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Supply Chain Talks - The Portcast

The must watch talk show for global supply chain professionals is now available as podcast. After each edition of the Supply Chain Talks we sit down with one of our guests and continue the conversation. Start listening while preparing lunch or take your podcast with you as you go on your daily walk.

Stories of a changing world: Rotterdam Port Magazine

Welcome to the port of the future! Do you want to know how companies in the port of Rotterdam are working on a future proof port? Read the Rotterdam Port Magazines and get inspired.

Advisory services: port of the future

The pace of change and number of disruptions continue to increase.
Where do you start when preparing your port for the future in a disrupted environment?

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Warehousing & Distribution: white papers

Logistics market outlook Trends in warehousing and distribution
In 2017, the demand for new warehouses and distribution centres rose to unprecedented levels. This growth is expected to continue in the period ahead.

A closer look at what makes an attractive business climate for warehousing
For years, the Netherlands has been lauded as the ‘Logistics Gateway to Europe’. But the country doesn’t just have its geographical situation to thank for this.

Experts talk about choosing the right location for your warehouse
A local warehouse is more or less indispensable for anyone wanting to gain a foothold in the European market.

Sustainable distribution centres are 'hot'
The logistics sector has embraced sustainability – and warehouses and distribution centres can’t afford to stay behind.

Textbook example of outstanding infrastructure
The Netherlands remains a prime example of logistics excellence in Europe.

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Supply chain management: white papers

Shaping the logistics chain of the future
Read more about why digitalisation is expected to permanently change the logistics landscape and significantly raise efficiency in freight transport.

Rotterdam, Brabant, Limburg: Gateway to and from Europe
Planning to move goods in or out of Europe? Then the port of Rotterdam is undoubtedly the best place to start.

Efficient inland container transport with SCOPE
Read more about how DSM increased the reliability and efficiency of their supply chain and how SCOPE can help you to cut cost, reduce lead times and your carbon footprint.

The impact of five mega trends on the container industry
Trends that will certainly also impact container ports and the container industry.

Smart port and smart container make supply chain more efficient
The container industry is changing. In order to continue to guarantee a reliable supply chain, chain partners will have to respond to these changes.

Reliability is key in a digital supply chain
Supply chains are changing. Terms such as block chain, big data analysis and the Internet of Things are no longer buzzwords.

The importance of a port community system
A Port Community System offers a win-win situation for all parties involved in international logistics.

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Rotterdam towards a circular port

This is a report from the Port of Rotterdam Authority and Circle Economy. Circle Economy connects and empowers a global community to create the conditions for systemic circular transformation. Circle Economy's mission is to empower a global community of businesses, cities and governments to accelerate the transition to the circular economy through practical and scalable insights and solutions that address humanity’s greatest challenges.

Watch the Industry Expert Insights Videos

  • #1: Emile Hoogsteden, Vice President Containers, Breakbulk & Logistics of the Port of Rotterdam shares his view on the future of container shipping and what the port authority can contribute to a reliable supply chain.

  • #2: Eduard Backer, (Managing Director CMA CGM) gives his view on how CMA CGM works on becoming an even more sustainable ocean carrier and how a smart container can help to increase visibility in the supply chain.

  • #3: Aditi Rasquinha, Director Seafreight at Kuehne + Nagel shares her view on the role of the forwarder in a changing industry.

  • #4: Heinrich Kerstgens, Managing Director at Contargo explains how a changing container industry impacts intermodal transportation and creates new opportunities for shippers and forwarders.

  • #5: Francois Bello, Chief Operating Officer at Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam explains how ECT contributes to a more reliable supply chain by giving a higher degree of transparency to its customers.

  • #6: Walter Vermeer, Manager Category Procurement Logistics at Friesland Campina. Friesland Campina being the second largest shipper in the Netherlands is a front-runner when it comes to transforming the logistics industry. Walter Vermeer gives his vision on what is necessary to create a sustainable shipping product of the future.

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