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The transportation and logistics industry plays a crucial role in trade and contribute greatly in economic growth of the nation. After difficult economic recession this sector is witnessing growth, however due to global energy rates this industry is still affected. The number of companies from developing countries is increasing in the rising market, thus to cater the demands many industries are focusing towards outsourcing and localization of the transport and logistic services. Flexible systems to withstand the volatilities of price shocks, effective supply chain, developing infrastructure and global warming are some of the primary aspects that are responsible for the growth of the companies in this emerging industry.
THE KEY TRENDS THAT SHAPES THE INDUSTRY:
Today you will notice that government sectors are also investing money in the transport and logistic infrastructure. More and more projects are coming up and some are still in pipeline in the countries that are lagging in infrastructure. Plus the private companies are working in coordination with the governments so as to create the best facilities possible. The developing countries are much concerned about the transportation and logistic facilities of their nation and they are dedicated towards the efficient maintenance of the transportation facilities so as to decrease the downtime. In order to achieve efficient services Governments are out coursing the projects to the private companies. .
Because of globalization the international companies have found easier to enter into the new market. In order to become success in the market they are simply outsourcing the supply chain to the 3PLs and they are mainly focusing on the core competency encouraging their growth in the sector. So, efficient players who can easily handle the systems in this sector will surely ensure faster growth. The supply chain consulting services are offered which is very important for the 3PLs because the trend is of picks up steam.
To reap maximum benefits from IT is becoming tangible, thus the transportation and logistics companies are also opting for it so as to enhance the efficiency of their company and to satisfy their customers.
CHALLENGES FACED BY THE PLAYERS ENGAGED IN THE INDUSTRY:
Today in the rising economies due to infrastructure blockage the company may experience high cost per transaction and also huge loss in the efficiency of the transport and logistic facilities.
It is important to develop environmentally friendly mechanism for transport and logistic services without impacting the efficiency as it is the key to success.
To unveil the secrets of how the volatile rates of fuel affect the supply chain of the transport and logistic sector will be quite difficult for them which will hamper the strategy formation and future growth of the players.
The level of privatization of the state owned transportation and logistics and the regulatory norms of the transports are the primary factors that are used to determine the success and growth of the transportation in the rising economies.
CIBC 'S EXPERTISE IN TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS AREA
CICB works in coordination with the major players in air transportation, ports, shipping and logistics and this enable us top cope up with diverse problems challenging diverse sectors. The supply chain consulting services we offer helped many players to solve their problems regarding high price elasticity in air transport, deregulation and transport efficiencies. The strong foundation in this area can be useful for enhancing operations, organizational culture and strategy formation.
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