How to benefit from tailor made solutions in short sea logistics
The past few years the container transhipment in Rotterdam has seen an upward trend. In 2018 the total container transhipment increased by 4,5% to 469 mil tons compared to 2017.1 As a result of this traffic in the Port of Rotterdam has increased significantly and carriers might experience a variation in terminal accessibility and their flow of goods.
Nowadays it is essential that container terminals are based on trimodal transport: water-, rail- and road connection in order to cope with congestion issues and to be able to provide flexible hinterland connection solutions. Moreover, flexibility in personnel and terminal systems are required so that customers can be fully served resulting in an optimal supply chain.
How to optimise your supply chain and logistics after the Brexit?
Will it be a Brexit, a Brino (Brexit In Name Only) with a longer transition period or will the British go for a new referendum? Let's assume a hard Brexit. What should you arrange to ensure that your European Distribution concerns can continue to occur?
Are you a UK-based company currently exporting to Europe, or a non-European company, e.g. from Canada, United States, Japan, India, currently supplying the European market from a UK based EDC, than it might be a good alternative to transfer (part of) your stock to Continental Europe.
5 Reasons to Choose for Fiscal Representation
The economy is stabilizing and that will likely result in some positive
future possibilities and opportunities for your company. A new outlook
on things ahead or interested in expanding your company abroad?
A lot of aspects you probably got covered. But did you already thought
about the fiscal rules and regulations for the particular country when
expanding abroad? A topic that is often overlooked due to the extensive
paperwork it can cause, but nevertheless an important topic to tackle.
3 Key Ingredients for Successful Specialty Chemicals Logistics
The specialty chemicals industry works within a unique area with interesting opportunities as well as an increasing amount of challenges. Meeting functional performance is no longer enough when producing specialty chemicals.
To be competitive in the specialty chemicals industry, producers will have to keep up with or actually drive the trends in their industry. Increased globalisation, supply chain optimisation and different local fiscal climates are some of the important subjects to think about.
What is the added value of the freight forwarder?
Large, heavy, bulky... All terms that rightfully relate to special cargo. But special cargo for example also comprises organs for transplantation, documents that need to be delivered on time every day and camera units for live TV that quickly need to be transported from city to city.
“In essence, all products are special. They are the customer’s raison d’être, his heart and soul,” says Albert Hoek, Managing Director at Broekman Logistics for Forwarding and Shipping.
How to ensure the latest safety standards in warehousing with CO2 extinguishing systems?
Safety is key, when storing hazardous and chemicals goods. During the opening of the warehouse at the Maasvlakte, the latest insights and methods of ensuring a safe storage of hazardous goods and a video of a extinguishing installation in test modus were shared.
"With a CO2 fire extinguishing installations, Broekman Logistics employs the latest safety standards in its warehouses", Jan de Bruin, senior advisor Special Hazards at Ansul Solution BV,
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