Doing Business in Belgium


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.

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.

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.

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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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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.

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.

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. . The total cost to shippers in Belgium was estimated at $3.5

Welcome to Wilmington!


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. 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


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. A European initiative aims to foster collaboration between companies in logistics clusters.

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.

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.