|11/30/11: PRESS RELEASE, Win a Trip to ICPA 2013 in Honolulu, Hawaii||EDEN, Utah – November 30, 2011 – CUSTOMS Info (Ci), Global Data Mining (GDM) and MK Data Services, providers of trade data management services, are teaming up to offer one lucky ICPA member an all expenses paid trip to the 2013 International Trade Compliance Professionals Association (ICPA) Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.
To enter, ICPA members can submit a jingle, Haiku, poem, paragraph, referral, video or quote that describes why CiGDM/MK Data Services rock their compliance/Global Trade Management (GTM) world. The contest winner will receive an all-expenses paid trip, including first-class airfare (first-class round trip ticket from mainland U.S. to Hawaii), a six night stay at the conference hotel and if conference fees apply, CiGDM/MK Data Services will cover these fees as well. |
|9/10/11: NEWS, Eden Goes Global with CUSTOMS Info||Standard-Examiner correspondent Gentry Reinhart explores CiGDM and the company's global reach.
|6/6/11: PRESS RELEASE, Perfect Storm: Will the 2012 HS Reform Derail Your Supply Chain?||CiGDM today announced a timeline preparing customers for the data changes that will occur when the WCO reforms the Harmonized System (HS) nomenclature January 1, 2012.
The following conditions have accelerated making the 2012 HS Reform a perfect storm to derail a company’s supply chain: (1) total world trade volume has nearly doubled since the last reform in 2007; (2) automation in international trade is far more prevalent; and (3) increased government oversight/regulations. Preparing now for the looming changes can help businesses avoid a slowing of the international purchase-to-delivery supply chain, incorrect tariff classification of goods, incorrect declarations of duties and taxes due, and inaccurate records.
|3/14/11: BYLINE ARTICLE, Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine||"How to Talk to the CFO about Investing to Improve Global Trade Processes: Persuasive presentations can create enterprise-wide change." An empowered trade professional can become a catalyst for effective change by clearly, concisely and persuasively presenting an executive business case that quantifies opportunities and provides well-organized plans to fix problems. This article outlines a framework will help trade professionals prepare and present an executive business case for change.|
|3/8/10: BYLINE ARTICLE, Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine||"Join the Global Trade Management (GTM) Revolution: Four Success Factors create On-Time, Under-Budget Implementations." Multi-national companies seeking to maximize the ROI of expenditures made in IT systems and the overall effectiveness of cross-border business processes should select partners that specialize in the four success factors of GTM, outlined in this article by Global Data Mining, providing the experience, resources, and team effort to deliver on-time and on- budget implementation.|
|2/25/10: NEWS, TMCnet.com, "CiGDM Makes its Duty and Tax API Public"||E-commerce platforms, Global Trade Management (GTM) Applications, Product Life Cycle Management (PLM), and Other Applications Can Access Up-to-Date Duty and Tax Information in Real Time.|
|2/1/11: NEWS, Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine||Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, today announced Matt Gersper a Pro to Know in the magazine’s 11th annual listing of Pros to Know in the Supply Chain Industry.
Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2011 Provider Pros to Know is a listing of individuals from a software firm or service provider, consultancy or academia who have helped their Supply Chain clients or the Supply Chain community at large prepare to meet the significant challenges in the year ahead. |
|12/13/10: INTERVIEW, "Ecommerce Best Practices" speaks with Matt Gersper||FROM THE TOP
Scott Koegler talks with Matt Gersper of CiGDM at the recent VCF conference, about global trade, tariffs, and how companies can maximize their trading relationships by better understanding the duties and fees associated with international commerce.
|10/29/10: BYLINE ARTICLE, Richmond Events Newsletter||Trade Optimization Hits Mark for CFO's Top 2010 Concerns. New government regulations and ineffective supply chains are costing U.S. businesses millions of dollars in unnecessary fees and expenses, destroying company profits and eroding global competitiveness. Understanding risk factors associated with international business transactions can help companies estimate the financial impact these risks may have on their business and provide a framework for fixing the problems and restoring lost profits.|
|10/19/10: PRESS RELEASE, CiGDM and Emergys Partner to Offer Best-In-Class Global Trade Services ||CiGDM announces a reseller agreement with Emergys, the Durham, N.C.-based business transformation service provider. Together, CiGDM and Emergys will provide best-in-class global trade content, HS classification and data management, and global trade solution consulting to help multi-national companies maximize their return on investment in IT systems and the overall effectiveness of business processes. |
|9/27/10: News, American Shipper||As supply chains become more complex, the amount of data generated per shipment has increased exponentially. Much of this data is put to good use, allowing parties involved in the transactions an unprecedented level of visibility into the supply chain.
However, when the transaction is complete and the goods have been delivered, what happens to all that data?
Relatively few companies seem to have a good answer for that question. Very useful data is often left behind and never revisited.
Meet Global Data Mining, a data management company. “GDM helps multinational companies optimize business processes and turn unorganized data into corporate assets,” said Matt Gersper, founder and president of the company.|
|9/7/10: PRESS RELEASE, Global Data Mining Enhances Global Trade Desktop(TM) ||Global Data Mining today announced the largest ever release of best-practice enhancements to its Global Trade Desktop. When integrated with GTM and ERP applications, the Global Trade Desktop automatically provides accurate trade data to every enterprise-wide system that needs it.|
|8/2/10: NEWS, TMCnet.com||Global Data Mining at Automotive Industry Action Group Customs Town Hall. President and Founder of Global Data Mining, Matt Gersper, to speak at the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) Customs Town Hall in Auburn Hills, MI. Gersper will discuss how corporations can save millions of dollars annually by using business intelligence (BI) to analyze customs data and make supply chains more efficient.|
|7/1/10: BYLINE ARTICLE, ChainLink Research||U.S. Importers Face Fines and Delays in July: 6 Tips to Avoid Hardship. In this article, published by ChainLink Research, Matt Gersper identifies six steps to help companies select the right Business Intelligence technology to achieve ISF compliance and improve enterprise-wide data management efficiency.|
|6/27/10: BYLINE ARTICLE, Utah Pulse||Trade Optimization Hits Mark for CFO's Top 2010 Concerns. New government regulations and ineffective supply chains are costing U.S. businesses millions of dollars in unnecessary fees and expenses, destroying company profits and eroding global competitiveness. Understanding risk factors associated with international business transactions can help companies estimate the financial impact these risks may have on their business and provide a framework for fixing the problems and restoring lost profits.|
|5/18/10: WHITE PAPER, CFO magazine ||Business Intelligence (BI) Identifies Cost Cutting CFO's Have Yet to Discover. Ineffective supply chains are costing U.S. businesses millions of dollars in hidden costs, destroying company profits and eroding global competitiveness. Auditing and improving basic global trade processes helps U.S. CFO's and financial executives identify and recover unnecessary costs in their international and domestic supply chains.|