Hankyu Hanshin Express Deploys Kewill Global Forwarding in Belgium

Kewill

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.

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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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.

11th annual Global Customs Compliance

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: The Hotel Brussels, Belgium. Request a brochure >> Events Belgian customs Belgium Brussels c5 communications limited Conference event export controls global customs comliance supply chain Swedish Customs the hotel Brussels UCC11th annual Global Customs Compliance.

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

The 21st Century Supply Chain

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.

Conquering the high seas: What’s shaking the global liner shipping industry?

Quintiq

For example, imagine that your priority is that your customer’s 200 containers arrive on time in Belgium, while the partnering shipping line has to deliver to the UK as soon as possible. Massive ships. Slow steaming. Alliances and consolidation.

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.

The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

Eric has a Master’s degree in commercial engineering with a specialization in IT management from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management.

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.

Advice to Students: The Next CEO Will Be From Supply Chain

Arkieva

In Belgium particularly, education is good and inexpensive. As Belgium is small, many students easily commute from the mom and pap hotel, by train to the university.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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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.

Supply Chain Experiencing High Rate of Terrorist Attacks

Material Handling & Logistics

For example, following the Paris attack in November 2015 France imposed stricter controls along the borders with Belgium and Luxembourg, costing companies an additional $59 per delayed vehicle. The total cost to shippers in Belgium was estimated at $3.5

Servicing the Blue Banana from a Small Dutch Village, Part 1

ModusLink Corporation

Back in 1989 a group of French geographers known as RECLUS developed a geographical concept of an area stretching from North West England over The Netherlands, Belgium, Southern Germany, a very small part of Northern France and Switzerland up to Northern Italy.

Smartbox Group implements RELEX’s supply chain optimization solution to maximize sales and increase operational efficiency internationally

RELEX Solutions

Smartbox Group has an omni-channel presence, with its own stores, web stores, and also currently has over 10,000 POS/shop locations across major retailers in Europe including the UK, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Switzerland. Read PDF.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Today, I unpacked my bags.

Seeing is Believing: Debunking the Myths of 3D Printing at Materialise

NC State SCRC

I spent a fascinating day visiting the Materialize 3D Printing headquarters in Leuven, Belgium yesterday. In the process, I and the team learned a great deal about the realities of 3D printing, as well as the myths, many of which the team at Materialize helped to debunk.

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.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands ranks second in this global list, closely followed by Belgium. Belgium. Supply chains in Europe are facing a wide variety of changes.

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.

The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt

Talking Logistics

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. “FedEx and UPS have ground to a complete standstill today due to what they say is a virus in their logistics shipping software…blaming the hacking group Anonymous after they declared their intention to punish shipping companies for halting shipments of flu vaccines into China.

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’.

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.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. 10 questions to assess working capital management. Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Some companies generate cash so quickly that they can even achieve negative working capital.

Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

Key players came together at the first European Logistics Clusters Forum , on October 14 -15, 2014, in Brussels, Belgium, to explore their possible involvement in the initiative. A European initiative aims to foster collaboration between companies in logistics clusters.

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La carte du commerce international 2016 / Global Trade Map 2016 in French

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Les accords commerciaux et leurs risques d’un point de vue UE.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Management at the helm. Some companies have a well-developed sales & operations planning (S&OP) process as a safeguard for structured decision-making. Those companies take an integral view of supply and demand, including the financial impact of mediumterm risks.

This Week in Logistics News (April 18-22, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Germany, Belgium, Estonia and the U.S., “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.” — Prince. The world lost another gifted musician and performer yesterday. RIP Prince. But let’s not let the elevator bring us down, let’s go crazy…after this week’s supply chain and logistics news. Droids Not Drones Are the Future of E-Commerce Deliveries ( BloombergTechnology ).

Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Security as Hackers Target Container Terminals

Kewill

The supply chain is a permanent target for criminals seeking to intercept high value and branded goods that can be sold on the black market.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. They can renegotiate contracts, find other carriers, and do a better job of maximizing their truck utilization. But these efforts bring temporary, not permanent, relief.

“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.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way. These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains.

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.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

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.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored. Supply chain execution software can coordinate the necessary alignment process between the various systems within the network.

GrandVision: “We are changing completely as we become demand driven”

Supply Chain Movement

Many of these stores are recognised under banners such as Apollo-Optik in Germany, Générale d’Optique and GrandOptical in France, Pearle in the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria and Vision Express in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Poland, Hungary, the Middle East and India to name just a few.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet. Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood.