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Developing a Comprehensive Global Trade Management Functional Map

Published: 03 July 2014

ID: G00263871

Analyst(s): William McNeill , David Gonzalez


Gartner categorizes global trade management into three functional areas: international logistics, compliance and finance. Logisticians should use this map as the foundation for supporting their company's business goals as well as for supporting the procurement of GTM applications and services.

Table Of Contents


  • Definition of GTM Functional Pillars
    • International Logistics
    • Compliance
    • Finance
  • Continuous Improvement Process
    • Strategic vs. Tactical GTM
  • How GTM Relates to the Enterprise
  • Summary

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