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. 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

freight in the slow lane as well. Cargo has no controls.” The port calls itself the world’s biggest hub for shipments of new cars, is Belgium’s No. The threat of delays at Zeebruge for freight shipped to and from Britain highlights the broad economic risks of Brexit, not least for the U.K., SC Analysis & Consulting Regulation and Compliance Air Cargo All Logistics Global Gateways Global Logistics Transportation & DistributionBrexit risks putting U.K.

The Great Maersk Shift


As a disclaimer, WebCargo , a Freightos Group company, does offers digital services to global forwarders and carriers, including online sales portals, digital eBooking, multimodal rate management and the freight marketplace. . The Freight Game of Thrones.

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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. However, in today’s information-driven supply chain, data often flows in parallel with the passage of freight. A typical ocean cargo dataflow includes the shipper, carrier, terminal and the vessel.

Doing Business in the Netherlands


It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea. The Netherlands has a total of 29 airports, five of which are considered major airports, and two of which have paved runways capable of handling cargo planes. In 2015, registered air carriers moved more than 5 billion kmt of air freight. Primary trading partners included Germany, Belgium, the U.K., Primary import partners include China, Germany, Belgium, the U.S.,

UK ports in disarray and trade at risk


The port has been hit by major delays and has been one of the worst performing in 2020 when it comes to quickly turning around ships and moving cargo out of the port efficiently.

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

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 with INTTRA and Avantida, will offer deep integrations with logistics service providers, from third-party, fourth-party, freight forwarders and NVOCCs, and carriers servicing all modes of transportation – air, road, rail and ocean. The combination provides value to all stakeholders – manufacturers, logistics service providers, freight forwarders and ocean carriers,” said Michael Farlekas, chief executive officer of E2open. “We MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

Doing Business in Italy


Italy has more than 129 airports, the bulk of which can handle cargo. Annual freight traffic was 945,433,732 mt-km in 2015. Italy is a beautiful country full of golden sunshine and rolling hills that support vineyards and olive groves.

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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.

Alibaba versus Amazon in Europe

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to SF Express’s announcement, Europe’s outbound expansion will focus on general freight for the automotive, spare parts, heavy machinery, chemicals, 3C and the Express markets to China. 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.

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. UCC changes will affect shippers, warehouse operators, third-party logistics service providers (3PLs), freight forwarders, customs brokers, agents, intermediaries and others. Eric has a master degree of commercial engineering with specialization in IT management at the University of Antwerp, Belgium.

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