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. 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.

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?

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.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.; Supply chain professionals often cite peer-to-peer learning and networking as the most valuable investment of time and money. Takeaways from the IBM Watson Supply Chain Summit.

ISC Europe 2016 Conference

Supply Chain Movement

Organisation: Integrated Supply Chain. Are you ready for the new Age of Supply Chain? Trucks full, stock low, warehouse busy. Align their company’s Supply Chain strategy to their business strategy, and make Supply Chain relevant for the boardroom.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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

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It’s no mystery that some of the world’s largest retail chains are struggling to survive. 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.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 18-22, 2016)

Talking Logistics

But let’s not let the elevator bring us down, let’s go crazy…after this week’s supply chain and logistics news. Germany, Belgium, Estonia and the U.S., If your answer is still “We’re in the transportation and warehousing business,” then your value proposition in the eyes of customers is becoming more limited and commoditized. “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.” — Prince.

5th Annual Life Science & Temperature Controlled Logistics

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Brussels, Belgium. During the two days of the Cold Chain & Logistics Forum you will not only hear good practices of highly experienced speakers and recommendations to tackle your daily challenges, but you will be proactively involved in the discussions resolutions and findings. Find Your Reasons to Attend: Compliance and Effectiveness: Integrate GDP throughout your supply chain. Warehouses and Distribution Channels: Benchmark and Qualify your capacities.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. furthermore, because the continuing growth in outsourcing is making global businesses ever-more susceptible to disruptions, supply chain risk management software is also on the rise. Belgium.

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

Supply Chain Movement

the world’s largest network of optical retail stores is far along the path from historically being supplier-led to having a strong demand driven supply chain. And we are still on a journey with many more opportunities,” the Vice President Supply Chain says.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

For the third consecutive year, Supply Chain Movement has put together a 3PL Subway Map Europe showing the specific services of the most important logistics service providers which have offices in several European countries. >>Please Belgium.

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De Rijke Serves Customers Faster and More Efficiently with BluJay Solutions’ Platform

BluJay Solutions

Integrated Transportation Management and Warehouse Management systems provide fast communication and data processing. Dordrecht, Netherlands – July 6, 2017 – Logistics service provider De Rijke has implemented BluJay Solutions’ integrated Transportation Management and Warehouse Management software to manage its logistics, transportation, storage, and customs. The strategic focus of the logistics service provider lies with supply chain management.

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

However, the main growth in freight flows lies on the periphery of Europe and the Middle East is also continuing to develop, both for domestic supply and for distribution to Africa. Haex concedes that the EU’s economic boycott of Russia has definite consequences for the supply chain sector.

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Minerva on track with Slim4

Supply Chain Movement

From the brand new warehouse in Paal-Beringen, Belgium, Minerva supplies around 850 stores across the whole of the Benelux on a daily basis. [This article is brought to you by Slimstock].