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Colruyt

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Colruyt converts shop into DC for online Collect&Go service

The Belgian grocery chain Colruyt has converted a temporary store in Auderghem into an e-distribution centre (DC) for its online service called Collect&Go. The coronavirus outbreak caused a huge surge in the number of online …

Shop Apotheke Europe

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Shop Apotheke Europe moves to state-of-the-art logistics hub

Shop Apotheke Europe is moving into a new office and logistics centre in Sevenum near Venlo (the Netherlands). The site will be the main hub for the European distribution network of the rapidly growing online …

logistics real estate

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Huge decline in take-up of logistics real estate in Europe this year

The European logistics real estate markets are severely affected by the coronavirus crisis. If the situation returns to ‘normal’ by 1 October, take-up in the nine main logistics property markets will be 32% lower this …

transport innovation

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Transport innovation aimed at saving 40 million truck kilometres

Chep Benelux – the global market leader in pallet and container pooling services – has joined a Dutch innovation programme to save 40 million truck kilometres annually by improving transport efficiency. Chep’s database of pallet …

David Prinselaar

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David Prinselaar, AkzoNobel: “IBP has helped us collaborate in a structured way”

David Prinselaar joined AkzoNobel in 2015 as the company was formulating a vision to transform the supply chain. While enthusiastic to make change, implementing a major transformation was, at that time, not straightforward. A thwarted …

times of crisis

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Better planning in times of crisis

The coronavirus outbreak has turned supply chains upside down. While medical equipment is almost impossible to get hold of, demand for many other products has declined and sometimes even completely evaporated. In the meantime, management …

Experience the power of remote supply chain learning

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Experience the power of remote supply chain learning

Supply Chain Media and Involvation organized the webinar "Experience the power of remote supply chain learning" on Thursday May 28 2020. 62 Attendees joined the webinar live. Companies are currently in the “sense and respond” mode. …

supply chain recovery map

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Supply chain recovery map shows progress per sector following coronavirus crisis

Real-time monitoring of how European supply chains are recovering from the coronavirus crisis is possible on the website of supply chain visibility specialist Shippeo. “The transport activities around factories and warehouses have been increasing again …

Uber Freight

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Uber Freight and BluJay join forces to optimize transport activities

Uber Freight is partnering up with BluJay Solutions, a supplier of supply chain software and services, to help businesses to build a resilient, global supply chain using advanced freight technology. Due to global changes and the …

Contact Tracer

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Contact Tracer protects warehouse employees

A new solution from Körber called the InSight Contact Tracer can help to mitigate the impact of coronavirus in distribution operations. Contact Tracer is a strategic supply chain tool that tracks the locations of people, …

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