Bedford Associates has been providing Consulting Services since our inception, using our Airline/GDS industry knowledge and breadth of experience to provide our customers with insight and possibilities given the latest industry trends and technologies.

Our analysts average 20+ years of experience in both the technical and business sides of all aspects of TPF and ALCS based systems, with particular Domain Expertise in Reservations, Inventory, and Departure Control Systems. We have also delivered IT Consultancy for TPF and ALCS, in such areas as Process Re-engineering, Training, and Systems Architecture.

Bedford is uniquely positioned to help our customers assess Outsourcing opportunities, as we have been both a user and a provider of Outsourced services. As such, we truly understand what is required, from both a customer and a vendor’s perspective, to make Outsourcing a success.

Recent engagements include…

  • Migration from Client Server based Reservation system to GDS
  • GDS Assessment, including RFP issue and response assessment.
  • An assessment of the options for Electronic Ticketing
  • Departure Control futures
  • An assessment on the direction of GDSs in the global marketplace
  • An assessment of Viable Outsource Vendors in TPF
  • Right-sizing an ALCS System
  • How to do Concurrent Development in a TPF environment