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How container shipping could reinvent itself for the digital age

– When McKinsey investigated containerization in 1967, we found that industry players would have to rethink everything. Is it time to rethink everything again?

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Infrastructure for the evolution of urban mobility

– Self-driving vehicles, ride-hailing services, and other technologies are transforming urban mobility. To capture the benefits... of the shift, cities will need sound infrastructure plans and investments.
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‘A physical version of the Internet’: How Hyperloop could be the broadband of transportation

– Proponents of the high-speed technology envision an end-to-end revolution in transportation.
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Disrupting transportation: We need to think bigger than cars

– Connectivity could dramatically change the commute of the future.
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Riding China’s huge, high-flying car market

– Few car markets in history have risen so far so fast. Here’s a peek under the hood at what’s driving China’s automotive future.
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Advanced analytics in hospitality

– Digital technologies are creating value and rearranging roles in the travel industry. Here’s how industry leaders are profiting... from the change.
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Cracks in the ridesharing market—and how to fill them

– For all of its remarkable growth, ridesharing is still far from ubiquitous. To boost miles traveled, the industry will need new... solutions, including smarter design.
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Four forces to watch in trucking and rail freight

– North America’s freight-transport markets are back on track. But executives shouldn’t overlook structural shifts in the sector’s... profit pools.
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Ports and shipping: The need for solutions that cross lines

– Despite—or because of—low rates, service is bad and shippers are angry. The port-and-shipping sector must and can... improve, not only for shippers, but also for the lines and ports themselves.
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Buying and flying: Next-generation airline procurement

– Airlines have been saving through strong purchasing for decades. But with unit revenues declining, procurement must step up to... the next level.
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Air freight 2025: Agility, speed, and partnerships

– Companies in the sector must become as agile as possible, maintain air freight’s speed advantage, and deepen their partnerships.
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The (ongoing) trouble with travel distribution: Customer experience

– The industry’s rapid evolution continues unabated. To profit through this turbulence, leaders must focus on what really matters—the... customer.

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