ACE Mobility Professional Program - The impact of the removal of a truck driver on logistics

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Type vacature
ACE Mobility
Automotive Engineering, Technische Bedrijfskunde
Autonoom Rijden, Data/ICT, Lean/Proces Optimalisatie, Mobiliteit

Let op: deze opdracht is gekoppeld aan het ACE Mobility Professional Program. ACE Mobility is een samenwerkingsverband tussen twee Automotive hbo opleidingen (HAN en Fontys) en het automotive bedrijfsleven. Partnerbedrijven van ACE zijn geselecteerde bedrijven die een nauwe band hebben met het onderwijs. Deze ACE Partners zijn voorkeursbedrijven en staan ​​bekend om hun hoogwaardige opdrachten, uitstekende begeleiding/ coaching en innovatieve onderwerpen. Jouw keuze voor dit bedrijf als stage- of afstudeerbedrijf is zeker een goede keuze! Afstuderen bij zo'n bedrijf brengt deelname aan het Professional Program met zich mee, waarbij je extra trainingen volgt t.b.v. professionalisering en verbetering van de kwaliteit van je onderzoek. Bij het aanmelden voor deze opdracht committeer je je aan dit programma. Voor meer informatie:

ACE Mobility has initiated a project called IMIAT, which has the ambition to strive for the implementation of autonomous road freight transport on public roads by the year of 2030. This means that there will not be a truck driver needed anymore. In this assignment you will investigate what the impact of removing the truck driver will be on the supply chain of a logistics company. You will  investigate the impact of the removal of the truck driver and you will design a solution which the logistic companies can use in order to benefit from autonomous driving

Description company:

The Automotive Center of Expertise is a partnership between the Universities of Applied Sciences Automotive (HAN and Fontys) and the automotive industry. Partner companies of ACE are selected companies that have a close bond with education. These ACE Partners are preferred companies and are known for high-level assignments, excellent guidance/coaching and innovative topics. Your choice for this company as an internship or graduation company is certainly the right choice!

Graduating at such a company brings a number of benefits and privileges, for example participation in the ACE Student Award and other networking events to orientate on your career!

Description department: Research & Development. ACE Mobility is the initiatior of a number of research projects which are focused on smart mobility, future mobility and energy transition. The R&D department has initiated the IMIAT program which is focusing on the implementation of autonomous trucks on the Dutch roads by the year of 2030.

What are you going to do:

  • Investigate the current activities and task of a truck driver.
  • Investigate the current efficiency and effictiviness losses in the supply chain of freight roadtranspot.
  • Inventorize the possible use-cases of autonomous driving on a highway in 2030
  • Investigate the impact of the removal of the truck driver regarding legislation,  transportplanning, docking, administration et cetera.
  • Design a solution for the removal of a truck driver to enable logistic companies to improve their efficiency and effectiveness of their logistics. This solution can be focused on designin a new software system (Engineering or ICT) or a new design of the new logistics process (Industrial Engineering).
  • You will speak with the IMIAT consortium partners (logistic companies, ICT and software companies, legislators et cetera).
  • You will become a member of the task group  Processes and Organisations of the IMIAT program.
  • Fulltime: 40 hours per week

What do you bring:

  • Necessary competences, qualities and skills:
  1. You have a background in Automotive engineering or in Industrial engineering.
  2. You can understand the basics of automated driving systems and you have expertise in improving logistic supply chains.
  3. You like to be involved within a small team and you like to represent yourself as a member of ACE Mobility
  4. You can work indepently and you are able to make your own decisions.
  5. You are able to analyse a complex situation in order to choose the right information needed for designing your solution.

What do we offer:

 - An interesting internship assignment where you get the opportunity to be involved in recent and future innovative developments within the Automotive industry.

 - You will become part of an enthusiastic and committed ACE team.

 - Professional guidance at HBO/WO level.

 - A competitive graduation allowance.

 Participation in the ACE Mobility Professional Program


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Waarom via ACE Mobility?

  • Netwerk met andere ACE Mobility stagiaires/afgestudeerden en sluit je aan bij ons automotive netwerk.
  • Via ons netwerk verkrijg je toegang tot kennis bij de toonaangevende partnerbedrijven.
  • Met je afstudeeropdracht kun je in aanmerking komen voor de jaarlijkse ACE Student Award.