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Expertise

April 17, 2018

By Antwerp Management School

Smart to Janssen: the mobility plan setting talent into motion

Smart Mobility Business Design & Innovation

Janssen has been exemplary when it comes to mobility for a while now. With a successful bicycle lease, carpool policy with accompanying app, options for outwork and flexwork, you could call them rather progressive. Still they wanted to make their two campuses in Beerse and Geel more

Report

March 12, 2018

By Nils Wuytens

'Mobility of the future': 3 mobility trends and 4 million euros

Smart Mobility

Mobility is booming business. While we literally see the traffic jams growing in front of us – with all the consequences – we seem to be heading towards the momentum for a big change, now more than ever. To keep an eye on the developments, the Smart Mobility Expertise Center headed to the

Opinion

February 2, 2018

By Alex Van Breedam

The resolute choice for a new logistic framework guarantees sustainability

Smart Mobility

Are Are the internet giants of today the logistic businesses of tomorrow? Physical Internet imposes itself as an alternative to the traditional supply chain. The difficult relationship between logistics and society that we know today can create the momentum in which the logistics sector

Expertise

December 21, 2017

By Bart Wolput

5 tips for smart sustainable mobility

Smart Mobility

Traffic and sustainability. Every municipality struggles to combine the two. Some districts take drastic measures through circulation plans and leave it up to the free market. However, there isn’t a single town that’s against sustainability. The buildup of traffic grows, emissions

Opinion

December 7, 2017

By Johan Boonen

"The transport sector is not to blame for our traffic jams"

Smart Mobility

Johan Boonen, project manager Watertruck+ for the Smart Mobility Expertise Center regularly hears this statement in the world of (road)transport. Johan: “The argumentation goes along the following lines: trucks are a constant, but around rush hour, they’re joined by too many cars, which

Guest column

November 8, 2017

By Veerle Michiels, van partner SD Worx

Car for cash: make your own calculation

Smart Mobility

Just before the summer vacation, a consensus about the mobility budget was reached. This means that starting next year, employees can exchange their company car for money in the form of a mobility compensation. That is, of course, if the employer agrees. With this car-for-cash principle,

Expertise Opinion

October 23, 2017

By Nils Wuytens

A future with self-driving cars: some repercussions to consider

Smart Mobility

An image of the future in which we use self-driving cars seems very pleasant. We will be more flexible, while at the same time we have the opportunity to use our travelling time efficiently. No one will need to own a car anymore and still we would arrive at our destinations, all of us

Expertise Opinion

October 23, 2017

By Nils Wuytens

Mobility on demand

Smart Mobility

Allow me to illustrate a potential change within our current mobility pattern. In the future we will no longer speak of private or company vehicles; the so-called Belgian ‘salary vehicles’ will no longer exist, and SUV’s will be out of the question. Designing a car – think of picking a

Expertise Opinion

September 22, 2017

By Nils Wuytens

Companies with intangible assets & asset-less companies

Smart Mobility

A friend of mine who is a recruiter at an international software company told me that he always ends interviews with the same question: “What is the deciding factor when choosing an employer?” In the past, he received obvious replies, such as a job with interesting content, development

Report

September 18, 2017

By Bart Wolput

Introduction to Design Thinking: mobility challenges in the city of Antwerp

Smart Mobility Business Design & Innovation

It’s that time of the year again. Between Sept. 4 and Sept. 6, Antwerp Management School held onboarding days for its full-time master students. Students were immediately immersed in innovation and problem-solving through design thinking workshops. These workshops were monitored by the

Research

June 12, 2017

By Antwerp Management School

Office on Wheels: the office bus that converts commuting time into working time

Smart Mobility

What if you could turn your travel time into work time? Well, that is exactly what the Office Bus does: it is a service that transports office workers from home to work in a bus which doubles as an office. The Office on Wheels (an initiative of BAAV and the Smart Mobility Expertise

Expertise Report

April 18, 2017

By Maka De Lameillieure

Urban Mobility is big business, so why are we still stuck in traffic?

Smart Mobility Business Design & Innovation

A view from a non-mobility expert The 4th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans which took place on 29-30 March 2017 in Dubrovnik, Croatia covered a diverse range of issues, from visions of city mobility to policy-making and education.