The sharing economy: An effective model for supply chain management?


It is inevitably becoming a major source of revenue in today’s global economy, led by the likes of Uber and Airbnb. Nestle combined parts of its supply chain for fresh and chilled products in Belgium with PepsiCo, a clear rival.

Where Would We Be Without All of the BullS&%T?

Supply Chain Shaman

It seldom snows in Belgium: the city sits in anticipation. I also do not know a team that has been successful implementing a solution across make, source and deliver processes without clearly defined goals and process workflows. It is 1:00 AM in Antwerp. I cannot sleep.

Where Would We Be Without All of the BullS&%T?

Supply Chain Shaman

It seldom snows in Belgium: the city sits in anticipation. I also do not know a team that has been successful implementing a solution across make, source and deliver processes without clearly defined goals and process workflows. It is 1:00 AM in Antwerp. I cannot sleep.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

To gain organizational support to drive change, Nick ran two more simulations: one in Hong Kong and a grease plant in Belgium. Nick Lynch is the Global Excellence Manager at Shell Lubricants, a division of Shell Global.

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Police warning after drug.

Global Trade Management

By having many service providers involved, which among each other are often not connected, the friction in moving goods from source to destination are very high. Police carried out a series of raids in Belgium and Holland earlier this year, seizing computer-hacking equipment as well as large quantities of cocaine and heroin, guns and a suitcase full of cash. Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. International trade is the engine of global prosperity today.

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


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. Source, make, and deliver reporting to a common leader.

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New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

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In Belgium, the Ford factory in Genk will soon close for good, as will the Heinz manufacturing facility in Turnhout. Companies are now having to source more locally in order to ensure that they can continue to produce for the local market.”. >>Please

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Belgium. More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics.

How Can We Heal the Global Supply Chain?

Supply Chain Shaman

In the last six months, in my travels, I have presented to supply chain teams in China, Belgium, France, Germany, Peru, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. While sourcing roles are more aggregated, channel support is usually regional.

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


The service was originally launched in the Netherlands and Belgium in early 2013 and called “Staples Easy 3D.” According to Ti’s white paper on the topic, some goods manufactured in Asia-Pacific could be near-sourced to the US or Europe.

Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Security as Hackers Target Container Terminals

BluJay Solutions

Source: BBC News. The supply chain is a permanent target for criminals seeking to intercept high value and branded goods that can be sold on the black market.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

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Belgium. The sourcing department is challenged by increasing compliancy issues. A technology revolution is rapidly changing the way we work, providing threats and opportunities along the way.

Supply chain software demands continual attention

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We’ve grown strongly over the past ten years, particularly in France and Belgium, and that’s one of the reasons for us to make that investment now. The freshness of the potatoes is crucial to the quality of our crisps, for example, which makes it necessary to be based close to the source.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

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Belgium. Sourcing from far-flung countries such as China is leading to growing uncertainty about the actual supply of purchase orders. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock.

Complex costs of transportation

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By consolidating at the source, several shipments can be combined into one, thereby reducing the number of shipments even before the shipments arrive at the Logistics Service Provider (LSP). Belgium. 10 questions about Freight Spend Management.

Logistics Industry Responds to Rise and Rise of e-Commerce

BluJay Solutions

The formerly nationalized postal services in Eurozone countries such as the UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and the Nordic countries have realized they are ideally placed to handle the huge volumes of parcel deliveries and the complexities of e-commerce fulfillment (e.g.

10 questions about the benefits of S&OP for your organisation

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However, there must be consensus within the organisation about definitions and the right source of information for important reports. Belgium. Management at the helm.

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


In this post, Bram Desmet outlines the three main categories of supply chain complexity — Planning/Sourcing/Making/Delivering, Processes/People/Tools/Analytics, the impact of fast changing technology, increasing market speed and turbulence, attracting and developing talent.

New: Global Trade Map 2016

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The benefits of utilising modern-day FTAs include fewer customs duties, less red tape, access to public tenders, sourcing opportunities, investment opportunities and more transparent business conditions. Belgium. Uncovering and mitigating trade risks in international operations.

Bridging the Finance Gap for Asian SMEs

Supply Chain @ MIT

The framework is part of a working paper published by MISI for the SWIFT Institute, the Belgium-based financial services research organization. Many Asian SMEs turn to other sources of finance such as unregistered money lenders that charge high interest rates. Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are key drivers of growth in Asia, but they are hindered by inadequate access to finance, particularly from large banks.

Trends 2019: Food

Enterra Insights

”[6] Also on the rise, according to many sources, is the consumption of insect proteins, veggie meats, and lab-grown proteins. Benchmark analysts note, “Chefs are looking for new sources of protein. In contrast, 75% of consumers in Belgium or the Netherlands said that they would be willing to try the products.” Food preferences, like fashion, change with each new generation.

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Data Quality is as Important as Data Quantity

Enterra Insights

Wilfried Lemahieu, Seppe vanden Broucke, and Bart Baesens, academics from KU Leuven (Belgium), note, “Data quality is often defined as ‘fitness for use,’ which implies the relative nature of the concept.”[5] Lemahieu, vanden Broucke, and Baesens insist data quality begins with people rather than data sources. Despite the fact big data is old news, it continues to make headlines.