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 Locations Chapter
The most highly populated states and regions of the United States generate the greatest volumes for the Couriers and Local Delivery Services industry. Accordingly, establishments are heavily concentrated in these areas. For instance, the West has 17.4% of industry establishments and 17.2% of the US population. The states with the largest number of establishments include California, Texas, New York and Florida. After the recession, difficult economic conditions and falling demand negatively impacted all states, and establishment numbers contracted across the United States as operators left the industry.
The Southeast, which accounts for the highest number of establishments (26.9%), is also home to the two largest industry players: UPS and FedEx... purchase to read more