Gartner Research

How to Derive Value From Big Data in Transportation

Published: 25 June 2015

ID: G00274666

Analyst(s): Bart De Muynck

Summary

Transportation leaders should use big data to drive continuous improvement, to build efficiencies and to drive down costs across their transportation networks.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

  • Vendor Types Offering Big Data Solutions for Transportation

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Since only a small percentage of companies have defined a big data strategy, most companies risk losing the competitive advantage for operational efficiency and customer experience that big data analytics would give them
  • Transportation leaders who don't take advantage of the exponential growth of available internal and external data risk lagging in efficiency, agility and relationships with stakeholders
  • Transportation leaders in companies with fleets will be compelled to take advantage of the technological and methodological advancements of big data or risk higher costs and lower profits than their competitors

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