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.

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. The choice of Leuven as the logistics campus was made for several reasons. BRIC Supply Chain BVL International Global Distribution Global Supply Chain Inventory Management Retail Logistics Supply Chain Management

Practical Approaches to Temperature Controlled Pharmaceutical Logistics and Storage

Supply Chain Movement

Practical Approaches to Temperature Controlled Pharmaceutical Logistics and Storage. Brussels, Belgium. Practical Approaches to Temperature Controlled Pharmaceutical Logistics and Storage. Register now >> Events Belgium Brussels ELPRO fuels GDPs hotel bloom! Seminar storage temperature controlled pharmaceutical logisticsDate: 12-13 April, 2016. Venue: Hotel BLOOM! Organisation: ELPRO. URL: www.elpro.com/en/news/elpro-seminars/eu-seminar.

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. Events 3D printing Belgium Brussels Business savvy Conference delivery drones digital marketing Integrated Supply Chain ISC Europe mobile shopping Omni-channel Radisson Blu Royal risk aware supply chain tochnologically competent vending machinesISC 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. Events 3D printing Belgium Brussels Business savvy Conference delivery drones digital marketing Integrated Supply Chain ISC Europe mobile shopping Omni-channel Radisson Blu Royal risk aware supply chain tochnologically competent vending machinesISC Europe 2016 Conference. Date: 7-8 March 2016.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Belgium.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Conferences are a great example of peer-to-peer learning in action, but with so many supply chain and logistics conferences available, how do you decide which ones to attend? Below is a short list of the supply chain and logistics conferences scheduled for 2019. Logistics Summit & Expo , March 13-14, Mexico City, Mexico.

5th Annual Life Science & Temperature Controlled Logistics

Supply Chain Movement

5th Annual Life Science & Temperature Controlled Logistics. Venue: Brussels, Belgium. During the two days of the Cold Chain & Logistics Forum you will not only hear good practices of highly experienced speakers and recommendations to tackle your daily challenges, but you will be proactively involved in the discussions resolutions and findings. Date: 12-13 May 2015. Organisation: Fleming Europe. URL: [link]. Event Introduction.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. Belgium. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again. Acquisitions dominated the logistics headlines in 2014 and that trend is continuing this year.

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Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. Belgium.

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? Belgium. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaperThis C.H.

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

Talking Logistics

But let’s not let the elevator bring us down, let’s go crazy…after this week’s supply chain and logistics news. Germany, Belgium, Estonia and the U.S., Moving on, in another example of how the business models of technology companies and third-party logistics providers are merging, eBay Enterprise and Innotrac have joined forces to become Radial, “the largest omnichannel commerce technology and operations provider.”

Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

A European initiative aims to foster collaboration between companies in logistics clusters. Pictured is the Grupo Carreras facility in the PLAZA logistics park near Zaragoza, Spain. A European Commission (EC) initiative called Horizon 2020 – 2105 Smart, Green and Integrated Transport will facilitate collaboration between logistics clusters on developing supply chain solutions, particularly projects that promote environmental sustainability.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs. Benchmarking Performance Measurement - KPIs key performance indicator KPI logistics kpi supply chain kpi

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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

E2open

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. Combination of E2open and INTTRA forms the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Network with Access to World-Wide Ocean Container Capacity and information. We aim to bridge the gap between manufacturing and logistics with execution capabilities on a unified platform with real-time end-to-end visibility.

Logistics Industry Responds to Rise and Rise of e-Commerce

BluJay Solutions

With the estimated value of the global B2C e-commerce market in 2012 running at €825bn and mobile commerce growing by 300% in the same period (source: IMRG ), it’s hardly surprising that the logistics industry is sharpening its offering and launching services specifically aimed at meeting the fast-changing needs of the multichannel retail market (click here to read Kewill's 2012 whitepaper on the impact of the rise and rise of multichannel retail).

Loser of last quarter: H. Essers

Supply Chain Movement

Logistics service supplier H. Various articles in the Belgian media have called into question whether Essers will deliver on its promises, reporting that the logistics service provider failed to do so following a previous expansion project. Trends 3PL Belgium H. Essers Joke Schauvliege logistics service provider LSP nature woodland

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. For shippers, logistics service providers and haulage companies alike, it is difficult to accurately estimate the impact of the charge on their transport costs, which is why Conundra has developed the OptiFlow route optimisation tool. Trends AMP Belgium Conundra H.

The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

The following is a 5,000 word exploration of Maersk’s strategic shift to end-to-end logistics services, based on open sources. Maersk would split into two divisions – a Transport & Logistics division, and an energy division. Zigzag , a reverse logistics tech company.

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DP World invests in Liege container terminal

Logistics Middle East

Terminal operator reaffirms its faith in Belgium as a logistics hub

How will logistics chains be affected by China’s Belt and Road projects?

