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An introduction to Transport Intelligence

  1. 1. An Introduction to Transport Intelligence A presentation of Ti’s origins, expertise and market research resources as well as our additional products and services 2013
  2. 2. • Established in 2002 to fill a gap in the market for high quality, affordable market research • Ti is a leading provider of market research solutions to the global logistics industry • Advisors to the World Economic Forum, World Bank, UN and European Commission • Global research centre based in UK; offices in Atlanta, USA and Hong Kong • Pillars of growth: Research reports, Consulting, Knowledge Portals, M&A, Conferences/Training • Ti’s Global Associate Network provides a multi-country, multi- disciplinary and multi-lingual extension to Ti’s capabilities 1. Ti’s Origin and Development
  3. 3. 2. What Sets Ti Apart? • Globally recognised and trusted brand • Ten years of knowledge delivery to global manufacturers, retailers, banks, consultancies, shipping lines and logistics providers • Industry experienced researchers, analysts and associates • High level network of industry contacts • Unrivalled internal knowledge resource • Global network of consultants • Unique web-based intelligence portals • Interactive dashboard • On-going and comprehensive programmes of primary research
  4. 4. 3. Geographical coverage
  5. 5. 4. Expertise you can rely on John Manners-Bell MSc FCILT, Chief Executive Over twenty years experience in the global logistics industry both with operators and consultancies. Researched and travelled extensively – India, China, Japan, USA as well as Europe. Advisor to World Economic Forum, European Commission and UN. Regular contributor to Radio & TV, Financial Times, Economist, national media and trade press. Joel Ray BA MCILT, Head of Consultancy A career dedicated to strategic consultancy and corporate development in the logistics industry, including a period as strategic manager with a European Post Office. Particular expertise in distribution property, express logistics and assisting different vertical sectors developing their logistics strategies. Extensive travel and research in Middle East, India and Asia. Thomas Cullen MSc, Chief Analyst Thomas is a widely respected writer and has been analyzing the global logistics market for over 15 years. He has edited a number of international publications and written for most of the leading trade publications in Europe. He has written several in-depth reports on a variety of subjects including Automotive and Chemical logistics. Cathy Roberson, Senior Americas Analyst Cathy is an experienced professional in knowledge management, combining an in-depth understanding of the supply chain industry with extensive market intelligence skills. Before being appointed Ti’s Senior Analyst she spent several years at UPS Supply Chain Solutions as a marketing analyst within the Freight Forwarding group. Mark Millar, Head of Operations, Asia Pacific With vast experience of the mainland China market, including executive positions at Exel and UPS SCS Mark has unrivalled expertise in the Asia logistics market. He is a regular speaker at conferences throughout the region.
  6. 6. 5. A trusted market commentator Global/National Media Industry Press/TV
  7. 7. • Report portfolio comprehensively covers the logistics and supply chain industry by key market segments, vertical sectors and geography. • Each report contains: • High value analysis by senior writers • An overview of the market • Trend identification • Market sizing and forecasts • Market share • Company profiles • Client profiles (where applicable) 6. Market research reports
  8. 8. 7. Market Intelligence Reports In depth analysis of market, geographical and industry sectors: Global: • Global Freight Forwarding • Global Contract Logistics • Global Transport & Logistics Financial Analysis • International Express Parcels Europe: • European Road Freight Transport • European Distribution & Warehousing • Global Transport & Logistics Financial Analysis • European Mail Americas: • North America e-commerce Logistics • North American Distribution & Warehousing • South America Transport & Logistics • US Trucking, Intermodal and Rail Asia Pacific: • Asia Pacific Logistics • China Logistics • India Transport & Logistics • Vietnam Logistics Middle East and Africa: • Sub-Saharan Africa Logistics • Middle East Logistics • Egypt Logistics • CEP Markets (by country) Vertical Sectors: • Global Automotive Logistics • Global High Tech Logistics • Global Chemical Logistics • Global Pharmaceutical Logistics
  9. 9. The Ti Dashboard provides over 90 charts and tables of the most important macro and industry specific indicators from around the world, keeping you right up to date with the latest trends and developments. Subscription to the Ti Dashboard will give you access to data sources such as: • Macro-Economic indicators • Export & Import data • Oil prices • Industry vertical sector data • Sea freight • Air cargo • Overland (encompassing Intermodal/rail and road freight) • Warehousing 8. Ti Dashboard & Logistics Monitors Ti’s range of Logistics Monitors provide monthly updates on the state of the transportation and logistics market by drawing together the leading air, sea, road and rail indicators from around the world. The Monitors also provide a snapshot of the latest economic, trade and consumer confidence indices.
