Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

The Kingdom of Belgium achieved its independence from the Netherlands in 1830, and has become an admired modern country, well-known as the home of international organizations such as NATO and the EU. Belgium is very cosmopolitan, with three official languages — Dutch, French and German.

Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium

NC State SCRC

I had the opportunity to accompany a group of executives from Anheuser Busch Inbev on a tour of Nike’s global distribution facility in Leuven Belgium this week. The choice of Leuven, Belgium as the site for Nike’s DC may seem like an odd one.

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Hankyu Hanshin Express Deploys Kewill Global Forwarding in Belgium

BluJay Solutions

July 12, 2016 – Manchester, UK and Chelmsford, MA, USA – Hankyu Hanshin Express, a leading Japanese provider of global logistics and freight forwarding services, has completed the implementation of Kewill’s freight forwarding software across its operations in Belgium. Kewill Global Forwarding, a fully managed solution, is being used by Hankyu Hanshin Express in Belgium to manage its air-, sea- and road-based freight forwarding and logistics operations.

Belgium pledges to make all its chocolate sustainable

ChainPoint

Belgian chocolate producers and supermarkets just announced a new partnership, called Beyond Chocolate. This partnership commits to make Belgian a 100% sustainable by 2025.

All Things Belgian : Supply Chain of Belgian Beer Follow Up

Arkieva

I will share a few more interesting things I learned about Belgium during my trips there. What has Belgium got to do with French fries you ask? Because, as per my colleague Philip, the technique of frying the fries twice was perfected in Belgium and not in France.

Practical Approaches to Temperature Controlled Pharmaceutical Logistics and Storage

Supply Chain Movement

Brussels, Belgium. Register now >> Events Belgium Brussels ELPRO fuels GDPs hotel bloom! Practical Approaches to Temperature Controlled Pharmaceutical Logistics and Storage. Date: 12-13 April, 2016. Venue: Hotel BLOOM! Organisation: ELPRO.

1st European Life Sciences Supply Chain Community Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Programme >> Register now >> Events Belgium Brussels BSMA Conference Dolce La Hulpe event life science supply chain1st European Life Sciences Supply Chain Community Conference. Date: 19 May 2016. Venue: Dolce La Hulpe Brussels (B). Organisation: BSMA.

ISC Europe 2015 Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Events 3D printing Belgium Brussels Business savvy Conference delivery drones digital marketing Integrated Supply Chain ISC Europe mobile shopping Omni-channel Radisson Blu Royal risk aware supply chain tochnologically competent vending machinesISC Europe 2015 Conference.

ISC Europe 2016 Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Events 3D printing Belgium Brussels Business savvy Conference delivery drones digital marketing Integrated Supply Chain ISC Europe mobile shopping Omni-channel Radisson Blu Royal risk aware supply chain tochnologically competent vending machinesISC Europe 2016 Conference. Date: 7-8 March 2016.

Calculating the impact of the Belgian road charge

Supply Chain Movement

On 1 April 2016 a kilometre-based charging system (‘kilometerheffing’) came into force on most motorways in Belgium along with a large number of regional roads in Flanders, Brussels and Wallonia. Trends AMP Belgium Conundra H.

Loser of last quarter: H. Essers

Supply Chain Movement

Trends 3PL Belgium H. Logistics service supplier H. Essers has been granted permission to extend its premises in the Belgian city of Genk at the expense of the 12 hectares of neighbouring nature reserve, including an evergreen forest.

The State of Globalization in a Fragile World

SCM Research

It is also found that the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Belgium and the United Arab Emirates are the most connected countries. DHL has recently released the fifth edition of their Global Connectedness Index , which provides an analysis of globalization, measured by international flows of capital, trade, information and people.

Globalization Hits New Record High

Material Handling & Logistics

The world's top five most globally connected countries were the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Belgium and the United Arab Emirates

The sharing economy: An effective model for supply chain management?

Kinaxis

Nestle combined parts of its supply chain for fresh and chilled products in Belgium with PepsiCo, a clear rival. by Emily Hunt The sharing economy involves buying and selling temporary access to goods or services, usually arranged through an online platform.

DP World invests in Liege container terminal

Logistics Middle East

Terminal operator reaffirms its faith in Belgium as a logistics hub

Sustainability vs. profitability: Is it one or the other?

Kinaxis

Nestle combined parts of its supply chain for fresh and chilled products in Belgium with PepsiCo, a clear rival. by Alexa Cheater How 25 multinational companies achieved sustainable supply chains.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea. Primary trading partners included Germany, Belgium, the U.K., Primary import partners include China, Germany, Belgium, the U.S., The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe.

Participation request for interesting Supply Chain surveys

Supply Chain Movement

1 open survey by Vlerick Business School (Belgium): Management control design in supply chain networks: More complete understanding of coordination and control practices between partner companies, and its performance implications in the supply chain network.

