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If all Heartland had done was adopt the same technologies in the same way as its competitors, it could never have maintained the differentiated service required to sustain its pricing premium. Instead, staying on top turned out to require a complete transformation of the asset-lean model that had been such a big part of the company’s advantage for nearly a decade. In other words, the company changed just about everything that had been at the core of its profitability…in order to preserve its profitability.

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