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. 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. Shipments arrive from Nike’s network of global manufacturers in Asia, and includes footwear, apparel and equipment.

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. 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.

China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

Even though among the goals of OBOR is to ship Chinese goods to a broader audience, it could potentially result in a large economic trade bloc unto itself potentially leaving the US out in the cold in terms of global trade.

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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.

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

BluJay Solutions

Evergreen Garden Care operates in the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Poland, the Nordics, Australia, and New Zealand. Evergreen chose BluJay’s MessageBroker to integrate supply chain electronic data interchange (EDI) compliance such as orders, advance shipping notifications, and invoices with more than 160 partners around the countries it operates within. Garden care supplier gains seamless information-sharing with global partners.

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

BluJay Solutions

The new release includes air mode support for booking creation and shipping assignment. The new release adds New Computerized Transit System (NCTS) support for Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, and the United Kingdom. Parcel –BluJay’s Parcel solution is an enterprise class multi-carrier shipping management system that supports complex, high-volume, multi-location, international, and domestic shipping.

Supply Chain Experiencing High Rate of Terrorist Attacks

Material Handling & Logistics

Over three years of data, terrorist attacks against the agriculture and food and beverage sectors more than tripled, attacks on the industrial and manufacturing materials and pharmaceuticals sectors more than doubled, and attacks against the metals industry nearly doubled.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Belgium. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. Belgium. Manufacturers and retailers had a generally positive outlook on the prospect of consolidation. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

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

Arkieva

If you use certain items frequently, keep them closer to the working or shipping area. If you are a retailer, manufacturer, or distributor, the day-to-day moves in the Dow neither drive nor necessarily reflect the day-to-day operations of your business. Happy new year!

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

Logistics Bureau

Just-in-time techniques have led to more products arriving directly from manufacturing to the end-customer, shrinking warehouse use. Logistics services provider TNT runs a large distribution hub in Belgium. This in turn allowed Wal-Mart to replicate sales successes between outlets; creating and managing peaks in demand via its systems for buying, shipping, and of course, warehousing.