European road transport costs expected to rise further – 5 tactics to offset

Global air and ocean transport has been causing major headaches to supply chain leaders but European road transport remained rather stable. Road transport rates are expected to rise by 5-8%. Five tactics to mitigate the current impact on European road transport will be detailed.

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The Top-100 Logistics Service Providers 2022 in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a major logistics gateway to the European market of more than 500 million customers,even in these unprecedented times. Many American and Asian shippers are using the Port of Rotterdam and/or Schiphol Airport to supply European customers, and have set up European Distribution Centers in the Netherlands. A wide array of logistics service providers in the country are offering a various activities and operations to international shippers, ranging from simple transport, handling and storage to tailor-made value added operations. For all major supply chain operations, 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 distribution operations? BCI Global can offer you an comprehensive overview of the top-100 Logistics Service providers in the Netherlands.

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Six tactics to create visibility & control in an uncertain Supply Chain

Never before have the vulnerabilities of complex global supply chains been so exposed as today. Long and unreliable lead times, lack of capacity across the supply chain, congestion at ports, suppliers unable to deliver to promise and number of customer orders going through the roof. If a company is not able to create the necessary visibility and control in its supply chain this will seriously jeopardize the business. To support brand owners BCI has developed a framework with 6 tactics to create control in these uncertain times.

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Global Legal Support Location Strategies

Legal firms are looking at ways to optimize their legal services as the conventional way of working 100% in the office has been radically challenged during the pandemic. Now, many legal firms expect growth across most global geographies and are re-evaluating their location strategies. Right-shoring turns out to be different for different players

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Omnichannel retail requires an integrated seamless supply chain

As customers worldwide combine online buying with physical shopping, companies have to organize their supply chain in a seamless way, offering the consumers one great experience. But how to do that and what are the IT platform requirements?

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Assuring software development talent in Europe

The shortage of software developers is pushing companies in Europe to become more creative regarding sourcing new talent and developing future proof location strategies. In order to assure the required software talent in Europe, an in-depth assessment of candidate locations is the key to success: at the end of the day there is no lack of talent if you are the preferred employer.

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