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. The choice of Leuven, Belgium as the site for Nike’s DC may seem like an odd one.

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.

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. Supply chain process development is slower. Supply Chain 2030.

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1st European Life Sciences Supply Chain Community Conference

Supply Chain Movement

1st European Life Sciences Supply Chain Community Conference. By bringing life sciences supply chain professionals together, BSMA targets excellence and improvements across the supply chain by fostering innovation and exchanges between peers.

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

Kinaxis

But what does the success of the sharing economy have to do with to supply chain management? ShiftRide, as do all businesses in the sharing economy, uses technology to connect the supply with the demand, and adds an environmentally friendly angle to its service.

All Things Belgian : Supply Chain of Belgian Beer Follow Up

Arkieva

A few weeks ago, I talked about the Supply Chain of Belgian Beer (click here to read that) and shared some trivia. I will share a few more interesting things I learned about Belgium during my trips there. What has Belgium got to do with French fries you ask?

Participation request for interesting Supply Chain surveys

Supply Chain Movement

Dear Supply Chain Professionals, There are several very interesting supply chain surveys open for participation at the moment (in Januaray and February, 2014). Thank you for participating in one or more of these excellent supply chain surveys.

Survey 110

Optimizing Liberty Global’s Supply Chain: An Interview with Willem Vesters

AIMMS

We had the pleasure to speak with Willem Vesters, Liberty Global’s VP Global Supply Chain Planning, to learn more about their optimization journey. These days, I head up the Supply Chain Planning division at Liberty Global.

Global 200

Is it time to take your supply chain glocal?

Kinaxis

In case the term is new to you, glocal, in a supply chain context, is the blending of global integration with local responsiveness. Pekar, the VP of Roland DG’s Global SCM Division, gave some interesting insights on the changing role of IT in supply chain.

Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0

Supply Chain Movement

These developments impact Original Equipment Manufacturers, both at strategic level and at operational level within their supply chains. Mindmap High-Tech Supply Chain 4.0. Belgium. Challenges for high-tech supply chain. Supply chain solutions.

ISC Europe 2015 Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Organisation: Integrated Supply Chain. Are you ready for the new Age of Supply Chain? Fast forward to 2015 and we are now slowly experiencing increased economic activity across Europe, but the supply chain environment has changed once more.

ISC Europe 2016 Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Organisation: Integrated Supply Chain. Are you ready for the new Age of Supply Chain? Fast forward to 2015 and we are now slowly experiencing increased economic activity across Europe, but the supply chain environment has changed once more.

Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years. Talent development can make an important contribution to the execution of their supply chain strategies, but not all leaders pay the same amount of attention to this topic.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Supply Chain KPI Tips. All you need to know about Supply Chain KPIs.

KPI 100

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

Arkieva

Over the past year, the Arkieva Supply Chain Link Blog provided thought leadership and informative posts on supply chain strategy tips, trends, and news. Here is a list of the Top 20 Supply Chain Strategy Blog Posts from 2016. My Vision for Supply Chain 2020?

The Day a Cyber Attack Brings the World’s Supply Chains to a Halt

Talking Logistics

Later in the book, as it’s clear that the United States is under attack, the author writes, “the virus that had shut down FedEx and UPS had moved on to infect the software of almost every other commercial shipping company, and was starting to grind the world’s supply chain to a halt.”. The organised crime group allegedly used hackers based in Belgium to infiltrate computer networks in at least two companies operating in the port of Antwerp.

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

Supply Chain Movement

To maintain market leadership and in line with its commitment to be lean and strategic it is transforming its supply chain. Henri-Xavier Benoist, VP Logistics & Supply Chain, Bridgestone Europe. ‘We We want people in the supply chain to be multi-skilled’.

11th annual Global Customs Compliance

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: The Hotel Brussels, Belgium. Request a brochure >> Events Belgian customs Belgium Brussels c5 communications limited Conference event export controls global customs comliance supply chain Swedish Customs the hotel Brussels UCC

10 questions about supply chain optimisation

Supply Chain Movement

It is becoming ever-more difficult for supply chain professionals to make the right decisions. Supply Chain Media, software vendor Aimms and consultancy firm Districon have put together this checklist for supply chain optimisation. >>Please Belgium.

