A new approach in tracking travel demand


To recover, the industry will need better data on where and when demand is likely to rebound. Insights on Travel, Transport & LogisticsThe scale of the current crisis in airlines is unprecedented.

5 Travel Hacks as a Deloitte Consultant

Management Consulted

Consulting is known for its business travel – so much, in fact, that it’s hard to describe your work in the industry without mentioning the constant flights and hotel nights. The post 5 Travel Hacks as a Deloitte Consultant appeared first on Management Consulted.

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Travel, Training and Mentorship

Tom Spencer

Three significant aspects in the life of a management consultant: travel, training and mentorship. Travel. When it comes to travel, different consulting firms have different policies. Management Consulting consulting formal training mentorship travel

Why Travel and Living Abroad Prepare You for Consulting

Tom Spencer

Have you ever felt guilty about travelling extensively? Have you ever wished that the money spent traveling could somehow pay dividends? Well, I believe it can pay dividends, so you shouldn’t feel guilty about your past and future travel.

Travel and logistics: Data drives the race for customers


We analyzed data from 15 European countries to better understand emerging travel industry technology and customer needs in the travel and logistics sectors. Insights on Travel, Transport & LogisticsWhat can companies in this space do to respond to shifts and sharpen their digitization strategies?

The Growth of the Consulting Industry in the Nordics


The Nordic consulting industry has experienced a drastic increase in previous years. This astounding growth rate in the industry is ignited by the digital transformation and technological advances. This may be seen as a positive and negative for the consulting industry in the Nordics.

Looking to the Future of Air Travel

Harvard Business

Four industry experts on how to adapt to the unprecedented challenges facing the industry. Economy International business Globalization Digital Article

Four futures for the container transport industry


Does disruption loom for the industry that underpins global trade? Insights on Travel, Transport & LogisticsMcKinsey and TT Club imagine four possible futures for container transport.

A vision for China’s parcel-delivery industry


Insights on Travel, Transport & LogisticsEddie Huang is second-in-command at SF Express, one of the world’s largest providers of delivery services. He sees a future of double-digit growth and ever-faster delivery times—as well as challenges related to technology and talent.

The (ongoing) trouble with travel distribution: Customer experience


The industry’s rapid evolution continues unabated. To profit through this turbulence, leaders must focus on what really matters—the customer. Our Insights

Startup funding in logistics


A new report looks at the impact of new money in an old industry—and what it means for incumbents, startups, and investors. Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

How has the pathway to partner changed in the consulting industry?

The Source

Consulting offers many attractions for graduates choosing a career to embark on: the high salaries, the travel opportunities, the chance to work on clients’ most complex, high-stakes business problems—to name a few.

Impact of Low Health Literacy on the Healthcare Industry

Tom Spencer

As the American health system continues to find ways to improve care and do so at a lower cost, one of the most costly aspects for the healthcare industry is high administrative costs due to low healthcare literacy.

B2B Salespeople Need to Act More Like Travel Agents

Harvard Business

Consider what’s happened with travel: With the explosion of internet travel sites in the 2000s, consumers took charge of their own travel, and travel agencies hemorrhaged business. According to the travel and leisure marketing firm MMGY, the use of travel agents increased by 50% from 2014 to 2015. Because consumers, overwhelmed by information and inundated with choices, are again turning to travel agents to take the work out of travel planning.

Mythbusters: The Management Consultant Edition

Tom Spencer

Management Consulting career development career progression consulting industry sectors stress teamwork travel varietySo you’re interested in being a management consultant? Great! But what is it that they actually do? If you’re still not sure of the answer then read on, as I bust the myths and reveal the realities of what it truly means to be a “management consultant”.

Will long-term transformations threaten the consulting industry’s ability to hire top graduates?

Tom Spencer

Graduates flock to the consulting industry for the opportunity to work on interesting cases, get experience across a variety of industries, and build a valuable professional skill-set.

IoT Disruptions in 3 Industries and What You Can Learn From Them

Tom Spencer

In this article, you will learn about three industries in which IoT disruptions are likely to have a major impact. the government has integrated IoT technology into the trucking industry to prevent truck divers working overly long hours.

What is consulting?

Tom Spencer

When people think of consultants, they tend to visualize professionally suited employees, degrees from the best schools, high pay-checks and fancy travel stories. Firms consulting consulting industry value proposition

Navigating the EU rail-market liberalization


The European Union’s liberalization of the commercial long-distance passenger-rail market will have sizable impact for both operators and investors, potentially benefiting the entire rail industry. Insights on Travel, Transport & Logistics

The Reason Air Travel Is Terrible and So Few Airlines Are Profitable

Harvard Business

Why is the airline industry so terrible? This benefits customers – both the high-end customers being chased by incumbents, and the low-end or middle-market consumers being served by disruptors — and the industry at large. Which brings us back to the airline industry.

