Northern Rail’s nationalisation is yet another reminder that the industry’s franchise model is flawed. In order to deliver the service and improvements needed, longer-term thinking and improved collaboration between key stakeholders are urgently required.
Taking inspiration from an initiative by Nike, could more businesses be employing supply-chain-as-a-service (SCaaS) methods of innovation to put the sparkle back into their performance and their brand?
Would PSA Groupe CEO Carlos Tavares be toasting his planned merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles if Carlos Ghosn was still at the helm of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, instead of cooling his heels in Japan awaiting trial?
Having recently secured a major £120m bonds deal, Aston Martin appears to be banking on innovating its way through the current tough trading conditions and CEO, Andy Palmer, has promised that its ambitious investment plan can succeed.
Boeing’s decision to ramp down the production of its popular 737 Max model has already had a significant impact on its revenues.