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An ‘Uber’ for Chinese e-commerce

– Logistics companies are struggling to match delivery capacity to fluctuating demand. A new social-media platform could help.

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Salvation or misleading temptation—low-cost brands of legacy airlines

– We’ve seen this before: while separate in-house LCC brands seem promising, few have thrived. Success requires a clear rationale,... rigorous follow-through ... and ensuring the right answer is not to transform the mainline brand.
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Between ROIC and a hard place: The puzzle of airline economics

– At a recent symposium of the International Air Transport Association, McKinsey’s Alex Dichter delved into airlines’... tangled finances.
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The alliance shuffle and consolidation: Implications for shippers

– McKinsey was invited to give a keynote speech at the October 2016 TPM Asia conference, in Shenzhen. Steve Saxon spoke to an audience... of shippers and shipping lines on their sector’s recent changes.
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An integrated perspective on the future of mobility

– A number of social, economic, and technological trends will work together to disrupt mobility, potentially creating three new... urban models by 2030.
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How rolling-stock manufacturers can lay track for profitable growth

– The character of the global rolling-stock industry is shifting from a product to a lifecycle business. Our new report sketches... a strategic road map for rolling-stock manufacturers to master these changes.
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How to keep cities moving: Ideas for America’s urban leaders

– There are signs that America’s city dwellers are beginning to change the way they get around. Here is how city leaders can plan... ahead.
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Cracking the world’s biggest business-travel market

– Asia accounts for more than a third of the world’s $1 trillion business-travel sector, and the region’s growth is accelerating.... Do you understand its customers?
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Breaking the mold: How Crossrail’s Innovate 18 program works

– A major project in London figures out how to get new ideas flowing.
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China’s e-commerce soft spot: Logistics

– Consumers are buying massive amounts online, but subpar operating discipline in distribution is keeping costs high.
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Where accountability really matters

– Travel, transportation, and logistics companies are particularly vulnerable if they get it wrong.
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Container shipping: The untapped value of customer engagement

– Despite challenging market dynamics and rising operational complexity, container lines can both increase profitability and improve... their customers’ experience.

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