Global Trade

March 12, 2024

Part 3 – Dungeon Tactics for Partner Ecosystem Mastery: A D&D Approach

Step into a world where enchanted swords clash, spells weave through the air, and a diverse band of adventurers unite to face insurmountable challenges. No, we’re not describing a mythical realm but the captivating parallel between managing a partner ecosystem and playing the fantasy tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons (often called D&D by enthusiasts).

March 8, 2024

From Control Tower to Command Center: Why We Need More Cross-functional Visibility

At the turn of the millennium, the supply chain sector experienced a massive sea change. The industrial revolution gave way to the technological revolution, and within a decade or two, there were more ways to make, move, deliver, and buy products and services than ever before. The result was more vast and complex supply chain infrastructures that allowed brands to reach a broader audience and identify more growth opportunities, but also required more oversight.

March 5, 2024

E2open and WaveBL Partner to Deliver Enhanced Electronic Bills for More Efficient End-to-End Transportation Management

WILMINGTON, Del., and AUSTIN, Texas – February 15, 2024 - E2open Parent Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ETWO), the connected supply chain SaaS platform with the largest multi-enterprise network, and WaveBL, a blockchain-based electronic bills of lading (eBL) platform, have partnered to enable faster, safer, and more efficient transfer of information for containerized international trade.

March 5, 2024

ATLAS: Transforming Trade and Customs in Germany

Customs modernization has become a hot topic due to several compelling reasons. With the increased volume of international trade, spurred by B2B and B2C e-commerce technology, customs administrations worldwide are streamlining and upgrading their operations. Modernization activities harness technology for improved risk management, clearance, and compliance because a well-functioning customs system has far-reaching benefits. It enhances trade facilitation, reduces costs, ensures fair revenue collection, and strengthens national security. These advantages underscore the urgency of modernizing customs processes, but importers and exporters need to stay current as these updates impact many aspects of supply chains. 

February 29, 2024

Embracing Resilience: Transforming Supply Chains for a New Era of Global Commerce

Supply chains evolved and were impacted positively and negatively by global events along the way. Digitization and transformation were leading topics in the early 2000s as most production shifted to higher-risk yet lower-cost countries over the decades. Increased cross-border regulations soon followed as countries saw the need to safeguard their exports and generate revenue from imports, priming the landscape for geopolitical disruptions.

February 22, 2024

Employee Spotlight: Tara Buchler

E2open is powered by a strong global network of problem solvers and innovators driven by strong values and our company culture. Together, we are focused on doing what’s right in business and in our communities. Every month, we will shine a spotlight on an exceptional team member who is helping us transform the supply chain industry. This month, we held a Q&A with Emily Routh, Senior Manager, Human Resources.

February 14, 2024

E2open Names Andrew Appel as New Chief Executive Officer

AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 14, 2024 – E2open Parent Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ETWO), the connected supply chain SaaS platform with the largest multi-enterprise network, today announces the appointment of Andrew Appel as its new chief executive officer. Appel has served as e2open’s interim CEO since October, bringing over 25 years of executive leadership experience, most recently as president and CEO of software and business intelligence leader IRI for nearly a decade.

February 12, 2024

Top Five Reasons to Attend Connect Europe 2024

It’s that time again – time for the brightest thinkers in the supply chain industry to converge for Connect Europe 2024. In the past, we’ve visited some great cities, learned about some exciting new trends and strategies, and seen old friends (and made a few new ones). This year will be no different. We’ve got great expectations for 2024. Forget all the talk of disruption and uncertainty, – it's time to move ahead! Connect Europe 2024 will kick off our journey forward into the future, and like every journey, how we get there is as important as where we’re going. And we’re going to get there together! With that in mind, we’ve decided to compile a list of the five best reasons to attend this year’s event.

January 30, 2024

What’s Your View on Global Supply Chains? An Exclusive with e2open’s Thought Leaders

As the head of the product marketing team at e2open, I have the pleasure of collaborating with a fantastic group of subject matter experts. I want you to imagine we’re all fishing on the lake together, and someone asks the group a question. Each will provide their own view from their area of expertise – supply management, logistics, global trade, and planning. This article differs from our usual thought leadership pieces because I asked each team member to answer two questions, and we’re presenting their responses here in this more conversational format.