Transportation of people, goods, and animal is very important aspect in the current's era. Transportation aggregator is an entity which offers a selection of transportation services as core business either as a stand-alone providers or through partnerships solving numerous cascading problems of transportation. Transportation aggregation includes all the passenger vehicles such as cars, buses, and aircrafts, logistic vehicles such as trucks, ships, and other commercial vehicles. A transportation aggregator can be a public or private entity providing transportation service for roadways, railways, airways, and waterways. Transportation aggregation service is generally availed through online pOréal; however, currently the market has seen the introduction of several companies providing transportation aggregation services platforms in a form mobile applications.
With multiple ways to reach destination, it is very difficult at times for a passenger to find out the most economical and convenient way to travel. Transportation aggregators are shortening the gap between traveler and transportation service providers. Taxi hailing mobile applications are creating disruption in the transportation aggregators market as these companies are serving day to day commuting need of passengers with very reasonable cost and additionally providing features such as payments options, car sharing, and fare splitting. There are more than 30 mobile applications available for taxi aggregation across the world. Uber Technologies Inc. (Uber), Beijing Xiaoju Keji Co., Ltd. (Didi Dache), Lyft Inc, ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (Ola Cabs), GrabTaxi Pte Ltd Block (Grab Taxi), Bla Bla Car, and Gett are some of the leading taxi aggregators in the world.
Stockholders of Transportation Aggregation
Transport Service Providers
Software Developers and IT Companies
Mobile Wallet and Payment Gateways
Third Party Vehicle Owners
Transportation Aggregators Market: Drivers and Challenges
The inexorable technological advancements in the space of smartphones and internet is driving the growth of the global transportation aggregators market. Several online pOréal and mobile applications of transportations are providing ease of booking tickets in train, and airplane, booking taxi and delivery of goods to consumers. These transportation aggregators provide various payment options such as secure online payment and cash on delivery. Another driving factors of transportation aggregator market is huge reduction in cost of commuting and delivery of goods. It is due to increasing competitive rivalry in the transportation aggregators market. Increasing venture capitalist investments in the transportation aggregators market is one of the primary factors which has enabled the transportation providers to offer huge discounts to the consumers/passengers in order to retain them. However, the market is currently witnessing cash churning which is expected to be one of the major issue for the companies backed by venture investments in the future.
Transportation aggregation rules and regulation vary from country to country, making operations very complex for transportation aggregators. Transportation aggregators are more or less only present in metro cities of the world. Entering to tier 3, tier 4 and tier 5 cities of the world is still a significant challenge for the transportation aggregators.
Transportation Aggregators Market: Segmentation
Transportation aggregators market on the basis of mode of transportation:
Roads are main mean of transportations. Majority of the companies in transportation aggregators market are providing the roadways transport aggregation services. Road transportation is used to transmit goods over short and medium distances by motor vehicles. Several taxi hailing companies including Uber and Ola are funded with millions of dollars to run their operations, making roadways the biggest transportation aggregation market. Roadways transportation aggregation services are provided by both private and public entities.
High volumes of heavy cargos are generally transported through railways over long distance. Railways are more convenient and secure mode of transportation within a country. Generally, railways transportation aggregation service is provided by country's national government; however, in certain regions, railways transportation service is also handled by private entities, especially for intercity transportation.
Airways are more prominent ways of transportation for intra-country transportation. Airways are used for both transportation of passengers and goods. For passenger transportation, various online pOréals are available which aggregate the airlines services. Air Transport International provides separate online services for transportation of goods.
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