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Doing Business in Belgium


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

Shipping Executives Anticipate Longer Disruption According to a published report from Bloomberg this week , the CEO’s of two global transport carriers indicated that the Red Sea threat is likely to disrupt shipping for weeks or months longer. Vincent Clerc, the CEO of shipping conglomerate A.P. Some European and U.S. All rights reserved.


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Nike’s Global E-Commerce Distribution Center in Leuven Belgium


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. Containers arrive at the port of Antwerp, and are transported by truck to a nearby inland terminal (BCTN) which is next door. Barges from down the canal from Antwerp.

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

Logistics Viewpoints

Ninety-six hours before a strike date, chemicals are no longer transported. But decarbonizing heavyweight transportation is more challenging. Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) will be using 30 electric trucks for last-mile deliveries to local Belgium customers, with the first five rolling out last week.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 2 – 8)

Logistics Viewpoints

Transporting parts and materials to assembly lines and between manufacturing cells is one of the industry’s most complex and inefficient tasks, often resulting in production bottlenecks, Rockwell Automation noted. Garvis designed from the ground up an AI-first forecasting solution now called DemandAI+.

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


To break it down a bit, the sharing economy leverages peer-to-peer, business-to-peer, and business-to-business connections to implement lending, accommodation, transportation, staffing and even music and video streaming services. Nestle combined parts of its supply chain for fresh and chilled products in Belgium with PepsiCo, a clear rival.

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Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. American Samoa. Antarctica. Antigua and Barbuda. Azerbaijan. Bangladesh. Bosnia and Herzegovina.