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The effects of the downturn on aviation and transportation services

Aviation and Transportation services

Logistic volume size is often seen as a good indicator of improving or declining economic conditions. During an economic downturn, the logistics sector decreases as well. Especially logistics companies that are predominantly active in the production or manufacturing industry face challenging times as their clients are struggling to survive. With fuel costs already being at an all-time high level, most logistics companies find themselves between a rock and hard place. And the margins in the transportation business were already thin. On top of that, there are sustainability and carbon-footprint challenges in this industry, that lead to an increasing interest in rail and water transportation. All in all, it is time for logistics companies to prepare for rough times

What is required to survive? How can logistics companies take advantage of the economic downturn to create a competitive advantage and actually gain market share? Where are the opportunities to grow and save?

Deloitte's approach
Deloitte is the ideal partner to help you navigate the downturn. Our industry expertise will be bundled to support you with an integrated approach to gain quick insight and to help you develop and execute a focused plan. Our integrated offering focuses on optimising your business portfolio, controlling costs, mitigating risks, optimising tax and improving cash flow and funding.

Why Deloitte?

  • We provide you with a complete analysis that assesses improvement opportunities within 2 to 4 weeks
  • We are a one-stop trusted partner that has all the expertise you need: one team, many perspectives funneled to one vision, one complete overview
  • We have the power to implement what we advise

Contact
If you would like to explore how Deloitte can help you  navigate the downturn, please contact:

Oscar Snijders
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Assistant: +31 20 582 53 13

Stefan de Kruijf
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Assistant: +31 20 454 70 20

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