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 where the difference can be made:

  • Digital Transformation
  • 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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Consultancy

Our team of specialists with wide-ranging operational experience is at your service to provide customized advice and inhouse workshops.

Have a look at what we have to offer!

Board of Directors

VIL’s Board of Directors sets the organization’s strategy and monitors the achievement of its goals and objectives.

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 a logistics cluster, VIL can count on the support of several partners.

  • Strategic partners: imec, VITO and VLIR
  • Structural partner: Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT)
  • An impressive network of international partners

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.
 

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.

Logistics trainings

Find out more about:

  • The workshops and training courses offered by VIL
  • Logistics bachelor, master and postgraduate courses
  • Open and in-company training courses

Support measures

Find out more about the support measures through VIL.

  • The VLAIO business advisors team
  • The SME portfolio

Downloads

Download VIL’s:

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

About VIL

Koninklijkelaan 76 - B-2600 Berchem
T: +32 3 229 05 00
E: info@vil.be
VAT: BE 0480.185.038
IBAN: BE59 0014 0122 5826
BIC: GEBABEBB

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