7850 - 3M Innovates with SAP GTS preference process

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    SCM7850: 3M Innovates with SAP GTS preference process - With the goal to save US$100 million in duties, 3M executed new free trade agreements globally using the SAP Global Trade Services (SAP GTS) application and created a global standardization for European Union and North American trade agreements in SAP GTS. Understand how 3M gained duty benefits by implementing free trade agreements, streamlined the maquiladora process, interfaced between legacy systems to create a single system of record as opposed to multiple, and gained a high degree of business process automation. - John Hickman, 3M; Doug Whitman, 3M; Clay Robinson, Krypt Inc.