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21/03/2018

Sharing Economy Logistics: Access over Ownership. Join the Workshop in Brussels on 28 March 2018

Registration is not necessary, entrance to the workshop is free of charge. We’ll meet up at VBO (Ravensteinstraat 4 – Brussels), attendees can sign in upon arrival at the reception. If you have any questions, please contact

For more information on the Brussels trial, please visit the project website.

Draft schedule:

  • 14:00 Welcome – Cathy Macharis (VUB-MOBI)
  • 14:05 Introduction to sharing economy logistics – Sara Verlinde (VUB-MOBI)
  • 14:25-15:15 Transport capacity sharing
    • 14:25 Increasing vehicle loading by utilising spare transport capacity (P&G) – Lieven Deketele (P&G) / Bram Kin (VUB-MOBI)
    • 14:45 Crowd logistics – Jan Merckx (VIL) / Heleen Buldeo Rai (VUB-MOBI)
    • 15:05 Questions and discussion on transport capacity sharing
  • 15:15 Break
  • 15:25-16:15 Shared warehousing
    • 15:25 Multi supplier – multi retailer platform: biscuits suppliers and retailers are setting up a collaboration for sustainable logistics (Colruyt/Delhaize) (TBC)
    • 15:45 (TBC)
    • 16:05 Questions and discussion on shared warehousing
  • 16:15-17:30 Networking drink