Our capabilities

Marsden Jacob offers in-depth and independent research and analysis on issues faced by clients in the transport industry. Our team has extensive experience and knowledge in the areas of road, rail and ports.

Our capabilities extend to include:

  • modelling
  • demand forecasting
  • financial and economic analysis
  • feasibility simulation
  • strategy and planning
  • regulatory pricing and analysis
  • regulation and legislation review
  • governance reviews
  • business case development
  • supply chain review and analysis
  • cost benefit analysis and modelling.

Our clients

We consult to a range of public and private clients across road, rail and ports sectors. These include national government reform bodies, state government transport departments and agencies, national and state transport regulators, passenger, bulk goods and freight transport companies, research organisations, mining companies, agriculture companies, industry associations and local government.

Our clients rely on our extensive experience and proven ability to deliver high-quality analysis and advice.

Our projects

Our projects have seen us work in all Australian states and territories. They include:

  • The development and review of pricing methodologies and structures (including cost base, cost allocation and charging structures)
  • The review and development of governance and regulatory frameworks
  • Value for money assessments
  • Strategic reviews of transport programs
  • The preparation of regulatory impact statements
  • The development of business cases and appraisal of new investments in the supply chain
  • Marginal cost and elasticity analysis
  • Operating cost modelling
  • Financial advice on infrastructure transactions
  • Expert witness on legal claims