Industrial manufacturing and automotive thought leadership

The following articles were written by Strategy& partners and other senior professionals on key topics in the Industrial manufacturing and automotive sector.

Putting GCC transportation and logistics in the driver’s seat: Technologies for business transformation

GCC freight transportation and logistics companies should use new digital tools and applications to transform their businesses and keep up with their global competitors. Companies need to decide their business objectives and then apply ...

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Natural partners: How airports and airlines can jointly boost revenues, lower costs, and improve the customer experience

Airports and airlines are natural partners that work together daily in many ways. However, they are missing opportunities to better coordinate to boost revenues, lower costs, improve efficiencies, and enhance their customers’ experience.

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Tech-enabled transport: Building smarter transportation networks in the GCC

Innovative technologies offer GCC countries a means of managing significant fiscal, safety, environmental, and accessibility challenges in their transportation systems.

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Connecting with the customer: How airlines must adapt their distribution business model

Three global trends are reshaping travel distribution business models and threaten to weaken the connection between airlines and their customers. These trends are: shifting customer behavior...

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December, 2015

Mastering construction costs and capabilities: Laying the foundations for success

GCC contractors can navigate a dynamic business environment more efficiently through lean operations and improving their management capabilities. Specifically, they should apply a structured approach to manpower and procurement. Companies need to develop a more flexible organizational model, with centralized functions, the right incentive structure, a culture based on performance, and strong project management capabilities.

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December, 2015

Trucking to the future: How GCC governments can open the road for autonomous trucks

Autonomous trucks are an emerging technology with significant potential benefits for GCC countries, particularly given the region’s plans to shift to a knowledge-based economy, foster digitization, and develop human capital. Given the potential benefits of autonomous trucks, GCC governments have an opportunity to seize the initiative and begin creating the right conditions for their adoption.

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