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The following articles were authored and presented by Strategy& partners and other senior professionals on a variety of topics in the transportation sector.

Aloft, at lofty prices
A higher level of service in first-class cabins, with lie-flat seats and other amenities, has boosted revenues for airlines that have begun offering it on domestic long-haul flights. But as more airlines introduce superpremium service on domestic routes, carriers need clear strategies for maintaining profitability and avoiding the price competition that can squeeze margins.
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The airport industry has its priorities. Managing operating costs, avoiding potential disruptions and improving passenger experiences all land at the top of the list. But it may be missing a critical player in its operations. How can the airport industry take advantage of its big data opportunities?
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Three topics are currently keeping executives in the road, rail, and air cargo sectors awake at night: same-day delivery, 3D printing, and autonomous vehicles. All three will impact the transportation industry, creating both threats and opportunities over the coming years.
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Traditional retailers can outshine their online competitors in the distribution game.

Further articles

find out more about The Next Autonomous Car Is a Truck
The obstacles to adoption are significant, but driverless technology now in development could transform long-haul trucking.
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In an era of environmental consciousness, every locale that wants to remain attractive and competitive needs a strategy for sustainability.
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The global airline industry was unprepared for the current recession. Regulation and local interests inhibited the consolidation necessary to achieve strategic scale. Record fuel costs decimated margins. And the industry as a whole had barely recovered from the downturn precipitated by 9/11.