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Africa will have the largest free trade zone in the world.

By: FD.nl on: 23 April, 2019

Now that Gambia has ratified the agreement as the 22nd country, the agreement will be effective in July 2019. This result has been achieved after 7 years of negotiations. With 1.2 billion of people living in the 55 countries, this free trade zone is…

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Transporters fear problems this summer with supplying supermarkets

By: Derk Kuiper on: 11 March, 2019

According to Transport en Logistiek Nederland, the supply of groceries might show interruptions this summer. This as a result of problems with the new digital ride registration system for trucks that new smart trucks need to have starting 15 June.

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Investments in roads strengthen the position of NL as a center of logistics

By: Derk Kuiper on: 27 February, 2019

Since the financial crisis, The Netherlands has invested billions of Euros in road infrastructure. For these reasons, The Netherlands has an excellent infrastructure of roads where bottlenecks are relieved and congestion is more evenly spread.

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Strongly decreased shipping costs indicate a weakened global economy

on: 1 February, 2019

The shipping costs for dry raw materials have dropped significantly in the last six months. This indicates a worsened prospective for the world economy. The US government indicates that US and China are far away from reaching a trading agreement.

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Fear for Brexit chaos increases demand for storing space

By: on: 30 January, 2019

In fear of a chaotic Brexit British organizations start piling up emergency stocks on the European mainland, like in the Netherlands. Dutch manufacturers are doing the same in the United Kingdom, has become clear after a tour past storage and…

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After 60 years APICS becomes part of a larger family - ASCM

By: Mary van Buuren on: 24 January, 2019

APICS is known for courses in production management (CPIM), supply chain management (CSCP) and transportation and distribution (CLTD). APICS has existed for more than 60 years and has set the standard in the production and supply chain management.

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ASCM Student Case Competition

By: Derk Kuiper on: 24 January, 2019

Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences participates in ASCM Student Case competition for the season 2019/2020. The program started as a collaboration between APICS and Deloitte Consulting. Cases in the competition are based on real-life situations…

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Material planning drastically renewed: Demand Driven

By: Derk Kuiper on: 26 July, 2019

What is interesting to companies like Boeing, SCA, British Telecom, Bosch and Merck about demand-driven material planning (DDMRP)? DDMRP promises shorter lead times in production, lower inventory in combination with a higher service level. But what…

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