Logistics

In 2022, Shimano decided to join forces with logistic’s provider Kühne+Nagel. – Photo Shutterstock

Shimano supply problems ongoing since transfer to Kühne+Nagel

TESSENDERLO, Belgium - The delivery problems at Shimano Benelux have arisen since warehousing and distribution was outsourced to logistics service...

The members only trading platform for OEMs can be compared with eBay with multiple search and selection options. – Photo BEIC

OEM trading platform launched for e-bike and bicycle components

ZEIST, the Netherlands - The imbalance in the supply chain in combination with excess inventory made clear how untransparent the bicycle industry...

According to the CIE Business Impact Survey the bike share sector was leading in revenue growth last year. – Photo Dott

Cycling Industries Europe calls industry performance 'better than...

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The results of the 2023 Business Impact Survey surprised Cycling Industries Europe (CIE) who has conducted this holistic look at...

Vok’s two current models are the Standard (left) and XXL which both feature the serial hybrid drive. – Photo Vok

Estonian innovation combines in Vok serial hybrid cargobikes

TALLINN, Estonia - Tallinn appears to be a nucleus for e-mobility. The Kõu Group with Ampler and Comodule put Estonian expertise in this field on the...

The buzz on the show floor on the first day of Taipei Cycle could not conceal the issues faced by the industry. – Photo Bike Europe

Taipei Cycle 2024 confirms tough year ahead for supply chain

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The 2024 Taipei International Cycle Show will go in the history books as the edition of high hopes, but low expectations. The...

“Companies offer more products than we can resell at the moment. From a sellers’ market during the peak from 2020 - 2022 we are back to a buyers’ market,” says Maurice Blom of Blomson International. – Photo Bike Europe

Blomson warehouse clearing opens online marketplace

HAARLEM, the Netherlands - In times of excess stock or supply shortages, Blomson international has been in the market for many years to either...

The Taipei International Cycle Show put its focus on sustainability and other ESG topics. – Photo TAITRA

Will Taipei Cycle show get the supply chain in motion?

TAIPEI, Taiwan - "Hard times are also a good time to prepare exciting future products and tech from across the industry," Robert Wu, Chairman of the...

Alarming developments in the Red Sea might cause further supply chain constraints. – Photo Logistiek.nl

Container shipping rates spike amidst Red Sea crisis

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands - The unrest in the Red Sea is causing container prices to rise rapidly. Attacks by Houthi rebels have made shipping...

The French market for e-bike connectors is on a roll 

The French market for e-bike connectors is on a roll

France is rapidly adopting e-bike trends that we have been seeing in other European countries for some time. Production of e-bikes in France (52%)...

The training programme is targeted at Asian factories to raise awareness of their critical role in achieving a net zero cycling world. - Photo Bike Europe

Industry front runners collaborate on sustainable supply chain...

ZEIST, The Netherlands - Up to 95% of a company's carbon emissions take place when extracting, sourcing and producing bike materials and components....