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Every year, Black Friday kicks off the busiest and most crucial period for webshops and parcel players.
Researchers at the University of Antwerp conducted a sample about the functioning of parcel logistics and the broader eCommerce ecosystem. The questions were mainly situated around pain points within the parcels market, possible fraud by consumers, problems with delivery quality and modalities and abuse of returns.

After successfully obtaining his Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Seyed started his doctoral programme in maritime transportation at the University of Antwerp. During his research, he faced many educational and research related challenges but in the end, those challenges helped him become a better version of himself and overcome difficulties in real life.

In podcast-reeks ‘Profcast’ laten we elke week een professor van de Faculteit Bedrijfswetenschappen en Economie aan het woord. …

In podcast-reeks ‘Profcast’ laten we elke week een professor van de Faculteit Bedrijfswetenschappen en Economie aan het woord. …

In podcast-reeks ‘Profcast’ laten we elke week een professor van de Faculteit Bedrijfswetenschappen en Economie aan het woord. …

The era of behavioural big data has created new avenues for data science research, with many new contributions stemming from academic researchers. Yet data controlled by platforms, such as Facebook, Tiktok or Youtube, have become increasingly difficult for academics to access. Authors Travis Greene, David Martens and Galit Shmueli discuss the consequences, and encourage academics to take on new roles in promoting platform transparency and public debate.