BOLT CONSULTING, founded in 2002, is a management consulting firm that provides objective and fresh insight to operational and strategic issues of importance to the European ferry shipping industry.
While all projects are customised to meet client needs, most assignments call for one or more of the following services:• Conduct feasibility studies
for companies considering entry to the ferry industry or business development.• Develop strategies and business plans
that are actionable, practical and operational.• Define market potential
for a service, product or geographic destinations.• Conduct audits
to assess the adequacy of strategies and tactics.
While BOLT CONSULTING has a varied clientele, the particular expertise is in the ferry shipping industry.
The company has completed numerous related projects for European shipping companies, ports and banks
Autobiography - Bo Lennart Thorbjörnsson
MD/Owner BOLT CONSULTING
After gaining a B. Sc. in Ba and Econ at Lund University in 1972, he joined Lion Ferry AB, Sweden and was promoted to Marketing Manager. In 1978, he became International Passenger Manager for all Lion Ferry’s five european routes and markets.
In 1981, he moved to DFDS Helsingborg as Line Manager and became after two years Managing Director of DFDS in Hamburg, Germany. Continuing with DFDS, but this time being based at HQ Copenhagen, in 1984, he became Group Director and head of all DFDS Seaways’ six European routes. In the year 2000, he was appointed CEO and Managing Director of DFDS Group Executive Board, again based in Copenhagen. After seventeen years working away from his family Monday-Friday, he decided to leave DFDS and instead work as a Management Consultant based in Halmstad. BOLT CONSULTING, founded in 2002 and fully owned by Bo-Lennart is, with his European senior advisory team a major management adviser to the ferry shipping industry. Bo-Lennart has also experience as chairman and board member of several European shipping and travel companies.
Bolt senior advisory team
A group of very experienced ex. passenger and Ro/ro CEO's and executives from NL, UK, D and Scandinavia.