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

Freightos

Over the past month, we’ve been posting supply chain predictions, brought to you by some of the most creative thinkers in the industry, including Joel Clum of CarrierDirect , Martijn Graat of LogisticsMatter.com and Steve Brady of Supply Chain Innovations Today.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level. Mindmap Supply Chain Execution 24/7. Belgium. Another factor increasing the supply chain complexity is the ever-expanding product range.

Demand-Driven Transformation at Shell

Supply Chain Shaman

Located in the United Kingdom (UK), he has more than twelve years of experience in progressive roles driving demand-drive projects for their global supply chain. At the Supply Chain insights Global Summit , Nick shared his story on driving demand-based improvements.

White paper: Are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused?

Mindmap for the Supply Chain Director 2020

Supply Chain Movement

Not only does this demand a new approach, requiring an organisation and its employees to display more agility and responsiveness, but it also creates the need for a supply chain architect in order to meet the changing needs of customers, both now and in the future. Belgium.

Supply chain software demands continual attention

Supply Chain Movement

that’s the same length of time that many larger companies need to develop and globally implement new supply chain software. PepsiCo, ASmL and Agrifac are all investing in supply chain software at different levels. If we don’t supply on time, our customer can’t manufacture.

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.

Practical Approaches to Temperature Controlled Pharmaceutical Logistics and Storage

Supply Chain Movement

Brussels, Belgium. Instead bringing together the best minds from pharmaceutical manufacturers and supply chain partners to resolve very real, specific challenges. Register now >> Events Belgium Brussels ELPRO fuels GDPs hotel bloom!

Gartner’s survey analysis: Women in Supply Chain 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, and supported by Supply Chain Media, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. Belgium.

Gartner’s Women in Supply Chain Survey 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Gartner’s first Women in Supply Chain Survey, conducted with AWESOME, an executive women’s leadership group, compares the representation of women in supply chain leadership roles. Gartner Survey Analysis Women in Supply Chain 2016. Belgium.

White paper: What if you are the weakest link in your supply chain?

Supply Chain Movement

Increasingly, your supply chain is seen as a value-creating process that differentiates your company from the competition. However, there is a realistic possibility that you are the weakest link in your supply chain. Is your supply chain strategy truly customer focused?

Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Security as Hackers Target Container Terminals

BluJay Solutions

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. The post Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Security as Hackers Target Container Terminals appeared first on Kewill Corporate.

Advice to Students: The Next CEO Will Be From Supply Chain

Arkieva

In Belgium particularly, education is good and inexpensive. As Belgium is small, many students easily commute from the mom and pap hotel, by train to the university. Advice 5: End-up in the right discipline, think supply chain. The second is the VP of Supply Chain.

Appeasement vs. Go Bold: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

What does that have to do with supply chain? When Hitler’s armies conquered Norway, Denmark, Holland, Belgium and France, Britain stood alone against all of the might of the combined German and Italian military. What does this have to do with supply chain you again ask?

Sustainability vs. profitability: Is it one or the other?

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater How 25 multinational companies achieved sustainable supply chains. Building sustainable supply chains has been a growing trend for years, and as it turns out, those early adopters may actually be seeing an increase in profits.

Gradual changes in the European supply chain consulting market

Supply Chain Movement

The major consultancy firms are still acquiring smaller niche competitors to intensify their supply chain expertise. At the same time, the supply chain specialists are expanding across Europe and even into North America. Belgium.

The State of Globalization in a Fragile World

SCM Research

It is also found that the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Belgium and the United Arab Emirates are the most connected countries. ” Practice Globalization Report Supply Chain ManagementDHL has recently released the fifth edition of their Global Connectedness Index , which provides an analysis of globalization, measured by international flows of capital, trade, information and people.