Transportation and logistics

Shifting global markets. Increasing customer expectations. Digitized operations. Data-driven decisions.

The future prosperity of the transportation and logistics sector depends on its capacity to evolve.

As the backbone of modern global supply chains, the transportation and logistics sector is a key driver of economic activity. And as a connector of people, places and experiences, it thrives on meaningful demand. At the heart of the issues facing the related industries — airlines, railroads, shipping, trucking, logistics — is an accelerated pace of unprecedented change. Industry leaders need to continuously reassess their models.

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Intersections: First-quarter 2016 transportation & logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

Intersections is PwC's quarterly analysis of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the global transportation & logistics sector. It provides an overview of the most recent M&A results and our expectations for future deal activity. Deal value increased by 26 percent on a year-over-year basis (rising to $37.6 billion), despite a decline in both volume and value on a sequential basis in the first quarter of 2016.

Global CEO Survey 2016 – Transportation and Logistics Cut

Transportation & logistics CEOs see more threats looming, chief among them over-regulation, exchange rate volatility and geopolitical uncertainty. They recognise that the market environment is changing dramatically, as are the expectations of stakeholders from customers to governments to employees. Technology stands out as both a force causing change and a way to manage it. Defining, managing and measuring risk is also a top priority for T&L CEOs looking to get better at meeting customer needs.

Aviation perspectives: Cybersecurity and the airline industry (volume 1)

Cybersecurity has become an elevated risk that is among the most pressing issues affecting businesses. Today’s cyber adversaries are more persistent, skilled, and technologically savvy than just a year ago, and leaders across all industries are taking notice. According to PwC’s 2015 Global Airline CEO Survey, 85% of airline CEOs in the study view cybersecurity as a significant risk, likely reflecting the highly sensitive nature of flight systems and passenger data.

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Jonathan Kletzel
US Transportation & Logistics Leader
Tel: +1 (312) 298 6869
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Jeff Simmons
T&L Assurance leader
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Sean Johnson
US Transportation & Logistics Airline Tax Lead
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Michael J. Muldoon
Tel: +1 (904) 366 3658
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Darach Chapman
US Transportation and Logistics Deals Leader
Tel: +1 (305) 375 6220
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