UK Multimodal Logistics 2010

Date: April 1, 2010
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UK Multimodal Logistics 2010
Unique primary research that investigates growth areas of multimodal logistics services, key issues and challenges, customer satisfaction levels and future service improvements. Analytiqa's latest research focusses on the key issues of interest to both shippers and logistics providers. It investigates growth areas of multimodal logistics services, along with the service satisfaction levels recognised by shippers and future service improvements they would like to see, as well as key areas of concern, including:
  • Key objectives for manufacturers and retailers
  • Understanding multimodal supply chain benefits
  • Prospects of collaboration
  • Perception of risk
Based upon an exclusive primary research survey with UK manufacturers, retailers and logistics providers, the report provides unique, 360-degree insight into the key issues and challenges that multimodal logistics faces
  • but also the benefits that it can bring to the supply chain.
    • Satisfaction with current service providers
    • Addressing future challenges
    • Forecast take-up of multimodal services
    Unavailable from any other source, this report has been compiled based on Analytiqa's in-house primary research methodology.

    How can this report benefit your business?
    • the latest up-to-date thought leadership
    • delivers in-depth understanding of market dynamics and key issues
    • trusted research methodology and market analysis
    More importantly, the insight contained can be used to draw conclusions that can be applied to either process or strategic planning with the absolute confidence that the the content originates from a source that is a consistent, reliable and specialist within the supply chain industry.

    This report will therefore assist you in ensuring that you are fully informed, be your need to devise or advise on a strategy, assess market challenges and growth potential or simply understand customer and service provider dynamics.

    Embracing Multimodal Logistics
      Figure 1.1: Frequency of Multimodal Logistics Evaluations in the UK, 2010
    Adopting Multimodal Solutions
    Competitive Advantage
    Customer Satisfaction
    Future Outlook


    2.1 Research Objectives
    2.2 Report Structure
    2.3 Research Methodology and Data Definitions
      Figure 2.1: Analytiqa Multimodal Logistics Research Participants, 2010


    3.1 Defining ‘Multimodal’
      Table 3.1: Is there a common understanding of “multimodal” services?
      Figure 3.1: Common understanding of “multimodal” services?
    3.2 Multimodal Decision-Making
      3.2.1 Assessment Cycle
      Table 3.2: Frequency of Evaluation of Multimodal Services, 2010
      Figure 3.2: Over one-quarter of shippers evaluate the use of multimodal services less than every three years
      3.2.2 Board-Level Decision-Making
      Table 3.3: Multimodal Board Level Decision Making in the UK, 2010
      Figure 3.3: Board-level Consideration of Multimodal Services in the UK, 2010
    3.3 Chapter Summary: Key Findings


    4.1 Using Multimodal Logistics
      Figure 4.1: Over 70.0% of shippers currently use multimodal services, 2010
      Table 4.1: Extent to which shippers currently use multimodal services, 2010
    4.2 Multimodal Action-points and Objectives
      Figure 4.2: Cost-benefit analysis ranks top of shippers’ multimodal agenda, 2010
      Table 4.2: Shippers’ key Multimodal Logistics Objectives, 2010
    4.3 Industry Sector Adoption
      Automotive companies most open to multimodal benefits
      Figure 4.3: Automotive Leads the Way in Multimodal Logistics in the UK, 2010
      Table 4.3: UK Industry Sectors Most Receptive to Multimodal Logistics, 2010
    4.4 Multimodal Logistics: UK v Europe
      UK falls behind Europe
      Figure 4.4: UK v Europe: Development of Multimodal Logistics, 2010
      Table 4.4: UK v Europe: Realising the Potential of Multimodal Logistics, 2010
    4.5 Chapter Summary: Key Findings


    5.1 Multimodal Challenges
      5.1.1 Financial Cost
      5.1.2 Service Quality
      5.1.3 Service Provider Capability
    5.2 Perceived Shipper Objections
      5.2.1 Financial Cost
      5.2.2 Perception of Risk
      If it ain’t broke…?
      5.2.3 Information Availability
      Biggest is not always best
      5.2.4 Quality of Service and Communication
    5.3 Multimodal Benefits
      Table 5.1: Understanding the Contribution of Multimodal Logistics, 2010
      Figure 5.1: Shippers do not appreciate all the benefits of Multimodal Logistics
      Multimodal is key to Competitive Advantage
      5.3.1 Supply Chain Efficiency
      5.3.2 Service Quality
      5.3.3 Environmental Considerations
    5.4 Chapter Summary: Key Findings


    6.1 Delivering Results via Multimodal Services
      6.1.1 A Shipper’s Perspective
      Table 6.1: Multimodal logistics Customer Satisfaction, 2010
      Figure 6.1: Room for Improvement in Multimodal Logistics Providers, 2010
      6.1.2 A Logistics Provider’s Perspective
      3PLs: We must do better
      Table 6.2: Rating the provision of multimodal services in the UK, 2010
      Figure 6.2: In general, multimodal services deemed ‘adequate’ in the UK, 2010
    6.2 Improving Multimodal Services
      6.2.1 Customer Centricity
      6.2.2 Proven Capabilities
      6.2.3 IT Investment
      6.2.4 Demonstrate Benefits
    6.3 Chapter Summary: Key Findings


    7.1 Shippers’ Supply Chain Challenges
      7.1.1 True Multimodal Solution
      7.1.2 Cost Stability
      7.1.3 Service Differentiation
    7.2 Multimodal – Addressing Supply Chain Challenges
      Table 7.1: Addressing supply chain challenges with a multimodal model, 2010
      Figure 7.1: Multimodal services help reduce supply chain costs, 2010
    7.3 Multimodal Initiatives
      7.3.1 One Stop Shop
      7.3.2 Consultancy and Collaboration
      7.3.3 Trade Links
    7.4 Promoting Multimodal Logistics
      Educate and promote
      One size does not fit all?
      Collaboration is vital
      Rail initiatives are ‘must-have’
    7.5 Multimodal Growth
      7.5.1 Shippers
      Figure 7.2: Over 70.0% of non-users to embrace multimodal by the end of 2011
      Table 7.2: Assessing future adoption of multimodal services by non-users, 2010
      7.5.2 Logistics Providers
      Figure 7.3: A significant share of logistics providers will introduce multimodal services in 2010
      Table 7.3: Assessing future adoption of multimodal services by logistics providers, 2010
    7.6 Chapter Summary: Key Findings

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