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  • A Strategic Approach to Direct Procurement

A Strategic Approach to Direct Procurement


Outsourced manufacturing is the norm today, often involving thousands of suppliers and sites scattered around the globe. Direct procurement departments — those responsible for purchasing materials and components for end products — are [...]

The Power of a Network


For decades, supply chains have operated the same way — and it worked just fine. The industry made minor changes to their internal business processes to reflect market and industry shifts. But bringing [...]

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E2open Launches Two New Applications – Supply Sensing and Global Logistics Orchestration – Plus Innovation Across all Suites of Platform in its Quarterly Technology Update

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New applications predict the likelihood of supply shortages over time and help determine the business impact of shipping delays to mitigate service risk and better manage disruptionsAUSTIN, Texas – December 1, 2021 – E2open Parent [...]

  • The Logistics Relay Race

The Logistics Relay Race


Not too many people are familiar with the Ragnar relay races. In these endurance competitions, teams of 12 individuals run various segments (or legs) of a 200-mile race, some teammates running through the night. [...]

  • Time to Go Big on Sustainability

Time to Go Big on Sustainability


The close of COP26 was a bittersweet moment. There has never been so much awareness and urgency to address climate change, yet there is still so far to go. Anyone participating in or [...]

  • The Power of the Network for Transportation and Logistics

The Power of the Network for Transportation and Logistics


Reliable transportation planning and execution involves forecasting your capacity needs, securing the best rates, viewing detailed shipment milestones and making all the right moves. Achieving operational efficiency in transportation and logistics means synthesizing data [...]

  • The Power of the Network for Direct Procurement

The Power of the Network for Direct Procurement


Traditionally, direct procurement teams had one goal: acquire materials to manufacture finished goods at the optimal cost. However, manufacturing has grown more complex, often with hundreds of suppliers and sites involved. Lead times are [...]

  • The Power of the Network for Global Trade Compliance

The Power of the Network for Global Trade Compliance


Trade compliance has always been complex. Interpreting laws to determine admissibility, identifying potential cost savings and ensuring adherence to regulations requires knowledge and proficiency. One of the most important factors for trade compliance is [...]

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2021 E2open ESG Report

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Our inaugural environmental, social and governance (ESG) report is the first chapter in the story of E2open’s part in helping the global economy operate more smoothly, more efficiently and more sustainably. In the 2021 [...]

  • The Power of the Network

The Power of the Network


More and more, companies are outsourcing areas of their businesses to help reduce costs and gain economies of scale. For all its benefits, an outsourced business model greatly reduces supply chain visibility and control over [...]

  • What Does AI Even Mean?

What Does “AI” Even Mean?


My last blog post about artificial intelligence (AI) covered some of the technology’s history, including how engineers, scientists, writers and readers all understood the rise of AI would change everything. Decades later, it [...]

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E2open and Vizient Announce Strategic Relationship to Establish a Supply Chain Resiliency Platform for Member Health Systems

Press Releases|

Agreement will create a platform that improves collaboration between participating healthcare organizations and suppliers   AUSTIN, Texas — August 5, 2021 — E2open (NYSE: ETWO), a leading network-based provider of cloud-based, mission-critical, end-to-end supply chain management software, announces a strategic relationship with Vizient, Inc., the largest [...]

LogiPharma + LogiMed [Virtual Event]

Past Events|

July 20-21, 2021  |  Virtual Event Join over 500+ global supply chain leaders in pharma, biotech and medtech, and transform your supply chain organization to thrive in the emerging new normal by learning from your peers in deep dive panels, fireside chats and interactive sessions [...]

  • E2open Trading Partner Management

E2open Trading Partner Management

Data Sheets|

Onboarding new partners often involves a myriad of complex manual processes. Much of the communication — including critical milestones — is decentralized, making it difficult for brand owners to track and assess [...]

  • E2open Sales Order Collaboration Data Sheet

E2open Sales Order Collaboration

Data Sheets|

As a brand owner conducting business-to-business selling, you routinely face complex processes involving retailers, distributors, resellers and direct sales that can result in customer service challenges. E2open’s Sales Order Collaboration application provides [...]

  • E2open Recall Management

E2open Recall Management

Data Sheets|

Defective products can result in injuries, untold financial liability and brand damage. Companies must quickly identify the affected items, remove them from the supply chain and issue replacement goods if necessary. These [...]

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E2open Positioned Again as a Leader with the Highest Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multienterprise Supply Chain Business Networks Report

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AUSTIN, Texas — May 10, 2021 — E2open (NYSE: ETWO), a leading network-based provider of 100% cloud-based, mission-critical, end-to-end supply chain management software, has been placed by Gartner in the Leaders quadrant with the highest ability [...]

  • E2open Retail Shelf Management

E2open Retail Shelf Management

Data Sheets|

Ensuring on-shelf availability in every store is paramount for retail success. However, when launching or promoting products, it can be challenging for brand owners to maintain the correct balance of supply and [...]

  • E2open Product Lifecycle Management

E2open Product Lifecycle Management

Data Sheets|

In apparel and private-label industries, new products and product lines are designed and launched rapidly—often several times each year. To stay ahead of the competition, brand owners must work to deliver new [...]

