Faculty

Ann Vereecke

Prof Ann Vereecke
Professor of Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School

Ann is a recognised expert in operations management, manufacturing strategy and supply chain management. She has an extensive experience in research and advisory projects.
Robert Boute

Prof Robert Boute
Professor of Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School

Robert looks at operational excellence from the perspective of designing, managing and improving organisational processes for manufacturing as well as for service organisations.
Behzad Samii

Prof Behzad Samii
Professor of Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School

Behzad studies how to design better supply chains for the future. He is an expert in quantitative analysis for business decision making.
Bram Desmet

Prof Bram Desmet
Professor of Supply Chain Management at Vlerick Business School

Bram has a wide experience with global industrial and retail companies in transforming their supply chains and operations.

These faculty are complemented with international experts and company testimonials.

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  1. What is... Explainable Artificial Intelligence?

    Planning systems are increasingly powered by Artificial Intelligence, making demand plans and forecasts more accurate, and supply chain plans more reliable. However, the more complex these systems are, the more difficult it is for humans to understand the output that is generated by the system, and to accept the proposed decisions. The lack of transparency causes our trust in the system to suffer. Professor Ann Vereecke shows how Explainable artificial intelligence is specifically designed to prevent this black box phenomenon from happening.
  2. Supply chain planning in the digital age

    With new, digital technologies entering the factories and the supply chain, the role of people in manufacturing and logistics is undeniably changing. Existing tasks are disappearing or changing, new tasks are emerging. But what about the planning function? How is this function being impacted by the introduction of digital technologies – and, in particular, artificial intelligence – making the planning system more advanced? This report summarises insights from interviews with decision-makers in multinational manufacturing companies.
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