A strategic approach to climate action in cities—focused acceleration
Prioritizing efforts in four areas could help cities achieve 90 to 100 percent of the emissions reductions needed by 2030.
Public–private collaborations for transforming urban mobility
Partnerships that let cities take advantage of new mobility services should make urban transportation more accessible, affordable, and efficient.
How container shipping could reinvent itself for the digital age
When McKinsey investigated containerization in 1967, we found that industry players would have to rethink everything. Is it time to rethink everything again?
What’s sparking electric-vehicle adoption in the truck industry?
Commercial fleets could go electric rapidly. Understanding total cost of ownership and focusing on specific cases is critical.
Boom del commercio on line, ingorgo da pacchi nelle città
Le aziende studiano sistemi di consegna dei pacchi per ridurre costi e smog. Bocciati i droni.
Urban commercial transport and the future of mobility
Commercial traffic clogs city streets, contributes to pollution, and drives up the cost of doing business. But there are many ways to do better.
How will same-day and on-demand delivery evolve in urban markets?
Delivery start-ups have struck a chord with consumers. But brick-and-mortar retailers and parcel services could still compete by playing to their strengths.
Cracks in the ridesharing market—and how to fill them
For all of its remarkable growth, ridesharing is still far from ubiquitous. To boost miles traveled, the industry will need new solutions, including smarter design.
A better approach to airline costs
Aggregate views of airline costs have their limitations. A better approach looks in depth at cost drivers.
How shared mobility will change the automotive industry
While sharing cars likely means slower growth of vehicle sales, it also suggests strong new opportunities for automakers, suppliers, and many more mobility players.
Air freight 2025: Agility, speed, and partnerships
Companies in the sector must become as agile as possible, maintain air freight’s speed advantage, and deepen their partnerships.
The (ongoing) trouble with travel distribution: Customer experience
The industry’s rapid evolution continues unabated. To profit through this turbulence, leaders must focus on what really matters—the customer.
An ‘Uber’ for Chinese e-commerce
Logistics companies are struggling to match delivery capacity to fluctuating demand. A new social-media platform could help.
How customer demands are reshaping last-mile delivery
The last mile is seeing disruption from new business models that address customer demand for ever-faster delivery, as well as new technologies such as drones and autonomous ground vehicles.
Can inbound tourism fuel Japan’s economic growth?
The country struggles to attract Western visitors, tourists focus on limited destinations, and capacity is already stretched. Addressing these challenges could significantly boost the world’s third...