Doing Business in the Netherlands


The Netherlands is a modern and highly industrialized country located in Western Europe. The Netherlands was one of the founding countries of both the EU and NATO, showing that it is a nation of progressive and forward-thinking people. The Netherlands is the seventh largest economy in the EU. Manufacturing in the Netherlands. Because of its strategic location and strong infrastructure, the Netherlands plays a key role in the global logistics industry.

BluJay is Named a “Ready for Brexit” Software Provider for Portbase in the Netherlands

BluJay Solutions

With the designation, BluJay’s applications are proven suitable and successfully tested for the required exchange of messages for export and/or import documents with Portbase, the digital infrastructure connecting all parties in the logistics chains of the Dutch ports.


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Twenty BluJay Customers in the Netherlands Successfully Migrate to Modern Customs Management Software Platform

BluJay Solutions

BluJay’s SaaS Customs Management software replaces a now-outdated system used previously by customers in the Netherlands. This makes it a good investment for the future, especially as more customs systems are rolled out in the Netherlands in line with the Customs legislation of the Union.”. Logistics B.V. Transforming supply chain logistics with the BluJay Global Trade Network, we enable customers to unlock the power of more than 40,000 universally connected partners.

Winner of last quarter: The Netherlands as a logistics base

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. 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. It ranked the Dutch city of Venlo as Europe’s most attractive location for a logistics base.

American Fox Head relocates logistics hub in Europe

Supply Chain Movement

Menlo Worldwide Logistics (Menlo) has recently established a new distribution centre for the company at its Eersel, (Netherlands) Logistics Centre. After a review of their supply chain requirements Fox have now relocated their European distribution hub from the UK to Menlo’s Eersel Logistics Centre. Cases American apparel distribution distribution hub Fox Head Menlo multi-channel Netherlands relocate retail Transport management

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

And now on to this week’s logistics news. As the world prepares for the vaccine, Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands says it is ready. The post This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 5) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints.

Food giant Mondel?z outsources its e-commerce-operation

Supply Chain Movement

ModusLink’s senior management team flew in from the USA to the Netherlands to sign the contract and held a joint press conference with Mondelēz to mark the occasion in Venray on 13 May 2015. During the tour of the distribution centre he made it clear that he was very satisfied with the speed at which the logistics company operates.

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Job opportunity: Associate Director Demand & Supply at Astellas

Supply Chain Movement

Fulltime, 40 hours, Leiden, The Netherlands. For the Logistics Department in our European Technology Division we are looking for a Senior Manager/Associate Director Demand & Supply. Besides this you continuous review and maintenance the relevant logistics SAP Master Data and act as a change agent in the implementation of process improvements. You have experience of working in logistics/supply chain with preferably international supply chain planning.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. they want logistics service providers to offer full service on a global scale and are demanding more technological innovation. these are the main conclusions from Supply Chain Movement’s annual study as the basis for the 3pl subway map europe 2016, which shows the specific services of the most important logistics service providers. Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles.

Experts Choice Of Top Online Logistics Resources


The Experts’ Choice of the Top Online Logistics Resources. So I went straight to the source and asked consultants, trade reporters, Wall Street Journal reporters and others, what their go-to logistics and supply chain sources were. Experts’ Choice: Supply Chain and Logistics Email Newsletters. This is the experts’ selection – but if we had to choose just one, our go-to read is the fast-rising WSJ Daily Logistics Report. Ti Logistics Briefing.

Logistics property update: December 2020


E-commerce logistics firm Shiprocket has announced the launch of five fulfilment centres in Bengaluru, New Delhi and Gurgaon, Kokkata and Mumbai in India. Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. Jaguar Transport has acquired the Marion Industrial Centre in Marion, Ohio.

20th Annual Logistics CIO Forum: Europe


Channels: Technology Supply Chain Logistics CEO Focus Hi-Tech Logistics 3PL Event Date: Wed, 2020-03-11 to Thu, 2020-03-12 Event URL: [link] Event Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Number of attendees: 250 Brochure URL: [link] Speakers URL: [link] Event Organiser: Paddy Le Count Event Organiser E-mail: Précis: Where I.T. leaders shape the digital future of logistics Entire Month Duration: No Region: Europe

Seek loyal logistic service providers

Supply Chain Movement

Companies seek loyal logistics service providers who can conquer the waves with them, whether they are gentle ripples or a powerful swell. For companies who are struggling to outsource their logistics activities, an online tool called the Supply Chain Satellite has been developed. According to this model, companies with supply chains that add a lot of value and are highly complex are advised to select a logistics service provider with whom they can build a long-term partnership.