  • E2open Post-Brexit Compliance Management

Post-Brexit Compliance Management

Solution Briefs|

The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union—commonly known as Brexit—on December 31, 2020, had an enormous impact on supply chains worldwide. The departure significantly disrupted operations for many organizations and caused unintended non-compliance. [...]

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E2open Contract Compliance Data Sheet

Data Sheets|

Contracts for outsourced manufacturing and logistics have become more complex and challenging with the shift to service-based pricing. To complicate things further, companies must manually cross-check the partner invoices they receive against [...]

  • Taking the Mess Out of TMS

Taking the Mess Out of TMS


Even in the best times, moving goods internationally can bring obstacles, complexities and headaches for every party involved. Fortunately, there's a way out. Privacy mode may [...]

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Control Tower Capabilities Redefined


The level of agility required to capture growth opportunities—plus the resiliency needed to manage today’s risks—demands a new way of thinking. E2open’s control tower capabilities bring together the data, applications, artificial intelligence (AI) and [...]

  • E2open Drop-Ship Management Data Sheet

E2open Drop-Ship Management Data Sheet

Data Sheets|

Outsourcing is a popular manufacturing strategy used to lower product costs and improve competitiveness. However, it adds a level of logistical complexity in getting products to end customers. When outsourcing, goods must [...]

  • E2open Cost Management Data Sheet

E2open Cost Management Data Sheet

Data Sheets|

Having accurate product cost data—not just at the unit level, but for the components in each unit—is crucial for nearly every aspect of producing and selling goods profitably. However, when you depend [...]

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EU Trade Agreements Map


View Infographic Trade agreements can greatly reduce costs and increase competitiveness for companies and their suppliers. However, trade agreements are difficult to manage for many reasons. There are more than 400 [...]

  • E2open Global Logistics Orchestration Data Sheet

E2open Global Logistics Orchestration Data Sheet

Data Sheets|

Global logistics—moving goods from their source to buyers in various locations worldwide—is fraught with complexities that can result in confusion, escalating costs and poor customer service. Without start-to-finish visibility and realistic estimated [...]

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E2open Payment Services Data Sheet

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Without the help of automation, many challenges can arise when it’s time to pay your channel partners—and costly penalties and processing errors are often the result. Incorrect payment details, delays and missing [...]

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Control Tower Capabilities Re-Imagined


The recent disruptions around the globe have exposed the importance of end-to-end visibility and control to build the resiliency required to manage these major disruptions in the market. Today, more than ever, companies [...]

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The Challenges of Global Trade


Learn how E2open’s suite of global trade management applications and scalable, integrated platform can help transform your supply chain as you face the complexities of global sourcing, trade compliance, and international supply chain visibility [...]

  • LogiPharma 2020

LogiPharma [Live Event]

Past Events|

September 1-3, 2020 — Acropolis, Nice, France Where the top minds in pharma supply chain, logistics, distribution, customer service, planning, IT, quality and sourcing meet to share practical insights on how to achieve digitalisation, [...]

  • E2talk: Manufacturing Re-Imagined

E2talk: Manufacturing Re-Imagined

Webinars on Demand|

A Case Study on Driving Quality Improvements and Supply Chain Performance in Your Manufacturing Network. Today’s manufacturing landscape is multinational with inventory moving from one country and one supplier to the next, through several stages of highly differentiated manufacturing with [...]

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E2open Customs Filing Data Sheet

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When it comes to customs filings for cross-border trade, you usually have two options: prepare and self-file your customs declarations or outsource the process to a customs broker firm. Self-filing tends to [...]

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Six Steps to a Great Technology Stack


Today’s technology challenges are stacked against you—but the right technology stack can be pivotal for meeting your company’s goals. Dive into this ebook to learn six strategic steps for stacking [...]

  • Supply Chain Collaboration video

Supply Chain Collaboration


Today, supply chain collaboration between buyers and their overseas vendors is usually conducted with an unending merry-go-round of excel documents, emails, last-minute changes and zero visibility into the real-time status of orders and shipments. [...]

  • Going Global With GTM video

Going Global With GTM


Governmental trade restrictions, export rules and reporting requirements are in constant flux and differ from country to country, which makes your job overwhelming. Learn how E2open’s Global Trade Management applications deliver the functionality and [...]

  • Transforming the Global Supply Chain video

Transforming the Global Supply Chain


E2open helps companies transform their global supply chain to improve margins, enable agility and reduce risk through digitization. Learn how you can transform your global supply chain to achieve real-time and secure visibility that [...]

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E2open’s Q3 Technology Update Continues to Push Boundaries with Advances in Efficiency and Usability to Better Manage Disruptions

News, Press Releases|

AUSTIN, Texas — August 26, 2020 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the release of its third-quarter technology update with enhancements across the entire product portfolio. Highlights include the launch of reimagined channel [...]

