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. Since most Western European capitals are within 1,000 km of Brussels, Belgium’s capital, it is an ideal location for international groups. Belgium is very cosmopolitan, with three official languages — Dutch, French and German. Manufacturing in Belgium.

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.

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Cargo Trade Faces Life in the Slow Lane After Brexit

Supply Chain Brain

Cargo has no controls.” The port calls itself the world’s biggest hub for shipments of new cars, is Belgium’s No. SC Analysis & Consulting Regulation and Compliance Air Cargo All Logistics Global Gateways Global Logistics Transportation & DistributionBrexit risks putting U.K. freight in the slow lane as well. Everybody goes through passport control,” Els Creyf, duty manager at the P&O Ferries Ltd.

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

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Cargo monitoring could not only be used to prevent trafficking drugs - but also to prevent smuggling huge amount of money in containers from one country to another. **. 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. arviem real-time cargo monitoring.

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Pfizer steams ahead with vaccine supply chain plans

EFT

The company has another facility in Puurs, Belgium, as well as distribution centres in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, and in the German town of Karslruhe. Twenty flights a day operated by FedEx Corp, United Parcel Service and DHL International will provide cargo space.

The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

Today, 75 to 80% of cargo arrives on time. It fixed a glaring business problem in the industry – a tacit understanding that container liners would charge extra, on top of existing fees, if they had a container they could ship for more (rolled cargo).

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

Talking Logistics

As reported by the BBC: Prosecutors say a Dutch-based trafficking group hid cocaine and heroin among legitimate cargoes, including timber and bananas shipped in containers from South America. 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.

The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

The revised Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) container weight verification requirement is a significant change in the ocean cargo supply chain. In regard to rolling out the regulation in practice, multiple considerations remain depending on the type of cargo and other factors. A typical ocean cargo dataflow includes the shipper, carrier, terminal and the vessel. The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Big carriers have their own share of new planning puzzles; they need to figure out the best way to: Plan 14,000 units on a single ship adhering to all cargo specifications and constraints. 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.

Supply Chain Experiencing High Rate of Terrorist Attacks

Material Handling & Logistics

The variety of attacks include targeting the oil infrastructure, hijacking and cargo theft through to contraband smuggling, extortion and kidnapping schemes. . Physical attacks against the supply chain, such as arsons, bombings, or armed assaults create direct disruption and often result in the destruction or loss of transported cargo. The total cost to shippers in Belgium was estimated at $3.5

Doing Business in Italy

QAD

Italy has more than 129 airports, the bulk of which can handle cargo. Italy is a beautiful country full of golden sunshine and rolling hills that support vineyards and olive groves. It is also a modern industrial country at the forefront of fashion, consumer goods and construction.

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Welcome to Wilmington!

Arkieva

From our previous post, you can tell that one of those locations is in Antwerp, Belgium. The full service port handles about 400 vessels annually with an annual import/export cargo tonnage of more than 6 million tons. Since it was founded in 1923, the Port of Wilmington has been a major Mid-Atlantic import/export gateway for a wide variety of maritime cargoes and trade. Here at Arkieva we have three offices.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

E2open

The shipper, beneficial cargo owner, freight forwarder and logistics service provider communities derive value from a larger combined network and new end-to-end solutions that improve operational efficiency, reduce inventories and deliver efficient logistics operations. Avantida’s platform currently serves Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, Portugal, Poland and Spain. MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

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. It’s a chicken-and-egg problem; shippers will not provide the cargo until operators guarantee the rail capacity, and vice versa. With the capacity in place, shippers and logistics service providers would be better able to make real-time decisions on the optimum intermodal routes for their cargoes.

How Do You Saw a Ship in Half… Underwater?

The Network Effect

The MV Tricolor is perhaps the unluckiest cargo ship in recent memory. About 20 miles north of the French coast near Dunkirk, on a foggy night on December 14 2002, The Tricolor was cruising westward on its way to Southampton England from Zeebrugge Belgium. The Tricolor was a car carrier and was loaded with a precious cargo of almost 3000 European cars.

How will supply chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

The electrified passenger and cargo railway, which started construction in December 2016 with the full application of Chinese management standards and technical standards, is scheduled to be completed and open to traffic in December 2021. Zeebrugge Terminal, Belgium. China's Belt and Road Initiative, proposed by President Xi Jinping nearly six years ago, is a critical piece of China’s foreign policy, both as an image exercise and on a more practical note.

How will logistics chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

The electrified passenger and cargo railway, which started construction in December 2016 with the full application of Chinese management standards and technical standards, is scheduled to be completed and open to traffic in December 2021. Zeebrugge Terminal, Belgium. China's Belt and Road Initiative, proposed by President Xi Jinping nearly six years ago, is a critical piece of China’s foreign policy, both as an image exercise and on a more practical note.

Alibaba versus Amazon in Europe

Logistics Trends and Insights

The Government of Belgium and Alibaba also agreed to collaborate on Alibaba’s Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) which is designed to help countries reduce trade barriers for e-commerce trade, including lowering or eliminating tariffs and speeding up customs clearance. The Liege Airport is already handling e-commerce shipments from the Cainiao network from such airlines as Air China Cargo.

Why the European Union’s UCC Matters to Global Trade

Talking Logistics

European Union (EU) Customs handles over €3,400 billion of goods per year and two billion tons of cargo annually. Eric has a master degree of commercial engineering with specialization in IT management at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. With the first phase of the new Union Customs Code (UCC) legislation coming into effect on May 1, 2016, the regulation is anticipated to have a substantial impact on global trade.

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Tilbury Docks: Man dies after 35 found in container

Global Trade Management

Real-time cargo monitoring could not only safe live but also prevent gangs from their brutal trade with human lives. * [link] BBC News - 16 August 2014 A man has died after 35 people - including children - were found in a shipping container at Tilbury Docks. They were discovered after a freighter arrived from Zeebrugge, Belgium at about 06:00 BST and was being unloaded. A few weeks ago, we published a sad story in our blog about refugees discovered in Morocco.