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. Shipping.

Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium

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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 DC serves as the hub for Nike’s global e-commerce business, and orders taken from Nike.com are shipped to consumers all over the world from this DC, including North America. The choice of Leuven, Belgium as the site for Nike’s DC may seem like an odd one.

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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

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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. AUSTIN, Texas, October 22, 2018 – E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced the acquisition of INTTRA, the leading ocean shipping network, software and information provider. Today, one out of every four ocean containers shipped globally is booked through the INTTRA platform.

What Your Company Needs to Succeed in Today’s Retail Landscape

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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. A recent report from Auburn University summarizes these changes quite neatly: Inventory – consumer demand for flexible delivery times and pick-up options is changing inventory management. It’s no mystery that some of the world’s largest retail chains are struggling to survive.

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Customer-Centric Supply Chain Planning: The Difference is in the Details

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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. Perhaps if I moved to Belgium, with time the details that I noticed during my trip would be minuscule because they would be the norm.

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

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Agile Network & Manhattan Associates Collaborate to Develop a New Shipping Solution. 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.

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

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Inventory management and replenishment as well as reverse logistics can now be managed by mobile as well as payments. million units shipped. The service was originally launched in the Netherlands and Belgium in early 2013 and called “Staples Easy 3D.” It allows customers to upload electronic files to the online Staples Office Center and pick up the models in nearby Staples stores, or have them shipped to their address.

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

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Arrange your inventory based on how often you need to use it. If you use certain items frequently, keep them closer to the working or shipping area. View the full post or view the snippet below: Over the last 5 years, I have seen many companies launching inventory reduction programs. When launching an inventory reduction program, companies should be aware that inventory, as a part of Cash, should always be balanced with Cost and Service. Happy new year!

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

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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.

Where are all the N95 Masks? A Supply Chain Dilemma

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And when President Trump went into his briefing today, he started rattling off numbers of masks being shipped…but what gives? The global inventory of masks was also diminished by the wildfires in California and Australia, which used up many of the supplies held by humanitarian organizations. China has claimed mask factory output for itself, and during the outbreak, they also purchased most of the global inventory of masks from other countries.