  • E2open eInvoicing Data Sheet

E2open eInvoicing Data Sheet

Data Sheets|

Paper-based invoicing increases risk levels because it goes hand-in-hand with inconsistent payment timeframes and a greater potential for human error. The result is unwanted risks during an audit. Electronic invoicing (eInvoicing) mitigates [...]

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E2open Global Knowledge® Data Sheet

Data Sheets|

Complying with global trade regulations can be very challenging. Keeping up with continuous changes in regulations, product classifications and restricted party lists requires an ongoing effort, and the risk of noncompliance penalties [...]

  • The Future Resilient Supply Chain E2open Blog

The Future Resilient Supply Chain


Supply chain disruptions are changing the landscape of global trade, forcing innovation and advanced use of technologies to meet these challenges. On July 16, during E2open’s E2talk Series: The Future Resilient Supply Chain, [...]

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Duty Drawback Makes a Comeback in 2020


Many companies pay duties and taxes up-front when importing their products into a country—even though this is not legally required and ties up significant amounts of capital. Other importers simply never assess whether [...]

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Growing China Trade in Full Compliance


Staying on top of frequent changes to customs and global trade regulations that are issued exclusively in Chinese can be challenging. E2open’s integrated applications automate your import, export and audit processes for all your [...]

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E2open Trade Agreements Data Sheet

Data Sheets|

Making optimal use of all available free trade agreements (FTAs) is a great way to reduce or eliminate duty costs. However, managing this complex task manually is both expensive from an administrative [...]

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E2open In-Transit Visibility Data Sheet

Data Sheets|

Tracking in-transit cargo in real time rather than merely receiving periodic milestone updates has become increasingly critical for businesses. Without reliable real-time visibility, companies are blind to costly disruptions and vulnerable to [...]

E2open Predictive ETA Data Sheet

Data Sheets|

The ability to know the estimated time of arrival (ETA) for shipments and take preemptive action makes leading organizations stand out. With E2open’s Predictive ETA application, companies can assess the overall inventory, [...]

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E2open Container Management Data Sheet

Data Sheets|

Managing the flow of containers — empty or full — is crucial for ocean carriers, trucking companies and shippers. Controlling shipping containers is both difficult and costly. With E2open’s Container Management application, [...]

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Your Essential Channel Marketing Blueprint


Building a house requires an accurate blueprint and a solid foundation. Measurements that are just the slightest bit off in the blueprint can negatively impact the structural integrity of the home. The same [...]

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SCL Hub 2020

Past Events|

February 6, 2020 — Hilton Waldorf, Covent Garden, London, UK Meet the E2open Supply Chain Experts at the SCL Hub Conference! This one day conference provides the latest supply chain insights, user cases, and [...]

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Automated Supply Management

Supply Management, Videos|

Do you lack visibility across multiple tiers of supply? Is your direct materials supply chain bogged down with emails, calls, faxes, data exchanges and spreadsheets? Do you struggle with high operating and inventory costs? What [...]

  • Supply Chain Event 2019 Paris

Supply Chain Event 2019 Paris

Past Events|

December 3-4, 2019 Paris, France Supply Chain Event in Paris is a trade fair for supply chain management aimed primarily at consultants, system integrators, service providers, hosters and training companies in the IT industry. At [...]

  • ODASCE Colloque Douananiers

ODASCE Colloque Douananiers

Past Events|

November 27-28, 2019 Paris, France This bi-annual event is the meeting place for customs professionals. This year, the focus is on the issues of traceability: Have you ever been asked for more "compliance", to have [...]



Past Events|

November, 19 2019 Zurich Switzerland Cross-border companies are facing legal and economic challenges that require specific expertise, information and relevant contacts. The well-established and annual customs symposium is the ideal occasion for knowledge transfer, exchange [...]

  • F&L Napoli Meeting 2019

F&L Napoli Meeting 2019

Past Events|

November 14-15, 2019 Napoli, Italy This year's F&L Napoli Meeting's agenda will focus on “challenges of the turbulent global geopolitical climate for the supply chain”‘ and “sustainability” in the broadest sense (more than environmental).   leaders [...]

  • Customs Compliance in Europe 2019 Conference

Customs Compliance in Europe 2019 Conference

Past Events|

November, 12-13 2019 Dusseldorf, Germany Customs Compliance in Europe 2019 conference will focus on discussing pressing aspects of Free Trade Agreements, OLAF investigations, AEO, new VAT regimes, Brexit and various internal process topics relating to customs [...]

Global Trade Compliance: Handling the Complexities


Global trade offers enormous opportunities—but it is also enormously complex. Regulatory compliance must be top priority to avoid penalties, delays and added costs. E2open helps you address global trade compliance complexities by automating all compliance [...]

  • Optimizing Your Logistics Operations

Optimizing Your Logistics Operations


When delivery windows are tight, even minor missteps and miscalculations can have major consequences. E2open’s multimodal logistics applications provide a range of capabilities for removing inefficiencies and optimizing trade lane performance. The benefits are [...]

TPMTech 2022 [Live Event]


February 24-25, 2022, Long Beach, CA. E2open is a proud sponsor of the upcoming TPMTech 2022 event. TPM is the premier conference for the trans-Pacific and global container shipping and logistics community.