What’s Ahead in Transportation in 2016?

| December 9, 2016

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Transportation Mergers and Acquisitions – Many logistics service providers have undergone a merger and/or acquisition in 2015. This trend will continue in 2016, according to the Journal of Commerce. The trucking and logistics markets are highly fragmented with hundreds of small, family-owned businesses competing with each other. Many of these companies are primed to be gobbled up by cash-enriched bigger firms.

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The line of business in which Åland Post is operating has excellent prospects. The demand for logistics and distribution increases concurrently with the general globalization. E-business is quickly becoming a natural alternative to the traditional retail business. The instruments needed for business on the Internet develop continuously and are becoming more and more cost-effective for every year.

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