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. Belgium is very cosmopolitan, with three official languages — Dutch, French and German.

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.

ISC Europe 2015 Conference

Supply Chain Movement

To respond to this onslaught of change, the Supply Chain professional of 2015 needs to understand business strategies and value propositions as much as they understand inventory and logistics. Provide optimal service levels while reduce costs and inventory. ISC Europe 2015 Conference.

ISC Europe 2016 Conference

Supply Chain Movement

To respond to this onslaught of change, the Supply Chain professional of 2015 needs to understand business strategies and value propositions as much as they understand inventory and logistics. Provide optimal service levels while reduce costs and inventory. ISC Europe 2016 Conference.

Checklist for working capital management

Supply Chain Movement

Working capital management revolves around inventory, debtors and creditors. Belgium. Visuals cash checklist earn x turn finance inventory inventory days raw material risk Slimstock suppliers working capital10 questions to assess working capital management.

Participation request for interesting Supply Chain surveys

Supply Chain Movement

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI): The value proposition these processes present. VMI is the process when a company’s supplier takes responsibility for the management of inventory through the channel.

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Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

They saw a steady drop in inventory and reduced working capital by about 50% over the period of 2011-2015. Impact of Demand Sensing on Inventory Levels. Over this period of 2013-2014 Shell made good progress on inventory, but faced unprecedented supply price volatility.

The sharing economy: An effective model for supply chain management?

Kinaxis

Nestle combined parts of its supply chain for fresh and chilled products in Belgium with PepsiCo, a clear rival. by Emily Hunt The sharing economy involves buying and selling temporary access to goods or services, usually arranged through an online platform.

Where Would We Be Without All of the BullS&%T?

Supply Chain Shaman

It seldom snows in Belgium: the city sits in anticipation. Progress on the key performance metrics of cost, customer service, inventory, and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) are going backward; not forwards, for most companies. It is 1:00 AM in Antwerp. I cannot sleep.

Where Would We Be Without All of the BullS&%T?

Supply Chain Shaman

It seldom snows in Belgium: the city sits in anticipation. Progress on the key performance metrics of cost, customer service, inventory, and Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) are going backward; not forwards, for most companies. It is 1:00 AM in Antwerp. I cannot sleep.

Pernod Ricard Drinks to Better Demand Forecasts

Supply Chain Movement

Combined with the expertise within the Pernod Ricard supply chain team, the flexibility of the application has helped Pernod Ricard UK achieve an ongoing improvement in demand forecast accuracy and a more optimal inventory level.

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.

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Optimizing Liberty Global’s Supply Chain: An Interview with Willem Vesters

AIMMS

Our inventory levels on this side of the business tend to be quite high, with a rotation going to 1 year. I guess in the CPE side of the business, we proved that we could bring down inventory levels and generate value. We brought end users from the UK, Belgium, Switzerland, and so on.

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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.

Minerva on track with Slim4

Supply Chain Movement

From the brand new warehouse in Paal-Beringen, Belgium, Minerva supplies around 850 stores across the whole of the Benelux on a daily basis. We were looking for a professional tool to improve the inventory management of our growing range. [This article is brought to you by Slimstock].

It was a Choco Delight: Arkieva Holiday Video and Poem

Arkieva

At the end of the year, as an Arkieva holiday tradition, we say thank you to our customers by sending chocolates from Belgium (another good reason to become an Arkieva customer). Inventory scheduling was just-in-time, Leaving no room for customers to say “oops next time!”.

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. Inventory Turns. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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Is it time to take your supply chain glocal?

Kinaxis

Their regional menus offer things like the Chicken Maharaja Mac in India, the Croque McDo in Belgium and the KiwiBurger in New Zealand. And optimizing inventory. by Alexa Cheater Nope, that’s not a typo. I really did mean glocal.

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.

Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

Inventory management and replenishment as well as reverse logistics can now be managed by mobile as well as payments. The service was originally launched in the Netherlands and Belgium in early 2013 and called “Staples Easy 3D.”

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

Talking Logistics

Germany, Belgium, Estonia and the U.S., Tech-enabled fulfillment and operations : Manage orders and inventory across distribution centers and suppliers while protecting margins and delighting customers. Demand has also taken a hit from persistently high inventories at major retailers, which reduces the need for shippers to restock stores and warehouses. “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.” — Prince.

Welcome to Wilmington!

Arkieva

From our previous post, you can tell that one of those locations is in Antwerp, Belgium. Want to bet that some of your inventory has come through Delaware? Here at Arkieva we have three offices. We can also be found in Mangalore, India but our headquarters are located in Wilmington, DE.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

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Belgium. Such a system enables those companies to fulfil orders flexibly by dispatching the goods from various inventory points (e.g. The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market.

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

RELEX Solutions

RELEX Solutions to help Smartbox Group transform its supply chain management, with POS demand planning, replenishment, promotions, and inventory optimization. Read PDF.

Mindmap for the Fashion & Luxury Goods Market

Supply Chain Movement

Adequate demand planning and accurate inventory investments are key to successful supply chain management in this fast-moving industry. Belgium. Companies must invest in and balance their inventories more wisely to ensure optimal on-shelf availability in all commercial outlets.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. A TMS with inventory allocation enables shippers to monitor shipments down to the package level. Belgium.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Inventory stock turns in Days. Inventory management. Inventory levels. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right.

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Supply chain software demands continual attention

Supply Chain Movement

We’ve grown strongly over the past ten years, particularly in France and Belgium, and that’s one of the reasons for us to make that investment now. I still can’t see which location has inventory with a single click.”. IT supports quest for differentiation and innovation.

Top 2016 Supply Chain Strategy Posts from the Supply Chain Link Blog

Arkieva

Arrange your inventory based on how often you need to use it. View the full post or view the snippet below: Over the last 5 years, I have seen many companies launching inventory reduction programs. Struggling with Multi-Echelon Inventory Adoption. Happy new year!

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Finally, the system should enable intelligent inventory location management to ensure optimal on-shelf availability for the end customers. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

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.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014.

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Trends 2019: Food

Enterra Insights

In contrast, 75% of consumers in Belgium or the Netherlands said that they would be willing to try the products.” They can be augmented with additional data and insights to improve forecasting, enhance target marketing and better align inventories to demand. Food preferences, like fashion, change with each new generation.

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Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

Logistics services provider TNT runs a large distribution hub in Belgium. The benefits of these tools are principally in the acceleration and increased efficiency of operations, plus improved tracking and inventory optimisation. Warehouse inventory levels can be automatically taken into account by ERP and procurement systems, while sales and CRM systems can query the WMS in order to confirm orders placed by customers and run sales promotions.