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.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Completed in 2012, the ERP project forced the company to standardize organizational design, roles, and metrics. 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.

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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. This would include rules like inventory matching, customer policy, Available-To-Promise (ATP) or allocation. 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. This would include rules like inventory matching, customer policy, Available-To-Promise (ATP) or allocation. It is 1:00 AM in Antwerp. I cannot sleep.

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. Decentralized authority, which can accompany regionalization, results in each location working toward its own goals and objectives, instead of focusing on company-wide metrics and KPIs. by Alexa Cheater Nope, that’s not a typo. I really did mean glocal.

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. The winners drive improvement while posting financial results in the Supply Chain Metrics That Matter ahead of the peer group. Inventory Turns. Better performance in inventory turns than the peer group average for the period of 2006-2015. Today, I unpacked my bags.

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