Cluster Tours

Air Cargo Belgium (ACB) Tour


Cluster or IBN Description

Air Cargo Belgium

As the air cargo community representation, ACB (Air Cargo Belgium) strives to make BRUcargo the most attractive, efficient, innovative and successful logistical platform. On behalf of airlines, handlers, forwarders, the airport authority and other stakeholders, we set out strategic and ambitious goals for the development of air cargo. We put in place procedures for improved operations, take the lead in projects and we get in contact with all stakeholders and government agencies to address topics of common interest. We do this by a strong community cooperation and approach. At all times, our goals and objectives are in the interest of the air cargo community as a group and to the overall benefit of our industry. For more information: see here.


Agenda

09:00: departure from FMCCA

10:30: arrival at BRUcargo

10:40-11:10: Presentation BRU Preferred Pharma Gateway

11:10-12:30: Company visit (incl. walking to and from the company)

12:30-14:00: Networking lunch

14:00-14:30: One2One’s / Speed networking

14:30-15:10: Presentation Air Cargo Belgium (Intro + From small community to European Cluster + Physical Internet project)

15:10-15:40: Presentation BRUcloud - Air Cargo Data platform

15:40: departure to Antwerp, FMCCA


Case of Air Cargo Belgium

To be completed.


Members of Air Cargo Belgium / Companies

BRUcargo

Brucargo Air freight is a specialist in International Air Freight services with over 20 years experience in the industry. As a licensed IATA agent, Brucargo prides itself on high performance standards in international airfreight services for all your shipping deadlines.

Brucargo Air Freight offers a range of services such as:

  • Air cargo forwarding

  • A worldwide airfreight network

  • An international baggage delivery service door to door

  • Specialist to Africa with offices in Rwanda, Burundi, DRC...

  • An express courier service to Africa.

Pharma Gateway

The various companies at BRUcargo, the cargo area of Brussels Airport, daily transport countless goods, including pharmaceutical products such as medicines and vaccines. “The pharmaceutical industry in Belgium is one of the most important centres of growth in the economy,” says Catherine Rutten, CEO of pharma.be1. To address this growth, BRUcargo has, in recent years, specialised in the transport of these temperature-sensitive goods - “Innovation in the pharmaceutical sector goes hand-in-hand with innovation in the logistics sector”.

BRUcloud

BRUcloud is an open data sharing platform that enables the different stakeholders to work more “integrated” and act as a network. Applications are plugged-into the BRUcloud data sharing layer and create quick wins and efficiency gains for the involved stakeholders. BRUcloud is an initiative of Brussels Airport, based on Nallian’s data sharing technology and supported by the BRUcargo community umbrella organization, AirCargoBelgium. BRUcloud was built thanks to the support of the Flemish Government and VOKA.


Dress code

No special requirements.