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.

SOAR Summit 2019 | 12-13 February – Venlo, Netherlands

BluJay Solutions

BluJay invites you to join us for SOAR Summit Europe 2019 in Venlo, Netherlands, 12-13 February. SOAR Summit 2019 will take place 12-13 February at the Van der Valk Hotel Venlo , Netherlands. The post SOAR Summit 2019 | 12-13 February – Venlo, Netherlands appeared first on BluJay Solutions. BluJay is excited to invite you back to our SOAR Summit in Europe for an enhanced BluJay customer experience.


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

BluJay Solutions

Applications are successfully tested for the required exchange of messages for export and import documents with Portbase.

State of E-Commerce in the Netherlands

Savant Events

The Netherlands experienced two different waves of pandemic last year, with the Dutch government implementing stricter measures. How has that impacted the state of e-commerce in the Netherlands? Wonder what really happened with e-commerce in the Netherlands over the past year?

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BluJay’s SaaS Customs Management software replaces a now-outdated system used previously by customers in the Netherlands.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.”. The post Twenty BluJay Customers in the Netherlands Successfully Migrate to Modern Customs Management Software Platform appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

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 Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany. An earlier study called ‘Europe’s Most Desirable Logistics Locations’, conducted by Eyefortransport on behalf of Prologis, has previously revealed the Netherlands to be a logistics hotspot.

Volta Trucks introduces the full-electric Volta Zero to the Netherlands as Business Development Managers appointed to major EU markets

Logistics Middle East

Volta Zero to be displayed at Zero Emission: EcoMobiel event on 12-14 October in Brabanthallen, Netherlands, to coincide with the launch of the company’s Dutch language website.

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. Trends Albert Heijn Carrefour e-commerce food fulfillment John Boucher Manufacturing ModusLink Mondelez International Netherlands Niall O’Gorman Omni-channel order picking promotions Tassimo Venray

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Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 10/23/2020 – 10/29/2020

All Things Supply Chain

Job opportunity: Associate Director Demand & Supply at Astellas

Supply Chain Movement

Fulltime, 40 hours, Leiden, The Netherlands. Astellas employs around 900 persons in the Netherlands, in Leiden and Meppel. Trends ambition Astellas career full-time job Leiden logistiek Netherlands opportunity senior supply chain vacancyDo you have a genuine interest in Sales and Operations Planning, combined with sound experience in the Supply Chain area and do you have a background in food, pharma or chemistry? Then Astellas has an interesting job opportunity for you!

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. BOM provides a wide range of services to help foreign companies reach their European customers via the Netherlands and the province of Brabant, gaining the best return on investment. Cases American apparel distribution distribution hub Fox Head Menlo multi-channel Netherlands relocate retail Transport management

Dutch court rules Shell must reduce emissions 45% by 2030

The Supply Chain Journal

The District Court of The Hague in the Netherlands on Wednesday ordered Royal Dutch Shell ( NYSE: RDS.A ) to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by a net 45% compared to 2019 levels by the end of 2030.

KPMG and ChainPoint partnership sustainable supply chains


KPMG in the Netherlands and software provider ChainPoint announced a formalization of their collaboration to provide increased transparency of organizational supply chains. Press release.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Jan. 13, 2022

Supply Chain Digest Open Robot Driven Stores in the NetherlandsInland Empire Cannot Find Enough Warehouse Workers. Indepedent Truck Drivers want to Stay that Way. Global and US GDP Growth Forecast to Slow in 2022.

Opening ModusLink’s New E-Commerce Hub!

ModusLink Corporation

We’re excited to share that earlier today we officially opened our latest facility – a state-of-the-art e-commerce solutions center in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. ModusLink News e-commerce hub Netherlands solution centerThe new e-commerce solutions center is 2,400 square feet and located at Wapenrustlaan 11. It will house our expanded end-to-end e-commerce operations, which include online store setup, online business optimization, payment management, quality […].

Skills shortage

Supply Chain Movement

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the labour market worldwide, and the Netherlands has not remained unscathed. But is there really a labour shortage in the Netherlands?

Our E-Commerce Hub is Open for Business!

ModusLink Corporation

Last week we held a grand opening ceremony for our new state-of-the-art E-Commerce Solution Center, located in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. Combined with our nearby facility in Venray, Netherlands, the two facilities stand as an e-commerce hub – one that clients can turn to for the latest in innovations and approaches that can make their businesses more […]. ModusLink News ecommerce hub Netherlands opening

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. Which is why I want to discuss a […].

