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

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Notification Import and Export Documentation is a crucial part of the Dutch chain solution to enable faster transport of goods to and from the United Kingdom after Brexit. Applications are successfully tested for the required exchange of messages for export and import documents with Portbase.


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

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BluJay’s SaaS Customs Management software replaces a now-outdated system used previously by customers in the Netherlands. All sectors in today’s economy are undergoing technological changes and the transport sector is no exception. Maritime transport companies, for example, are faced with many legal reporting requirements on the arrival and departure of ships, which results in a heavy administrative burden.

Winner of last quarter: The Netherlands as a logistics base

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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. Trends eyefortransport logistics Netherlands Prologis ranking Venlo VerkehrsRundschau

Complex costs of transportation

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To anticipate and respond to high customer demand, a modern Transportation Management System (TMS) needs to optimize inventory allocation. The location of any package that is part of an order can be traced; status information about time, quality, and relevant financial aspects all need to be recorded and monitored during transportation execution. Deviations that occur during transportation execution are not necessarily approved immediately. Netherlands.

Transport collaboration starts with regional partners

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International transport generates approximately seven percent of the world’s carbon emissions and, if things continue as they are, those emissions will increase fourfold by 2050. So claims the Smart Freight Centre, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), based on the International Transport Forum’s figures. Hence, if the goals of the Paris climate agreement are to be accomplished, drastic changes will have to be made within international transport. “It

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

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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. We’ve outsourced the transport. 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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Cyberattacks: The Ever-Present Threat to Transportation Management Software

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Cyberattacks a Transportation Management Software Suite Might Face. Transportation companies have a history of defending themselves against physical attacks. Transportation management software must be designed to withstand this kind of attack, an ever-changing, ever-present threat that forces companies to keep their software updated and protected. Transportation disruptions affect security, the economy, and public health.

Transportation Network Planning: Public and Private Common Ground

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I spent the day in Washington DC listening to a variety of really intelligent people talk about transportation planning models. As a result of the sudden explosion in the need for this sand, which has a very specific quality characteristic that is required, the entire transportation landscape is changing, wiht increased pressure on railroads and highways never seen before. Analytics Logistics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Strategy Transportation Planning

Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

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Those are two of the most common questions I hear about driverless trucks, or to use the term preferred by the Department of Transportation, autonomous vehicles, which includes both cars and trucks. “It’s Department of Transportation (DOT) issued federal policy for the safe testing and deployment of automated vehicles. What impact will driverless trucks have on transportation management systems? Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics?

From the First Message to the Last Mile, BluJay’s Latest Software Releases Improve Complex Logistics and Global Trade Operations

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of its transportation, distribution, and compliance software applications. BluJay’s Transportation Management for Shippers now offers a Client Portal, which allows clients of BluJay shippers to create orders and track their shipments. which includes new capabilities in the Warehouse Management, Cross Dock, and Transportation Management components of the platform.

4 reasons not to miss the Quintiq World Tour

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Theo Haughton, Head of Strategy and Business Planning – Rail and Underground, Transport for London. Andreas Novak, Director Manufacturing, Vlisco Netherlands. Planet Planning Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Transport & Logistics Workforce Optimization Another year, another stretch goal. Your boss is expecting you to squeeze every last dollar of efficiency out of your plans. With pressure to deliver results, does your wish list look something like this?

Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

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Long Beach is the highest-ranked port in the United States (20th in the world) with a berth productivity of 88, compared to 130 for Tianjin (China), 104 for Shanghai, 86 for Rotterdam (Netherlands), 78 for New York-New Jersey, and 71 for Charleston (South Carolina). To compete in global markets, America needs an efficient and modern freight transportation infrastructure system, including seaports and the land and water connections into and out of port facilities.”

Most desirable logistics location of Europe in 2018

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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. Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles.

Mind Map for Order Management 2.0

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Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. Supply chains are becoming more complex with frequent adaptations, whether temporary or permanent, and increasingly with logistics outsourcing and calls for integrated transport management. Visuals agility erp flexibility globalisation IT mindmap MP Objects order management performance risks software Supply Chain Movement TMS Transport management WMS

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

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Marten Transport Ltd. Shippers are under enormous pressure to cut transportation costs and seem not to be satisfied with the massive fuel surcharge reductions racked up over the past year and a half.”. Mergers/Acquisitions Supply Chain & Logistics Trends This Week in News Transportation Management Systems Amazon Best Buy Descartes Manhattan Associates McLeod Software MercuryGate same-day delivery Stifel Swisslog trucking

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

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More data points this week confirming what we already know: demand for freight transportation is weak, which is leading carriers to cut back on capacity. percent between the final quarter of 2015 and the first quarter of 2016 and the International Air Transport Association has lowered its growth forecast for air freight demand in 2016 to 2.1 It was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, with robots and weak freight demand dominating the headlines.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

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Goods have to be transported across the globe and across the neighbourhood. Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. Goods have to be transported across the globe and delivered to different destinations – from congested cities to remote, rural areas. The main challenge in logistics is an increasing complexity of trade-offs in transport planning. To maintain control of transportation budget consumption, the entire logistics process must be evaluated: Check.

