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Albert Veenstra is a Full Professor at Eindhoven University of technology, holding the chair International Trade Facilitation & Logistics. Albert has extensive experience in the fields of multimodal freight transport and synchromodality as well as in international freight transport and logistics, with particular expertise in compliance and control in supply chains.

Academic background

Albert Veenstra is scientific director of the Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics, Dinalog. From 2011 to 2014, he was senior business consultant at TNO. Before joining TNO he was an Assistant Professor at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam from 1994 to 2010.

He was part of the scientific coordination team of ‘CASSANDRA’: a large integrated project in the 7th framework research program of the EU. This deals with innovation in compliance of businesses in international trade with rules and regulations of customs and other government agencies. In addition, Albert is part of several (informal) networks that determine the research agenda for the European Commission FP7 program, as well as vice chair of Working Group 1 (Supply Chain Management) of the European Technology Platform Alice. He is also part of several steering committees for the Dutch Topsector Logistics. 

Affiliated with


Topsector Logistics

ALICE European Technology Platform

Education/Academic qualification

Erasmus University Rotterdam

External positions

Scientific Director Dinalog

1 Oct 2014 → …

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Research Output

The value of information in container transport

Zuidwijk, R. A. & Veenstra, A. W., 2015, In : Transportation Science. 49, 3, p. 675-685 11 p.

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  • 15 Citations (Scopus)
    8 Downloads (Pure)

    Practical approaches towards enhanced security and visibility in international intermodal container supply chains

    Arendt, F., Meyer-Larsen, N., Muller, R. & Veenstra, A. W., 2012, In : International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics. 4, p. 182 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    The extended gate concept for container terminals : expanding the notion of dry ports

    Veenstra, A. W., Zuidwijk, R. A. & van Asperen, E., 2012, In : Maritime Economics and Logistics. 14, 1, p. 14-19

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    90 Citations (Scopus)
  • International trade, global supply chains and compliance

    Veenstra, A. W., 2019, Operations, logistics and supply chain management. Zijm, H., Klumpp, M., Heragu, S. & Regattieri, A. (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer, p. 131-161 25 p. (Lecture Notes in Logistics).

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  • 2 Downloads (Pure)


    • 1 Editorial activity
    • 1 Contributed talk

    Transportation Research. Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review (Journal)

    Albert Veenstra (Editor)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

    Studium Generale, Eindhoven

    Albert Veenstra (Speaker)
    21 May 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesContributed talkScientific


    Innovations in global freight transport



    Student theses

    A risk analysis of dual-use compliance at a logistics service provider

    Author: van Nobelen, R., 31 Oct 2017

    Supervisor: Veenstra, A. (Supervisor 1), Arts, J. (Supervisor 2) & Chockalingam, A. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master


    Automated classification tool for e-commerce products and their HS code

    Author: van der Heijde, J., 20 Dec 2019

    Supervisor: Veenstra, A. W. (Supervisor 1) & Kaymak, U. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master


    Capacity analysis for future growth of rail terminal Chemelot

    Author: Uittenhout, R., 30 Apr 2018

    Supervisor: Veenstra, A. (Supervisor 1) & Akcay, A. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master