Lineage completes acquisition of Dutch cold storage company

The Supply Chain Journal

After striking a deal in June, cold storage warehouse operator Lineage Logistics LLC has announced it has completed the acquisition of Netherlands-based cold storage company Kloosterboer Group. Kloosterboer’s two original blending facilities are in Vlissingen and Elst, Netherlands. “We

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

Supply Chain Movement

Venue: Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Events Amsterdam Cold Chain event Fleming Forum life science product handling Schiphol Airport temperature controlled logistics The Netherlands6th Annual Life Science Cold Chain & Product Handling: Temperature Controlled Logistics. Date: 17-19 May, 2016. Organisation: Fleming. URL:

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

UAE ranks fourth out of 169 countries in DHL Global Connectedness Index

Logistics Middle East

The report examines five countries including the United Arab Emirates, Mexico, The Netherlands, Sierra Leone and Viet Nam, which stood out for their strong and rising connectedness over the last 20 years.

Globalization Hits New Record High

Material Handling and Logistics

The world's top five most globally connected countries were the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Belgium and the United Arab Emirates versus Amazon

Supply Chain Movement

But the strategy of, the Netherlands’ e-commerce market leader, is fundamentally different from that of Amazon. In terms of their business models, Dutch web shop and Amazon are very similar.

Vlisco Seminar 2014: Taking optimization to the next level

DELMIA Quintiq

Find out more when you attend the Vlisco seminar on May 14, 2014 at Vlisco in Helmond, the Netherlands. Take a look at pictures from last year’s seminar at Vlisco, the Netherlands. How do you know if you need a planning and optimization solution for your operations? Let’s put it this way. If you’re planning 400 concurrent orders and 25 different treatments per order, manual planning can only get you so far. You need an advanced planning and optimization tool.

Germany Raises the Stakes on Corporate Social Responsibility with Supply Chain Due Diligence


The new act joins relatively recent laws from Switzerland , Norway , the Netherlands , and the European Union to eliminate child and forced labor, improve working conditions, and institute environmentally responsible practices across the global supply chain.

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

Supply Chain Movement

The Netherlands is the best region for a logistics base according to the ‘VerkehrsRundschau Markenstudie ImageRanking’. The Netherlands secured first place based on the results from the large-scale survey among logistics decision-makers within manufacturing and retail companies in Germany. An earlier study called ‘Europe’s Most Desirable Logistics Locations’, conducted by Eyefortransport on behalf of Prologis, has previously revealed the Netherlands to be a logistics hotspot.

The Daily Dash: project44’s latest acquisition

The Supply Chain Journal

In today’s edition, we highlight project44’s acquisition of software company ClearMetal, a huge carbon dioxide emissions ruling in the Netherlands and more. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what’s happening in the freight ecosystem.

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. DHL 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.

Adapting to a Digital World - Agile, Collaborative and Innovative Supply Chain Management

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

T|A|C Events are delighted to announce Digital Supply Chain will be returning from 12-13 March next year in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This event will focus specifically on the latest technologies and solutions that are revolutionising the world of supply chain

Ranking Master’s Programs in Supply Chain Management

SCM Research

Finding the right Master’s program can be a difficult exercise. In spite of their sometimes oversimplifying nature, rankings can provide a first indication to make this exercise a bit easier. One of such rankings is the 2013/2014 Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking, provided by SMBG, a French consulting company, and based on a global survey of recruiters, students and representatives of academic institutions.

Building real solutions for real customers

DELMIA Quintiq

Supply chain and IT professionals handling DELMIA Quintiq implementations within their companies came together on September 26 in the Netherlands. Sometimes, the best value you can gain at work happens away from your desk.

Supply chain solution provider FuturMaster appoints new sales execs in Europe

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

FuturMaster, the supply chain solution provider that helps a number of major food, retail and manufacturing companies with demand forecasting and streamlining production and supply, continues its international expansion with the opening of a new Northern Europe operation, located in Rotterdam in the Netherlands

COP26: 5Zs that changed the world

The Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

15 countries, Austria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Uruguay and Wales declared that they will collaborate towards realizing 100 percent zero emission new trucks and bus sales by 2040.

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Scandinavian Tobacco Group Goes Live with Ivalua’s Platform to Accelerate Procurement Digital Transformation


STG has a long history of working closely with suppliers and empowering employees,” said Ian Thompson, Regional Director – UK, Nordics and Netherlands at Ivalua. “We System will improve the experience for employees and suppliers while supporting sustainable growth in shareholder value.