EFT

Zeebrugge Terminal, Belgium. According to the COPHC, dozens of companies in different businesses such as hotels, banking, logistics, food, steel, fish processing and renewable resources have entered the free zone. China's Belt and Road Initiative, proposed by President Xi Jinping nearly six years ago, is a critical piece of China’s foreign policy, both as an image exercise and on a more practical note.

Winner of last quarter: The Netherlands as a logistics base

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

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. With more units to be de-consolidated at the terminal and transported to their end destinations, the question remains: How to optimize hinterland logistics while making the best use of barge, rail and truck operations? Transport & Logistics Massive ships. Slow steaming.

Pfizer steams ahead with vaccine supply chain plans

EFT

The company has another facility in Puurs, Belgium, as well as distribution centres in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, and in the German town of Karslruhe. New York-based pharmaceutical company Pfizer is making plans for its Covid-19 supply chain.

Same Day Deliveries from Retail and E-commerce? ?Tech is the way?, says Top Delivery Service Operations Director

Loginext

He is the Director of Operations at International Post Corporation (IPC), Brussels, Belgium. All Business Delivery Management Software E-Commerce Last Mile Delivery Logistics Management Software Logistics Management System Retail Technology Advanced Scheduling and Routing Courier courier tracking software. Today we speak to an industry veteran with close to two decades of raw delivery management experience.

Cargo Trade Faces Life in the Slow Lane After Brexit

Supply Chain Brain

The port calls itself the world’s biggest hub for shipments of new cars, is Belgium’s No. SC Analysis & Consulting Regulation and Compliance Air Cargo All Logistics Global Gateways Global Logistics Transportation & DistributionBrexit risks putting U.K. freight in the slow lane as well. Everybody goes through passport control,” Els Creyf, duty manager at the P&O Ferries Ltd.

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. In 2013, UPS became the first logistics provider to offer 3D printing services at select UPS Stores. The service was originally launched in the Netherlands and Belgium in early 2013 and called “Staples Easy 3D.” For example, as cited in Ti’s Asia Pacific E-Commerce Logistics Report, Yihaodian launched over 1,000 augmented reality stores.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

It is bordered by Belgium, Germany and the North Sea. Because of its strategic location and strong infrastructure, the Netherlands plays a key role in the global logistics industry. The Netherlands is a logistical center for Europe, and the entire world, because of its advantageous location and proximity to the sea, making it one of the easiest countries in the world for moving manufactured goods and raw materials. Primary trading partners included Germany, Belgium, the U.K.,

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Belgium.

“We want people in the supply chain to be multi-skilled” – Henri-Xavier Benoist

Supply Chain Movement

Henri-Xavier Benoist, VP Logistics & Supply Chain, Bridgestone Europe. ‘We Since joining the company three years ago, the vice president Logistics & Supply Chain, has been transforming process and organisation to establish the supply chain as the backbone that cost-efficiently connects upstream manufacturing with downstream sales, customers and end users. One in every six vehicles drives on tyres made by the Bridgestone Corporation.

SCM Map Europe: European location decisions remain complex

Supply Chain Movement

According to logistics real-estate specialists, the Netherlands – and in particular the southern part of the country – is a favoured location and will remain so for the coming years. A second important feature to have been added in this version of the SCM Map of Europe is the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI). The Netherlands ranks second in this global list, closely followed by Belgium. Belgium.

Servicing the Blue Banana from a Small Dutch Village, Part 1

ModusLink Corporation

Back in 1989 a group of French geographers known as RECLUS developed a geographical concept of an area stretching from North West England over The Netherlands, Belgium, Southern Germany, a very small part of Northern France and Switzerland up to Northern Italy. Global & Responsive Commerce e-commerce Blue Banana Venray European Expansion Global Logistics

The Oliver Wight Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: The Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel, Belgium. Exclusive: Oliver Wight will partner with optimization technology and prescriptive modelling provider, AIMMS, and logistics solutions consultancy, Districon. The Oliver Wight Conference. Date: 18-19 November 2014. Organiser: Oliver Wight. URL: www.oliverwight-eame.com. Following a resounding success last November we are delighted to announce details of the Oliver Wight Annual Conference 2014.

Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Security as Hackers Target Container Terminals

BluJay Solutions

The security breaches happened as a result of a sustained hacking attack on ports in the Netherlands and Belgium, yet the containers were initially targeted by criminals further up the supply chain and the potential impact on freight forwarders in terms of delays to shipments, suggests it makes good business sense for them to consider what they can do to protect their customers’ goods.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Together with Consafe Logistics, a supplier of supply chain execution software, Supply Chain Movement has created this Supply Chain Execution Mindmap to outline the route, including road signs indicating potential hazards along the way. >>Please Belgium. Logistics operations and supply chains are increasingly complex due to the number of delivery options offered, and business systems such as webshops and order management have become businesscritical.