Kim Ramko, Principal, Southeast Health and Life Sciences Industry Leader at EY

The Source

Kim Ramko’s travel schedule has been pretty hectic recently, even by her standards. Not long after, Ramko moved into a systems analyst role, travelling frequently and conducting training for business users on finance systems, working alongside EY.… It’s July 3rd 2017.

Distraction or disruption? Autonomous trucks gain ground in US logistics


As logistics goes digital, profound changes are coming to industry structure, operations, and profits. Insights on Travel, Transport & LogisticsIn the first of a series, we examine the impact of autonomous trucks.

Industry-Academic Partnerships Can Solve Bigger Problems

Harvard Business

In a country where academia and industry usually tread separate paths, it’s unusual to see the two innovate together. IIT-Madras and SGRI are researching scientific principles of sound travel to help muffle noise in highly occupied areas, such as company cafeterias and open office areas.

Taking on airlines’ toughest challenges


Aviation is still an enormously demanding industry. Insights on Travel, Transport & LogisticsThis speech from a procurement summit touches on airline profitability, new approaches to cost cutting, and treating procurement as a valued partner.

Can Anyone Stop Amazon from Winning the Industrial Internet?

Harvard Business

Just the announcement that Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, and Jaime Dimon will be entering the health care space has sent shock waves for industry incumbents such as CVS, Cigna, and UnitedHealth. It also puts a fundamental question back on the agendas of CEOs in other industries: Will software eat the world, as Marc Andreessen famously quipped? This is the world of the Internet of Things (IOT) and the Industrial Internet. The Challenges for Industrial Giants.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants: Consulting Industry Theme of the.

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Consulting Industry Theme of the Day: AGONY. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, November 18, 2008. Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 4:07 PM. 1 comment: Kevin. Have you seen the Consulting postcard from the Despair series? I use it on the About Me page of my blog. January 8, 2009 at 3:41 AM.

Advanced analytics in hospitality


Digital technologies are creating value and rearranging roles in the travel industry. Here’s how industry leaders are profiting from the change. Our Insights

Despite the Fact that the Consulting Industry is Crap at the Moment

The Crazy Lives of Consultants

Despite the Fact that the Consulting Industry is Crap at the Moment. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, November 6, 2008. This is really kind of cool - no matter who you voted for. Headlines From Around the World. Posted by. Crazy Consultant. 3:08 PM. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Crazy Consultants. were type A (who, us?);

Introducing Michelle Joyce, My New Director of Events!

Melissa Agnes

Michelle has been in the professional speaking industry for two decades – she has an amazing reputation both as a speaker agent and a professional speaker coach. Melissa's Speaking and Travel

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Blockchain Will Transform Customer Loyalty Programs

Harvard Business

Loyalty programs have proliferated across travel, retail, financial services, and other economic sectors. See More Videos > See More Videos > All loyalty programs are vulnerable to a blockchain revolution, but the travel industry is perhaps the most at risk. In some cases, travel loyalty program points differ by journey component (flight, car rental, hotel, dining), leading to fragmented point collections. Marketing Technology Travel Digital Article

Cracks in the ridesharing market—and how to fill them


To boost miles traveled, the industry will need new solutions, including smarter design. For all of its remarkable growth, ridesharing is still far from ubiquitous. Our Insights

Reluctant Prospect? 10 Reasons to Hire a Consultant

David A Fields

Coast through just one industrial park in New Jersey and you’ll pass Alberts Organics ($25 million)… VWR International ($4.4 Okay, I made up Pinochle Paradise but the other two are there along with 170 other establishments of myriad sizes and industries.

Favorite 5 Consulting Articles of 2018

Management Consulted

This past year, millions of you came to us for consulting interview help, insight on the consulting industry, consulting travel tips, and more. Thank you for continuing to make Management Consulted the world’s most read website on all things consulting. … Continue Reading. The post Favorite 5 Consulting Articles of 2018 appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting news management consulting

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Airbnb Is Facing an Existential Expansion Problem

Harvard Business

” But how many travelers can “live there” before Airbnb accepts that it has become a vehicle for mass tourism, and that its users are tourists, no more and no less? Like other parts of the tourist industry, Airbnb has become a double-edged sword. HBR STAFF.

It’s High Time Airlines Got Personal


Thanks to digital innovators such as Amazon and Netflix—not to mention travel industry disruptors such as Uber and Air-bnb—consumers’ expectations are on the rise. In one recent survey, more than 85% of travel consumers said they value personalization.

How Service Companies Can Earn Customer Trust and Keep It

Harvard Business

More hospitals are using checklists to remind clinicians of essential patient-safety steps before doing medical procedures, a practice borrowed from the aviation industry. Customer service Operations management Branding Hospitality Travel Digital ArticleBeing perceived as unreliable or unfair is a sure way for a service company to lose the trust of its customers.

Recruiting versus reality

Tom Spencer

In this post, I explore the other side of the value propositions presented by consulting firms during the recruiting process: “You will be exposed to a wide range of problems and industries”. Few other professions can offer similar exposure to industry leaders so early in your career. “A