM qualification, and certificate management.

“I am very pleased to welcome the Renault-Nissan Alliance as a new Amber Road customer, joining several other auto-related companies,” said Jim Preuninger, CEO of Amber Road. “As one of the largest automakers worldwide, the Alliance’s choice underscores the value that Amber Road brings to the automotive industry’s trade management processes, particularly in the area of free trade agreements.”

Amber Road’s cloud based global trade management (GTM) solutions combine enterprise-class software, trade content sourced from government agencies and transportation providers in 145 countries, and a global supply chain network connecting its customers with their trading partners, including suppliers, testing/auditing firms, freight forwarders, customs brokers and transportation carriers. The GTM solution is delivered using a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model.