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  • Presentation Francis Rome VIL

    1. 1. Flanders: A unique value proposition to reach 500 million European customers Prof. Dr. Francis Rome Ghent, May 12 2009 1 VIL©2009 São Paolo, 15 april 2009
    2. 2. Flanders: A Unique Value Proposition  Proximity  Attractiveness  Know How & EDC’s  Socio Economic Environment  Gateways & Infrastructure / Flanders Port Area  Security  Major Supply Chain Trends and Postponement  Unique Value Proposition – Extended Gateway 2 VIL©2009
    3. 3. FLANDERS 3 VIL©2009
    4. 4. 60% of EU purchasing power within 500 km of Flanders Dublin London Amsterdam 1000 km 500 km Cologne Brussels Frankfurt Prague Paris Munich Vienna Milan 4 VIL©2009
    5. 5. Attractiveness 2008 2006 2004 2002 BELGIUM 1 1 1 1 NETHERLANDS 2 3 4 2 HUNGARY 3 7 9 9 CZECH REPUBLIC 4 4 5 5 POLAND 5 5 6 7 FRANCE 6 2 2 4 AUSTRIA 7 9 7 8 GERMANY 8 6 3 3 SLOVAKIA 9 - - - ITALY 10 8 8 6 UK 11 10 10 10 DENMARK 12 - - - ROMANIA 13 - - - LITHUANIA 14 - - - PORTUGAL 15 12 11 11 Source : European Distribution Report, Cushman & Wakefield, 2008 5 VIL©2009
    6. 6.  In 2006 and 2008 C&WH&B ranked Flanders in pole position for European logistics operations 1. Flanders (B) Source: Cushman & Wakefield Healey & Baker, 2008 6 VIL©2009
    7. 7. Know-how  Logistics know-how and innovation  Industrial know-how (strategic sectors, assembly, …) 7 VIL©2009
    8. 8. Sustainability & Innovation The Nike EMEA Logistics Centre 8 VIL©2009
    9. 9. EDC’s  More than 700 European Logistics Centres Source: VIL, 2008 9 VIL©2009
    10. 10. Socio-Economic Environment  Availability of Productive and Skilled workers: No. 2 Ranking in Bureau of Labour Statistics Report ( USA, 2007)  Labour flexibility is embedded in Social Legislation  Fiscal rulings (Income Tax, TVA and Customs) can be obtained within 3 to 6 months via a dedicated fiscal rulings office  Foreign nationals working in Belgium can benefit from expatriate tax status  Notional Interest Deduction on own assets only in Belgium 10 VIL©2009
    11. 11. European hinterland Major rail freight flows inland waterways freight flowsflows road freight via 11 VIL©2009
    12. 12. Short Sea Shipping lines European wealth 12 VIL©2009
    13. 13. Gateways and infrastructure  4 Seaports: Antwerp, Ghent, Zeebrugge, Ostend (Flanders Port Area)  inland ports: Genk, Brussels  1 International Airport: Zaventem (Brussels)  Regional airports: Antwerp, Kortrijk, Ostend  Numerous multi-modal and logistics platforms 13 VIL©2009
    14. 14. Zeebrugge Ostend 80 km Antwerp Ghent BRUSSELS 14 VIL©2009
    15. 15. We Offer  Four modern deep sea ports within a range of just 80 km  Congestion-free operations  Excellent nautical accessibility  Dedicated state-of-the-art terminals for all types of cargo  Free handling capacity 15 VIL©2009
    16. 16. We Offer  Over 10,000,000 m²of greenfield land for industrial and logistics development  The largest warehousing capacity in Europe: over 5,000,000 m² 16 VIL©2009
    17. 17. We Serve  Multimodal distribution network reaching most European destinations within 24 hours  Every possible European destination through Trans European Networks and Motorways of the Sea 17 VIL©2009
    18. 18. Multifunctional ports try Lo us gi d st In i cs Cargo handling 18 VIL©2009
    19. 19. Free Capacity  Congestion free  Free capacity available:  Antwerp: Deurganck Dock: 5 mio TEU  Zeebrugge: King Albert II Dock: 2 mio TEU  Ghent: Kluizen Dock: 1000 acres of greenfield for EDC’s and industry  Ostend: 400 acres for EDC’s and industry 19 VIL©2009
    20. 20. Free Capacity – Future Developments  Antwerp:  Saeftinghe Development Area:  2,500 acres of space to be developed for cargo handling, industry or logistics  Zeebrugge:  King Albert II Dock and Inner Port Area expansion: 1250 acres  Ghent:  Rieme Noord & Nest: 625 acres 20 VIL©2009
    21. 21. Flanders Port Area = Safe Port Area  Secure Trade Lanes  Mutual recognition C-Tpat / AEO : • Agreement on roadmap with EU • Already some achievements e.g. exchange of best practices and training programs with Belgium (Caterpillar, Nike)  Use of Container Security Devices : • Be - Customs involved in pilot projects : • Smart_CM (chaperoned by European Commission) Velp : Flemish Government pilot project 21 VIL©2009
    22. 22. Major Supply Chain trends  Globalisation  Supply Chain Management: a strategic domain with a high potential for creating a competitive business advantage  Mass-customization and postponement 22 VIL©2009
    23. 23. Preparing products for European markets  A high product variety based on a limited number of generic models  Options, colors, components are added as close as possible to the end-consumer, i.e. in the distribution centre (DC)  Requires broad know-how in DC 23 VIL©2009
    24. 24. Postponement  Ford T: 1 model, 1 colour  Lancia Y: 555 different versions 24 VIL©2009
    25. 25. ICT platform 25 VIL©2009
    26. 26. Preparing products for European markets Broad know-how Unique Proximity Value Proposition EDC know-how 26 VIL©2009 Flanders Port Area
    27. 27. www.vil.be Vlaams Instituut voor de Logistiek (VIL) Flanders Institute for Logistics Jordaenskaai 25 B-2000 Antwerpen (Belgium) 27 VIL©2009

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