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. 

Meet VIL

This video tells you what VIL does for the logistics sector!


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.

Sustainable – Digital – Agile


VIL focuses on 4 topics where the difference can be made:

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


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.

Join us!

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.


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

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


Log!Ville is the landmark innovation centre for the logistics ecosystem.

Support measures

Find out more about the support measures through VIL.

  • The VLAIO business advisors team
  • The SME portfolio


Download VIL’s:

  • logo
  • statutes (Dutch)
  • leaflet
  • Good Governance Charter (Dutch)
  • Sustainable Logistics Charter (Dutch)

VIL stands for strong logistics in Flanders


De Burburestraat 6-8
B-2000 Antwerpen (Belgium)
T: +32 3 229 05 00
VAT: BE 0480.185.038