10 Transport Companies Which Top the Industry in 2020

“When markets are disrupted, the winners are usually those who can continue to create value. So organizations with scale will remain ahead of the game and so will sharp, agile, tech-oriented newbies. Those in the middle of the pack will likely have a harder time facing this changing landscape.” Atlee Valentine Pope, CEO of consulting firm Blue Canyon Partners

The modern world faces complete overturn and so does every industry. It’s not a surprise that transportation and logistics are going to invest over 40 billion USD in software services, platforms, and systems development to stay in-step with the times in 2020. Being the integral parts of every business they constitute the backbone of the modern economy. To provide it with the due support transportation industry should accept the new market players, broaden the service range, introduce innovative business models, provide up-to-date transportation and logistics software and match the increasing consumer expectations.

We have already mentioned the main trends which are going to disrupt the industry in the nearest years in our White Paper on Transport Innovations. The most significant ones are digitizing and developing effective software solutions.

Today we want to speak about the companies, which manage to successfully handle the challenges in the public, private and cargo transportation and top the industry in 2020.

Uber

More than that, the company announced Uber Air — a short flights service, and Uber Works, matching the workers and the employees, to be under development.

There have been already developed a number of services, called Uber for X. The advance of sharing economy due to Uber services was so significant, that a new term has appeared to define it — uberisation.

Grab

Grab is at present addressing the largest challenges people face in the fastest-growing region of the world -inequality, outdated infrastructure, and earnings disparity.

Providing, not only transport services, but food and express delivery ones as well as offering partnerships for food and payment merchants, lending products, and protection services, the company contributes greatly to the economy of the region and the well-being of the citizens.

Multiple earning opportunities are offered to millions of people across the region — from drivers, merchants, agents, delivery partners, to startups.

BlaBlaCar

The idea of such service occurred to one of the founders 15 years ago. In already 2 years the service was launched. Since that time more than 30 billion kilometers were shared by the community. More than 1.4 billion euros was saved by its members because people share the costs traveling the same direction.

We have told our readers already about MAAS, the model gaining momentum nowadays. Mobility as a service is a network of coordinated transportation forms, which the riders can combine in the most beneficial and convenient manner at different parts of their journey. No surprise that BlaBlaCar goes for shared road mobility — affordable, convenient and user-friendly. That’s why a BlaBlaBus service has appeared recently.

BlaBlaBus

Undoubtedly, the scaling of the project will go fast and smooth. One of our clients, MeinFernBus, which is now FlixBus, became a leader of European transport services already. We know for sure that detailed project scaling plan and cutting-edge software work miracles.

Scoot

MOIA

The company develops and implements diverse services along the mobility value chain for different user groups. MOIA aims to become a leading provider of mobility solutions, a part of everyday traffic in many cities and to help people reduce private transport usage, through proper transport management software.

In the long run, the company is eager to craft solutions that make cities more beautiful, more livable and safer for everyone through the new vehicle and mobility concepts of the autonomous mobility age.

VIA

Via operates in 20 countries, cities big and small, and has more than 70 million riders. MaaS allows people to quickly and comfortably reach their destinations with an integrated network of transportation options accessed through a single, digital interface. Besides, Via works with specialized needs patients to deliver a best-in-class service of transportation to them.

Other companies that disrupt the transportation sphere are the ones dealing with freight procurement and distribution management.

We’ll refer to the top 3 aiming to provide the shippers with a one-stop solution for transportation and logistics services transportation. The new, however promising players on this ground are Uber Freight, Convoy and Transfix.

UberFreight

Convoy

TransFix

Conclusion

So the example of any company mentioned above can be the source of ideas and inspiration for new startups and product development to enter the market in 2020.

We often get requests as to the cost of development of the Uber-like products. Stfalcon experts always advise to be careful and reasonable with the solutions, which are developed and ready to help and provide consultancy as to the transport software solutions development to match your needs and your clients’ expectations.

Originally published at https://stfalcon.com.

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