Flemish Institute for Logistics (VIL) is renown for its ‘Collective Research Projects’. These projects treat practical challenges that are faced by logistic companies in order to increase the overall competitiveness of the sector. Small work groups consisting of logistic companies, industry experts, research centers and software companies work together to dissect industry challenges and find practical solutions and working methods.
On May, 31th, VIL kicked-off the project NACATRANS, which is aimed at building a practical model for calculating the effective cost of an individual shipment, taking into account the complexity of group shipments, waiting times, traffic jams etc.
Globis joined this project because: