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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.

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Red Sea Ocean Transport Shipping Disruption Update

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides our readers with a further update on the ongoing Red Sea shipping disruption including added context and implications. Background Just before the Christmas 2023 holiday, Supply Chain Matters alerted our readers to rather troubling signs for another global-wide shipping disruption. East Coast.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 26 – December 2)

Logistics Viewpoints

IBM and Maersk abandon ship on TradeLens blockchain. Maersk and IBM will wind down their shipping blockchain TradeLens by early 2023, ending the pair’s five-year project to improve global trade by connecting supply chains on a permissioned blockchain. The idea was to save its member-shipping companies money by connecting their world.

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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 DC ships 220M units annually, with a total of 213,000 inline SKU’s.

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3 Reasons to Outsource Fulfillment with Nathan Lugo-Montanez

The Logistics of Logistics

France, Belgium, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Italy and Spain Learn More About 3 Reasons to Outsource Fulfillment Nathan on LinkedIn STACI-US on LinkedIn STACI-US Episode Sponsor: Tusk Logistics Tusk Logistics is a national network of the best regional parcel carriers that puts Shippers first, with lower costs, reliable service, and proactive support.

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Top 8 Industries Affected by The Red Sea Crisis in January 2024

Resilinc

The latest updates on shipping delays in the Red Sea in January 2024, including which businesses and industries have been impacted. This response is driven by ongoing threats to crew and cargo safety, necessitating the rerouting of ships around the Cape of Good Hope, resulting in substantial delays and escalated shipping costs.

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

DELMIA Quintiq

Massive ships. While container terminal operators certainly feel the pressure, freight forwarders and the shipping lines themselves have a few planning puzzles to sort out on their own. Capacity of container ships handled in 2014. Shipping lines alliances. Slow steaming. Alliances and consolidation. Mass consolidation.

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