Wouter Van Bockhaven

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August 23, 2023

By Wouter Van Bockhaven

Navigating the River-lution: harmonize social, ecological, and economic interests

Strategy & Innovation

During the summer months, the tranquil canals and rivers of the North Sea Region come alive with kayakers and canoers, offering a peaceful escape from our fast-paced digital lives. However, beneath the surface of these serene landscapes lies a growing struggle for waterway authorities and


September 3, 2021

By Wouter Van Bockhaven

Driving strategic alignment and collaborative innovation with the Smart Port Maturity Model: The Port of Moerdijk case

Supply Chain & Logistics

Industry 4.0 is advancing the adoption of radically new technologies, business models and profit pools across industries. For logistics, securing a share of these new profit pools will be crucial, as its commoditized business is under pressure from increasing price competition and new

June 22, 2020

By Wouter Van Bockhaven

Smart port disruptors: the talent paradox

Supply Chain & Logistics COVID-19

As in many industries, in port logistics Covid 19 provides a burning platform that reinforces digital trends that were already smoldering. In an industry that is not particularly known for its openness to innovation and change, it’s even a welcome deus ex machina. Ports can no longer stay

March 6, 2020

By Wouter Van Bockhaven

Flanders: a breeding ground for entrepreneurship or fear of failure?

Supply Chain & Logistics

“Of all the Gauls, the Belgians are the bravest”, Caesar claimed, and he would have known. Then why is VLAIO, the Flemish Innovation and Entrepreneurship Agency investing in a campaign against fear of failure?