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Transport, travel and logistics

We work with you to define the right strategy, optimise investment plans, develop new services, reduce operational costs and improve customer service. We’ve worked with governments, regulators, service operators and infrastructure providers to create exceptional results with lasting impact.

Across the transport sector, there are changing patterns of demand for services, there’s pressure to cut operating costs and uncertainty over future investment. People expect environmentally sustainable services and more personalisation. 

Here’s what we can do: 

  • Develop and help deploy advanced systems and technologies for the rail sector
  • Advise on establishing smart road infrastructure that’s safe and sustainable
  • Take operational excellence to new levels in aviation
  • Transform maritime organisations so they’re ready for new digital technologies.
  • Maximise returns for travel companies digital offering, to attract and engage more customers and develop service offerings

  • Design the operating model for the worlds changing fast moving, and evolving Logistics companies

      

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PA opinion

  • Operations control in transport: Where are you on the journey?In today's busy transport systems, operators are finding it increasingly difficult to handle growing volumes of traffic and manage conflicting stakeholder demands effectively and efficiently. The control centre should be at the heart of meeting those demands, but its role now needs to be re-evaluated and redefined for the 21st century. 06/12/2016
  • The Age of Disruption - insights from the 2015 European Process Excellence conferenceDrawing on insights presented at the 2015 European Process Excellence conference, PA's new report delves into the main messages from the event and elaborates on key learnings from the presenters which included Dr Iris Kaib, VP at Deutsche Post, Simon Tompsett, Head of Change at Airbus and Erik Gillet, Global Process Excellence Leader at UBS among many others. 21/08/2015
  • PA's innovation report 2015 - Transport and logisticsHow transport and logistics organisations can stop their best ideas from falling through the cracks 11/08/2015
  • 2015 UK IT Outsourcing Study ResultsThe results are in from the 2015 UK IT Outsourcing Study, conducted by Whitelane Research in collaboration with PA Consulting Group. The study, that covers all industry sectors, investigates more than 800 unique IT outsourcing contracts held by over 260 of the top IT spending organisations across the UK. 09/06/2015

Client story

  • NSB: Keeping parallel procurement processes on trackThe NSB Group provides bus and rail services across Norway. Their contract with an external provider for developing and managing the IT applications it uses was due to expire and they decided they wanted the service provided over the cloud from a third party. They asked PA to help manage both procurement processes. 05/10/2016
  • NSB: Facing competition for the first time with confidenceMajor reform of the Norwegian rail industry will come into effect at the beginning of 2017, ending NSB's monopoly in the country's rail sector. They asked PA to help them develop an IT sourcing strategy that could support their current and future needs and allow them to make effective and consistent choices between outsourcing and using in-house resources. 05/10/2016
  • Network Rail: Protecting the UK's rail infrastructure from cyber attackNetwork Rail operates and maintains 20,000 miles of track, 32,000 bridges and tunnels and 18 major stations across the UK. They recently embarked upon a £30 billion investment programme to upgrade that infrastructure to use digital systems to increase capacity and efficiency. With the support of PA, cyber security is now at the core of their activities. With new systems planned and a well-informed workforce, Network Rail can make sure the railways will be safe from cyber threats in future. 06/06/2016
  • DSB: Providing advice for the procurement of electric trains in DenmarkThe Danish government is in the process of driving the largest rail investment in the country's history. As part of this initiative, DSB – the government-owned operator of metropolitan, regional and intercity train services – is about to procure up to 275 state-of-the-art 01/02/2016
  • Highways England: Making the difference by driving economic benefitsTraffic congestion costs the UK economy billions of pounds every year, pushing up journey times, increasing the amount of fuel used and adding to the cost of goods and services. So reducing congestion is a priority for Highways England. 01/02/2016
  • Highways England: Delivering a more effective and efficient road networkPA worked closely with Highways Agency to manage the creation of Highways England and ensure the new company was operating effectively from day one. 17/11/2015

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