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The global transportation services market was valued at close to $6 trillion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest region in the transportation services market in 2017, accounting for around 29% market share.
Rail transportation companies are using alternative energy sources to operate their rolling stock and stations. Alternatives for diesel include hydrogen and LNG (already being tested by some rail operators) that can be used to power trains. The use of renewable energy sources is primarily driven by growing environmental concerns due to climate change and rising fears of energy security. For instance, The Netherlands’ national railway company Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) and Electricity Company Eneco is running all its trains on wind energy, since January 2017.
Transportation services includes general transportation, truck transportation, air transportation, rail transportation, transit and ground passenger transportation, warehousing and storage, water transportation, and pipeline transportation.
THE BUSINESS RESEARCH COMPANY EXPECTS THE GLOBAL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES MARKET SIZE TO GROW TO $7 TRILLION BY 2021
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According to The Business Research Company’s Consultant, Oliver Guirdham, global airlines are focusing on alternate streams of revenue to increase revenues and profit margins by generating stream for air carriers is the sales of ancillary products and services across their value chain. Ancillary products and services include pre-checking of baggage, booking preferred seats, excess baggage and Wi-Fi connectivity. For instance, according to a report by IdeaWorksCompany, airlines globally made $40.5 billion in ancillary fees in 2015.
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The top transportation services companies covered are China Railway Corporation, Deutsche Post DHL Group, United Parcel Service, FedEx and American Airlines Group. China Railway Corporation was the largest player in the transportation services industry in 2017, with revenues of $137 billion in 2016. China Railway Corporation’s growth strategy aims at expanding its network within and outside of China by forming strategic partnerships and increasing investments. In 2016, it entered into a collaboration with MTR, a Hong Kong-based transport operator to explore opportunities in high-speed railway line construction, rail operations and staff training. The company has also planned to invest $115 billion in 2017, for track-doubling, electrification and construction of new high-speed railway lines
The transportation services market segmentation includes general transportation, truck transportation, air transportation, rail transportation, transit and ground passenger transportation, warehousing and storage, water transportation, and pipeline transportation.
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