Transportation, Travel, & Tourism

Transportation, Travel, & Tourism

   
      

Transportation, Travel, & Tourism

Editor's Choice

January 2016
Airlines lose a big opportunity when they focus on headcount, wages, and benefits to control costs. Instead, by increasing the productivity of the pilots and flight attendants who work every flight, they can improve efficiency and customer service—while reducing labor costs as well.

Industry Focus: Automotive

July 2016
Cities are where self-driving vehicles can fundamentally change—for the better—how people live, work, and get around. The question is, how big will the urban self-driving revolution be?
May 2016
The stunning consumer response to Tesla’s new Model 3 has already shaken up the automotive world. Competitors should start studying the company's innovative business model.
February 2016
Car sharing is disrupting the automotive market. While not a game changer, it will reduce new-vehicle sales by about 1% by 2021.

Logistics

February 2016
To effectively optimize their logistics networks, major B2B enterprises must forgo their siloed view of those networks. Five key levers can help.
June 2015

As much as 10 percent of container traffic between East Asia and the U.S. could shift from West Coast ports to East Coast ports by 2020.

July 2015
With growing transport congestion a global megatrend, smart companies are taking control of their fate with strategic, game-changing actions that cut time and costs from the supply chain.

Digital Technology and the Travel Industry

January 2016
Innovation is restructuring the travel industry. In response, providers need to develop new capabilities and learn to work with intermediaries, competitors, and new entrants.
January 2016
Most airports are experimenting, but few are undertaking fundamental digital transformations that can improve passengers’ travel experience and airports’ operating efficiency.
June 2014
Travel companies that act quickly to build on mobile’s transformative reach and impact can gain significant first-mover advantage.
June 2014
One out of every five minutes spent on a mobile device in the US is spent on a Facebook property. Lee McCabe of Facebook discusses the mobile opportunity for travel companies.
Shipping
November 2015
By sharing empty containers, the top 100 container carriers could save up to $4.5 billion annually. BCG has developed a global marketplace for making this happen.
March 2015
The eagerly anticipated uplift has not yet materialized, as companies continue to grapple with challenges stemming from overcapacity and a highly fragmented industry structure.
March 2015
To build a competitive edge for the future, shipping companies need to understand the business case for switching to environmentally friendlier options for marine fuel.
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