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“We want people in the supply chain to be multi-skilled” – Henri-Xavier Benoist

Supply Chain Movement

In Europe Bridgestone employs 12,000 staff, has sales organisation clustered in 6 sub-regions, nine manufacturing plants (in Spain, Poland, Belgium, France, Italy, and Hungary), one plant. One in every six vehicles drives on tyres made by the Bridgestone Corporation.

Where are all the N95 Masks? A Supply Chain Dilemma

NC State SCRC

For example, Germany, Italy, the Czech Republic, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria, and other EU countries are putting in curbs to prevent supplies of masks from shipping to neighboring countries – a case of “every man for himself!”) An interviewer asked a FEMA representative on CNN this evening a simple question: How many N95 masks will be delivered to hospitals, and when will they arrive?

The Oliver Wight Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: The Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel, Belgium. The Oliver Wight Conference. Date: 18-19 November 2014. Organiser: Oliver Wight. URL: www.oliverwight-eame.com. Following a resounding success last November we are delighted to announce details of the Oliver Wight Annual Conference 2014.

China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

Examples include Chinese state-owned Cosco investing in port operations in Spain, Greece, Italy and Belgium. China’s Silk Road initiative, better known as One Belt One Road ( OBOR ), received a big boost as the US implemented additional tariffs on Chinese goods with threats of even more.

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Doing Business in Germany

QAD

km and borders the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and other countries including the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Germany is the largest economy in the EU, and it’s the second most populous country.

5th Annual Life Science & Temperature Controlled Logistics

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Brussels, Belgium. 5th Annual Life Science & Temperature Controlled Logistics. Date: 12-13 May 2015. Organisation: Fleming Europe. URL: [link]. Event Introduction. On one hand, you have regulations and guidelines- on the other, practical proceeding in reality. Are you in a balance? Progress and evolution is inevitable. Each change, new road, product or idea for improvement requires time and resources from initiation until the successful end of the planned distribution. channel.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Police warning after drug.

Global Trade Management

Police carried out a series of raids in Belgium and Holland earlier this year, seizing computer-hacking equipment as well as large quantities of cocaine and heroin, guns and a suitcase full of cash. The organised crime group allegedly used hackers based in Belgium to infiltrate computer networks in at least two companies operating in the port of Antwerp. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today.

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Is it time to take your supply chain glocal?

Kinaxis

Their regional menus offer things like the Chicken Maharaja Mac in India, the Croque McDo in Belgium and the KiwiBurger in New Zealand. by Alexa Cheater Nope, that’s not a typo. I really did mean glocal.

Pernod Ricard Drinks to Better Demand Forecasts

Supply Chain Movement

At present Infor Demand Planning is deployed throughout Pernod Ricard UK, and Pernod Ricard Travel Retail EMEA, the affiliate covering the Middle Eastern and North African countries, the Netherlands and Belgium.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

To gain organizational support to drive change, Nick ran two more simulations: one in Hong Kong and a grease plant in Belgium. Nick Lynch is the Global Excellence Manager at Shell Lubricants, a division of Shell Global.

What Your Company Needs to Succeed in Today’s Retail Landscape

AIMMS

In Europe, V&D , a major Dutch department store, and Brantano , a large footwear retailer operating in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK, have officially declared bankruptcy. It’s no mystery that some of the world’s largest retail chains are struggling to survive.

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New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

In Belgium, the Ford factory in Genk will soon close for good, as will the Heinz manufacturing facility in Turnhout. Slight shift in European networks. There appears to be considerable upheaval in Europe as a result of the political unrest between Russia and Ukraine.

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Customer-Centric Supply Chain Planning: The Difference is in the Details

Arkieva

I was fortunate to join the Arkieva team in strategy sessions with our Belgium team and European partner – Solventure. Since this was my first time visiting Belgium, I couldn’t help but notice the picturesque sceneries, the architecture, and how beautifully meals were presented.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’.

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It was a Choco Delight: Arkieva Holiday Video and Poem

Arkieva

At the end of the year, as an Arkieva holiday tradition, we say thank you to our customers by sending chocolates from Belgium (another good reason to become an Arkieva customer).

Optimizing Liberty Global’s Supply Chain: An Interview with Willem Vesters

AIMMS

We brought end users from the UK, Belgium, Switzerland, and so on. Liberty Global is the world’s largest international TV and broadband company with operations in more than 30 countries.

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Where Would We Be Without All of the BullS&%T?

Supply Chain Shaman

It seldom snows in Belgium: the city sits in anticipation. It is 1:00 AM in Antwerp. I cannot sleep. As I stare at t he keyboard sitting on my desk, my view is the train station draped in darkness. The quiet streets await the coming of the soft snow.