Drawing on a wealth of stable values, strategic history and shared mindsets, the company’s leaders have created a strong but flexible performance anatomy that allows the organization to build on past successes and adapt to future challenges.
Content: Case Study | Authors: Ana Dutra, Jane C. Linder, Robert J. Thomas | Source: Outlook Journal (Accenture) | Subjects: Management, Organizational Behavior | Industry: Transportation | Company: UPS
You think you’ve got problems? Amtrak’s got an overpaid workforce. Its trains and tracks are falling apart. Worse, the carrier’s balance sheet is a flat-out mess.
Content: Case Study | Author: John Goff | Source: CFO Publishing | Subjects: Finance, Industry Specific | Industry: Transportation | Company: Amtrak
Bus and train systems habitually run at a loss. But public-transit agencies could lower costs and raise the quality of service by emulating best practices from around the world.
Editor’s Note: there is no real management learning value in this article, but if, like me, you have ever used the public transportation facilites around the world, you might find it an interesting read just the same. … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Authors: Christoph Wolff, Daniel E. Powell, Martin Jörss | Source: McKinsey Quarterly | Subjects: Industry Specific, Miscellaneous | Industry: Transportation
Smith is chairman, president and chief executive officer of FedEx
Content: Thought Leader | Source: Chief Executive | Subject: Management | Industry: Transportation
The complex history of the relationship between the companies in the Acela Express railway installation is mined for key lessons for future marketing relationships with particular pertinence to relationships within international marketing projects.
Content: Case Study | Authors: David Soberman, Nicholas Rowell | Source: INSEAD | Subjects: International, Marketing / Sales | Industry: Transportation | Company: Bombardier and Alstom
The fundamental promise of e-commerce is to empower the customer. In transportation, logistics and other “behind the scenes” aspects of e-commerce, new services and capabilities are beginning to fulfill this promise, not just for Fortune 500 companies but for small and medium firms and for those with specialized requirements as well. This article outlines some of the latest developments in this fast-moving field, … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Author: Scott A. Elliff | Source: MBA GlobalNet | Subjects: Industry Specific, IT / Technology / E-Business | Industry: Transportation