This Week in Logistics News (June 23-27, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Finally, some interesting news last week from The Netherlands, where according to a Reuters report, “self-driving trucks could begin delivering goods from Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port, to other Dutch cities within five years under a plan by a group of logistics and technology companies [a consortium including the industry group Transport and Logistics Netherlands, DAF Trucks, Rotterdam Port and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research].”.

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. Europe has seen plenty of activity in terms of mergers and acquisitions, including the take-over of the major French family-owned company Norbert Dentressangle by America’s XPO Logistics. Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again.

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4th Annual Pharmaceutical Logistics & Cold Chain Forum

Supply Chain Movement

4th Annual Pharmaceutical Logistics & Cold Chain Forum. JOIN THE PHARMACEUTICAL LOGISTICS & COLD CHAIN FORUM. European Medicines Agency, Netherlands. Senior Manager Plasma Logistics & Dispositioning. 4th Annual Pharmaceutical Logistics & Cold Chain Forum. Events Cold Chain emerging markets Fleming Europe Forum pharmaceutical logistics Supply Chain Optimization Vienna Date: 2-4 April 2014.

This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

It was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, with robots and weak freight demand dominating the headlines. Intelligrated has a large and growing customer base of more than $5 billion, including leading Fortune 500 retailers, manufacturers and logistics providers worldwide, top consumer products companies, 30 of the top 50 U.S. The post This Week in Logistics News (July 4-8, 2016) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

Seek loyal logistic service providers

Supply Chain Movement

Companies seek loyal logistics service providers who can conquer the waves with them, whether they are gentle ripples or a powerful swell. For companies who are struggling to outsource their logistics activities, an online tool called the Supply Chain Satellite has been developed. According to this model, companies with supply chains that add a lot of value and are highly complex are advised to select a logistics service provider with whom they can build a long-term partnership.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

To manage this logistics complexity while adhering to customer service standards and incurring reasonable costs, companies need Global Logistics Integration. Supply Chain Movement and software vendor Eyefreight have therefore developed this mindmap for Global Logistics Integration, outlining the route to achievement and providing road signs to flag potential hazards along the way. >>Please Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration. Netherlands.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Trucking Stocks Tumble on Downgrade, Pricing Outlook (WSJ- sub. Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference. McLeod Software Unveils New Business Process Automation Solutions for Logistics Companies. Note: Descartes and MercuryGate are Talking Logistics sponsors.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

Supply Chain Movement

More shippers today appear to be outsourcing some or all of their logistics. How does a company decide that outsourcing logistics is the right choice? Is logistics outsourcing right for your company? Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. Robinson logistics outsourcing whitepaperThis C.H.

This Week in Logistics News (August 13-17, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Back at work, getting caught up on all of the supply chain and logistics news from the past two weeks. Speaking of global trade, BluJay Solutions (a Talking Logistics sponsor) acquired Grosvenor International Systems, “a leading provider of customs and compliance solutions to the UK and European markets.” On the day I took off on vacation, project44 (a Talking Logistics sponsor) announced “a new international and domestic Parcel tracking and address validation solution.”

Arvato takes new warehouse automation into use

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions, part of Bertelsmann, has now expanded its intralogistics in the Netherlands, together with Inther Group, in addition to Germany. In the hypermodern logistics campus of approximately 165,000 m2 in Heijen (NL), orders are now collected and processed even more efficiently thanks to the application of state-of-the-art solutions

Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

Supply Chain @ MIT

A European initiative aims to foster collaboration between companies in logistics clusters. Pictured is the Grupo Carreras facility in the PLAZA logistics park near Zaragoza, Spain. 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.

6th Annual Life Science Cold Chain & Product Handling: Temperature Controlled Logistics

Supply Chain Movement

6th Annual Life Science Cold Chain & Product Handling: Temperature Controlled Logistics. Venue: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. URL: Temperature controlled logistics is experiencing accelerated growth, making it vital to improve processes and bring new ideas to the table. Date: 17-19 May, 2016. Organisation: Fleming.

