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Consumer Business and Transport

Risk Services

Risk in Consumer Business & Transport

The Consumer Business and Transport sectors and organisations all face their own levels of economic uncertainty, emerging market growth and rapid technological developments.

These influencers are impacting consumers and their behaviours, with more complex personas arising and shifts in economic purchasing powers projected.

How then, do companies understand their horizon of risks and adjust strategic priorities to be positioned for growth and resilience in the face of such uncertainty and change?

An intelligent risk strategy responds through a focus on protecting and enhancing organisational reputation, revenues and operations.

Our specialist risk teams offer our clients risk insights and advice tailored to their circumstances and informed by our global intellectual property, our deep industry knowledge and significant experience.


Read more about our risk, internal control and online delivery or delve into some of our services that are addressing significant risk issues in Consumer Business and Transportation:


Consumer products


We can offer risk intelligent advice addressing current, looming and future risks, particularly driven by supply chain management and distribution, the relaxation of international trade barriers, growth of information technology, greater competition and overcapacity, challenging margins and greater customer demands.



Our team provides risk intelligent advice addressing current, looming and future risks driven by shifting consumer buying criteria for value, service and convenience, industry consolidation and globalisation, digital disruption and the blurring of lines between product manufacturer, wholesaler, distributor, retailer, and customer.



The transport sector faces current, looming and future risks, driven by capital market uncertainty and constraint, demand for value and demand for safe return on investment. Our team can provide risk intelligent advice that caters to these sector issues.



We can provide risk intelligent advice that addresses the current, looming and future risks in Agribusiness, driven through the pressing issues of food security, foreign interest in farmland, localised competition for natural resources through global energy requirements, commodity prices, an ageing farmer population and a higher cost base than our international competitors.

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David Boyd David Boyd
Lead Partner
Tel: +61 3 9671 7077


More Thought leadership

  • Positioning for prosperity? – Agribusiness
    Building the Lucky Country series, October 2013
  • Positioning for prosperity? – Tourism
    Building the Lucky Country series, October 2013
  • Global Powers of Consumer Products 2013
    Deloitte global report, April 2013 | 48 pages
  • China's consumer markets: A closing window of opportunity
    Deloitte China report, 2013 | 24 pages
  • The food value chain: A challenge for the next century
    Deloitte global report, 2013 | 24 pages


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