How will you prepare for California Consumer Privacy Act?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (AB 375, or CCPA for short) is a law passed by California’s state legislature in June of 2018. What is the California Consumer Privacy Act? The California Consumer Privacy Act (AB 375, or CCPA for short) is a law passed by California’s state legislature in June of 2018. As indicated [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|

EDI in Japan – knowing the differences is the key to success

Are you planning to establish EDI connections with business partners in Japan? Or from your Japanese business units with international trading partners? In both cases you should be aware that a number of peculiarities have to be considered to be successful. Domestic EDI in Japan versus international EDI - Different worlds facing each other On [...]

By | September 11th, 2018|

Reaching New Frontiers with Blockchain

Being one of the hottest topics in Technology today, Blockchain leads to controversial discussions whether and if so, how it will change the way businesses work. This post highlights the most interesting findings from our visit of the Blockchain Conference, EDNA Fachtag and re:publica 2018. In March and May 2018 SEEBURGER attended the Blockchain Conference [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|

Digitalization in the Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing companies are faced with the challenge of digital change within their value chain. They continuously need to optimize processes, add flexibility and implement innovative business models. Along with its challenges digital change offers tremendous opportunities as well, by forging closer customer relations and improving internal communications. But at the end of the day the [...]

By | July 9th, 2018|

Think Integration is not important for CPG Growth? …Think again!

It is no surprise that in 2018 CPG companies are looking for ways to grow their top line revenue. According to Deloitte’s 2018 Consumer Products Industry outlook- “the ability of consumer product companies to quickly adapt, innovate and differentiate themselves in the marketplace thus driving brand growth, is often essential to success.” Achieving CPG growth [...]

By | May 28th, 2018|

Integration, Integration, Integration – The key to digital success

Integration is the driving force behind digital transformations and Salesforce plans to take the next step in helping customers harness their vast amounts of data through the acquisition of MuleSoft. Anyone who has attempted to adopt a major application running, ERP, CRM, etc. as a cloud solutions in a multi-enterprise environment knows that it may [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|

GDPR: Readiness Playbook. Beware, prepare or despair.

GDPR is making a lot of noise both domestically and globally. Recently major US technology companies, the FANG companies (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google), have made a splash with the opening of new privacy centers along with attention to data privacy to help their companies comply with Europe’s GDPR regulation that will arrive in just [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|

When Supply Chain Integration is > just EDI

For over 30 years, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has been the staple diet for electronically integrating supply chains the world over.  The principles of EDI are still just as applicable today as they were ~30 years ago.  However, the requirements of modern day data exchange in the supply chain now extends well beyond the capabilities [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|

Digitally enable your legacy trade facilitation infrastructure to realize seamless integrated trade and business services

Transporting goods and merchandise from one point to another requires a carefully coordinated approach, especially since global logistics costs far outpace those of a domestic move. According to Aberdeen Research, international shipments cost twice as much, take five times as long and have five times more variability than domestic shipments. Consequently, a 1% improvement in [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|

GDPR and Managed File Transfer

The EU Data Protection Ordinance (EU-DSGVO) and EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) lead to a far-reaching harmonization of European data protection law for personal data. By law the changes are mandatory on the 25th of May 2018, so the clock is ticking. The GDPR’s definition of ‘personal data’ the so called Personally Identifiable Information, [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|