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Your guide to the Top-100 Logistics Service Providers 2019 in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of the major gateways to the European market. Many logistics service providers are offering a wide array of activities and operations to international shippers, ranging from simple transport, handling and storage to tailor-made value added operations. For every specific European supply chain, a best-fitting logistics service provider can be found in the Netherlands. But where do you start in finding the right Dutch logistics service provider for your European distributi

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René Buck of BCI Global Wins Business Worldwide Magazine's CEO Award

Business Worldwide states the following in a press release. The founder and CEO of  BCI Global has been named “Best CEO in the Management Consulting Industry” in the 2019 Business Worldwide Magazine CEO Awards.

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Is your Supply Chain China proof?

China’s size, economic growth and fast development of internet sales are unique in the world. This makes distribution network optimization complex. Companies need to establish a different approach to network optimization to make their supply chain China proof.

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India’s Tax Reform & Its Impact To Supply Chain

India is known for its highly complex tax regime in the past. Under the country’s reform spearheaded by Mr. Modi, the current prime minister of India since 2014, India has revolutionized their complex tax structure with the introduction of Goods & Service Tax (GST). This change is highly welcomed by foreign investors. In last 5 years, there are new foreign direct investments into India. The biggest changes are seen in business and their supply chain models.

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Adapting to a Shifting Geopolitical Landscape: China+ASEAN Strategy

For almost two decades, China has been known as the “World’s Factory” largely because of its abundant low-cost labor. Today, China is sharing this spotlight with its neighbors in Southeast Asia, as more than 50 multinational companies have started moving parts of their operations from China into Southeast Asia, because of China’s rising labor cost and trade dispute with the US.

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A Pragmatic start to Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP)

Many companies seek to start S&OP by selecting a software tool. However if a company is yet to start an integral process like S&OP, it needs to tear down the walls between teams and functions and stimulate cross functional cooperation. This is often underestimated in making a successful change for S&OP.

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Webinar: Developing the Business Case for Legal Support Centers & Finding the Optimal Location Anywhere in the World

January 23, 2020

Having a future proof business and legal support center strategy is key to success for many leading firms like yours! As providing state of the art internal and external service is increasingly important for the bottom line and growth of the business, being located in the right labor markets in the US and abroad is critical to have access to the right service driven and talented experts.

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Webinar: Manufacturing Footprint Optimization

January 27, 2020

Growing demand is driving many companies to increase manufacturing/sourcing capacity. Pressure on costs, geopolitical uncertainties and last but not least labor market challenges across the globe do not make this an easy exercise. Consolidate manufacturing to rationalize costs? Where to expand manufacturing capacity? At current locations or at new locations with a more favorable labor and tax climate?

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Webinar: Future Proof Manufacturing Strategies for China/Asia

January 30, 2020

With an expected 6% annual growth China is still for many companies a very interesting market. But how to deal with US trade import tariffs and Chinese investment policies, how to cope with increasing production costs at China’s East Coast and how to develop the right manufacturing strategy? And why and where setting up a new plant in South East Asia as many companies do now already?

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Webinar: The Global Software Skills Battle – how the availability of technical talent is driving successful location selections worldwide

January 30, 2020

All over the globe, companies are increasingly challenged in finding the right talent. Especially for all kinds of support centers the labor shortage is increasing as more and more technical skills are required to deal with the technological developments in support center activities.

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