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Medical Couriers in the US: Market Research Report

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Medical Couriers Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Healthcare Services | May 2016

Special delivery: As technology changes, demand for specialized medical courier services will grow

The Medical Couriers market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
21,033
Businesses
4,998
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Medical Courier industry is expected to perform relatively well compared with general couriers and distributors during the five years to 2016. During this period, revenue is expected to increase overall. The healthcare sector is generally more resilient to economic downturns than other sectors due to its necessary nature. The industry has been driven by healthcare globalization and technological innovation. These two trends will drive demand in the coming five years as well.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The medical couriers industry plays an important role in the delivery of healthcare. Healthcare providers rely on couriers to pick up and deliver medical supplies, lab samples and organs. Demand for medical couriers increases when the healthcare utilization rate rises, the uninsured rate falls and there is greater demand for specialized healthcare services. Additionally, increasing regulations on the transportation of potentially infectious substances has increased the importance of medical couriers in the healthcare sector’s supply chain. As a result, in the five years to 2016, IBISWorld expects industry revenue to increase at an annualized rate of 2.7% to $2.6 billion, including growth of 4.3% in 2016 alone... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Medical Couriers Industry?

Medical couriers deliver medical equipment to patients and healthcare providers, and they deliver specimens to medical laboratories for testing. Some medical couriers carry donor organs and recipient patients to hospitals. Couriers are distinguished from other medical distributors by features such as speed, security, tracking, specialization and individualization of services. This industry excludes courier companies that do not primarily serve healthcare industries or patients.

Industry Products
Medical equipment warehousing and deliveryBlood and tissue deliveryLaboratory and specimen deliveryDonor organ delivery
 
Industry Activities
Laboratory and specimen delivery servicesBlood and tissue delivery servicesMedical equipment warehousing and delivery servicesDonor organ delivery services


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