British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					         British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDTTL23310SA                                                                                         Publication Date: DEC 2012

          Suite 500, 1321 Blanshard Street                   Phone             +1 250 9781187                   Revenue         NA
          Victoria, BC                                       Fax               +1 250 9781225                   Net Profit      NA
          V8W 0B7                                            Website           www.bcferries.com                Employees       4,000 (Estimated)
          Canada                                             Exchange                                           Industry        Transport and Logistics

       Company Overview
       British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. (BC Ferries) is an independent company based in Canada. It is one of the largest ferry
       transportation system operators in the world principally engaged in offering vehicle and passenger services. The company offers
       a round the year vehicle and passenger service through a network of vessels fleet, which serves a broad range of communities
       ranging covering multiple routes and terminals along the coast of British Columbia, Canada. In addition to general routes, the
       company manages ferry transportation service on other remote routes through contracts with independent operators.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     British Columbia Ferry Services Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Donald P. Hayes                   Chairman                                Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Brian G. Kenning                  Director
                                                                                   Strong Focus on Safety               Operational Constraints
         Gordon R. Larkin                  Director
                                                                                   Strong Market Position
         Holly A. Haston-Grant             Director
         Wayne H. Stoilen                  Director
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats
        GlobalData
                                                                                   Growth Plans                         Fluctuations in Fuel Prices

        Key Competitors                                                            Growth in Travel and Tourism         Seasonality of the Business
         Clipper Vacations                                                         Industry

         Victoria Harbour Ferry Co. Ltd.
         Western Pacific Marine Ltd                                               Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData

         Northumberland Ferries Ltd
        Seaspan Coastal Intermodal Company
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................... 4
       British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Key Employees ...................................................................................................................... 5
       British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................... 6
       British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Major Products and Services.................................................................................................. 7
       British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - History .................................................................................................................................... 8
       British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Company Statement ............................................................................................................. 10
       British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries .................................................................................................. 11
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Business Description ............................................................................................................ 12
       British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................... 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Strengths .......................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Strong Focus on Safety ............................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - Strong Market Position ............................................................................................................................................. 13
          British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Weaknesses ..................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Operational Constraints ......................................................................................................................................... 13
          British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Opportunities .................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Growth Plans ....................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Growth in Travel and Tourism Industry ................................................................................................................ 13
          British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Threats.............................................................................................................................. 14
             Threat - Fluctuations in Fuel Prices ........................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Seasonality of the Business ......................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Competitive Pressure .................................................................................................................................................. 14
       British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................... 15
       Section 3 – Appendix ....................................................................................................................................................................... 
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. (BC Ferries) is an independent company based in Canada. It is one of the largest ferry transportation system operators in the world principally engaged in offering vehicle and passenger services. The company offers a round the year vehicle and passenger service through a network of vessels fleet, which serves a broad range of communities ranging covering multiple routes and terminals along the coast of British Columbia, Canada. In addition to general routes, the company manages ferry transportation service on other remote routes through contracts with independent operators.
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