As specialists in the international transport sector, MDS Transmodal has a unique range of skills, allowing projects to be completed in the most efficient and timely manner, including:
- strategic analysis
- advocacy skills
- trade and transport forecasting - supply and demand
- data compilation, manipulation and processing
- freight transport modelling
- market research
- operating strategy evaluation
- freight transport system capacity assessment
- financial modelling
- freight terminal design
In the ports sector we specialise in traffic and revenue development and port planning.
In the shipping sector we have focussed on strategic network development, the introduction of new services and examining potential trade flows for new market opportunities.
In the rail sector, forecasting, network demand and railfreight terminal development are key areas of activity, as well as assistance to operators in developing new services.
In the logistics sector we have been instrumental in developing multi-modal operations, as well as warehousing and distribution projects.
In the policy sector our involvement has been with both planning and transport policy: in exploring options to promote sustainable freight haulage, in spatial strategies for warehousing and distribution and in ports policy. We provide evidence and forecasts to inform government policy making as well as in interpreting the implications of transport and planning policy for other clients.