Blockchain could both improve airline performance and usher in a new era of cooperation, collaboration, and alignment within the industry.
From aviation, freight, and rail to logistics and shipping, digital is reshaping the transportation industry in ways that will have a dramatic impact on the flow of people and goods around the world. Explore BCG's latest thought leadership on transportation, travel, and tourism to learn more.
Among travel and tourism companies, airlines have dominated over the past five years in terms of value creation, thanks to restructuring efforts, scale efficiencies, and consolidation.
BCG and KLM operations experts, through a unique global partnership, collaborate to offer solutions that turn airline operations into competitive advantage.
Travel companies are rich in data and confront complexity daily—characteristics that play to AI’s strengths. But for AI to succeed, companies must do more than experiment.
Travel companies that fail to innovate will be reduced to commodity providers of hotel rooms and airplane seats.
Passenger spending continues to fall. To reverse the decline, airports, airlines, retailers, and brands need to break out of their silos and join forces in a customer-focused ecosystem.
After cutting costs during the recession, many travel and tourism companies are taking advantage of the current increase in demand and delivering strong returns to investors.
The Baltic Sea is in a critical state, and eutrophication, caused by excess nutrients in the water, is one of the major threats. Measures to limit human-caused nutrient load have been enacted, but progress has been too slow. Read report executive summary in Swedish, Finnish, and Polish.
While the “green shift” has been on Norwegian business leaders’ agenda for several years, we are now starting to see real impact. Companies are shifting their approach to sustainability from avoiding negative consequences to building competitive advantages through green efficiency (increased resource efficiency) or green growth (innovation in products or services).
The Baltic Sea is in a critical state due to eutrophication, hazardous substances and overfishing, but the region is also well positioned to find solutions. Measures to restore the health of the Baltic Sea could create up to 550,000 jobs and €32 billion in annual value added to the region by 2030, in addition to introducing “blue and green” business opportunities. The report is produced by BCG for WWF within a global pro-bono partnership.
Ports must adopt connected technologies that help stakeholders coordinate and collaborate to boost productivity, cut costs, and gain a competitive edge.
Logistics startups and industry outsiders are using emerging technologies to compete on the sea and in the air. Incumbents need to adapt to keep up.
These innovative services can benefit passengers and cities by improving access while reducing pollution and congestion.
Investment drives growth—but infrastructure owners face challenges that constrain transportation’s economic power. Building five capabilities can help overcome them.
Recent BCG research points to a variety of success factors for transportation and logistics companies seeking to achieve the elusive goal of profitable growth.
Digital platforms will be a worldwide phenomenon but how they develop will depend on the region. To come out on top, companies must think and act locally.