Chasing Lyft And Uber, Ground Transportation Industry Pools Resources

A lot is happening in the B2B ground transport sector, with operators and supporting technology firms converging. Much of the action is in response to transportation network companies Uber and Lyft. When the dust settles, customers will have wider access in more distribution channels to cars and drivers providing pre-reserved and on-demand services.

It will be too late for some players. Ask travel managers about ground transportation and they invariably start discussing the ride-hailing companies. Traditional operators many times are an afterthought.

To be sure, there will be . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.