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

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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.

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.

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. Belgium.

Calculating the impact of the Belgian road charge

Supply Chain Movement

On 1 April 2016 a kilometre-based charging system (‘kilometerheffing’) came into force on most motorways in Belgium along with a large number of regional roads in Flanders, Brussels and Wallonia. Trends AMP Belgium Conundra H.

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

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For example, imagine that your priority is that your customer’s 200 containers arrive on time in Belgium, while the partnering shipping line has to deliver to the UK as soon as possible. Transport & Logistics Massive ships. Slow steaming. Alliances and consolidation.

The Impact of SOLAS on Ocean Shipping and Data Management

Talking Logistics

Each of these supply chain participants may use various protocols, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Transportation Management (TM) systems, and information may be transmitted at different times. The Regulation’s Impact on Ocean Shipping and Data Management.

Cargo Trade Faces Life in the Slow Lane After Brexit

Supply Chain Brain

The port calls itself the world’s biggest hub for shipments of new cars, is Belgium’s No. SC Analysis & Consulting Regulation and Compliance Air Cargo All Logistics Global Gateways Global Logistics Transportation & DistributionBrexit risks putting U.K. freight in the slow lane as well. Everybody goes through passport control,” Els Creyf, duty manager at the P&O Ferries Ltd. terminal in Zeebrugge, said as she stood alongside the 32-ton vessel that had made the overnight voyage.

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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. Hong Kong has a lot of city transport, lengthy lead times, containerized products, and is much more fragmented when compared to the North American market.

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

Talking Logistics

As the folks on Sesame Street would say, the future of transporting goods and people is brought to you by the letter ‘D’ — as in droids, drones, and driverless. 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.

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

Supply Chain Shaman

It seldom snows in Belgium: the city sits in anticipation. It can be compared to estimated time of delivery in transportation planning, or to customer booking data to compare on-time delivery, but the reference data varies by mode. 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. It can be compared to estimated time of delivery in transportation planning, or to customer booking data to compare on-time delivery, but the reference data varies by mode. It is 1:00 AM in Antwerp. I cannot sleep.

Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

A European Commission (EC) initiative called Horizon 2020 – 2105 Smart, Green and Integrated Transport will facilitate collaboration between logistics clusters on developing supply chain solutions, particularly projects that promote environmental sustainability.

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

Kinaxis

Nestle combined parts of its supply chain for fresh and chilled products in Belgium with PepsiCo, a clear rival. The result was a 44% reduction in transportation costs, 55% lower carbon emissions and higher customer satisfaction levels.

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

AIMMS

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

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Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. Global competition is forcing companies to optimally manage the orders they have scored.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

If you’re a transportation professional, for example, and all you know is transportation, your opportunities for advancement are limited compared to someone who has a broader supply chain perspective. 2019 Food Industry Transportation and Logistics Conference , March 3-5, Palm Springs, CA. 21st Annual EMEA Supply Chain & Logistics Summit , September 24-26, Antwerp, Belgium.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Belgium. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas.

E2open to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network

E2open

Founded in 2001 by the leading ocean carriers, INTTRA has created the world’s foremost and largest neutral multi-carrier network across 177 countries with more than 35,000 active shippers, 60 carriers and 150 integrations with transportation management and port system software partners. Avantida’s platform currently serves Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, Portugal, Poland and Spain. MONDAY 22 OCTOBER 2018.

Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Security as Hackers Target Container Terminals

BluJay Solutions

Europol are warning that they expect this type of attack to increase, as criminals look for new ways of shipping illegal drugs into the region in bulk, so freight forwarders and their road transportation partners need to take the threat seriously.

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. In the past months, two divisions – dry bulk and international transport – have gone live at De Rijke.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities. Belgium.

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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.

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

Freightos

The service was originally launched in the Netherlands and Belgium in early 2013 and called “Staples Easy 3D.” Transportation Optimization. Cathy Roberson is a senior supply chain analyst at Transport Intelligence, who focuses on e-commerce, startup logistics companies and technology.

Supply Chain Experiencing High Rate of Terrorist Attacks

Material Handling & Logistics

In 2016 a total of 346 attacks took place, against a wider range of industries and modes of transport than in any other year. The report also found that in 2016 terrorists targeted a wider range of industries and modes of transport than in any other year.

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. The combination of technology along with the advancements in transportation made it possible.

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BluJay Solutions Accelerates Supply Chain Efficiency for Customers with Updates to its Global Trade Network Platform

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s latest update delivers full multimodal transportation support, with extended customs management and mobile capabilities designed to help companies streamline their global supply chain management. Transportation Management – BluJay’s Transportation Management offers full multimodal support in one solution – truckload, LTL, ocean, parcel, rail and now air – for freight moves around the globe. BluJay extends this carrier tool beyond transportation to Yard Management.

How Do You Saw a Ship in Half… Underwater?

The Network Effect

About 20 miles north of the French coast near Dunkirk, on a foggy night on December 14 2002, The Tricolor was cruising westward on its way to Southampton England from Zeebrugge Belgium. Transportation Clary English Channel Kariba MV Tricolor salvage shipping sinking

Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

Skilled employees apply deep knowledge of market conditions and proven processes to solve transportation problems. From local truck transportation to global supply chain management systems, from produce sourcing to consulting based on practical experience to outsourcing, C.H. Belgium.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Transportation. Supply Chain KPIs are Essential – The Right Ones! The information on this page WILL help you get it right. Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Which ones to use?… … How many to use?

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Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Mindmap for Supply Chain Execution 24/7

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Customers are becoming more demanding all the time: they increasingly expect personalised offers, available globally and round the clock. Such huge pressure on sales is also dragging the supply chain department(s) towards an ever-higher service level.

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

Supply Chain Movement

Many of these stores are recognised under banners such as Apollo-Optik in Germany, Générale d’Optique and GrandOptical in France, Pearle in the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria and Vision Express in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Poland, Hungary, the Middle East and India to name just a few.

Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Belgium. Effectively, shippers (manufacturers and retailers that have products in need of transport) either don’t value innovation from their LSPs or don’t see innovation from them. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Winner of last quarter: The Netherlands as a logistics base

Supply Chain Movement

The market study by VerkehrsRundschau (a leading German magazine with a website about transport and logistics) assessed the attractiveness of the countries close to Germany as a base for logistics activities.