Antitrust & Competition Economics: Transportation
CRA helps clients in transportation and transportation equipment manufacturing industries understand and address the complex competition issues that can arise from proposed mergers and in other regulatory and legal settings. Our work combines state-of-the-art economic analysis with industry knowledge that includes a deep understanding of the business, regulatory, and policy environments in which transportation firms operate. Our knowledge of and experience base in transportation industries is global in scope, and we assist clients with global needs as well as clients facing concerns specific to transportation markets in North America and Europe.
Drawing on the knowledge and industry experts of CRA professionals in our Competition, Transportation, and Aerospace & Defense Practices, CRA has analyzed competition issues for clients in the airline, railroad, trucking, and marine transportation industries. Our understanding of downstream transportation markets also informs our competition analyses for clients with a need to understand and explain competition issues facing transportation equipment manufacturers, their suppliers, and their dealers.
We have assisted clients in analyzing competition issues in most transportation and transportation equipment industries, including:
- Aircraft components
- Airlines and airports
- Automotive components
- Freight and passenger rail
- Motor vehicle manufacturing
- Ports and marine transportation
- Railroad rolling stock
CRA’s competition economists and transportation professionals provide:
- Informed and independent competition analyses for clients contemplating mergers
- Analysis addressing competitive effects concerns to address issues likely to be raised in the merger approval processes
- White papers and other policy analysis documents designed to shape the evolution of competition and regulatory policies
- Expert testimony before regulatory agencies and in antitrust litigation