  10. 10. 9. Web-Based Knowledge Portal Ti’s web-based knowledge portal have been designed to provide clients with an intelligence resource accessible from anywhere in the world including: – Country market profiles. – Industry sector profiles (consumer, high tech, automotive, healthcare/pharmaceutical etc). – Industry segment profiles (e.g. express, 3PL, road transport, freight forwarding etc). – Profiles of companies in all key logistics markets. – End user profiles. Profiles of the key logistics service buyers (manufacturers, retailers) with specific focus on logistics strategies and operations. – News and analysis. Access to an archive of over several thousand news analysis briefs and daily updates.
  11. 11. 10. Sponsorship Partner Programme Ti’s brand awareness and web presence provides extensive marketing opportunities for selected partners. By aligning themselves to Ti’s brand, partner companies: • Benefit from being associated with the leading provider of independent expert analysis on a global basis • Market their services to over 29,000 high quality industry professionals worldwide raising awareness amongst logistics market and banking/consulting communities. • Benefit from a vehicle for market entry or new product launch through increased brand awareness. • For key partners, Ti provides opportunities for sponsorship of Whitepapers, Surveys, Webcasts and other value adding knowledge resources. • Ti works with partners to develop a tailored approach for their marketing communication needs.
  12. 12. • The Agility Emerging Market Logistics Index has enhanced Agility’s reputation as a provider of logistics services to the developing world. It was also ‘Gold’ sponsor of Ti’s Conference Series. • The monthly Stifel Nicolaus Logistics Confidence Index is compiled by Transport Intelligence and reported upon throughout industry media. • In conjunction with FreightEx, Ti produces a quarterly analysis of European road freight rates, increasing awareness of FreightEx’s range of data and information. • Port of Halifax used Ti’s Logistics Briefing as a way of increasing its brand awareness for logistics companies and shippers. • Kewill sponsors an annual survey and whitepaper looking at IT usage and environmental issues in logistics. 11. Who has benefited from the Partner Programme?
  13. 13. 12. Ti Conferences Emerging Logistics Markets & Global Logistics Roundtable • A three day event held September 2013 in Singapore: Emerging Logistics Markets Conference – Asia sponsored by Agility and the BT Global Logistics Roundtable. • A unique event that produced great networking opportunities by bringing together Ti analysts, academics, economists, industry practitioners, consultants and supply chain experts in the world’s fastest growing logistics market. • The two-day Emerging Logistics Markets Conference focused on investment opportunities, supply chain vulnerability in emerging economies and trends such as the threat of near-sourcing to Asian manufacturing. • The BT Future Logistics Day provided a strategic insight into pressing topics such as 3D Printing, the fuel cost conundrum and the rise of megacities. • Ti’s next conference is set to take place in Dubai in Spring 2014
  14. 14. 12. Ti Conferences Global Distribution Strategies Series of Conferences • The Global Distribution Strategies Conferences - held in Amsterdam, Brussels and Hong Kong - brought together leading practitioners in the global logistics industry within a single forum. • Ti used its industry contacts and knowledge to develop a conference programme which addressed the key issues facing the industry. The conference was driven by content, not by sales pitches. • Competitive differentiator included presentations from many of Ti’s own senior analysts brought together from UK, Europe and China. • Sponsors reach went beyond the conference room – pre- and post- publicity extended communications over a six month period (through a series of announcements and whitepapers/surveys etc • Added value included ‘Meet the Experts’ day; pre-conference training day as well as in-conference workshops developed by CapGemini
  15. 15. 13. Ti Consulting – Requirement for specific in-depth analysis into areas not normally covered by general products. In these instances Ti is able to provide information on a bespoke basis. – Typical projects include: •Competitor, shipper, customer profiling / analysis •Market entry studies •Due diligence •Customer satisfaction / perception studies •Strategy formulation / market positioning, etc •Customer surveying •Segmented market sizing exercises •M&A partner searches – This often involves using a mix of primary and secondary research and drawing from Ti’s own information resources.
  16. 16. 14. Extensive Overseas Projects • Europe • UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Scandinavia, Slovakia, Serbia, Turkey, etc. • North America • USA, Mexico, Canada • Latin America • Brazil • Asia • Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, Japan, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea • Eurasia • Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus • Middle East / North Africa • Egypt, Morocco, UAE, Jordan, Oman, Qatar, Lebanon, Tunisia, Syria, Algeria, Tunisia, Yemen, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kuwait • Sub-Saharan Africa • Nigeria, Niger, Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal, Cameroon, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin, Togo, Mali, Burkina Faso
  17. 17. 15. Specialist Advice to the Manufacturing/Retail Sectors
  18. 18. 16. Specialist Advice to the Strategic Consulting & Investment Sectors
  19. 19. 17. Specialist Advice to the Express & Logistics Industry
  20. 20. 18. Contact Transport Intelligence For more information about the information contained with this report or about any of Ti’s products and services contact : Transport Intelligence Ltd Global Head Office: +44 (0)1666 519900 Or email: Mike Nordmann: