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Outlook of the global e-commerce logistics market
Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global e-commerce logistics market to grow at a CAGR of around 10% by 2020. The emergence of cross-border e-commerce activities is one of the major factors driving the global e-commerce logistics market. Due to liberalization, the growth of export-import activities has increased tremendously over the last few years. Also, an increase in the internet penetration, especially in developing countries, will lead to the growth of this market as it will increase the overall foreign goods consumption in this region.
Recent collaborations between e-commerce companies and logistics providers will also aid in the growth of this market during the forecast period. To serve the rapidly expanding e-commerce businesses, companies are entering into strategic partnerships and alliances with the LSPs. Since these collaborations help to strengthen the services provided to the customers, SMEs will be able to augment their global exposure and opportunities, which in turn will result in market growth.
Segmentation by service type and analysis of the e-commerce logistics market
In this segmentation analysis, Technavio’s market research analyst has estimated the transportation segment to account for nearly 40% of the total market share by 2020. This market segment deals with the provision of different modes of transport services such as ground, ocean, air, and rail. The presence of several contract logistics providers compels businesses to efficiently transport goods. The ability of this segment to offer services such as freight forwarding, project logistics, cargo insurance, network planning and optimization, and customs brokerage will result in its impressive market share during the forecast period.
Geographical segmentation of the e-commerce logistics market
- North America
This market study estimates the APAC region to be the largest market for e-commerce logistics during the forecast period. In APAC, the demand for logistics has strengthened because of the development of organized retail and e-commerce activities. Also, the growing popularity of cross-border trade and direct-to-consumers deliveries will aid in the growth of this market in APAC during the forecast period.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The global e-commerce logistics market is highly fragmented due to the presence of multiple large- and small-sized providers. The market is witnessing high competition among domestic and global suppliers in terms of price, delivery time, and service offerings. In this market, most of the vendors try to exploit remote areas as it will help them to augment their revenue generating capacity.
Leading vendors in the market are -
- Deutsche Post DHL Group
- S.F. Express
- UPS Amcor
Other prominent vendors in the market include C.H. Robinson, CEVA Logistics Gati, Kerry Logistics, Kuehne + Nagel, Nippon Express, Panalpina, Rhenus, and Sinotrans.
Key questions answered in the report include
- What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2020?
- What are the key factors driving the global e-commerce logistics market?
- What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global e-commerce logistics market?
- What are the challenges to market growth?
- Who are the key vendors in this market space?
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global e-commerce logistics market?
- Trending factors influencing the market shares of Europe, APAC, North America, and ROW.
- What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global e-commerce logistics market?
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