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Outstanding consulting expertise for the maritime industry

White Label Advisory is your wingman in the procurement of professional services. With our curated consulting portfolio, you will find the perfect expertise for your project in the maritime industry. Whether you are a strategy consultancy, IT service provider, auditor or engineering firm: we are at your side to achieve the best consulting result.

    The maritime economy is a broad term that encompasses all economic activities related to the seas and oceans. These include shipping, port management, shipbuilding, offshore technologies, fisheries and aquaculture, marine energy, maritime services and logistics. As a fundamental part of international trade and transportation, the maritime industry plays a crucial role in the global economy. According to the European Commission, the maritime economy generates an annual turnover of over 500 billion euros in the European Union and provides around 5 million jobs.

    In the DACH region, Germany, Austria and Switzerland are important players in the maritime industry. Germany is a leading maritime nation, both in terms of its merchant fleet and its port infrastructure and shipbuilding. In 2019, the turnover of the German maritime industry amounted to around 50 billion euros. Austria and Switzerland, although not coastal states, are nevertheless significant players in the field of maritime logistics and services, particularly through land transportation and inland navigation.

    The largest European providers in the maritime industry are diverse and range from large shipping companies such as Maersk and MSC, to port operators such as Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) and DP World, to shipbuilding companies such as Fincantieri and Meyer Werft.

    The maritime industry is facing a variety of challenges, including volatile market trends, rising operating costs, stricter environmental regulations and the need to adapt to digital transformation. External consultancies can help companies meet these challenges by providing expertise and advice in areas such as strategic planning, process optimization, technology implementation, sustainability management and compliance.

    For example, a consulting firm worked with a large shipping company to optimize its operations and achieve cost savings. Another example is a consulting project in which a shipbuilding company received support in implementing new technologies and manufacturing techniques to increase its productivity and strengthen its competitive position. A third example is a consulting project that helped a port operator develop and implement a sustainability strategy to reduce its environmental footprint and make its business practices more responsible.

    Current trends in the maritime industry include the growing importance of environmental and sustainability issues, the digitalization and automation of operational processes, the development of green ship technologies and the increasing importance of offshore energy projects.

    The maritime industry is an exciting and dynamic field that offers a wealth of opportunities and challenges. By utilizing the expertise and support of consulting firms, companies in this sector can overcome these challenges, achieve their goals and contribute to the progress and growth of the industry. It is expected that the role of consulting in the maritime industry will continue to grow in the future as companies look for ways to stay innovative, increase competitiveness and make a positive contribution to society. 

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    As a client of White Label Advisory, you will find the best consultants for your project with us - real "hidden champions" away from the big consulting firms. Simply register your consulting needs, receive offers and carry out the project. Together we will find the perfect consultancy for your next project. Whether you need strategy consulting, IT services, auditing or engineering: we are at your side to achieve the best consulting result.

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    White Label Advisory is Germany's largest general consulting firm. With our curated consulting portfolio, you will find the perfect expertise for your project. We are always at your side to challenge your existing suppliers, identify new providers or consolidate your professional services spend.

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    Philipp Weber


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