The sharing economy: Six disruptions on the transportation ecosystem

If you’re still new to the term “sharing economy,” it’s generally organized around a technology platform that facilitates the exchange of goods, assets, and services between people across a varied and dynamic collection of sectors.
In just a few short years, social media and mobile technology have contributed to disrupting multiple industries at hyperspeed. Really any industry could be disrupted by the rise of “collaborative consumption,” or the “gig economy,” as it’s also called, through the proliferation of asset-sharing models. The sharing economy is especially relevant to core transportation companies, as well as to heavy users of transportation services.