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Transport & Logistics

The transportation industry is undergoing significant changes at the present time. Ongoing deregulation, privatization, consolidation in alliances, and mergers and acquisitions present opportunities and challenges to players both old and new.

Roland Berger is at the forefront of these ground-breaking changes, offering a broad range of management consulting issues including new growth strategies and business performance optimization.

Roland Berger has an impressive track record of more than 35 years in transportation, combined with functional and issue-driven experience. This makes us the intelligent choice to work with you to achieve successful change. Click here for further information:

 

in brief

Strategy

Sustainable shareholder value and strong financial performance are the main measures of success for a corporation and its strategy. To achieve these goals, transportation companies constantly have to identify opportunities. New areas of growth need to be identified and corporate business portfolios adapted to the new requirements. Clients benefit from our superior understanding of market trends and requirements.We help them develop network and other innovative strategies, and successfully implement them together.

Marketing and sales

Growing competition provides new opportunities, but product differentiation is becoming increasingly difficult. Success in the market is often defined by having both the most efficient and effective sales and distribution strategy. Do you need innovative approaches? We have the required knowledge in areas such as alliances and partnerships, service strategy, pricing and revenue management, sales planning and controlling, and distribution channel management. This has enabled us to achieve outstanding success for our clients worldwide.

Operational excellence

A highly competitive environment forces transportation companies to improve cost effectiveness and service quality at the same time. And: the more integrated transportation solutions become, the more important smooth, seamless operations are. Whether it is purchasing, scheduling, handling, fleet management, maintenance, or any other part of the operation: we can help you comprehensively redesign processes and structures and implement the changes without disrupting service delivery.

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Our experts

Belgium

Alain d'Oultremont

Partner

Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 66103-30
E-mail: e-mail

 
Didier Tshidimba

Partner, Member of the GEC

Brussels, Belgium
Phone: +32 2 66103-77
E-mail: e-mail

 

Czech Republic

Roland Zsilinszky

Managing Director Czech Republic / Slovakia

Prague, Czech Republic
Phone: +420 2 10 219-524
E-mail: e-mail

 

France

Xavier Aymonod

Principal

Paris, France
Phone: +33 1 70 39 4-138
E-mail: e-mail

 
Didier Bréchemier

Partner

Paris, France
Phone: +33 1 53670-926
E-mail: e-mail

 
Mehdi El Alami

Principal

Paris, France
Phone: +33 1 53 67 0-914
E-mail: e-mail

 
Bastien Puech

Principal

Paris, France
Phone: +33 1 70 39 42 93
E-mail: e-mail

 

Germany

Martin Streichfuss

Partner and Head of Transportation

Düsseldorf, Germany
Phone: +49 211 4389-2193
E-mail: e-mail

 
Christian Freese

Principal

Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 89 9230 - 8792
E-mail: e-mail

 
Dirk Friebel

Principal

Stuttgart, Germany
Phone: +49 711 3275-7337
E-mail: e-mail

 
Matthias Rückriegel

Partner

Frankfurt, Germany
Phone: +49 69 29924-6148
E-mail: e-mail

 
Andreas Schwilling

Partner

Munich, Germany
Phone: +49 89 9230-8364
E-mail: e-mail

 
Tobias Schönberg

Partner

Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 39927 3316
E-mail: e-mail

 

Greater China

Xin Wang

Partner

Beijing, Greater China
Phone: +86 10 84400088-670
E-mail: e-mail

 
Fanny Zhang

Partner

Beijing, Greater China
Phone: +86 10 84400088
E-mail: e-mail

 

Netherlands

René Seyger

Partner

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 7960-600
E-mail: e-mail

 

Romania

Szabolcs Nemes

Principal

Bucharest, Romania
Phone: +40 21 30605-11
E-mail: e-mail

 

Russia

Uwe Kumm

Partner

Moscow, Russia
Phone: +7 495 225 76 45 - 0
E-mail: e-mail

 

Southeast Asia

Anthonie Versluis

Partner

Kuala Lumpur, Southeast Asia
Phone: +603-2203 8600
E-mail: e-mail

 

Switzerland

Matthias Hanke

Partner

Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 43 336-8650
E-mail: e-mail

 
Peppi Schnieper

Principal

Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 43 336-8710
E-mail: e-mail

 
Michael Wette

Partner

Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 43 336 - 8630
E-mail: e-mail

 

Ukraine

Uwe Kumm

Partner

Moscow, Russia
Phone: +7 495 225 76 45 - 0
E-mail: e-mail

 
Artem Zakomirnyi

Principal

Kiev, Ukraine
Phone: +380 44 4940865 - 0
E-mail: e-mail

 

United Arab Emirates

Fabian Engels

Principal

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 44 46 4080
E-mail: e-mail

 
Helmut Scholze

Principal

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 44 46 4080
E-mail: e-mail

 

Further reading

In recent years the importance of commercial vehicle aftersales as a downstream revenue pool has grown strongly, resulting in the need for excellence to unleash its full potential. …  >>

 

Study, 2014

The logistics industry is playing an increasingly important role in international commerce. …  >>

 
Shared mobility

THINK ACT, 2014

Usage is replacing ownership. This change in consumer habits is set to transform future private transportation. Shared mobility will see rising revenues and growing customer numbers …  >>

 
Planning and financing transportation infrastructures in the EU

Study, 2013

High-performance transportation infrastructure is an essential prerequisite for economic competitiveness, growth, and prosperity. This is especially true for Germany …  >>

 
Switchpoints for the future of logistics

Study in cooperation with University of St. Gallen, Chair of Logistics Management, 2011

Roland Berger and the University of St. Gallen's Chair of Logistics Management conducted this study in order to identify and assess switchpoints that will shape the future of the logistics industry …  >>

 

Press releases

September 23, 2014

Despite low economic growth and public deficit problems in several important countries, the world rail supply industry steadily grew at approximately 1.5% per annum in the period from 2011 to 2013, according to the 2014 UNIFE World Rail Market Study released today at InnoTrans …  >>

August 20, 2014

The logistics industry is playing an increasingly important role in international commerce ... …  >>

July 17, 2014

New Roland Berger study: Shared mobility to grow dramatically in the coming years – especially in big cities …  >>

October 10, 2013

Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR) and RWTH Aachen University organize the first "Aviation Convention" in Cologne …  >>

May 21, 2013

European airlines and airports are facing fundamental changes: The increasing popularity of low-cost carriers and airlines from the Middle East is changing the competitive landscape. …  >>

April 8, 2013

European railways are in upheaval: Planning processes are becoming increasingly complex and changing faster and faster – flexible planning systems are called for …  >>

October 15, 2012

Today in Brussels, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants presented its new study on the structure of major rail systems outside Europe …  >>

September 19, 2012

Growth on the global rail market is expected to reach 2.7% each year for the next six years …  >>

Your expert contact

In recent years the importance of commercial vehicle aftersales as a downstream revenue pool has grown strongly, resulting in the need for excellence to unleash its full potential. …  >>