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 2013, revenue for the industry has been growing at an annualized rate of 7.8% to $3.7 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 438 enterprises operating in the industry, but the top four contribute 84.0% of total revenue.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
International express delivery services are segmented by the various legs of the trip to get the parcel or mail to their final destination: air delivery (parcel or mail is transported to destination countries); ground delivery (parcel or mails is sorted and transported to the region in which the customer lives; and messenger and local delivery (parcel or mail is sorted and delivered directly to customer).
Accounting for an estimated 33.5% of industry revenue in 2013, air delivery includes domestic and international air courier services. For international express services, transportation by airline routes is essential for the speedy delivery of packages over long distances across countries and even within China... purchase to read more