Doing Business in Belgium

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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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The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

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 Freightos.com freight marketplace. . The Freight Game of Thrones.

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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. To avoid complex recalculations and timeconsuming administrative work, companies should simulate the precise impact beforehand based on their actual freight flows. Trends AMP Belgium Conundra H.

The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

However, in today’s information-driven supply chain, data often flows in parallel with the passage of freight. Eric has a Master’s degree in commercial engineering with a specialization in IT management from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. 3PL Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Descartes Transportation Management Descartes freight forwarders International Maritime Organization Non-vessel Operating Common Carrier NVOCC Safety of Life at Sea SOLAS Verified Gross Mass

Complex costs of transportation

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10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have developed this checklist to provide to pinpoint the key drivers of Freight Spend Management. This is an important aspect of managing freight spend. Belgium.

Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Security as Hackers Target Container Terminals

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However recent reports from Europol, Europe's crime fighting agency, highlight that ocean freight is now a target for criminal on criminal activity, with an ongoing court case involving organized criminals recruiting hackers to bypass port security systems in order to locate and intercept containers where illegal drugs had been hidden in order to be smuggled into Europe.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

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It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea. 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., The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe.

Cargo Trade Faces Life in the Slow Lane After Brexit

Supply Chain Brain

freight in the slow lane as well. 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., Brexit risks putting U.K. Everybody goes through passport control,” Els Creyf, duty manager at the P&O Ferries Ltd.

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

However, the main growth in freight flows lies on the periphery of Europe and the Middle East is also continuing to develop, both for domestic supply and for distribution to Africa. In Belgium, the Ford factory in Genk will soon close for good, as will the Heinz manufacturing facility in Turnhout. The level of job creation in the automotive industry in this region was less extreme due to new factories or expansions in the UK, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Turkey and above all Russia.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

While container terminal operators certainly feel the pressure, freight forwarders and the shipping lines themselves have a few planning puzzles to sort out on their own. 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.

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

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

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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. It is also a modern industrial country at the forefront of fashion, consumer goods and construction.

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

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Germany, Belgium, Estonia and the U.S., Radial’s scalable fulfillment and freight services enable orders to be fulfilled faster and delivered where and when desired while optimizing costs. “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.

Evergreen Garden Care Chooses BluJay’s MessageBroker for Fully Managed Enterprise Integration as a Service (IaaS) Solution

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Evergreen Garden Care operates in the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Poland, the Nordics, Australia, and New Zealand. BluJay Solutions delivers supply chain software and services to the world’s most progressive retailers, distributors, freight forwarders, manufacturers, and logistics service providers. Garden care supplier gains seamless information-sharing with global partners.

De Rijke Serves Customers Faster and More Efficiently with BluJay Solutions’ Platform

BluJay Solutions

BluJay supports the broad range of De Rijke services in the Netherlands and Belgium, helping to ensure that the organization is digitally fit. De Rijke offers a wide range of customized logistics solutions in transportation (road, multi-modal), storage and related value-added services, global shipping (especially air and sea freight) and customs clearance. Integrated Transportation Management and Warehouse Management systems provide fast communication and data processing.

Supply Chain Experiencing High Rate of Terrorist Attacks

Material Handling & Logistics

These additional procedures have often slowed the movement of freight and increased shipping costs, and companies have frequently responded by rerouting cargo or modifying shipping arrangements, further driving up costs. 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

BluJay Solutions Accelerates Supply Chain Efficiency for Customers with Updates to its Global Trade Network Platform

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Transportation Management – BluJay’s Transportation Management offers full multimodal support in one solution – truckload, LTL, ocean, parcel, rail and now air – for freight moves around the globe. The new release adds New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) support for Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, and the United Kingdom.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Third, it is essential the system generate pre-invoices to reduce carrier invoice uncertainties, eliminate fraud, and manage freight spend. 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. To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration.

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. Perhaps regional logistics clusters can collaborate on supplying the freight volumes that justify new rail services, and convince terminal operators to supply more origins and destinations. A European initiative aims to foster collaboration between companies in logistics clusters.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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Logistics Industry Responds to Rise and Rise of e-Commerce

BluJay Solutions

The formerly nationalized postal services in Eurozone countries such as the UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and the Nordic countries have realized they are ideally placed to handle the huge volumes of parcel deliveries and the complexities of e-commerce fulfillment (e.g. Stay up to date on industry software tools such as Freight Forwarding (Software) , Logistics (Software) , Supply Chain (software) , Transport Management (Software) , Warehousing Management (Software).

Alibaba versus Amazon in Europe

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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

UCC changes will affect shippers, warehouse operators, third-party logistics service providers (3PLs), freight forwarders, customs brokers, agents, intermediaries and others. This initiative extends the current Import Control System (ICS) and related Entry Summary Declaration (ENS) to parties other than the carrier including freight forwarders, postal and express service operators and, potentially, importers.

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