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Arriva plc - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • February 2013
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  • Global Data
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  • 17 pages


Arriva plc (Arriva) is one of the leading providers of passenger transport in Europe. It provides a range of transport services, including buses, trains, commuter coaches and water buses. Arriva is the leading rail operator in the UK and operates six rail businesses. It derives major part of revenues in the form of non-passenger services like government contracts. The company has presence in 12 European countries. , namely, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and the UK. Arriva is headquartered in Sunderland, the UK

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

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Table Of Contents

Arriva plc - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
Arriva plc - Key Facts 4
Arriva plc - Key Employees 5
Arriva plc - Key Employee Biographies 6
Arriva plc - Major Products and Services 7
Arriva plc - History 8
Arriva plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 10
Head Office 10
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 10
Affiliate 10
Section 2 - Company Analysis 11
Arriva plc - Business Description 11
Arriva plc - Corporate Strategy 12
Arriva plc - SWOT Analysis 13
SWOT Analysis - Overview 13
Arriva plc - Strengths 13
Strength - Strong Presence in Europe 13
Strength - Strategic Alliances 13
Strength - Innovations 13
Strength - Association With Deutsche Bahn 14
Arriva plc - Weaknesses 14
Weakness - Sale of Assets 14
Arriva plc - Opportunities 14
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 14
Opportunity - Hike in Rail Fares 14
Opportunity - New Contracts 15
Opportunity - New Services Launch 15
Arriva plc - Threats 15
Threat - Stiff Competition 15
Threat - Public Transportation Regulation 15
Threat - Rising Fuel Costs 15
Arriva plc - Key Competitors 16
Section 3 - Appendix 17
Methodology 17
About GlobalData 17
Contact Us 17
Disclaimer 17

List of Tables

Arriva plc, Key Facts 4
Arriva plc, Key Employees 5
Arriva plc, Key Employee Biographies 6
Arriva plc, Major Products and Services 7
Arriva plc, History 8
Arriva plc, Subsidiaries 10
Arriva plc, Affiliate 10
Arriva plc, Key Competitors 16

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