Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, many developments in the e-commerce and online retailing space have driven growth in the Couriers and Local Delivery Services industry. In the coming years, the industry is expected to build on momentum from the previous five-year period. Drivers of demand for industry services, such as consumer spending and corporate profit, will help fuel revenue growth going forward. Additionally, the rise of e-commerce and decline of the brick and mortar stores will benefit industry operators... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Couriers and Local Delivery Services industry is comprised of large couriers and smaller local delivery companies, each with distinct operating conditions. Large couriers use a network of air and surface transportation systems to provide delivery services nationwide, while local messengers only provide delivery services within a single urban area. Both segments provide services for a diversified customer base in an effort to shield demand from a downturn in any one specific market.
Demand for this industry depends largely on consumer spending, corporate profit and e-commerce. Over the past five years, consumer spending has trended upwards due to an increase in per capita disposable income and a decrease in unemployment... purchase to read more