Joost Hintjens (°1962) got his master degree in Commercial Engineering at the University of Antwerp in 1986 and started a career in the industry while getting his Master in Management at the University of Ghent in 1993. He worked for several mid-sized European industrial companies with a focus on international marketing and logistics. He was general manager of companies in Belgium, Holland and Czech Republic for a French industrial group when he switched to teaching in 2002. First part-time at the Atheneum in Antwerp but from 2006 full-time as lecturer Logistics at the ArtesisPlantijn University College. He is currently chair of the course group Logistics at ArtesisPlantijn and researcher at the University of Antwerp at the department Transport and Regional Economics where he is focusing on the role of ports in the supply chain. He promoted in November 2019 with a doctoral dissertation on port cooperation. His interest goes to the role of logistics at mid-sized companies and the relations with their clients and suppliers in controlling the supply chain and in the threats and opportunities the New Silk Road presents.
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