March 28, 2018 — March 28, 2018

Sharing Economy Logistics: Access Over Ownership

Sharing Economy Logistics: Access Over Ownership

On the 28th of March (14:00-17:00), we are hosting a local workshop for the H2020 project CITYLAB on City Logistics in Living Laboratories. Theme of the workshop is sharing economy logistics. We will present and discuss findings of the CITYLAB pilot project with P&G in Brussels as well as other examples of capacity sharing.

Registration is not necessary, entrance to the workshop is free of charge. We’ll meet up at VBO (Ravensteinstraat 4 – Brussels), attendees can sign in upon arrival at the reception. If you have any questions, please contact us at

For more information on the Brussels trial, please visit the project website.

This workshop is organised in the framework of the weKONEKT.week, a project by VUB and ULB to encourage our students to explore Brussels and its institutions.

14h00-14h05   Welcome – Cathy Macharis (VUB-MOBI)

14h05-14h25   Introduction to Sharing Economy Logistics – Sara Verlinde (VUB-MOBI)

14h25-15h15   Transport Capacity Sharing

14h25-14h45   Increasing Vehicle Loading by Utilising Spare Transportation Capacity – Lieven Deketele (P&G) / Bram Kin (VUB-MOBI)

14h45-15h05   Crowd Logistics – Jan Merckx (VIL) / Heleen Buldeo Rai (VUB-MOBI)

15h05-15h15   Q&A on Transport Capacity Sharing

15h15-15h25   Break

15h25-15h45   Shared Warehousing

15h25-15h45   Shared Warehousing – Luc D’Hondt (Delhaize)

15h45-16h05   How to Optimize Urban Supply Chains – Patrick van Vlaenderen (CityDepot)

16h05-16h15   Q&A on Shared Warehousing

16h15-17h30   Networking Drink