- In the area of contract logistics, the economic crisis led to greater concentration on core business models and focus on industry-specific needs.
- Logistics network managers are shifting away from the complex modeling that can cause information overload. Instead, collaboration between sales and operations departments is helping to meet customer needs.
- For dense city cores, consolidating freight outside the city onto fewer trucks may be a way to boost traffic speeds, cut carbon dioxide emissions, and reduce the need for road construction.
- Railway maintenance, often considered an expensive drag on operations, can be a source of added network capacity if done right.
- In public transit, commuter and urban transport agencies are learning to trim costs through better life cycle cost modeling and procurement optimization for fleets.
- Governments could free up more than $5 trillion by 2030 for other purposes by better managing the risks inherent in infrastructure investments.
Transport Industry Must Re-Think Risk, Networks Post-Recession
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