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Tom Van Woensel, PhD
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Tom Van Woensel, PhD

Function Academic director Master in Global Supply Chain Management, program director Master Class Global Supply Chain & Logistics


  • logistics & transport
  • supply chain management

Tom Van Woensel is professor of Freight Transport and Logistics in the OPAC Group (Operations, Planning, Accounting and Control) of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. He also leads the Smart Logistics Lab, a collaborative effort of about 15 people doing research on transportation and logistics. At Antwerp Management School, he is academic director of the Master in Global Supply Chain Management.

He has published about 50 papers in academic journals (including Management Science, Transportation Science, Production and Operations Management, Interfaces, Computers and Operations Research, Transportation Research Part B and D, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Mathematical Modeling and Analysis, and International Journal of Production Economics) and several chapters in internationally published books.

As chief scientist at TU/e, Van Woensel was involved in safety grants from the European Union, Dinalog, Transumo, NWO, and several companies, among others. Professor Dr. Van Woensel is also a board member of the European Supply Chain Forum, a partnership with about 30 large multinational companies. He is the account manager for Bausch and Lomb, Kuehne+Nagel and Access Business Group.