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

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

Logistics Bureau

From a simple place to stock goods, warehouses have developed in many ways—function and form included. Affected by changes in production, procurement and distribution methods, warehousing has continually been pushed and pulled in different directions. Just-in-time techniques have led to more products arriving directly from manufacturing to the end-customer, shrinking warehouse use. Where to Do Your Warehousing. Who Will Do Your Warehousing?

China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

Examples include Chinese state-owned Cosco investing in port operations in Spain, Greece, Italy and Belgium. In addition, Eastern European countries as well as Germany are becoming major hub locations for warehousing and last mile capabilities to meet OBOR needs.

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

Freightos

Marketplaces such as Alibaba’s Tmall, caters to suppliers and manufacturers. Technology Trend 2: 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing. The service was originally launched in the Netherlands and Belgium in early 2013 and called “Staples Easy 3D.”

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

In The Netherlands, cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris is closing its factory in Bergen op Zoom and AkzoNobel has decided to phase out its production of organic peroxides in Deventer by the end of 2016. He has just completed a consultancy project for a US food manufacturer in Russia.

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Minerva on track with Slim4

Supply Chain Movement

The assortment of the Belgian bicycle manufacturer and wholesaler Minerva is growing considerably. From the brand new warehouse in Paal-Beringen, Belgium, Minerva supplies around 850 stores across the whole of the Benelux on a daily basis.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

In addition to being responsible for manufacturing and logistics, a CSCO also has to ensure alignment with internal departments such as Sales and Marketing, and with external partners such as customers and suppliers. Belgium. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’.

Supply chain software demands continual attention

Supply Chain Movement

The ‘systems of differentiation’ comprise solutions which give companies a competitive edge in their markets, such as forecasting, planning or advanced warehouse management. We’ve been able to manufacture, supply and invoice as normal since day one.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Because companies are increasingly outsourcing their manufacturing and logistics activities around the world, they are also more exposed to disruptions in the supply chain. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store).

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Integration with warehouse mechanisation and production equipment guarantees that the optimal plan will be executed in practice. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

GrandVision: “We are changing completely as we become demand driven”

Supply Chain Movement

In the last three years we’ve developed our strategy, centralised procurement, purchasing and manufacturing aligned our portfolios across all categories globally and developed our exclusive brands portfolio. Grandvision has grand plans.

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

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10 Warehouse Productivity Tips for Reducing Downtime Today! View the full post or view the snippet below: If you are a warehouse manager, you would know that handling warehouse operations is not an easy task. Plan an Efficient Layout for the Warehouse. Happy new year!