Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The International Express Service industry in China has less than 20 years of history. The industry has experienced substantial growth in the past 10 years, mainly due to the improved economic environment, rising income levels and improving infrastructure. In the past few years, e-commerce growth in China has boosted the industry's performance. In the five years to 2015, industry revenue has been growing at an annualized rate of 14.0% to $6.0 billion.
As international express business operations require a high level of capital investment and advanced technology and systems, the industry is dominated by large foreign enterprises such as DHL, Federal Express and UPS. There are about 482 enterprises operating in the industry, but the top four contribute 84.0% of total revenue.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
For every dollar spent on labor (including management and administration expenses), about 17 cents are invested in capital. The number of employees needed for transporting, sorting and delivery is relatively large. However, given the low wage levels in China, the average wage levels of the industry are not high, especially compared with developed countries and regions. With intensified competition and increasing demand for better services, employees with more experience and professional skills are being hired.
Advanced technology and systems play an important role in improving service quality and work efficiency. Investment in upgrading IT systems and technology is expected to increase in the near future... purchase to read more