Set up of a Community Control Tower and innovative digital processes to distribute the COVID-19 vaccines worldwide for the logical air freight supply chain performed by partners and members of Air Cargo Belgium. 01/02/2021 - 31/03/2022

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The project set up a Community Control Tower for the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines which were transported through Brussels Airport. The project entailed the proposal and implementation of innovative digital processes to facilitate the worldwide distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines for the part of the supply chain that is under control of the members and partners of Air Cargo Belgium. The role of the University of Antwerp focused mainly on the periodical reporting of the status of the worldwide supply and demand flows of the different COVID-19 vaccines in phase 2 en fase 3 of the development.

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Delivery of a logistic study on cross-border parcel delivery. 01/10/2015 - 31/01/2016

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This study explores the cross-border parcel logistics operations and its associated costs, in the context of the EU28, and focusing on B2C logistics chains. In particular, the study: - Describes the logistics operations in cross-border parcel delivery of postal operators, integrators, and other parcel delivery operators; - Estimates and analyses cost factors and drivers in different phases of the logistics chain; - Examines the cost impacts of last-mile delivery options (lockers, retail points, delivery to premises); - Describes the reverse logistics operations and its costs.

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