VIL as single point of contact

VIL is appointed by the Flemish government as the single point of contact for the logistics sector. 

 All roads lead to VIL. Our Flemish logistics industry is growing and flourishing, and VIL is an indispensable partner.”

Flemish minister of Economics, Innovation, Work, Social Economy and Agriculture Hilde Crevits

Our goal is to create economic and social value for companies. 
VIL represents more than 600 companies and works along leading strategic partners and a network at home and abroad. 

Mission

VIL aims to enhance the competitiveness of Flemish companies in the logistics sector by implementing sustainable and innovative concepts and technologies. Enabling Flanders to retain and strengthen its position as a top region for logistics in Europe.

MAKING FLANDERS THE EUROPEAN POWER HOUSE IN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
Sustainable – Digital – Agile

Topics

VIL focuses on 4 topics in which the difference can be made:

  • Digital Tranformation
  • Green Supply Chains
  • Hinterland Connectivity
  • Last Mile

Membership

Joining VIL means choosing competitiveness, innovation, commitment, know how, networking and much more.

Many shippers and logistics service providers, as well as other companies and organizations are convinced of the advantages of a VIL membership. The VIL-community counts already more than 600 members.

Logistics: your business, our passion.

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Project Sourcing

Our team of specialists with wide-ranging operational experience is at your service to provide customized advice. Thanks to our recognition for technological advice in the SME portfolio (DV.A211466 en DV.O211464) companies can receive public aid for our advice services and trainings.

We know the needs of our customers and put the right man on the job.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors determines the strategy of our organisation and supervises the targets being reached.

The Board is composed of 5 logistics service providers, 5 shippers and 5 partners.

Observers can also sit on the Board of Directors. These only have an advisory vote.

Advisory Board

It is important that VIL projects address the demands and needs of logistics companies. In order to ensure that this is the case and that projects actually increase the competitiveness of our companies, project proposals are evaluated by an advisory board.

Projects can only be approved by the Board of Directors if they receive a positive evaluation from the advisory board.

The advisory board is composed of academics as well as industry representatives.

Partners

As cluster VIL can count on the support from these strategic partners: Imec is a high-tech research institute driving the digital economy. Activities  span research domains such as the Internet of Things, smart cities, digital privacy and security, and the conversion of raw data into knowledge. http://www2.imec.be   VITO is a research institute that provides […]

Team

The VIL Team is made up of 30 motivated colleagues. You can find all their contact details here.

 

Log!Ville

Log!Ville is the name of VIL’s future logistics demonstration centre in the Science Park in Niel (Antwerp).

Log!Ville will be a landmark experience centre that focuses on logistics in its totality. The demonstration centre will be situated at the entry of the Science Park and will cover more that 2.500 m².
 

Logistics trainings

Education is an essential factor for growth in the logitics sector. VIL developed a database of logistic trainings for professionals. The following organisations offer logistic trainings: (This list is not exhaustive) Bachelors, masters and postgraduates Antwerp Management School – AMS Master of Global Supply Chain Management (MGSCM) Artevelde Hogeschool Bachelor Logistics Management Brugge Business School Postgraduate Supply Chain […]

Multimodal.Vlaanderen

Multimodal.Vlaanderen is the neutral point of advice of VIL that informs and guides companies in the search for efficient and sustainable transport solutions.

Multimodal. Flanders has the ambition to help meet the predicted growth of freight transport by making more efficient use of all existing and future capacity and infrastructure.

Lean and Green

Lean and Green encourages and supports companies to drastically reduce the CO2-emissions of their transport and logistics activities.

VIL supports and guides companies who commits to improve their energy efficiency and their CO2-emissions in their transport and logistics activities and to reduce emissions by at least 20 % within a 5-year period.

Aid measures

Agentschap Innoveren & Ondernemen www.vlaio.be Het Agentschap Innoveren & Ondernemen stimuleert en ondersteunt innovatie en ondernemerschap en draagt bij aan een gunstig ondernemersklimaat. Ondernemers kunnen met hun vragen terecht op het gratis nummer 0800 20 555 of via mail: info@vlaio.be. Innovatiecentrum www.innovatiecentrum.be De vijf Innovatiecentra in Vlaanderen vormen ieder een lokaal aanspreekpunt voor bedrijven rond innovatie. Ze […]

Downloads

Download here VIL’s:

  • annual reports (Dutch)
  • statutes (Dutch)
  • Good Governance Charter (Dutch)
  • Sustainable Logistics Charter (Dutch)
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VIL stands for a strong logistical Flanders

About VIL

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