Odakyu Electric Railway SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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SWOT Analysis of Odakyu Electric Railway with USP, Competition, STP (Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning) - Marketing Analysis

Odakyu Electric Railway

Parent Company

Odakyu Group




Transportation and logistics

Tagline/ Slogan

Gain momentum


Romancecar,  limited express luxury tourist services in south-west of Tokyo



Customers which requires transportation and logistics services

Target Group

Customers which requires services like rail and bus transportation, department stores, amusement parks, hotels and real estate


Company that contributes to creating “irreplaceable times” and “rich

and comfortable lifestyles” for customers living in the areas

surrounding Odakyu railway lines

SWOT Analysis


1. Rail network of 120+ km serving 2 million per day
2. Highly diversified into businesses related to rail transportation
3. Involved in many CSR activities

4. Strong financial position and good brand reputation


1. Incidents of accidents and fire caused a concern
2. Decreasing revenues even though Japanese economy showed improvement
3. Not as popular as its competitors


1. Reaching out into other areas and expanding business
2. Consolidation of all business groups and trimming down non-synergetic businesses
3. Promote businesses that support the people who live along railway lines


1. Disasters such as torrential rains and earthquakes
2. Government rules and regulations
3. Shrinking population because of declining birthrate



1. East Japan Railway Company
2. Keihin Electric Express Railway Co., Ltd.
3. Keio Corporation


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