Providing Protective 3D Printed Gear to Combat the Spread of COVID-19


The Dutch Army is supporting the Netherlands’ civil authorities in the fight against COVID-19, including deploying military doctors across the country. Similarly, any military personnel assisting the health ministry in the transport of patients will have the protection they need with the face shield and mask. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, countries are racing to secure protective equipment.

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

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According to the press release: The partnership will provide FMIC members and LLamasoft customers with a seamless environment to access, manipulate and load transportation rates into supply chain design models. As I’ve written before, the missing link in transportation business intelligence has always been understanding how your performance compares with others. Simply put, this is now becoming a “must have” transportation business intelligence capability.

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BluJay’s Latest Software Releases Power Supply Chain Resiliency and Growth in 2021

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of its transportation, distribution, and compliance software applications. Expanded and accelerated global customs management – In its Customs Management-Global platform, BluJay has deployed a large extension of coverage in the Netherlands for specialized workflows and types of declarations.

‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ – 24 juni 2015

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Kelvin Tan, National Senior Manager Transportation – DSV China. Erik Jutte, Trade Lane Manager China – DSV Air & Sea The Netherlands. van der Meulen Transport China customs delivery distribution DSV Erik Jutte export Foss Fred Sengers Green Freight Europe Guillaume Burette Henk-Jan Groeneveld human resource import inventory Jan W. ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’. Datum: 24 juni 2015. Locatie: Sea Palace, Amsterdam. Organisatie: DSV en Supply Chain Media.

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BluJay Solutions Extends Supply Chain Capabilities for Customers with Latest Release of Global Trade Network Platform

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Software release expands capabilities for multi-modal transport, multi-country compliance, and supply chain workflow, mobility, visibility and reporting. include: Transportation Management – For shippers that need to support multiple modes, BluJay’s Transportation Management provides one solution with full multimodal capabilities – truckload, LTL, ocean, parcel, rail, and air – for freight moves around the globe.

Doing Business in Germany


km and borders the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and other countries including the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Consulting, transportation, tourism, telecommunications, and banking are important service industries in Germany. Transportation and communication are robust in Germany. France, China, Netherlands, the U.K.,

Driver Shortage in Trucking: Time for Plan B

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This follows recent news 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].”. Last week, the U.S.

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

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January 2017 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI). For example, goods from Schneider Electric were transported on a Maersk Line container vessel from the Port of Rotterdam to the Port of Newark in a pilot with the Customs Administration of the Netherlands under an EU research project. The project is part of a collaboration between UC Berkeley Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology and Volvo Group of North America, sponsored by Caltrans and the U.S.

Struggling to innovate

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According to recent research, for example, labour shortages are standing in the way of growth for a third of the logistics companies in the Netherlands. Furthermore, a new collective labour agreement means that wages for road transport – which accounts for roughly half of the total operating costs – will rise by 5% this year. Logistics service providers seem to be struggling to innovate, despite the thriving economy. There are of course a few clouds darkening the horizon (e.g.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains


In fact, according to Alberta energy providers , efficiency, stemmed from the use of IoT Tech, itself is now being referred to as the “fifth fuel” - in 11 International Energy Agency member countries (America, Australia, Britain, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and Sweden) improvements in efficiency allowed for savings equal to 1.4 The transportation of goods is one of the greatest contributors to worldwide greenhouse gas emissions.

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

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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.

Supply Chain Future: Anticipating the unknown

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In the Netherlands, the government initiative ‘Top Team Logistics’ has issued advice aimed at helping the Dutch logistics sector to regain its position of excellence by 2020. Trends 3D printing AP Maersk Arjan van Weele Carlos Cordón CEVA Logistics Europe future Grundfoss imd Lego mit MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics Nestlé Philips raw materials risk analysis Roberto Perez-Franco scenario planning Shell supply chain Supply Chain 2020 Value Chain 2020 Vopak water

Logistics Hubs as Drivers of Innovation

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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. Countries such as the Netherlands have well developed options for road, rail, and waterway intermodal links. A European initiative aims to foster collaboration between companies in logistics clusters.

EcoVadis selected by Railsponsible, new railway industry initiative to drive sustainability throughout the supply chain.


Here is below the official launch press release: Utrecht, The Netherlands – Six companies in the railway industry – Alstom Transport, Bombardier Transportation, Deutsche Bahn, Knorr Bremse, Nederlandse Spoorwegen and SNCF – are launching Railsponsible on March 4th in Utrecht, The Netherlands. EcoVadis is proud to announce the launch of Railsponsible – the railway industry vertical initiative to drive sustainability throughout its supply chain.

Logistics Industry Responds to Rise and Rise of e-Commerce

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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. Stay up to date on industry software tools such as Freight Forwarding (Software) , Logistics (Software) , Supply Chain (software) , Transport Management (Software) , Warehousing Management (Software).

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


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. Transportation capacity and cost: carriers are more selective about which retailers they work with and parcel pricing strategies are changing. Retailers need to respond with innovative transportation strategies and packaging options, as well as training for employees.

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Is Logistics Outsourcing Right for Your Company?

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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. Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. 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? This C.H.