SHS Web of Conf.
Volume 92, 2021The 20th International Scientific Conference Globalization and its Socio-Economic Consequences 2020
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Global Impact of COVID 19 on Economy and Society|
|Published online||13 January 2021|
Impact of Global Changes of the Pandemic Crisis on Business Models of Transport Companies
1 190031, Russia, Saint Petersburg, Emperor Alexander I St Petersburg State Transport University
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Research background: The coming period of the world economy coming out of the pandemic crisis will seriously change the situation in the cargo and passenger segment. According to the assessment of the current situation, in the global market there is a violation of the usual ties between producers and consumers, an imbalance in transport flows associated with changes in demand. At the same time, in a crisis, rail transport is the main tool, since a significant amount of anti-epidemic protective equipment from China was transported by trains. It is clear that in the near future the dynamics of the market depends, first of all, on the further development of events and measures of state support for industries and businesses.
Purpose of the article: The purpose of this research is to score the factors of the post-crisis state of transport sector: alterations in the gravity of commodity markets, modifications of valuable preferences assessment of the shipper and the passenger, that change the business model of transport companies.
Methods: Standard methods of scientific research are used: theoretical and experimental; complex methods of analysis and evaluation of business models: a complex scheme for developing a business model, a canvas and a conceptual scheme of a business model; methods of qualitative data analysis.
Findings & Value added: Factors changing the transport business model are systematized. The research estimates a change probability in the gravity of commodity markets towards Asian countries, the consequences of the influence of digital technology on the efficiency of the transport business and the shift in the value of transport services in the line of high speeds. It shows the impact of the post-pandemic economy, which has formed new habits, passenger behavior on passenger companies’ operations. The research justified crisis effects resulting in the deterioration of the competition in the transport markets.
Key words: COVID-19 economics / operational and business models of transport companies / the value of transport service / rational behaviour
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