Supply Chain Movement issue 26 – Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Movement

14 | 3PL Subway Map Europe 2017: Calm before the storm in logistics market. The explosive growth in e-commerce means that B2C e-fulfilment is an attractive new market for the traditional logistics service providers, and they are fervently exploring ways to apply new technology in this domain. 22 | Management: the path to logistics partnerships. Is price the only thing that counts, or does a logistics service supplier’s added value matter too?

This Week in Logistics News (December 8-12, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Pentant provides its shipper and logistics service provider customers with a reliable and secure connection to both CHIEF (the central UK Revenue & Customs system) and ICS (the European Union Import Control System) to streamline declaration, cargo security and clearance processes. I’ll write more about this in a future post, but I view SAP’s plans as an extension of the network effect in supply chain and logistics that I’ve been talking about for years.

KPI Key Performance Indicators in Supply Chain & Logistics

Logistics Bureau

Many people get really confused about KPIs or Key Performance Indicators in Logistics and Supply Chain operations. Cost as a percentage of sales (Logistics or Supply Chain). Total logistics cost. Here at Logistics Bureau we have 20 years of experience in assisting clients with Supply Chain Benchmarking, and the development of suitable KPIs. Benchmarking Performance Measurement - KPIs key performance indicator KPI logistics kpi supply chain kpi

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Servicing the Blue Banana from a Small Dutch Village, Part 2

ModusLink Corporation

Global Market Expansion e-commerce Netherlands Blue Banana Venray End-to-End Solutions Financial Management Services Customer Engagement Center Logistics Service ProvidersIn my last blog, I shared some insights on why companies expanding their business in Europe should start their journey right in the middle of the so called “Blue Banana” in the city of Venray. Needless to say, our ModusLink Solution Center wasn’t just randomly placed there.

3 Supply Chain Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2020


More and more enterprises will be focusing on processes like ethical sourcing, reverse logistics, and using green materials in response to public demands. The Netherlands Environmental Assessment agency developed a model to evaluate how policies that subsidize renewable energy impact the mix of renewable investments, electricity costs, renewable share, the amount of subsidies, and consumer prices in the EU electric power market. .

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Logistics Industry Responds to Rise and Rise of e-Commerce

BluJay Solutions

With the estimated value of the global B2C e-commerce market in 2012 running at €825bn and mobile commerce growing by 300% in the same period (source: IMRG ), it’s hardly surprising that the logistics industry is sharpening its offering and launching services specifically aimed at meeting the fast-changing needs of the multichannel retail market (click here to read Kewill's 2012 whitepaper on the impact of the rise and rise of multichannel retail).

Job opening: International Category Manager – Logistics at Rockwool

Supply Chain Movement

International Category Manager – Logistics. In order to strengthen our international procurement team, we are offering a Sourcing & Procurement position in logistics with both professional challenges and personal perspectives. You will be working out of our office in Poland (Cigacice), Wales (Bridgend), Netherlands (Roermond) or Denmark (Hedehusene). Execute appropriate risk management strategies to assure appropriate logistics services are in place.

Microsoft Logistics Fleeing Germany Because of Patent Fears

Supply Chain Network

Nasdaq: MSFT) is moving its European logistics activities from Germany to the Netherlands as a risk-avoidance measure related to its ongoing legal battle with Motorola Mobility Inc. From EBN: “Here’s something you don’t see every day: A Fortune 100 company and big-name technology business is shifting its distribution operations because of a lawsuit. According to various news sources, including the Wall Street Journal and Reuters, Microsoft Corp.

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Anyway, I’m on borrowed time again this morning, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Kewill and LeanLogistics Rebrand as BluJay Solutions, Unveil World’s First Global Trade Network. In order to prove the potential value of a commercial trade digitization solution, IBM and Maersk have worked with a number of trading partners, government authorities and logistics companies. It’s snowing outside.

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 to Acquire INTTRA, Adding the World’s Leading Ocean Shipping Network and Software Provider, Creating an Integrated Global Supply Chain and Logistics Operating Network. Combination of E2open and INTTRA forms the Global Logistics and Supply Chain Network with Access to World-Wide Ocean Container Capacity and information. We aim to bridge the gap between manufacturing and logistics with execution capabilities on a unified platform with real-time end-to-end visibility.