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Alex Van Breedam, PhD
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Alex Van Breedam, PhD

Function Professor logistics and supply chain



  • European Logistics
  • Distribution Logistics
  • Horizontal Collaboration
  • Logistics Outsourcing
  • Supply Chain Strategy

Alex Van Breedam is Commercial Engineer (1988) and owns a PhD in Applied Economic Sciences (1994). He graduated as Master in Statistics and Operations Research from the Free University of Brussels (1989). After his PhD, Alex started with ORINOCO, a spin-off company of the University of Antwerp specialized in logistics optimisation. In 1997 ORINOCO was acquired by KPMG and Alex became director and later partner at KPMG. Between 2000 and 2002, Alex supported global companies with their supply chain strategy as an independent strategic advisor. In 2002 Alex was asked to start up the Flanders Institute of Logistics and became its first CEO from 2003 to 2008. Subsequently, he started the university innovative spin-off company TRI-VIZOR, The World’s First Cross Supply Chain Orchestrator. To this day, Alex is shareholder and CEO of TRI-VIZOR.

Alex developed and deployed the International Master Global Supply Chain Management at the Antwerp Management School. This master program is running since 2012. Alex is also part time visiting professor at the Catholic University of Leuven. In the past he has been part time affiliated at the University of Antwerp, the University of Hasselt, l’Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis and the Logistics Institute Asia-Pacific. Alex is member of the Board of Directors of WDP, a listed international semi-industrial real estate company. Alex is also independent director of a stock market listed company, active in semi-industrial real estate. From 2004 to 2007, Alex was board member of the SCOR Technical Development Steering Committee of the Supply Chain Council (USA).